Product Event Mac App

Product Event

Product Event is a browser hijacker type of a security nuisance. Product Event is categorized by the website redirects and pop-up messages it causes but it could potentially lead to even more serious problems.

Product Event Mac App

The Product Event App will display pop up ads and windows

Certain types of software could be very annoying for the web users without necessarily being malicious. Examples of such software are the so-called Browser hijackers. These applications usually promote themselves as extensions for popular browsers such as Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Opera and promise the users a better or safer browsing experience. Such is the case with Product Event – a Browser hijacker piece of software which we are going to discuss in the next lines. If you have this application installed on your computer, you may face a couple of unpleasant issues while doing your regular browsing. For instance, you may notice changes in the homepage domain or of the default search engine, some new toolbars or quick buttons on your taskbar as well as some unusually high presence of ads, pop-ups, banners and annoying new tabs of various kinds.

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Product Event is known to be a browser hijacker. Numerous complaints about Product Event include pop-up windows, unwanted advertisements and unapproved changes to the user’s browser.

Basically, these are quite unpleasant traits that come along with this type of software, but what is considered the most irritating of all is the automatic page redirect service which the browser hijacker may initiate. Product Event may often try to manipulate your actual search results in favor of some sponsored results and redirect you to the sites of its partners instead of displaying neutral (and more relevant) results.

Luckily, it is not impossible to deal with this disturbance and remove the hijacker from your system. This can be done even by a regular web user, but of course, not without the help of a professional removal software or a manual removal guide. That’s why, if you are looking for methods to safely uninstall Product Event, we suggest you take a close look at the instructions and the screenshots that our team has provided below this article. In order to effectively remove the hijacker, you will need to carry out several specific manual steps or simply run a scan with the professional Product Event removal tool and let it rid you of this annoying software and its components once and for all.

Product Event for Mac

Product Event is regarded as a type of a browser hijacker. Threats like Product Event are known to cause different problems like changing of the user’s home page or even the preferred browser of choice.

Generally speaking, the Browser hijacker applications aren’t seen as a serious computer threat. They typically do not possess the malicious features of a Ransomware or a Trojan horse virus and, therefore, causing harm is something very unlikely for these pieces of software. The main purpose of the intrusive ads generation and page-redirecting activity which the browser hijackers typically conduct is to advertise and promote certain sites, search engines, toolbars, homepage domains or ads of different products and services on the users’ screen. The excessive exposure to pop-ups and the changes in the browser’s settings are just the results of the aggressive online advertising methods that this software usually employs. Product Event and other ad-generating and page-redirecting applications such as Forbrowser, Manager Pages usually employ the Pay-Per-Click or the Pay-Per-View remuneration models for the advertising contents they generate and this is how hijackers earn income for their creators.

However, the fact that your computer is not directly threatened by some actual malicious or virus-like activity doesn’t excuse the intrusiveness, with which this software can disturb your normal web browsing. Most hijackers, including Product Event, can significantly alter the way the affected browser operates. They may cause sluggishness, unresponsiveness, sudden crashes or generation of misleading or inappropriate search results. What is more, oftentimes, these applications seek to push the adverts of third parties through the users’ screen and make the users click on these links or visit the promoted sites. This hijacker’s behavior could be regarded as very aggressive and could trick the users into interacting with content that they don’t actually want to interact with. Not to mention the risk of clicking on fake ads or misleading links which could be potential carriers of real viruses such as Ransomware, Spyware, Trojans or Worms. Taking all this into consideration, it is advisable to just uninstall applications like Product Event from your system and remove their ads instead of letting them ruin your web surfing by redirecting you to insecure web locations.

What is Product Event?

Product Event is categorized as a browser hijacker by security experts. Product Event is known to cause browser redirects and different pop-up advertisements and messages, in addition to security vulnerabilities.

Protecting your computer from annoying applications like Product Event is actually quite easy. You only need to know where these pieces of software are found the most and how to avoid their sources. Usually, the browser hijackers are applications that are distributed for free. That’s why, you may often find them in different freeware sites, shareware platforms, torrents, free download links, spam messages, ads, etc. They are rarely distributed as separate software components and are typically bundled with the setup package of another free or attractive application/program. You can typically find the options related to the bundled apps under the Advanced/Custom/Manual installation options where they are marked as “optional”, “recommended” or “additional” components added to the main program. That’s why, our advice is to always select these options when installing new software and avoid the Standard/Quick setup which oftentimes wouldn’t notify you about the content of the entire setup package.


Name Product Event
Type Browser Hijacker
Danger Level Medium (nowhere near threats like Ransomware, but still a security risk)
Symptoms As soon as a hijacker gets on your PC, it will begin to spam the browser with pesky adverts and make changes to it which is how you know the unwanted app is in your system.
Distribution Method The typical distribution techniques for hijackers include the use of spam messages, misleading e-mails, random deceitful pop-ups and web requests and also file bundles.
Detection Tool

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Remove Product Event App Malware

Product Event Mac App

The first thing you need to do is to Quit Safari (if it is opened). If you have trouble closing it normally, you may need to Force Quit Safari:

You can choose the Apple menu and click on Force Quit.

Alternatively you can simultaneously press (the Command key situated next to the space bar), Option (the key right next to it) and Escape (the key located at the upper left corner of your keyboard).

If you have done it right a dialog box titled Force Quit Applications will open up.

In this new dialog window select Safari, then press the Force Quit button, then confirm with Force Quit again.

Close the dialog box/window.

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Start Activity Monitor by opening up Finder, then proceed to Product Event Mac App

Once there, look at all the processes: if you believe any of them are hijacking your results, or are part of the problem, highlight the process with your mouse, then click the “i” button at the top. This will open up the following box:

Product Event Mac App

Now click on Sample at the bottom:

Product Event Mac App

Do this for all processes you believe are part of the threat, and run any suspicious files in our online virus scanner, then delete the malicious files:

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The next step is to safely launch Safari again. Press and hold the Shift key while relaunching Safari. This will prevent Safari’s previously opened pages from loading again. Once Safari is opened up, you can release the Shift key.

On the off chance that you are still having trouble with scripts interrupting the closing of unwanted pages in Safari, you may need to take some additional measures.

First, Force Quit Safari again.

Now if you are using a Wi-Fi connection turn it off by selecting Wi-Fi off in you Mac’s Menu. If you are using a cable internet (Ethernet connection), disconnect the Ethernet cable.

Product Event Mac App

Re-Launch Safari but don’t forget to press and hold the Shift button while doing it, so no previous pages can be opened up. Now, Click on Preferences in the Safari menu,

Product Event Mac App

and then again on the Extensions tab,

Product Event Mac App

Select and Uninstall any extensions that you don’t recognize by clicking on the Uninstall button. If you are not sure and don’t want to take any risks you can safely uninstall all extensions, none are required for normal system operation.
Product Event Mac App

The threat has likely infected all of your browsers. The instructions below need to be applied for all browsers you are using.

Again select Preferences in the Safari Menu, but this time click on the Privacy tab,
Product Event Mac App

Now click on Remove All Website Data, confirm with Remove Now. Keep in mind that after you do this all stored website data will be deleted. You will need to sign-in again for all websites that require any form of authentication.

Still in the Preferences menu, hit the General tab

Product Event Mac App

Check if your Homepage is the one you have selected, if not change it to whatever you prefer.
Product Event Mac App

Select the History menu this time, and click on Clear History. This way you will prevent accidentally opening a problematic web page again.

Product Event Mac App How to Remove Product Event From Firefox in OSX:

Open Firefoxclick on Product Event Mac App (top right) ——-> Add-onsHit Extensions next.

Product Event Mac App

The problem should be lurking somewhere around here –  Remove it. Then Refresh Your Firefox Settings.

Product Event Mac AppHow to Remove Product Event From Chrome in OSX:

 Start Chrome, click Product Event Mac App —–>More Tools —–> Extensions. There,  find the malware and  select  Product Event Mac App.

Product Event Mac App

 Click Product Event Mac App again, and proceed to Settings —> Search, the fourth tab, select Manage Search Engines.  Delete everything but the search engines you normally use. After that Reset Your Chrome Settings.

If the guide doesn’t help, download the anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!


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