Mac Programs for Scanning and Cleanup

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We wanted to share these great tips on scanning and cleaning your Mac, given to us by guest blogger, Jason Steurnagel, principal of Momentum Technology Group.


For Scanning:

Trend Micro House Call

HouseCall is a free virus scanner offered by Trend Micro, which checks whether a computer has been infected by viruses, spyware, or other malware


From small offices to larger businesses, every company can choose the right product to protect their Macs, PCs, mobiles and servers.

For Cleaning:

CCleaner for Mac:

General Cleanup of temp files and startup entries to help optimize Mac performance and clear out the clutter.

Spyware/Malware Tool

  • Mac Rogue Removal Tools: Specifically targets Mac Defender, Mac Security, Mac Protector, and Mac Guard rogue installations

Free Antivirus for Mac

  • ClamXav: A free graphical virus checker for Mac OS X that uses the ClamAV antivirus engine as a back end.



Jason is the Principal of Momentum Technology Group and works in IT consulting, IT infrastructure design and management, cloud computing, virtualization, and disaster recovery planning and implementation. If you would like to view Jason’s LinkedIn profile, click here.


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