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Adware.InstallCapital is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a multi-platform family of adware bundlers.

Type and source of infection

Adware is a type of malicious software that secretly installs itself on your device and displays unwanted advertisements and pop-ups.

A bundler is an assemblage of two or more software offered in one combined package. It usually contains the main program a user is after and bundleware. Many bundlers are found on freeware download sites. 


Malwarebytes for Mac detects and removes Adware.InstallCapital.


Malwarebytes for Mac will detect and remove the components of this malware.

Download and install the latest version of Malwarebytes for Mac.

Click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan.

If threats are detected during the scan, a count of detected threats is displayed. More detailed threat information is displayed after the scan completes.

Click “Confirm” to move the detected threats to Quarantaine.

If a restart is required to complete remediation of threats detected during a scan, you will be notified. When a restart is required, please remember to save all work before clicking “Restart”.