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The Adware Cleaner feature of Antivirus One needs all web browsers to be closed or terminated in order to scan and delete all potential adware or Ads. In macOS X devices, simply closing the application window will not terminate or quit the application.

This article will provide you ways on how to quit and force quit the Safari web browser. You can also follow the same instructions to properly close other browsers (i.e. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox) as well.


Close (Quit) the Safari app from the Dock

  1. Hover your mouse to the Safari icon in the Dock.

    Quit Safari

  2. Press the COMMAND key on your keyboard and the left-click key on your mouse at the same time. A menu will display.

    Quit Safari

  3. Click Quit to terminate the application.


Use the Force Quit Finder to terminate Safari

  1. In the upper-left corner of your screen, click the icon.

    Force Quit Finder

  2. Click Force Quit Finder. The Force Quit Applications window will appear.

    Force Quit Finder

  3. Find and select Safari.

    Force Quit Application

  4. Click the Force Quit button.

    Force Quit Application