MacKeeper is a rogue security app that masquerades as legitimate. Once installed, it changes your browser settings to use its own search engine and guides you to other apps on the web. The most common reason why MacKeeper would show up as a suggested app is because your browser may be infected with malware (malicious code), which manifests as the MacKeeper process.
Chrome keeps listing MacKeeper as an option in its suggested apps because it has been associated with malware and other unwanted processes.
What can I do to stop the appearance of MacKeeper on Chrome?
MacKeeper is a dubious application that many users don’t want to get on their computer. The only way to remove MacKeeper from Google Chrome is by going through the uninstallation process.
Many people have been looking for a way to permanently stop the app from appearing on Google Chrome browsers. That’s where this guide comes in.
There are a few steps you can take in order to prevent the appearance of this spammy plug-in. It includes removing entries in your browser extension list, disabling all third-party extensions, and running an adware scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.