How to remove My Browser Search (Mac)

What is My Browser Search?

My Browser Search can suddenly take the place of your browser’s homepage and resist to be deleted. If you are experiencing this issue, then you have a browser hijacker installed. In most cases, it penetrates into users’ devices bundled with freeware programs, pirated software, cracks, fake updates, and so on. Following infiltration, it takes control of your browser to make user visit partner websites. This is done via altered search results, pop-up ads, and redirects. Since the advertising content generated by the virus is not checked in any way, there is a risk of infection by other unwanted programs. The only way to avoid this scenario is to remove My Browser Search as soon as possible.

Delete http://mybrowser-search.com/ virus from Mac


How to remove My Browser Search?

  1. Remove My Browser Search automatically
  2. Uninstall My Browser Search from the Appications
  3. Remove rogue software from Profiles
  4. Delete malcious elements using Terminal
  5. Remove My Browser Search From Browsers

Automatic removal of My Browser Search


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Steps of My Browser Search manual removal

Remove My Browser Search from Applications

As it was stated before, more likely that the hijacker appeared on your system brought by other software. So, to get rid of My Browser Search you need to call to memory what you have installed recently.

  1. Open a Finder window
  2. Click Applications line on the sidebar
  3. Try to find applications related to My Browser Search (for example: some applications that you never installed yourself). Select them, right-click it and choose Move to Trash

Remove My Browser Search from Profiles

  1. Launch System Preferences
  2. Select Profiles at the bottom of window.
  3. Choose AdminPrefs profile, click “-“ icon and enter password.

My Browser Search

Remove My Browser Search using Terminal

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Copy/paste:
    defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES
  3. Press Return
  4. Hold the Option/alt key, then right click on the Finder icon in the dock and click Relaunch
  5. Navigate to: /Users/yourmacname/Library/Application Support/
  6. Delete Folder: Agent
  7. Go back to Terminal and copy/paste:
    defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles NO
  8. Press Return
  9. Hold the Option/alt key, then right click on the Finder icon in the dock and click Relaunch

Remove My Browser Search from browsers

Since most of the hijacker threats use a disguise of a browser add-on, you will need to check the list of extensions/add-ons in your browser.

How to remove My Browser Search from Safari

  1. Start Safari
  2. Click on Safari menu button, then go to the Extensions
  3. Delete My Browser Search or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove My Browser Search from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome
  2. Click on Tools, then go to the Extensions
  3. Delete My Browser Search or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove My Browser Search from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click on the right-upper corner button
  3. Click Add-ons, then go to Extensions
  4. Delete My Browser Search or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

If the above-mentioned methods didn’t help in eliminating the threat, then it’s better to rely on an automatic way of deleting My Browser Search.
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We also recommend to download and use Combo Cleaner Antivirus to scan the system after My Browser Search removal to make sure that it is completely gone. The antimalware application will detect any vicious components left among the system that can recover My Browser Search.

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