How to remove Searchmarquis.com from Mac

What is Searchmarquis.com?

Have you found Searchmarquis.com web search engine set as your browser’s homepage? If yes, then your system is infected with a browser hijacker. This sort of malware is designed for advertising purposes and aims at redirecting users’ online traffic to affiliate domains, disregarding users’ needs. That’s why it provides users with altered search results as well as redirect users to certain websites. This allows owners of Searchmarquis.com to generate revenue from users’ visits. The only way to stop this activity is to remove Searchmarquis.com from Mac.

Delete http://www.searchmarquis.com/ virus from Mac


How to remove Searchmarquis.com?

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

Automatic removal of Searchmarquis.com

To make sure that the hijacker won’t appear again, you need to delete Searchmarquis.com completely. For this, you need to remove the application then check the drives for such leftovers as Searchmarquis.com files and registry entries.

SpyHunter is a powerful tool that is able to keep your Mac clean. It would automatically search out and delete all elements related to Searchmarquis.com. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate Searchmarquis.com but also the safest and most assuring one.

Download SpyHunter

Steps of Searchmarquis.com manual removal

Remove Searchmarquis.com 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 Searchmarquis.com 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 Searchmarquis.com (for example: some applications that you never installed yourself). Select them, right-click it and choose Move to Trash

Remove Searchmarquis.com from Profiles

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

Searchmarquis.com

Remove Searchmarquis.com 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 Searchmarquis.com 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 Searchmarquis.com from Safari

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

How to remove Searchmarquis.com from Google Chrome

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

How to remove Searchmarquis.com 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 Searchmarquis.com 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 Searchmarquis.com.
Download SpyHunter
We also recommend to download and use SpyHunter to scan the system after Searchmarquis.com removal to make sure that it is completely gone. The antimalware application will detect any vicious components left among the system that can recover Searchmarquis.com.

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