How to remove Searchpage.com (Mac)

What is Searchpage.com?

Searchpage.com may replace your primary homepage and resist to be removed. If you faced this issue, then you have malware installed, however, don’t panic, all its malicious activity is to display altered search results as well as display third-party advertising. Although it’s not dangerous still it greatly reduces browsing experience. It also collects the user’s personal information related to the browsing habits. All collected data is transferred to third-party companies which may use them for selfish purposes. To completely remove Searchpage.com and all its leftovers, you may seek assistance from the anti-malware program, it’s the most convenient way. Experienced users may use the manual way. Both methods are provided below.

Searchpage.com page


How to remove Searchpage.com?

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

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

Download SpyHunter


Steps of Searchpage.com manual removal

Uninstall Searchpage.com from the system

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

Remove Searchpage.com from Applications

  1. Open a Finder window
  2. Click Applications line on the sidebar
  3. Select the application related to Searchpage.com right-click it and choose Move to Trash

Remove Searchpage.com from Profiles

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

Searchpage.com

Remove Searchpage.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 Searchpage.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 Searchpage.com from Safari

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

How to remove Searchpage.com from Google Chrome

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

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

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