How to remove Ultimatesearchweb.com from Mac

What is Ultimatesearchweb.com?

Ultimatesearchweb.com is a browser hijacker in form of the search page that infects only Mac computers. Once installed, it corrupts browser configuration to make user visit http://www.ultimatesearchweb.com page instead of default homepage. This page generates incorrect search results with the links to affiliate pages as well as promotes harmful software like MacKeeper PUP. There is no benefit from this application and we urge you to remove Ultimatesearchweb.com from Mac without delay. There are 2 solutions to this problem – use automatic or manual ways. Just know that manual removal might require above-average skills, so if you don’t feel experienced enough, you may apply to the automatic removal tool.

Ultimatesearchweb.com page


How to remove Ultimatesearchweb.com?

To make sure that the hijacker won’t appear again, you need to delete Ultimatesearchweb.com completely. For this, you need to remove the application then check the drives for such leftovers as Ultimatesearchweb.com files and registry entries.
We should warn you that performing some of the steps may require above-average skills, so if you don’t feel experienced enough, you may apply to automatic removal tool.

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

Download Combo Cleaner
The full version of Combo Cleaner costs $39,95 (you get 6 months of subscription). By clicking the button, you agree to EULA and Privacy Policy. Downloading will start automatically.


Steps of Ultimatesearchweb.com manual removal

Uninstall Ultimatesearchweb.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 Ultimatesearchweb.com you need to call to memory what you have installed recently.

Remove Ultimatesearchweb.com from Applications

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

Remove Ultimatesearchweb.com from Profiles

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

Ultimatesearchweb.com

Remove Ultimatesearchweb.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 Ultimatesearchweb.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 Ultimatesearchweb.com from Safari

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

How to remove Ultimatesearchweb.com from Google Chrome

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

How to remove Ultimatesearchweb.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 Ultimatesearchweb.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 Ultimatesearchweb.com.
Download Combo Cleaner
We also recommend to download and use Combo Cleaner Antivirus to scan the system after Ultimatesearchweb.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 Ultimatesearchweb.com.

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