What is Search.epolife.com?

Search.epolife.com is trying to create an impression of a sound Internet search engine, but you should know that PC security experts categorize this application as a browser hijacker, mostly because of its shady distribution methods. Search.epolife.com will get your browser configurations spoiled and corrupt your browsing experience with constant redirections and sponsored by third-party advertisement. That’s why we strongly recommend you to remove Search.epolife.com as soon as possible.

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Search.epolife.com will spoil your search queries with redirection to shady and far from safe websites where you can get some more malware on your Mac computer. More than that, it will change your homepage to its own without your permission.

Another malicious feature of Search.epolife.com is personal information tracking. It can monitor your searching queries, browsing story, geolocation, all the keyboard and mouse inputs you make in your web browser. All the stolen information may be shared and misused by third-parties to generate revenue. These are the main causes to remove Search.epolife.com.

How Search.epolife.com infects your PC?

There are three most common ways of getting Search.epolife.com on your Mac computer:

  1. Bundling method: this method is the most common in malware distribution. Cyber criminals put in the malware to some free software applications. The user downloads this program and install it, but the malicious program also getting into your computer.
  2. Be careful, malware applications can be attached to spam emails.
  3. Try to avoid visiting suspicious websites, they can infect your Mac PC with Search.epolife.com.

How to remove Search.epolife.com from your computer?

There are a lot of options of any kind on Mac computer to remove applications. Still, not all the applications can be completely deleted using these default options. Malware are too stubborn to be removed. In many cases you are not able to uninstall malware using standard Mac options. In order to remove Search.epolife.com you need a proper and reliable removal tool. Most of PC security experts states that CleanMyMac removal tool is a solid choice. This application is able to detect and remove Search.epolife.com from your computer and clean up your browser.

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How to remove Search.epolife.com manually

Step 1: Remove Search.epolife.com from Applications

In order to get rid of Search.epolife.com, first thing you need to do is to uninstall malicious program from your Mac computer. When removing Search.epolife.com, try to find suspicious recently installed programs and delete them too, as it’s pretty common that any malware comes with some other unwanted programs.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder.
  2. Select Applications in the Finder menu.
  3. Search for Search.epolife.com or Search.epolife.com Uninstaller, then choose it and follow instructions.
  4. Drag malicious application from the Applications folder to the Trash.

Step 2: Remove Search.epolife.com from browsers

Once you’ve uninstalled the application, remove Search.epolife.com from your web browser. You need to search for recently-installed suspicious add-ons and extensions.

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Choose Safari menu.
  3. Select Extensions.
  4. Search for suspicious and unknown extensions that may be related to Search.epolife.com.
  5. Choose Uninstall button to remove it.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Choose Tools.
  4. Select Extensions.
  5. Search for Search.epolife.com.
  6. Select the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Select Search.epolife.com.
  4. Choose Disable or Remove option.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Choose Manage Add-ons option.
  4. Click Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Next select Disable Search.epolife.com.
  6. Choose More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

To be sure that there is nothing left behind, we recommend you to reset your browser. It will restore your browser settings to default.

Reset browser setting in Safari:

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Safari menu.
  3. Choose Reset Safari….
  4. Click Reset button.

Reset browser settings in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Reset browser settings in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Reset browser settings in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Got to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

There are all the manual instructions that will help you to find Search.epolife.com on your Mac computer and remove it. The most effective method to get rid of Search.epolife.com is to perform the manual removal instructions and then use CleanMyMac automatic tool. The manual method will weaken the malicious program and the program will remove it. Thank you for your attention.

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How to remove Search.epolife.com (Mac OS)

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