How to remove Optimalsearch.me hijacker from macOS

What is Optimalsearch.me?

Optimalsearch.me is a browser hijacker. Such a malicious program can change the settings of your browser: homepage, preferable search engine, and also can modify New tab option. This virus always redirects you to Optimalsearch.me search engine page. This is a fake page, as it shows search results made by Yahoo search engine. That may be suggestive of the fact, that Optimalsearch.me has been made as an advertising redirect page, with the aim to promote Yahoo search engine. We strongly recommend you to remove optimalsearch.me hijacker as soon as possible, as it can collect your personal information and corrupt your browser settings. If you wonder how to do it, read our detailed guide!

Article’s Guide

  1. Use Automatic Solution
  2. Manual solution for Mac OS
  3. Manual solution for Safari
  4. Manual solution for Google Chrome
  5. Manual solution for Mozila Firefox

How to remove searchmarquis.com from your device?

We strongly recommend you to use a powerful anti-malware program that has this threat in its database. It will mitigate the risks of the wrong uninstallation. Download Combo Cleaner anti-malware program for Mac in order to remove the source of Optimalsearch.me automatically. Simple, effective and user-friendly.

Download Combo Cleanermac compatible Disk Cleaner, Big Files Finder and Duplicates Scanner features are free to use. Antivirus, Privacy Scanner and Uninstaller features are paid ($39.95 for semi-anual subscription. By clicking the button, you agree to EULA and Privacy Policy. Downloading will start automatically.

You can also use this software, it may help you to remove ‘Optimalsearch.me’: CleanMyMac

How to remove Optimalsearch.me manually?

Disclaimer: You do it on your own risk. We don’t bear any responsibility for your actions. These instructions are rather large and it requires 100% precise execution.

How to remove Optimalsearch.me from Mac OS?

Optimalsearch.me can hide under the name of the other program and consists of several programs. Be attentive, otherwise, there is a chance to delete something useful.

Mac OS

  1. Press the Go button in the upper-left side of the screen.
  2. Click the Applications button
  3. Be attentive, and look for suspicious programs (Optimalsearch.me may has a different name)
  4. As you find them – delete them all
  5. Now you have to clean your browser

How to remove Optimalsearch.me from your browser?

It’s very important to clean your browser after removing the “head” of the scam. Follow the instruction and you will win this fight.

Safari

  1. Launch your browser and press Safari button in the upper right side of the screen.
  2. Here click on Preferences button and choose Extensions.
  3. Now look for any suspicious plugin and click Uninstall button to remove it.
  4. Close the menu and press Safari button again and push Reset Safari button
  5. Check all sections and then press Reset button

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser, click on the Menu button in the upper right side of the browser (It consists of 3 dashes)
  2. Here choose More tools menu and then press Extensions button.
  3. Now look for any suspicious plugin and then press Trash button or Remove button in order to delete it (usually it’s tollbars or searching engines).
  4. Close the menu and click the 3-dashes button, choose Settings menu, look for Manage Search Engines button and press Manage search engines.
  5. Here you should look for any suspicious search site and delete it
  6. Close the menu and press 3-dashes button again.
  7. Here press Settings button and scroll down to the bottom.
  8. Now press Reset browser settings button, then click Reset button again to confirm this process.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your browser, click on Menu button in the upper right side of the browser (it consists of 3 dashes).
  2. Now click on Add-ons and choose Extensions menu.
  3. Then look for any suspicious plugin and click on the Remove button (usually it’s tollbars or searching engines).
  4. Close this menu and press Firefox button in the upper left side of the browser.
  5. Press Question mark button and click on Troubleshooting information (this menu can also be found in 3-dashes menu)
  6. Now press Reset Firefox button in order to delete this scam

If you are not sure how to do it or failed, then try to use our automatic solution and stay safe!

Download Combo Cleanermac compatible Disk Cleaner, Big Files Finder and Duplicates Scanner features are free to use. Antivirus, Privacy Scanner and Uninstaller features are paid ($39.95 for semi-anual subscription. By clicking the button, you agree to EULA and Privacy Policy. Downloading will start automatically.

You can also use this software, it may help you to remove ‘Optimalsearch.me’: CleanMyMac

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