How to remove Search.searchpulse.net

What is Search.searchpulse.net?

Search.searchpulse.net may become startup page and search engine of your browser without permission. Usually, it crawls into the system unnoticed with freeware as an optional offer. After this, it corrupts your browser configuration, replaces default search engine, and spoils your browser with bothersome pop-up ads and redirects. For these reasons, it’s classified as a browser hijacker which main aim is to display advertising content. Although, it’s not a virus we still urge you to remove Search.searchpulse.net from the computer as soon as possible. A browser hijacker shows intrusive ads, altered search results, causes redirects and also collects users’ personal information. 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. This guide will help you to get rid of browser hijacker and remove Search.searchpulse.net from your browser.

Search.searchpulse.net

Search.searchpulse.net

How to remove Search.searchpulse.net from your computer?

The best and easiest way to remove Search.searchpulse.net from your computer is to use special anti-malware program that has this threat in its database. The program is fully automated, all you need to do is to download and install it. Once you’ve installed anti-malware application, it will scan your system and remove all the threats.

CleanMyMac – fully removes all instances of Search.searchpulse.net from Mac and Safari. After deep scanning of your system, it will easily find and delete Search.searchpulse.net. Use this removal tool to get rid of Search.searchpulse.net for FREE.
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Combo Cleaner – can find malicious program that is corrupting your system and clean up junk files after removal.
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How to remove Search.searchpulse.net manually

Remove Search.searchpulse.net from Applications

In order to get rid of Search.searchpulse.net, first thing you need to do is to uninstall malicious program from your computer. When removing Search.searchpulse.net, 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. Launch Finder
  2. Select Applications in the Finder sidebar.
  3. If you see Uninstall Search.searchpulse.net or Search.searchpulse.net Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date and search for suspicious recently installed programs. If you still can’t locate any suspicious program or not sure what some application is for, we advise you to use Removal tool in order to track down what malicious program is infecting your system.

Step 2: Remove Search.searchpulse.net 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

Step 3: Remove Search.searchpulse.net from browsers

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

Safari:

  1. Click Preferences from Safari menu
  2. Select Extensions.
  3. Find Search.searchpulse.net or other extensions that look suspicious.
  4. Click 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.searchpulse.net.
  6. Select the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

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