How to Get Rid of Search Marquis on Mac

December 30, 2021Ashley Mae

Are you facing the problem that your Mac has been redirecting to a Search Marquis browser and then to Bing?

Search Marquis is one kind of browser hijacker or adware that will redirect users to its search engine and then set itself as the default search engine for Mac without permission. It mainly affects the Chrome, Safari, and Firefox users on Mac. When your Mac has been hacked by Search Marquis, your web browser will be finally replaced with Bing. What’s worse, Search Marquis will collect your browsing and search information and share them with hackers. So it’s pretty necessary to remove Search Marquis from Mac.

Get Rid of Search Marquis

Part 1. How to Get Rid of Search Marquis

Whether you are using Safari, Chrome, or Firefox on Mac, when you get the Search Marquis browser hijacker and be redirected to the Bing site, you should remove Search Marquis from Mac immediately by following the steps below.

Step 1:
Press the Shift + Command + U keys at the same time on your keyboard to enter Utilities on Mac. Alternatively, you can open Finder, click on the top Go menu, and then select the Utilities option from the drop-down list.
Enter Ultimates on Mac
Step 2:
Click and open Activity Monitor. Then you should quit any processes related to the Search Marquis. You can use the Force Quit button in the toolbar to do that.
Step 3:
Click on the Go menu on the top and then choose Applications. Find the apps associated with Search Marquis, or you don’t remember installing. Drag them to the Trash.
Step 4:
Click on the Apple menu, choose System Preferences from the drop-down menu, and then select Users & Groups. Now you need to click the Login Items tab and locate the items that shouldn’t be there. Use the - button to remove them.
Mac Login Items
Step 5:
Click the Go menu and then choose Folder to open the Go to Folder window. Copy the /Library/LaunchAgents and then paste it to the search box. Click on the Go button to quickly locate them. Now you can find several folders with the search marquis. Please put them in the Trash.
Mac Go to Folder
Step 6:
After all these operations, you should bring your web browser back to its default settings and get rid of Search Marquis on Mac.

How to remove Search Marquis from Safari

Open the Safari app on your Mac, click the Safari menu on the top, and then choose the Preferences option. Click the Extensions tab and then find the extension associated with Search Marquis. Choose and uninstall it.

In the Homepage field, back to the General tab, set your preferred website as Safari.

How to get rid of Search Marquis on Chrome

To get rid of Search Marquis on the Google Chrome browser, you should go to the Chrome Extensions. Choose the Search Marquis related extension and remove it. Then open Settings and custom your preferred start page in On start-up.

How to remove Search Marquis from Firefox

If you are using Mozilla Firefox on Mac and want to remove Search Marquis from Firefox, you should go to addons and select Extensions. Find the extension you don’t recognize or Search Marquis related extension, choose it, click on the three-dot icon next to it, and then remove it from this web browser. After that, you can go to Preferences and then choose to reset the Firefox homepage.

Part 2. Easy Way to Remove Search Marquis from Mac

To easily get rid of Search Marquis on Mac, you can also rely on the professional Mac Cleaner. It is specially designed to manage various data on Mac, free up Mac space, remove viruses and adware, and optimize Mac performance.

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Mac Cleaner - Remove Search Marquis from Mac

  • Remove Search Marquis from Safari, Chrome, and Firefox on Mac.
  • Get rid of adware, malware, virus, and associated files to speed up Mac.
  • Erase junk files, duplicate files, large and old files, and other unwanted data.
  • Monitor Mac disk utilization, battery, memory performance, and CPU usage.
  • Fix various issues to improve Mac performance in real-time.
Step 1:
Double click on the download button and follow the instructions to install and launch this Mac Cleaner. You can click Status on the left panel to check the current Mac system status and related information.
Getting Started
Step 2:
Click the Cleaner option on the left to display more options. Here, you can remove system junk, old and large files, duplicate files, cache, and more.
Main Interface
Step 3:
You can use the System Junk option to find these Search Marquis files. You can quickly locate them using the Search feature. Select all files you want to remove and click on the Clean button.
Clean Large old Files
Step 4:
Click Toolkit on the left panel to get more useful tools. Here you can choose Uninstall to find all the programs installed on your Mac.
Toolkit option
Step 5:
Find and select the Search Marquis related app and then click on the Clean button to remove it from Mac.
Remove App on Mac

With this Mac Cleaner, you can handily get rid of Search Marquis and remove the Bing redirect virus on Mac. You can free download it to keep Mac in good status and speed up Mac.

Part 3. FAQs of Search Marquis Removal Mac

How do I remove Search Baron from Macbook?

Search Baron is the old version of Search Marquis. You can use the same methods above to get rid of Search Baron on Macbook.

How to reset Safari on Mac?

You can use the Clear History feature to reset Safari on Mac with ease. Open the Safari app on your Mac, click on the Safari menu on the top, and select the Clear History option to reset Safari. Here you should choose to remove all history.

How to uninstall Google Chrome from Mac?

To uninstall Google Chrome from Mac, you should quit the Chrome app first. Then go to Finder and locate the Google Chrome app. Now you can simply drag it to Trash for uninstalling.

Conclusion

When you find the homepage in your web browser has been replaced with Bing, you should notice that you have been hacked by Search Marquis. You must remove search marquis from Mac because it may open a door for many threats. You can use either method above to easily get rid of Search Marquis from Safari, Chrome, and Firefox.

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