How to uninstall (remove) Search.bittsearch.com from Mac

What is Search.bittsearch.com (Mac)?

Search.bittsearch.com is a browser hijacker, which implements on user Mac and hiddenly collects a user personal data. Also, it can change a browser homepage in Google Chrome, Safari and Mozilla Firefox and redirects every new tab to https://Search.bittsearch.com/. Search.bittsearch.com search engine has own algorithm which includes some ads in search results. In result, all users, who use Search.bittsearch.com get not rellevant results, when trying to browse the internet. Also, their personal data may be sent to Search.bittsearch.com affiliates for commercial purposes, which is illegal in many countries. Due to all of the above, we recommend to remove Search.bittsearch.com from Mac right now!

Search.bittsearch.com (Mac)

How Search.bittsearch.com gets on your Mac?

Search.bittsearch.com browser hijacker usually installs with users permission, but “permission” can be hidden in the installation process of other programmes, apps, and extensions. That virus usually installs a bunch of other malware or adware onto a computer, some of which may change browser settings like a default search engine. You may use our instructions to remove Search.bittsearch.com hijacker from your MacOS.

How to remove Search.bittsearch.com from your Mac or PC?

To uninstall Search.bittsearch.com remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.

According to our tests there are 2 products that have Search.bittsearch.com in their database. Please, use them to remove Search.bittsearch.com.

Recommended Solution:

CleanMyMac- should fully remove all instances of Search.bittsearch.com from Mac and Safari.

 

Download CleanMyMac

Alternative Solutions:

Malwarebytes Antimalware for Mac – might be able to find Search.bittsearch.com and clean up leftover items after removal.

 

Download MalwareBytes AntiMalware for Mac

 

Or uninstall Search.bittsearch.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Search.bittsearch.com from Mac

Search.bittsearch.com may not have the app associated with it in Applications. However, we recommend you to inspect the list of installed applications and remove unknown or suspicious ones. Look for Search.bittsearch.com or Search.bittsearch.com app.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall Search.bittsearch.com or Search.bittsearch.com Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application Search.bittsearch.com from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

appcleanerTo remove leftover items of unwanted application on Mac we recommend you to use AppCleaner. Just drag application you want to remove to AppCleaner window and it will search for residual data on your hard drive. This will save space of your memory and will help to remove stubborn applications from Mac systems.

After that remove Search.bittsearch.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Admin Preferences from Mac

  1. Open System Preferences.
  2. Click on Profiles.
  3. Click on AdminPrefs on the left panel.
  4. Click the minus button below to delete rogue settings.

Step 3: Remove Search.bittsearch.com from browsers

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Weknow or other suspicious extensions.
  5. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Safari.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Weknow or other suspicious extensions.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Weknow or other suspicious extensions.
  4. Press Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Step 4: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Safari:

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

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Safari.

Reset browser setting 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.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

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

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Step 5: Remove following files and folders of Search.bittsearch.com:

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