How to remove Anysearchmanager from Mac

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What is Anysearchmanager?

Anysearchmanager operates as a typical browser hijacker by altering browser’s settings without user permission. The first thing you’ll notice is the new homepage – http://search.anysearchmanager.com/. From now on, all your search results will divert through the Anysearchmanager site which in turn, displays only affiliate links. That’s why you shouldn’t trust the results provided by the hijacker. Also, there is a high risk to end up on malware-laden websites by accidentally clicking on bogus link. To protect itself from removal, Anysearchmanager installs related files which pose a challenge for users who want to get rid of this hijacker easily. The best way to solve the problem is to use Norton Antivirus that can remove Anysearchmanager automatically in just a few clicks. Experienced users can use our manual guide given below in this article.

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Also, you can try to remove Anysearchmanager manually.

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Alternative solution. Step 1: Remove Anysearchmanager from Mac

Anysearchmanager 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 Anysearchmanager or Anysearchmanager.app.

Mac OSX:

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

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 Anysearchmanager from browsers

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Anysearchmanager 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 Anysearchmanager 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 Anysearchmanager or other suspicious extensions.
  4. Click 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.

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