What is EdgeManagement?

EdgeManagement is a potentially unwanted program that comes to users’ devices in the form of a browser extension. In most cases, EdgeManagement may end up on your computer after you install some freeware and don’t opt out of optional apps offered by download clients. Once inside, it takes over your search engine/new tab settings replacing it with a new one which in turn provides users with inaccurate search results. This is done to make users visit affiliate websites as owners of EdgeManagement earn money using a pay-per-click technique where revenue comes from each user’s click on the partner link. The presence of hijackers is also often associated with information tracking. EdgeManagement tracks browsing activities, cookies, technical information, and other data. The gathered data may be used to display ads that suit users’ interests and attract them to click on them even more. A manual guide to remove EdgeManagement is given at the end of the article. You can also rely on an automatic solution which is quicker and simpler.

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Also, you can try to remove EdgeManagement manually.

Alternative solution. Step 1: Remove EdgeManagement from Mac

EdgeManagement 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 EdgeManagement or EdgeManagement.app.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall EdgeManagement or EdgeManagement Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application EdgeManagement 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 malicious entries from Profiles (Mac)

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

mac profiles

Step 3: Remove EdgeManagement from browsers

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find EdgeManagement 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. Click the Chrome menu (3-dots icon) in the top right corner.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find EdgeManagement 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 EdgeManagement 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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