How to remove Prosearchtip.com

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What is Prosearchtip.com?

Prosearchtip.com is a browser hijacker that comes without the user’s knowledge. It is not a virus, but this program can deliver a lot of trouble, so this program is a Potentially Unwanted Program. When Prosearchtip.com ends up on the user’s machine, it sets the homepage and search engine to http://search.prosearchtip.com/. After that, all search queries will be redirected to other search engines like Yandex (Russian search engine) or Yahoo. Also, Prosearchtip.com will begin displaying advertising content, such as banner ads, coupons, links to other sites and advertisements. Browser hijacker modifies system configuration and creates new entries in Profiles to make removal difficult. You may follow this guide to get rid of browser hijacker and completely remove Prosearchtip.com from your Mac.

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How Prosearchtip.com gets on your Mac?

Usually, Prosearchtip.com appears on users’ Macbooks after users get redirected to rogue sites claiming that an Adobe Flash Player update needs to be installed, and end up installing it. As a result, several pieces of adware, malware and potentially unwanted software, including Prosearchtip.com, get installed on their Macs. Other ways for Prosearchtip.com and other browser hijackers to end up on users’ machines are users installing free software and not opting out of extra programs that are also offered for installation, or users opening files downloaded from shady websites. If that had happened and Prosearchtip.com took over your browser, you may follow our tutorial to remove Prosearchtip.com from your Mac.

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Also, you can try to remove Prosearchtip.com manually.

Alternative solution. Step 1: Remove Prosearchtip.com from Mac

Prosearchtip.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 Prosearchtip.com or Prosearchtip.com.app.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall Prosearchtip.com or Prosearchtip.com Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application Prosearchtip.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

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 Prosearchtip.com from browsers

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Prosearchtip.com 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 Prosearchtip.com 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 Prosearchtip.com 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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