What is Xml.explorads (Mac)?

Xml.explorads is persuasive advertising which is usually redirects Safari, Google Chrome, and Firefox on different web sources. Unfortunately, some antiviruses don’t mark Xml.explorads as malware, because it hasn’t executable files. Therefore, some users have an annoying advertisement on MacBook every time, when they try to enter to web browser. Every new tab can be redirected to Miksearch affiliates or so on. Another malicious feature of adware is collecting of user’s personal information. According to these facts, the best solution is to remove Xml.explorads from Mac or Macbook. If you don’t know how – just read our article below.

Xml.explorads (MacBook)

How Xml.explorads gets on your Mac?

MikeSearch is usually offered as an addition to freeware software. During the process of installation, you are given the options in the custom installation window. You should deactivate every unknown checkbox and make sure nothing else is added or during the installation process. If you need assistance to remove Xml.explorads from your Mac, just read our easy guide.

How to remove Xml.explorads from your Mac or PC?

To uninstall Xml.explorads remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.

In our view, there are 2 products that potentially have Xml.explorads in their database. You can try to use them for removing Xml.explorads.

Recommended Solution:

CleanMyMac Antivirus- fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to Xml.explorads from Mac and Safari.


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Alternative Solution:

MacClean for Mac – finds Xml.explorads and can clean up leftover items after removal.


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Or uninstall Xml.explorads manually.

Step 1: Remove Xml.explorads from Mac

Xml.explorads may not have app associated with it in Application. However, we recommend you to inspect the list of installed applications and remove unknown or suspicious ones.

Mac OSX:

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

Step 2: Remove Xml.explorads from browsers


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Xml.explorads.
  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 Xml.explorads.
  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 Xml.explorads.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Xml.explorads:

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Written by Tim Kas

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