What is Any Search (Mac)?

At first sight, Any Search, also known as Search.anysearch.net or Search.anyasearchmanager.com similar to Any search Manager, may look like a very useful and handy search page looks like Yahoo, Google or Bing, but it’s not true. Search.anysearch.net, previously having a mirror on Search.anysearch.com is a browser hijacker that comes into the PC without the user consent. This unwanted adware isn’t a virus, but it creates many problems for a user at any browsing point. As developers say, Search.anysearch.net designed to help the user improve the quality of search and choose the most relevant search results. But it’s not true. Instead, Search.anysearch.net displays tons of annoying banner ads, coupons, and more. This program can redirect the user to ad sites such as eBay, Amazon, and others, also it changes a homepage, search engine, and other browser settings. Search.anysearch.net can gather your personal information (passwords, history of your browsing) and send it to third parties for unknown goals. Many ads and offers are bait for users because the Search.anysearch.net was created to make money. Take care of the safety of your information. Remove Any Search (Mac) right now.

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How Any Search (Mac) gets on your PC?

It gets into Mac without user consent. This can happen when the user downloads tools and applications from unknown and unreliable sources. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. Download the content only from official sites and the Apple website. Also, always choose an advanced installation type and don’t agree to install unfamiliar and unwanted apps. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your Mac is already infected, then use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove Search.anysearch.net (Mac) from your Mac or PC?

To uninstall Search.anysearch.net (Mac) remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.

In our view, there are 2 products that potentially have Search.anysearch.net (Mac) in their database. You can try to use them for removing Search.anysearch.net (Mac).

Try SpyHunter for Mac

SpyHunter fully removes all instances of newest viruses from Mac/MacBook and Safari. Besides, it can help to optimize MacOS and free up disk space. Compatible with all versions of MacOS. The free version of SpyHunter for Mac allows you, subject to a 48-hour waiting period, one remediation and removal for results found. The full version of SpyHunter costs $42 (you get 6 months of subscription). By clicking the button, you agree to EULA and Privacy Policy. Downloading will start automatically.

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Or uninstall Search.anysearch.net (Mac) manually.

Step 1: Remove Any Search (Mac) from Mac

Search.anysearch.net (Mac) 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 Search.anysearch.net (Mac) or Any Search (Mac) 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.

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.

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After that remove Any Search (Mac) from your browser.

Step 3: Remove Any Search (Mac) from browsers


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Search.anysearch.net (Mac).
  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 Search.anysearch.net (Mac).
  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 Search.anysearch.net (Mac).
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Step 3: 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 4: Remove following files and folders of Search.anysearch.net (Mac):

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi


  1. Can’t seem to locate searchmanager in applications for mac. Is there another possible way where it could be located?

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