What is G-search.pro?
G-search.pro is a hijacker that infects Safari and other browsers, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox. G-search.pro looks like an ordinary search engine, that improves browsing experience and filters out irrelevant search result, but it’s very annoying and brings a lot of difficulties. G-search.pro changes browser settings, homepage, default search engine and more. This program can significantly reduce the performance of your browser, increase traffic and collect your private data. This personal information can be transferred to third parties. If you find G-search.pro on your Mac, then you urgently need to remove it from your computer using our instructions.
How G-search.pro gets on your Mac?
The penetration of such hijackers and advertising software is due to a few simple and frequent reasons. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use the instructions that mentioned below to remove G-search.pro completely.
How to remove G-search.pro from your Mac or PC?
To uninstall G-search.pro remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.
In our view, there are 2 products that potentially have G-search.pro in their database. You can try to use them for removing G-search.pro.
Bitdefender Antivirus- fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to G-search.pro from Mac and Safari.
MacClean for Mac – finds G-search.pro and can clean up leftover items after removal.
Or uninstall G-search.pro manually.
Step 1: Remove G-search.pro from Mac
G-search.pro 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.
- Open Finder
- In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
- If you see Uninstall Chill-Tab or Chill-Tab Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
- Drag unwanted application Chill-Tab from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)
Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX
To 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 G-search.pro from your browser.
Step 2: Remove G-search.pro from browsers
- Open Safari
- Click Safari menu.
- Choose Extensions.
- Find Chill-Tab.
- Click Uninstall button to remove it.
Learn more about removing extensions from Safari.
- Open Google Chrome
- Push Alt + F.
- Click Tools.
- Choose Extensions.
- Find Chill-Tab.
- Click the trash can icon to remove it.
Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.
- Open Firefox.
- Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
- Choose Chill-Tab.
- 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:
- Open Safari.
- Click on the Safari menu.
- Choose Reset Safari….
- Click Reset button.
Learn more about resetting browser settings in Safari.Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
- Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
- Choose Settings.
- Click Show advanced settings.
- Go to Reset browser settings section.
- Click Reset browser settings.
- In the dialog that appears, click Reset.
Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
- Open Mozilla Firefox.
- Go to Help.
- Go to Troubleshooting information.
- Click Reset Firefox… button.
Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.
Step 4: Remove following files and folders of G-search.pro:
Remove following registry entries:
Remove following files:
Remove following folders
Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov