What is Rack-search.com (Mac)?

Rack-search.com is the fake search engine that hijacks Safari and worsens your Mac. Most often, it comes bundled with freeware without user consent. Rack-search.com may seem like common search pages such as Google, Yahoo or Bing. Plus, and according to the developers’ words, it improves the browsing experience and excludes irrelevant search results. In fact, Rack-search.com can be very annoying and bring a lot of trouble. It changes your browser settings, such as homepage and default search engine. In addition, this hijacker can collect your personal data and transmit it to third parties. Rack-search.com can become a conduit for other hateful programs. This is not a virus, but this hijacker can deliver a lot of trouble, so we recommended you to remove Rack-search.com from Mac right now.

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How Rack-search.com (Mac) gets on your PC?

Computer infection occurs when you download software and applications from untested third-party sites. Downloading this kind of application resembles Russian roulette because you can not be sure of the developers’ decency. You can easily secure your Mac, for this, you need to download interesting applications only from the official site inasmuch as you get a guarantee of harmlessness and efficiency of the program. Also, you can check third party sites’ apps with anti-malware for Mac, like CleanMyMac or Bitdefender Antivirus. If Rack-search.com is already infiltrated on your Mac – get rid of it now!

How to remove Rack-search.com (Mac) from your Mac or PC?

To uninstall Rack-search.com (Mac) remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.

In our view, there are 2 products that potentially have Rack-search.com (Mac) in their database. You can try to use them for removing Rack-search.com (Mac).

Recommended Solution:

Bitdefender Antivirus- fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to Rack-search.com (Mac) from Mac and Safari.


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Alternative Solution:

MacClean for Mac – finds Rack-search.com (Mac) and can clean up leftover items after removal.


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Or uninstall Rack-search.com (Mac) manually.

Step 1: Remove Rack-search.com (Mac) from Mac

Rack-search.com (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 Rack-search.com (Mac) or Rack-search.com (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.

After that remove Rack-search.com (Mac) from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Rack-search.com (Mac) from browsers


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Rack-search.com (Mac).
  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 Rack-search.com (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 Rack-search.com (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 Rack-search.com (Mac):

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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