What is Search.cocoshamen.com (Mac)?

Search.cocoshamen.com is a fake search page, namely, a browser hijacker that infects most browsers installed in your MacOS, for example, Safari, Chrome, Mozilla and so on. Outwardly it looks like a legitimate search engine similar to Yahoo or Google. Moreover, the developers claim that Search.cocoshamen.com increases the experience of browsing and significantly increases the search results, but this is a lie. Search.cocoshamen.com changes browser settings sets http://search.cocoshamen.com/ as the default homepage and much more. It is worth noting that most often these changes become unchangeable. It is worth noting that Search.cocoshamen.com collects personal user data regarding user activity on the Internet, saved passwords and so on. We strongly recommend that you get rid of Search.cocoshamen.com using our recommendations and instructions.

Search.cocoshamen.com (Mac)

How Search.cocoshamen.com gets on your Mac?

In most cases, Search.cocoshamen.com comes bundled with free downloads from the Internet through specially developed downloaders, installers, web clients and so on. The user needs to be more careful about the download and installation process, select an extended installation type and analyze the entire list of installation package components to remove the selection from potentially unwanted items. Download programs only from the official website of Apple. Use our guides to remove Search.cocoshamen.com from your Mac right now.

How to remove Search.cocoshamen.com from your Mac or PC?

To uninstall Search.cocoshamen.com remove it from Applications, then delete all leftover files and folders.

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

MacClean for Mac – finds Search.cocoshamen.com and can clean up leftover items after removal.


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Or uninstall Search.cocoshamen.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Search.cocoshamen.com from Mac

Search.cocoshamen.com 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.cocoshamen.com or Search.cocoshamen.com 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 Search.cocoshamen.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Search.cocoshamen.com from browsers


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Search.cocoshamen.com.
  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 Search.cocoshamen.com.
  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.cocoshamen.com.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Search.cocoshamen.com:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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