What is Yoursafesearch.com (Mac)?

Yoursafesearch.com is an annoying browser hijacker that comes to your Mac (as an extension for Safari, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome) without user consent, bundled with freeware’s installers and downloaders. At first glance, Yoursafesearch.com seems very useful search page looks like popular search engines, such as Google, Bing or Yahoo. In addition, according to developers, Yoursafesearch.com enhances the browsing experience and also gives quick access to popular sites and social pages. In reality, Yoursafesearch.com can bring a lot of troubles. Hijacker changes browser settings, including homepage and search engine. The user can be redirected to ad sites during the browsing. Yoursafesearch.com collects personal data, such as browsing history or user’s activity, then transfers it to third parties. This is not a virus, but this program can deliver a lot of trouble, so we recommended you to remove it right now.

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How Yoursafesearch.com (Mac) gets on your PC?

Yoursafesearch.com infects a computer without user consent. Usually, it comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select Advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If Yoursafesearch.com has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove Yoursafesearch.com (Mac) from your Mac or PC?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

Download Norton

Alternative Solution:

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

 

Download MacClean for Mac

 

Or uninstall Yoursafesearch.com (Mac) manually.

Step 1: Remove Yoursafesearch.com (Mac) from Mac

Yoursafesearch.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 Yoursafesearch.com (Mac) or Yoursafesearch.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 Yoursafesearch.com (Mac) from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Yoursafesearch.com (Mac) from browsers

Safari:

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

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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