How to Get Search Marquis Off My Mac

Joel Mason

Mac, Tutorials

If you’re experiencing the frustrating presence of Search Marquis on your Mac, you’re not alone. This unwanted search engine can often find its way onto your browser and cause unwanted changes to your search preferences.

Fortunately, removing Search Marquis from your Mac is possible with a few simple steps. In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the process of getting rid of Search Marquis and restoring your preferred search engine.

Step 1: Identify the Affected Browser

Before we begin, it’s important to determine which browser(s) have been affected by Search Marquis. This unwanted search engine can impact popular browsers like Safari, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Make a note of the affected browser(s) before proceeding to the next step.

Step 2: Clear Browser Extensions

The first step in removing Search Marquis is to clear any suspicious extensions that may have been installed without your knowledge or consent. Follow these steps:

  1. Safari:
    • Open Safari and click on the “Safari” menu in the top-left corner of your screen.
    • Select “Preferences” from the dropdown menu.
    • In the Preferences window, click on the “Extensions” tab.
    • Review the list of extensions and uninstall any unfamiliar or suspicious ones by clicking on the “Uninstall” button next to each extension.
  2. Google Chrome:
    • Launch Google Chrome and click on the three-dot menu icon in the top-right corner of the browser window.
    • Select “More Tools” from the dropdown menu, then choose “Extensions”.
    • Review the list of extensions and remove any unknown or unwanted extensions by clicking on the trash bin icon next to each extension.
  3. Mozilla Firefox:
    • Open Mozilla Firefox and click on the three-bar menu icon in the top-right corner of the browser window.
    • Select “Add-ons” from the dropdown menu.
    • In the Add-ons Manager tab, go to the “Extensions” section.
    • Remove any suspicious or unwanted extensions by clicking on the “Remove” button next to each extension.

Step 3: Reset Browser Settings

If clearing browser extensions did not completely remove Search Marquis, you may need to reset your browser settings. Here’s how:

  1. Safari:
    • Open Safari and click on the “Safari” menu in the top-left corner of your screen.
    • In the Preferences window, click on the “Privacy” tab.
    • Click on the “Manage Website Data” button.
    • In the new window, search for “Search Marquis” and select it, then click on the “Remove” button to delete it from your browser data.
  2. Google Chrome:


    Note:

    If you’re using a different browser, consult its official documentation or support resources for instructions specific to that browser.

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