How to remove Adware search engines on macOS?

Issue:

My web browser search engine has been replaced with some unknown search engine and I can't remove it. What should I do?

Resolution:

To get rid of unwanted search engines on macOS, please follow the instructions below.

  • Run full scan with F-Secure SAFE
  • Remove unwanted and unknown applications/software from your computer.
  • Remove unknown web browser extensions from your browser.
  • Remove suspicious search engines from your browser search engine settings.
  • Remove unknown macOS profiles (Settings -> System Preferences -> Profiles).

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