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Question: I was trying to download something but Adobe Flash Player downloaded instead. I went to Safari and now my search engine is search.anysearchmanager.com. How do I get Safari back and get rid of the current search engine?

I was trying to download something but Adobe Flash Player downloaded instead. I went to Safari and now my search engine is search.anysearchmanager.com. How do I get Safari back and get rid of the current search engine?

MacBook Pro TouchBar and Touch ID, iOS 11.2.6

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1. Safari > Preferences > Extensions

Uninstall any extension you have not installed knowingly.

Section: Manage extensions: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/use-safari-extensions-sfri32508/mac

2. Choose a search engine.

Delete all text in the Smart Search field, click the magnifying glass , then choose a search engine from the list.

https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/customize-your-search-ibrwe75c2a3c/mac


3. Set your Home Page. https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/set-your-homepage-ibrw1020/mac


4. Restart your Mac.

5. Launch Safari holding the Shift key down.


6. If steps posted above don’t help,

use Malwarebytes for Mac to remove adware/malware.


https://www.malwarebytes.org/antimalware/mac/


Install guide: https://support.malwarebytes.com/docs/DOC-1817

Uninstall Guide: https://support.malwarebytes.com/docs/DOC-1190

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Mar 18, 2018 3:25 AM in response to igm115 In response to igm115

1. Safari > Preferences > Extensions

Uninstall any extension you have not installed knowingly.

Section: Manage extensions: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/use-safari-extensions-sfri32508/mac

2. Choose a search engine.

Delete all text in the Smart Search field, click the magnifying glass , then choose a search engine from the list.

https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/customize-your-search-ibrwe75c2a3c/mac


3. Set your Home Page. https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/set-your-homepage-ibrw1020/mac


4. Restart your Mac.

5. Launch Safari holding the Shift key down.


6. If steps posted above don’t help,

use Malwarebytes for Mac to remove adware/malware.


https://www.malwarebytes.org/antimalware/mac/


Install guide: https://support.malwarebytes.com/docs/DOC-1817

Uninstall Guide: https://support.malwarebytes.com/docs/DOC-1190

Mar 18, 2018 3:25 AM

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Question: I was trying to download something but Adobe Flash Player downloaded instead. I went to Safari and now my search engine is search.anysearchmanager.com. How do I get Safari back and get rid of the current search engine?