MainPanelSearch Removal Steps – Uninstall MainPanelSearch (Mac OS Guide)

MainPanelSearch

MainPanelSearch is an adware virus and it is unreliable. Users should not believe in any of ads displayed by it. Otherwise, they will push their System into the damage and nothing could rescue it. We don’t some experiments on this adware, and we found that it is specialized in monitoring browsers and stealing information as well. Let’s give you a detailed introduction.

If you do some observation on MainPanelSearch, you could easily discover that the ads title as “made by MainPanelSearch”, ” MainPanelSearch ads” , “copyright of MainPanelSearch” or something else with the key word “MainPanelSearch” are fabricated by it. And they look like a promotion about the latest products for you. However, each advertisement will like you to various websites containing adware or virus as well. So please be aware of these ads once it gets inside your eyes.

Besides, MainPanelSearch is famous for its super control ability. It could control the browser extension and use them to steal it information. Even though some private information will be encrypted, it could copy them and hackers decrypt them and apply them to cyber crime. That is to say, you may be suffer more lose if this adware stays for long.

Chance are that your PC has already got infected with MainPanelSearch. And it takes little time for you to check up the condition here. We have provided you guides to delete this items in case that you would be blocked by its hackers and don’t know want to do.

 How to Manually Remove MainPanelSearch From Mac OSX? (Steps)

 

Step 1 Uninstall MainPanelSearch related apps or potentially unwanted apps from Mac OSX
  • In Finder window, clicking “Applications” in the sidebar
  • In the applications folder, right-click on MainPanelSearch related apps or other suspicious apps and click Move to Trash. 

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PLEASE NOTE

MainPanelSearch may reinstall itself multiple times if its core files and related malware are not removed completely.

Therefore we recommend, after uninstalling the potentially unwanted apps, you’d better downloading Combo Cleaner to scan your Mac for any remaining unwanted components.

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Step 2 – Remove malicious files generated by MainPanelSearch or related malware from your Mac

1. Click the Finder icon from the menu bar  >>  choose “Go” then click on “Go to Folder“:

2. In the Go to Folder… bar, type the name of the following four folders to open them one by one:

~/Library/LaunchAgents
/Library/LaunchAgents
/Library/Application Support
/Library/LaunchDaemons

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3. In each folder, search for any recently-added suspicious files and move them to the Trash. Here are some examples of files generated by malware:

“installmac.AppRemoval.plist”, MainPanelSearch”,  “com.genieo.completer.download.plist” “com.genieoinnovation.macextension.plist” “com.genieo.engine.plist” “com.adobe.fpsaud.plist” , “myppes.download.plist”, “mykotlerino.ltvbit.plist”,

PLEASE NOTE

Manually check and remove malicious files may take hours and you may delete healthy files by mistake.

To do it safely and efficiently, we recommend downloading Combo Cleaner to scan your Mac for any malicious files generated by MainPanelSearch or malware.

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Step 3 – Find and remove malicious extensions and browser hijacker from Safari and Chrome.

Safari

On Safari

1. Start Safari: Select Safari menu and click Preferences:

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2. Select Extensions tab>> Look for the unsafe or suspicious extensions and click Uninstall:

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3. Select Search tab >> click the Search Engine menu and make your choice. Safari lets you use Google, Yahoo, Bing, or DuckDuckGo.

delete MainPanelSearch on safari

4. Select the General tab >> In the Homepage bar, type the URL you want to set as the Safari homepage.

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Google Chrome

On Google Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon at the top right corner >> Select More Tools and click Extensions;

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2. Search for suspicious extensions and click trash icon to remove it:

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3. Reset default search engine on Chrome:

  • Open Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon >> Select Settings
  • Scroll down until you locate the Search engine section
  • Click the drop-down menu accompanying the option labeled Search engine used in the address bar
  • Select Google, Bing or Yahoo! as your default search engine.

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4. Reset homepage on Chrome:

  • Open Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon >> Select Settings;
  • In the “On Startup” section, click the “Set pages” link near to the “Open a specific page or set of pages” option.
  • Remove the URL of the browser hijacker (for example SearchMine.net) and enter your preferred URL (for example, google.com).

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PLEASE NOTE

If an unwanted extension or search engine can’t be removed manually from web browsers, it may be caused by malware.

We recommend downloading Combo Cleaner to scan your Mac and see if it will detect malware.

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Step 4Re-check your Mac with Combo Clean Antivirus.

To be sure that your Mac is not infected at all, it’s recommended to run a full scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus.

Combo Cleaner Antivirus is a professional Mac Antivirus and Mac OSX Optimization Tool for users. It is equipped with powerful detection engine against virus, malware, and adware. Thus it is able to protect your machine from the latest out-breaking threats and infections. Moreover, its Disk Cleaner can detect and clean up all junks and always keep your Mac’s performance at the peak. 

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Once Combo Cleaner is installed, run a scan to diagnose your Mac and solve all problems: