What is MyOneSearch?
MyOneSearch is a browser extension that is supposed to enhance your browsing experience by providing improved search results. The add-on is available only on Google Chrome. It is highly doubtful that this program will be of any use. It has been classified as browser hijacker. This means that it changes the settings of the user’s browser without any permission. Such programs are generally considered to be unwanted as their activities will not benefit users in any way. What is more, they may end up exposing the system to various online threats. This is why it is strongly recommended that you remove MyOneSearch as soon as possible.
here Did MyOneSearch Come from?
MyOneSearch is available on its official website, so it can be acquired by users from there. However, it can also use bundling to enter systems. This tactic is often used by unwanted software. When downloading freeware from third-party software dispensers, you should keep in mind that it is highly likely that there are more programs attached to the installers of the free applications. If you are not careful, additional software will be installed without you noticing. Many developers take advantage of users’ inattentiveness and try to sneak various programs through bundled downloads. This is why you need to be extremely careful if you decide to install freeware on your PC.
What Does MyOneSearch Do?
MyOneSearch changes the settings on your browser after it gets installed on your computer. It is able to change the home page and default search engine. As it is stated in its End-User License Agreement, MyOneSearch will show advertisements while it is active on your computer. What is more, the program can collect information on your browsing. Then, it uses it to display appropriate ads. There is a downside to this. Not all websites that are promoted by MyOneSearch will be reliable. It is possible for the program to be exploited by cyber criminals to show misleading ads that lure users onto malicious web pages. Clicking on such an ad will send you to some harmful web page that may attempt some phishing scheme or to transfer some infection onto your computer. Either way, your sensitive information will not be safe. This is why it is recommended that you remove MyOneSearch immediately.
How to Remove MyOneSearch?
MyOneSearch can be removed manually if you go to Control Panel and access the list of programs. Then find MyOneSearch and uninstall it. Also, make sure that you reset the settings on your browser.
There have been reports that adware programs infiltrate computers along with MyOneSearch. Also, some malware may also be on your computer as a consequence of MyOneSearch’s activities. This is why security specialists recommend that users have a powerful security tool on their computer. This will get rid of any unwanted software automatically. This includes adware, browser hijackers, and malware. With reliable security software on your computer, you will not have to worry about your system getting compromised or your information stolen.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter
- Guide 1: How to Remove MyOneSearch from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of MyOneSearch from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove MyOneSearch from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase MyOneSearch from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall MyOneSearch from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove MyOneSearch from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate MyOneSearch from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove MyOneSearch from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove MyOneSearch
Step 2: Uninstall MyOneSearch and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by MyOneSearch on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by MyOneSearch there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of MyOneSearch from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall MyOneSearch and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove MyOneSearch via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove MyOneSearch files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as MyOneSearch, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove MyOneSearch from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase MyOneSearch from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall MyOneSearch from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove MyOneSearch from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the MyOneSearch will be removed.
Eliminate MyOneSearch from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.