Skip to content Skip to sidebar Skip to footer

How to Block Search Marquis from Safari

Are you constantly being redirected to search marquis while using Safari? This can be quite frustrating and can make it difficult to browse the web. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. In this blog post, we will discuss what search marquis is, how to stop it on Safari, and how to remove it from your Mac.

What is Search Marquis?

Search Marquis is a browser hijacker that changes your default search engine to or Once it’s installed, it will start showing you sponsored search results and advertisements, and it will redirect you to unwanted websites. This can be annoying and dangerous, as some of these websites may contain malware or viruses.

How to Stop Search Marquis on Safari

If you’re experiencing unwanted redirects to the search engine Marquis while using Safari, there are several steps you can take to stop this behavior:

  1. Clear your browsing data: Go to Safari > Clear History and Website Data, and choose the time range for which you want to clear data. This can remove any cookies or other data that may be causing the issue.
  2. Remove suspicious browser extensions: Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions, and review the list of installed extensions. If you see any unfamiliar or suspicious ones, remove them.
  3. Reset Safari settings: Go to Safari > Preferences > Privacy, and click on “Manage Website Data”. Remove any data related to the Marquis search engine. Additionally, you can go to Safari > Preferences > Advanced, and click on “Reset Safari” to restore Safari to its default settings.
  4. Check for malware: Sometimes, unwanted redirects can be caused by malware on your computer. Use an anti-malware tool to scan your computer for any potential threats and remove them.

By following these steps, you can stop the Marquis search engine from appearing on Safari and ensure a smoother browsing experience.

How to tell if your Mac is infected with Search Marquis

If you’re using a Mac and suspect that your computer may be infected with Search Marquis, there are several signs to look out for:

  1. Browser redirects: If you notice that your browser is redirecting you to the Search Marquis search engine or other unfamiliar sites, this could be a sign of an infection.
  2. Homepage changes: If your browser’s homepage has been changed to Search Marquis or another unfamiliar website, this is a common tactic used by malware to hijack your browser.
  3. Slow performance: Malware can also slow down your computer’s performance, causing apps and websites to take longer to load.
  4. Unwanted pop-up ads: If you’re seeing an unusual number of pop-up ads, especially ones that seem suspicious or promote questionable products or services, this could be a sign of malware on your system.
  5. New browser extensions or toolbars: If you see new browser extensions or toolbars that you don’t remember installing, this could be a sign of malware on your computer.

If you notice any of these signs, it’s important to take action to remove the malware from your Mac. Use an anti-malware tool to scan your computer for any potential threats and remove them. You can also follow the steps outlined in my previous response on how to stop Search Marquis on Safari.

How to destroy Search Marquis with CleanMyMac X

CleanMyMac X is a powerful Mac cleaning and optimization tool that can help you remove malware such as Search Marquis from your system. Here’s how to use CleanMyMac X to get rid of Search Marquis:

  1. Download and install CleanMyMac X: You can download CleanMyMac X from the official website and install it on your Mac.
  2. Launch CleanMyMac X and run a malware scan: Open CleanMyMac X and click on the Malware Removal tab. Click on the Scan button to start scanning your system for malware, including Search Marquis.
  3. Review the scan results: Once the scan is complete, CleanMyMac X will display a list of all the detected malware on your system. Review the list to ensure that Search Marquis is included.
  4. Remove the malware: Select Search Marquis from the list of detected malware and click on the Remove button to delete it from your system.
  5. Clear browser data: After removing Search Marquis, it’s important to clear your browser data to ensure that any associated cookies and cache files are removed. You can do this by going to your browser settings and clearing your browsing history and cache.

By following these steps, you can use CleanMyMac X to remove Search Marquis from your system and restore your Mac to its normal, optimized state.

FAQ – How to Block Search Marquis from Safari

Q: What is Search Marquis?

A: Search Marquis is a browser hijacker that can change your browser’s homepage and search engine to Search Marquis without your consent. It can also redirect your search queries to other search engines or advertising pages.

Q: How can I block Search Marquis from Safari?

A: You can block Search Marquis from Safari by following these steps:

  1. Open Safari and go to Safari > Preferences > General.
  2. Next to “New windows open with” and “New tabs open with,” select “Homepage” from the drop-down menu.
  3. In the Homepage field, enter the URL of the website you want to use as your homepage (e.g.,
  4. Next to “Default search engine,” select a search engine of your choice.
  5. Click on the “Extensions” tab and review the list of installed extensions. If you see any unfamiliar or suspicious ones, remove them by clicking on the “Uninstall” button.

Q: Is there a way to block Search Marquis automatically?

A: Yes, you can use an anti-malware tool like CleanMyMac X to block Search Marquis automatically. CleanMyMac X has a malware removal feature that can detect and remove malware, including Search Marquis, from your Mac.

Q: How can I prevent Search Marquis from infecting my Mac in the future?

A: You can prevent Search Marquis from infecting your Mac by avoiding downloading software or browser extensions from untrusted sources. Also, be cautious when clicking on links or downloading attachments from unknown or suspicious emails. Finally, keep your Mac’s operating system and security software up to date to ensure that you have the latest security patches and virus definitions.

This Pop-up Is Included in the Theme
Best Choice for Creatives
Purchase Now