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:
- Open Safari and go to Safari > Preferences > General.
- Next to “New windows open with” and “New tabs open with,” select “Homepage” from the drop-down menu.
- In the Homepage field, enter the URL of the website you want to use as your homepage (e.g., google.com).
- Next to “Default search engine,” select a search engine of your choice.
- 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.