What is G-search.pro

G-search.pro is one of many search engines promoted by potentially unwanted programs categorized as browser hijackers. After it gets on your PC, the browsers (Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox) will be assigned with a new http://g-search.pro/ page that will appear at default startup settings. Also, it is established that G-search.pro redirects entered queries to another suspicious engine – plusnetwork.com. Browser hijackers have full access to what you enter into the browser during the usage (passwords, IP-addresses, geolocations, etc.). We recommend you to take instant measures and delete G-search.pro from your computer as soon as possible.

How G-search.pro infected your computer

If you downloaded pirated or cracked software from third-parties resources, then this might the case of how G-search.pro got on your PC. Whilst installing repacks, you should slow your pace down and look into “Advanced/Custom” options to deselect supplementary offers. Do this each time when opting for free setups, or switch up to installing programs only from legitimate and trusted websites. Read on to find out protection tips and how to uninstall browser hijackers in the article below.

Download Removal Tool for Mac

Download Spyhunter for Mac

To remove G-search.pro completely, we recommend you to use Spyhunter for Mac. It can help you remove files, folders, and registry keys of G-search.pro and uninstall hijackers, toolbars, and unwanted add-ons from the Safari browser. The trial version of Spyhunter for Mac offers virus scan and 1-time removal for FREE.

Alternative Removal Tool

Download CleanMyMac

To remove G-search.pro completely, we recommend you to use CleanMyMac. It can help you remove files, folders and registry keys of G-search.pro and uninstall hijackers, toolbars and unwanted add-ons from Safari browser.

Remove G-search.pro manually for free

Here is the manual step-by-step tutorial for full G-search.pro removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of the G-search.pro installer on operating systems with the latest updates and browser versions.

Important update: G-search.pro hijacker installs malicious Device Profile called AdminPrefs on MacOS, that won’t allow users to make changes to browser search engine and homepage settings. Follow instructions below to remove this profile.

Remove G-search.pro profile

  1. Go to System Preferences and click on Profiles.
  2. In the list of profiles on the left side choose AdminPrefs and click on “-” button to remove it.
  3. In your case it can be named differently, in this case remove all visible profiles. Check the picture below to see how it looks like.
  4. remove G-search.pro profile from system preferences

Remove G-search.pro from Applications

Remove G-search.pro from Mac:

  1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications.
  2. GSearchPro might have an Uninstaller. If you see Uninstall GSearchPro or GSearchPro Uninstaller, double-click it and follow the onscreen instructions.
  3. Otherwise, drag GSearchPro from the Applications folder to the Trash (located at the end of the Dock).
  4. Then choose Finder > Empty Trash.

Cannot uninstall G-search.pro

If you can’t uninstall G-search.pro using instructions above, or it keeps coming back, you can use free AppCleaner for Mac to remove all residual data and libraries of G-search.pro. Follow instructions below:

  1. Download free AppCleaner.
  2. Drag GSearchPro from Applications folder to AppCleaner window.
  3. Choose files and folders you want to remove along with GSearchPro.
  4. Click Delete button.

Remove G-search.pro add-on from your browsers

Removing GSearchPro from Applications often does not bring the desired effect. It is a browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove the GSearchPro extension from your browsers manually.


  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Click Extensions tab.
  3. Find GSearchPro extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

gsearchpro extension in safari

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions.
  3. Find GSearchPro extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose GSearchPro extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Reset browser settings

To finish G-search.pro removal reset your browser settings to make sure, there are no leftover items in browser folders.

Reset Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Go to the Privacy section of Safari’s preferences.
  3. Click Remove All Website Data button.
  4. In opened window click Remove Now button to remove data stored by websites in Safari.
  5. Go to the Advanced section of Safari’s preferences.
  6. Click the Show Develop menu in menu bar option.
  7. In the menu click Develop and select Empty Caches from this menu.
  8. Again, go to Safari menu and choose Clear History….
  9. Choose to clear all history and click Clear History button.

Reset Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://settings.
  3. Scroll down and find Show advanced settings link.
  4. Click on it and scroll down to the bottom again.
  5. Click Reset settings button and click Reset to confirm.

Reset Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:support.
  3. Click Refresh Firefox… button.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox to confirm.

Remove following files and folders of G-search.pro

~/Library/Application Support/GSearchPro

How to protect Mac OSX from hijackers, like G-search.pro

malwarebytes for mac Mac OSX is known to be one of the safest operating systems, and for a long time there was no need in antivirus products for Mac. But with the growing popularity of Mac computers and notebooks and evolving technology, viruses, trojans, adware, toolbars, hijackers and other malware paved the way for Mac users. We recommend you to use one of the best anti-malware for Mac available – Malwarebytes for Mac.

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