How to remove (uninstall) Search Marquis

Search Marquis is an undesired tool, coming from the adware kind. This stands for that Search Marquis’s only task is to show you huge amounts of questionable pop-ups on all sites, paying no regard to your convenience and wants. Except for that, it means that if you allow suchlike program onto your machine, you'll, before long, wish to remove it. It takes a lot more efforts and time to uninstall a suspicious utility than to elude it, and in today's article, we’re going to explain to you how you may keep your laptop clean forever. Besides that, we will teach you the techniques to eliminate the advertising programs that already got onto your PC.

What is Search Marquis

Search Marquis

Search Marquis is an unwanted utility, which we have recently said. As all other kinds of malicious utilities, Search Marquis has its ordinary means of behavior and sticks to them all the time. They are not random, each Search Marquis’s step triggers the next one, and in case you know where to look – you can locate an advertising program right away. We’ll talk it over later, but now – we'll define how you may discover adware before letting it onto the computer.


Advertising tools cannot be fair with possible users and just declare their tasks. It might drop the penetration odds drastically if Search Marquis’s depiction honestly depicted the things it might do to customer's PC and how much troubles it takes to uninstall it. “Our software will sink your workstation in pop-ups, showing absolutely everywhere on your monitor, covering websites’ content and generating hideous user experience.” We believe that such a thing is not going to happen, so if you want to use a utility – check it in-depth to keep viruses off your PC. Perilous utilities frequently use disguises of various kinds of tools. Here are the examples:

  • Add-ons for browsing. Their stated functionality ranges from speeding up victim's browser to giving access to super-up-to-date proposals in all niches. We promise you that every quality browser includes everything you require to utilize it proficiently. No doubt that there are many helpful browser apps, but they’re popular, and you can easily prove if one of them is what you want.
  • Programs that assist to “unlock” sites, meaning that you become able to use some web page from a state where it's prohibited. These tools are called Virtual Private Networks, and they are very useful, so the best of them are known by thousands of customers. If you require an effective VPN – get a well-known one.
  • System optimizers. These are the slick ones. System cleaners are supposed to perform the things you may do by yourself, but you don’t wanna expend your time in doing it. Removing useless empty folders, remains of incorrectly eliminated programs, old icons, cache, etc. Naturally, web-criminals found out how many people have never carried out those operations, and can't understand if the system optimizer is really good or not. It called a mass of suspicious programs, which demonstrate feverish performance and dummy results, but their single objective is to display ads.

How Search Marquis works

We've just told you that Search Marquis adware uses its own algorithm, and closely abides every inch of it. The most important thing you shouldn't forget is that suspicious utilities aren't delivered one after one. They generally come in bundles. An adware bundle is an installer, containing 2-3 programs, only one of whose is useful and the other ones are not. Such files can be seen on any torrent-tracker along the Internet. This is the reason for all experts to keep saying customers that they'd better download utilities exclusively from well-known sites: you won’t get any viruses, purchasing a tool from a decent site that looks after its visitors.

When a package is uploaded somewhere for free download, and a user finds it, comes another phase: the penetration. The bundle can't be reviewed before you start the installation, and in case you do – it strongly suggests you to choose an "easy" way. It equals to admitting all those programs onto your computer. Most victims don’t mention a pop-up, and automatically call Search Marquis and a few other suspicious software onto the machine. To get rid of the infection on this stage, you must inspect everything that pops up in the windows during installation of any software.

The last step is to make a victim’s machine ready for adware's aims. Search Marquis alters browser controls, modifies the homepage address, and enters additional values to the system registry to make you unable to delete Search Marquis in case you try to. This process leads to a frenzy of advertising banners on all websites and, with time, the crippled browser will cease dealing with other infections, and the PC will be fully overwhelmed with perilous tools. If you don’t like that – you have to remove Search Marquis as soon as possible.

How to remove Search Marquis

Step 1. Check recently added applications

  • Click Applications in the Finder sidebar
  • Drag unwanted program to the Trash
  • Empty Trash

Step 2. Clean the browser


  • Start Safari browser
  • Display a menu of General Safari Settings
  • Reset Safari...
  • Press "Reset"

Google Chrome

Remove unfamiliar add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on


Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages


Mozilla Firefox

Delete suspicious extensions:


  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on


Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • Home
  • Choose “Blank page” into Homepage and new windows


Opera browser

Disable strange add-ons:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose add-on and press button "Disable"

Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Add a new page" and change Homepage to your favorite one.


Step 3. Scan the system

Scan the system with antimalware scanner to delete virus completely.

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