How Can I Remove WeKnow Search on Safari/Chrome? (May 2019 update)

WeKnow Search Review

WeKnow Search is good at playing as a trustworthy search engine. At the first sight, it has no any difference from the exited ones. But later, when users use it and look for something with it, they were led to a page of wrong results. They will realize that it is a malfunction searching engine. However, by far it cannot be changed back and users have to let it to control your browsers. So WeKnow Search is a browser hijacker. It owns more harms than that.

WeKnow Search

As you can see, the main purpose of WeKnow Search is to control your web traffic so that it can provide convenience to the dangerous items, such as virus and malware. In the same time, it will make other functions of your browsers disabled. So it is a capable website. WeKnow Search is able to infect all kinds of browsers by far, such as Microsoft edge, google chrome, internet explorer, MozillaFirefox and even safari, so it is not wise to solve this problem by altering the current browser. It is useful.

And then, how could people solve this problem? The first idea pops up on your head must be removing it. That is true, and it is not a bad idea. But it is just a website, you cannot delete a website to get rid of a browser hijacker. Therefore, we have created a series of procedure, which serve as a guide to let you focus on the key point to get WeKnow Search remove. If you don’t want to be bother any more, please try it.


♣ How to Remove WeKnow Search From Mac OSX

(Note – If you are a Windows OS user, please use this guide: How to Remove Virus & Malware From Windows OS? )

♣ Quick Navigation Menu

>> Step 1 – Uninstall unwanted or suspicious apps from Mac OSX

>> Step 2 – Remove unwanted or suspicious extensions from Safari & Chrome


>> Step 1 – Uninstall suspicious apps which may be associated with WeKnow Search from Mac OSX

In Finder window, clicking “Applications” in the sidebar and right-clicking on suspicious apps, and selecting “Move to Trash.”

eliminate WeKnow Search on mac

Note – Some apps may need you to type in username and password to confirm the removal:

delete WeKnow Search on mac

If you cannot find or remove apps which may be associated with WeKnow Search, please read next step.

>> Step 2 – Remove suspicious extensions which may be associated with WeKnow Search from Safari and Chrome.

On Safari

Start Safari: Select Safari menu and click Preferences:

eliminate WeKnow Search on safari

Go to Extensions >> Identify the unsafe or suspicious extensions and click Uninstall:

get rid of WeKnow Search on safari

On Google Chrome

Start Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon at the top right corner >> Select More Tools and click Extensions:


delete WeKnow Search on chrome

Identify suspicious extensions and click click trash icon to remove it:


elimiante WeKnow Search on chrome

If you cannot find or remove apps which may be associated with WeKnow Search, please check the Note below.


Note – If the above steps have not solved your issues:

In case that WeKnow Search, or an unwanted extension / search engine / app cannot be removed manually, it’s possible that related malicious files or other threats are causing the issues. Therefore, we suggest that you should have a in-depth check on your Mac so that you will know its security status. To do so, we recommend downloading MacBooster 7 to scan entire Mac and see if it will detect threats:

MacBooster 7 is a professional Mac OSX Optimization and Protections Tool for users. It provide users with powerful system utility to maintain and protect Mac. It can help to accelerate slow systems, remove virus & malware, free up over occupied hard disks, uninstall unnecessary apps, and fix other system issues with just one click.

Use MacBooster 7 to scan entire system and see if it will detect threats or junks.

1. Click Download link of MacBooster 7 below:

(The below link will open a new page from where you can download MacBooster 7 . Please come back to this page after you download it)

Download MacBooster 7 to Diagnose Your Mac

MacBooster 7 scanner is free. Once it detects threats or junks, you’ll need to purchase its full version to remove the items. And please note that, I am not the maker of MacBooster, but one of its affiliates promoting MacBooster.

NOTEIf you cannot open the download page of MacBooster 7, it might be blocked by the other anti-malware running on your Mac. Once that happens, PLEASE Turn Off that anti-malware and come back here to click the above download link again.

2. Once MacBooster 7 is installed, try the Virus & Malware Scan feature and see if it will detect threats on your Mac.

3. If you want to uninstall some unwanted or suspicious apps. Please try the Uninstaller feature.

4. We recommend running a full scan to Re-check your Mac and determine if the System Status is good.