Amigo is a web browser developed by Mail.Ru Group that is promoted for its useful features and built-in social networks. The browser targets mainly the Russian speaking audience. Although many users find Amigo quite beneficial, the web browser is ad-supported and injects third-party marketing content in the web pages the user views. Users may also experience redirects to the go.mail.ru domain. Performing searches with the Amigo browser is also not advisory because users may be presented with manipulated search results and be referred to suspicious web pages. Experts recommend the removal of the Amigo web browser for security reasons.
How is Amigo Distributed?
Amigo web browser has an official webpage where you can download it. But in most cases, Amigo is distributed as an optional component in freeware bundles. This approach is often used by software developers and is considered to be legitimate. The problem is that the additional element are not adequately disclosed in the typical installation options, and users have no idea that other software will be installed with the program they have downloaded. We recommend opting for advanced installation where you can un-select any optional components.
How Does Amigo Browser Affect the System?
Once installed, the Amigo browser displays a variety of online advertisements in the web pages the user views. Third-party marketing content is seen as a potential risk for the system. Users may get exposed to corrupt webpages and end up installing malware on their computers without even realizing it.
Amigo browser is known to cause redirects to the go.mail.ru domain. In case the application is used for its search feature, it may display altered search results and link users to predetermined third-party pages with questionable content.
Amigo browser may modify the current browser settings and set homepage and search engine different than the ones the user has assigned.
Amigo browser may track personally non-identifiable data on the affected machine and use it for marketing purposes.
How to Remove Amigo Browser from Your PC?
Amigo can be removed manually or with the assistance of a competent anti-spyware tool. Although the application is not malicious, its disadvantages outweigh its benefits, so experts recommend its removal to keep your system safe.
The manual below will help you delete the Amigo web browser from your computer permanently.
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