GoAmuze(.)com is the main page of aMuze software. The adware will redirect you and display advertisements, about different programs and sites while you browse the Web. Multiple browser hijacker programs can be downloaded from the site, and they deliver more ads and redirects. To see how to remove the unwanted site and its programs, you should read this article carefully.
|Short Description||The adware dislays advertisements in your browser programs.|
|Symptoms||You see adverts in your browsers – pop-ups, pop-unders or others. You can be redirected.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installers, Bundled Packages|
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GoAmuze(.)com – Distribution Ways
GoAmuze(.)com is promoted by browser hijackers and distributed through the aid of third-party installer setups. You could install the adware app, unknowingly, from bundled packs or freeware installations. Usually, additional components can be selected for installation is such packages. The components are well hidden so that they can install in secret. That’s a clever way that the adware can enter your computer. A good prevention method is checking for a Custom or an Advanced settings menu in the installation. De-select everything suspicious if you find such a menu.
As seen in the above image, GoAmuze(.)com can be spread by applications connected to it in the Chrome Web Store.
The adware can be distributed in other ways, such as visiting websites with lesser popularity among users or by clicking on advertisements, like text-messages and pop-ups. These distribution ways are just as effective for the adware to enter your PC. Affected browsers can be Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
GoAmuze(.)com – Closer Look
GoAmuze(.)com is the official webpage for the adware platform aMuze. The website presents different programs related to sports, music, gaming and movies. In reality, they are all browser hijackers. It appears to be connected to the WoWMovix hijacker as well.
GoAmuze(.)com has most of the browser hijackers available for download through Google Chrome’s Web Store as shown in the distribution section above. If you install them, your search settings will change and redirect you to the search engine SearchAlgo(.)com.
You can see an example with search results if you have any of the programs installed on your PC:
If you have the adware on your machine, you will start seeing adverts around your browser programs. Extension and add-ons associated with the GoAmuze site can be present in all your browsers. These add-ons make more redirects and show more ads. The ads might have some text inside them:
- Ads by GoAmuze(.)com
- Advertisement by GoAmuze(.)com
- Ad by GoAmuze(.)com
- Advert from GoAmuze(.)com
- Powered by GoAmuze(.)com
- Brought to you by GoAmuze(.)com
Redirects generated by the site and its services make money for the adware owners. The redirects probably work on a pay-per-click basis. You could see all kinds of advertising, sponsored by affiliates and partners of aMuze. Adverts related to the GoAmuze(.)com site can be in the shape of pop-ups, pop-unders, in-text-links, banners, transitional, interstitial or full page advertisements.
Information that may be obtained by the website and services of the adware:
- Your name
- Your address
- Your telephone number
- E-mail addresses
- Country of origin
- Your nickname
- Your website
- Company and title in the company
- Your Facebook and/or Google account
- Data used from a questionnaire, subscription form or a contest entry form
Using the services and site of GoAmuze(.)com will give your consent for your data collection according to the Policy. The data collection could include info about accounts of social media profiles. Everything can be shared with third parties.
Remove GoAmuze(.)com Completely
To remove GoAmuze(.)com manually from your PC, follow the step-by-step removal instructions given down. In case the manual removal does not get rid of all redirects and adverts effectively, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such a program will keep your computer secure in the future.
- Guide 1: How to Remove GoAmuze(.)com from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of GoAmuze(.)com from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove GoAmuze(.)com from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase GoAmuze(.)com from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall GoAmuze(.)com from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove GoAmuze(.)com from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate GoAmuze(.)com from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove GoAmuze(.)com from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove GoAmuze(.)com
Step 2: Uninstall GoAmuze(.)com and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by GoAmuze(.)com on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by GoAmuze(.)com there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of GoAmuze(.)com from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall GoAmuze(.)com and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove GoAmuze(.)com via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove GoAmuze(.)com files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as GoAmuze(.)com, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove GoAmuze(.)com from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase GoAmuze(.)com from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall GoAmuze(.)com from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove GoAmuze(.)com from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the GoAmuze(.)com will be removed.
Eliminate GoAmuze(.)com from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.