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|
|Detection Tool|| See If Your System Has Been Affected by GoAmuze(.)com |
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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.