What is Amazon Smart Search? Why does your computer have Amazon Smart Search installed? Is Amazon Smart Search safe or dangerous? How to remove Amazon Smart Search completely? Why it comes up again and again even after you removing it?
What is Amazon Smart Search?
Amazon Smart Search is a browser add-on which can compromise web browser and utilize all your search quires. However, due to this application, you may end up being redirected to websites with malicious intentions. So, Amazon Smart Search is categorized as a browser hijacker. Whenever you look up information online, along with your regular results, you will also receive links to unknown websites that have nothing to do with your search query. Once similar thing happens, your whole system and information will be in danger as lots of viruses will infiltrate your PC. These activities should lead you to the conclusion that the best thing to do is to remove the Amazon Smart Search add-on from your PC without hesitation. Continue reading →
You accidentally downloaded amonetize installer but midway through the installation you realized something was fishy? After the installation, your computer is acting strangely, and each time you are browsing from Google chrome, you keep finding out your mouse pointer jump or point at random items referred to PUP.Optional.Amonetize, and getting PUP.Optional.Amonetize or unwanted pages without touching your mouse? If you have tries to get rid of this program with on luck, you might follow this guide to have a try.
What is PUP.Optional.Amonetize?
PUP.Optional.Amonetize is technically not a virus. It is a specific detection used by Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and other antivirus products to indicate and detect a Potentially Unwanted Program. However, this PUP still has the ability to exhibit plenty of malicious traits, such as rootkit capabilities to hook deep into the operating system, browser hijacking, and in general just interfering with the user experience. Continue reading →
In everyday life, you want to know if your external hard drive has viruses which affect the use of your computer. Here is an effective way that can show you how to scan an external hard drive for viruses. Please keep on reading.
An external hard drive is like any storage device, and as such it should be regularly scanned for viruses just like you would scan your PC and laptop’s primary hard drive for harmful threats. Continue reading →
When using computers, we often encounter many issues, such as computers unable to start up, virus unable to remove after the infection, computer performance degrading, system slowdown, and system crash. Or no matter what you do to resolve it, the issues are still there. Sometimes, simple detection and repair cannot solve these problems. The inspector may recommend you reinstall your system. However, will system reinstallation cause big damage to your computer? The answer is NO. Continue reading →
We all know that we should backup our files. It is all too easy to put off securing precious digital files and data, only to repent at leisure after a PC has crashed or a hard drive failed. Here are some backup software or utilities you can use for good. Please read on.
There are more online storage, sharing and backup services than you can shake a stick at these days, and it can be quite confusing to decide which is right for you. Fortunately, many offer a free or trial option so you can try it out before committing. Here are some details about Dropbox, SkyDrive, and Google Drive. Please read on and discover which one is better for you.
Many people have upgraded their PCs since Windows 10 was published. However, is it suitable for you? If you don’t like it or are having problems, it’s easy to downgrade Windows 10 and return to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. Here is an easy way to uninstall Windows 10 and restore your old Windows in minutes.
Why is your web browser redirected to a suspected site that appears to be the browser home page? How to stop this kind of annoying browser redirect? Here’s a guide teaching how to remove the redirect virus and stop suspected browser redirects.
First we should explain that there is no single ‘redirect virus’. Rather, the term covers myriad infections of malware that redirects your web browser to suspected sites or something that looks like it. If you’ve ever found your web browser home page inexplicably changing to a suspected search page, or notice that the default search engine in your browser’s search bar has changed, you could say that you have been a victim of the redirect virus. Continue reading →
Adware Installer Activity 7 is attacking my computer. Don’t know how to remove it. Have run Norton Power Eraser as well as scanned. It continues to try to attack but is (so far) always blocked by Norton. Box says system is infected but I need to do nothing. Thanks.
Adware Installer Activity 7 Description
Infection Type: Adware
Adware Installer Activity 7 is a high-risk adware infection that can pose a serious security threat. Once you find this infection in your computer, you’d better take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.
Commonly, this adware infection sneaks into your computer via your downloading free software or online game clients, visiting questionable websites, clicking spam email attachments or malicious pop-up ads. Once installed, Adware Installer Activity 7will cause a series of troubles to your computer. Here are some examples. Continue reading →
Microsoft Security Essential’s (MSE) claim to get rid of “HackTool:Win32/AutoKMS” upon detection hasn’t proved successful for me. I have tried three full scans this weekend, though the results are the same – the “HackTool” is still on my computer. In addition, I have also tried the Microsoft Safety Scanner, Malwarebytes, Adwcleaner and Avast software without success either. Has anyone been successful?
What is HackTool:Win32/AutoKMS? Is it safe?
HackTool:Win32/AutoKMS is recognized as a severeTrojan infection that usually arrives as an attachment to spam emails or via peer to peer files. Additionally, you are also recommended not to visit questionable websites or click malicious links pop-up ads in case they may trigger malware that download HackTool:Win32/AutoKMS. Continue reading →