Remove Amisites.com Homepage (Browser Hijacker Removal)

Trying to remove Amisites.com from your computer? Amisites.com is classified as a browser hijacker, which is a form of adware.

What does Amisites.com do?

Amisites.com is responsible for changing the default homepage, default new tab page, and default search engine of popular web browsers. It’s known to be compatible with Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Safari. Once the settings of your browser are changed to Amisites.com, all search queries will be routed through that page. The developers of Amisites.com adware are then paid by search engines for users that  click on advertisements served by the adware.

In addition to changing the search settings of web browsers, users infected with this browser hijacker have reported seeing an increase in advertisements in the form of pop-ups, banners, and text links. This increased web activity is enough to slow the computer and internet connection performance.

The screenshot below shows what this adware looks like on your computer. Remember, this is basically a fake search engine. It’s important not to use the search engine because it may lead you to malicious advertisements that can end up interfering with your computer more. When you open up your browser, your new homepage will look like this:

amisites.com homepage

As you can see it’s designed to look exactly like a real search engine. This will trick many users and they will not even bother to attempt to remove it. The removal has been made difficult on purpose so that your every day computer users who try to uninstall this adware will be left confused and clueless on how to get rid of it.

How did I get Amisites.com on my browser?

There’s many ways that Amisites.com could have found its way on to your computer. The most common way is through downloadable software. When you download software from third-party download portals, adware offers are usually “bundled” into the installer. You may not even notice them, but if you skip through the installer too fast or choose “express installation” or “recommended install”, you may accidentally agree to install adware.

It’s important to only download software directly from the developer’s site if possible to avoid becoming infected with adware or potentially unwanted programs.

How do I remove Amisites.com on my browser?

Removal instructions are pretty simple, but there are several steps that must be followed. To totally remove Amisites.com for Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer, choose the tutorial relevant to your operating system (Windows or Mac) below and follow the instructions.

Windows Malware Removal Instructions

Mac Malware Removal Instructions

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