Amazon Smart Search is a browser extension, which is developed by Amazon.com. It can be added only to two different browsers – Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer 8+. If you see this program when searching on the Internet and you are sure that you didn't download it, that doesn't mean your PC was infected. That means that you installed this program in a bundle with other application. In most of occasions, it gets inside the system in a bundle with freeware and shareware. Amazon Smart Search may start appearing instead of Start page and default search engine under this address: http://www.amazon.com/gp/bit/amazonserp?tagbase=&tbrId=. If you want to get rid of it, then you should check your PC for Amazon Smart Search and remove it from the system.
As we've already mentioned, Amazon Smart Search can be downloaded from its official website or it may infiltrate your computer in a bundle with other programs. In most of occasions, it comes with freeware, shareware and similar applications as a free addition. Once it gets inside the system, it affects IE and Mozilla Firefox browsers, and starts offering its help when searching on the Internet. Beware that you may also receive commercial pop-up ads offering to compare prices, see today’s deals and similar. If you are annoyed by such adds, you should uninstall Amazon Smart Search and use more reputable search engines.
If you want to get rid of Amazon Smart Search, you have to follow these steps:
You can remove Amazon Smart Search automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
Uninstall Amazon Smart Search and related programs
If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Amazon Smart Search or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
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Information added: 08/14/14 02:37;
information updated: 08/14/14 02:37