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Ameana - A Concerning Development on Your Machine

Have a few too many annoying popups displaying themselves on  your machine in recent days? You could be a victim of Ameana adware, and that not only means those advertisements that won't leave you alone, it could also mean that your personal data is being transmitted to Ameana's home server, which could present a security risk for you.

What is Ameana?

Ameana is adware that is installed on your machine with the help of a trojan. It is also called Ameana Blackworm. The chances are pretty good that you picked this up during your last software download. Trojans are occasionally hidden in programs for various reasons, and Ameana is the direct result of that.

What Might I Notice With Ameana?

If you do have Ameana on your computer, there are several things you could be noticing. One of the first things you might see is a slower system performance on an overall level. When Ameana launches itself on your system, it inserts a registry key that tells it to run each time you start your computer. While that may seem like a harmless enough process, it has the power to eat much of your computer's virtual memory resources. Anytime you ask a program to run on your computer, it relies on its virtual memory to keep it going. If you ask more than one program to run, or you ask a particularly large program to run, more of the virtual memory is taken up by that process. In the case of Ameana, you may notice that something like sixty to seventy percent of your computer's virtual memory is taken over by the program, leaving little for you and your day to day computing tasks. As a result, things like loading web pages or documents with formatting become agonizingly slow processes because Ameana takes so much extra space to run on a regular basis on your computer.

Another thing you might notice if you do have Ameana installed on your system is an increase in popup advertisements. During any given browsing session, Ameana will watch the keywords in the pages you search for and view. It will then communicate with its home server to get the best possible advertisements for you to see , essentially, the ads you are most likely to click on an purchase something from. For example, if you're reading a news articles about Mt. St. Helens, you may get a popup advertisement about a new discount ticket booking service online that can get you a great rate on a hotel room. If you're searching for a term like "virus," you may get a popup for an antispyware program. Keep in mind, though, whether you hit any of Ameana's favorite keywords or not, you will be sent the advertisements anyway. You should also remember that not all of Ameana's advertising is family friendly material. If you have minor children who use the computer on a regular basis, it might be a good idea to keep them away from the computer until you have uninstalled Ameana. Some advertisements might contain links for pornographic or adult-oriented sites. Some might also contain links for gambling sites as well. It is also important to note that clicking on the advertisements Ameana sends you isn't a good idea. Ameana could send you to a site where a drive-by installation of spyware or adware could occur, furthering your machine's problems.

You may also notice that your browsing experience looks different after you have Ameana installed on your system. Ameana has the ability to hijack your browser. It can do things like change the default home page on your internet browser (which is most likely Internet Explorer if you're dealing with things like Ameana). When you got your computer, you or the manufacturer set a default page to load to every time you start your browser. If you left the manufacturer's settings, you probably have a page for the computer company with some search features. If you've set the page up, it could be anything from the local weather to a family friendly search engine. Once Ameana takes over, though, you will be directed to Ameana.com or one of its affiliates each time you start your computer. You may also notice that your redirect page has changed as well. At one time, your default redirect page probably said something like "Page Loading Error." Now, instead of that message, you will again be taken to Ameana.com or an affiliate advertiser. One of other thing you might notice about your new browsing experience is links in the favorites folder. Most of these links will be for Ameana affiliates. Again, it's important that you not click any of these links, as it could lead to a further adware infestation on your computer.

What You Might Not Notice

These things are just the visible symptoms of Ameana. The one thing you may not notice is Ameana's ability to transmit your data. Ameana works much like a video camera of your computer experience each time you turn it on. It is important to note that no Ameana related identity theft cases have been reported, so while it doesn't seem like it's dangerous, it certainly has the ability to be. Every site you log on to, every credit card number you enter, every password you create is carefully watched by Ameana and its home server. Data that has been gathered about your browsing experience is regularly uploaded to the home server, meaning that Ameana has unlimited access to your internet connection. If you have dial-up, it even has the ability to turn your connection on without your knowledge or consent.

Remove Ameana

Given the power that Ameana might have, and the simply power to send ads targeted just to you, it is important that you remove Ameana at your earliest opportunity. There are four possible ways to remove Ameana from your system. The first way is to attempt to do so through the add/remove programs panel of your computer. This, though, has a couple of problems. First, some users report that Ameana doesn't show up on their list of programs. Second, for those who have tried it, Ameana usually returns within the next computing session, so it's just a waste of time.

Your next option to remove Ameana is to try a system restore. This, though, will only work right after Ameana has been installed on your system, so if you didn't notice it for a few weeks, you probably shouldn't even bother trying this option.

You could also remove Ameana manually. You will have to find and delete all of the associated program files and registry keys. If you've never worked within your computer's registry before, it's important to have a professional by your side as you do, because it can be a bit dangerous.

Your best option to remove Ameana is to work within your current antispyware application. If you don't have an antispyware application, consider loading Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (Malwarebytes has free malware removal) . Keep it updated and run a system scan on a regular basis. It will help to remove Ameana and keep your computer safe from other similar threats.

Ameana is a troublesome development on your machine. Remove Ameana today.



Removing Ameana Automatically/Safely

For free automatic removal we recommend using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. This program is widely recommended by reputable third-party sites, so you can be reasonably confident of its ability to safely get rid of Ameana and any hidden Trojans. As a precaution we recommend double checking your system with SpyHunter. This program requires paid registration to enable deletions, however it has a money back guaranteed and is the top of the line in malware removal. It should catch malware that evades Malwarebytes and block anything that tries to reinstal itself.

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Remove Ameana Now:

  1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and SpyHunter Download  
  2. Run a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
  3. Remove all the detected infections (free).
  4. Run a scan with SpyHunter
  5. Remove any remaining infections
  6. Reboot and rescan with SpyHunter. Your computer should now be clean.

Important note: If Malwarebytes is blocked by malware then run Chameleon (Start Menu → All Programs → MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware → Tools → Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Chameleon). If you need further help removing Ameana please email us at info@removeadware.com.au or call for personal assistance on toll-free number 888-655-3453, within the USA and Canada.


Disclaimer: This webpage was created to provide information on Ameana and how to uninstall it. Manual removal instructions are intended for use by technical experts and should be used at your own risk. We do not own or endorse Ameana.






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