What is an advertising-supported application

AssistEngine reroutes are happening because of an adware set up on your OS. You yourself set up the adware, it occurred when you were installing a freeware. As adware could contaminate unseen and might work in the background, some users aren’t even notice the adware making home on their machines. The ad-supported program will not cause direct harm to your operating system as it is not damaging software but it will bombard your screen with intrusive pop-ups. However, by redirecting you to a malicious website, ad-supported program might cause a much more dangerous infection. You are really advised to terminate AssistEngine before it can do more harm.

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How does an ad-supported program work

Adware could be able to set up onto the device without proper authorization from you, via free software. In case you were not aware, most of free software has not wanted items attached to it. Adware,  reroute viruses and other potentially unwanted applications (PUPs) are among those adjoined. Default settings are not what you ought to use during installation, because those settings fail to inform you about added offers, which permits them to set up. We advise choosing Advanced (Custom) instead. You will be able to check for and untick all extra offers in those settings. So as to prevent these kinds of infections, always pick those setting.

The most noticeable hint of an adware contamination is an increased amount of adverts showing up on your screen. You will bump into adverts everywhere, whether you favor Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. You will only be able to terminate the ads if you eliminate AssistEngine, so you should proceed with that as soon as possible. It would not be surprising to encounter a lot of advertisements because that is how advertising-supported software generate profit.Advertising-supported software can every now and then show you a pop-up suggesting you to acquire some kind of software but whatever you do, never download anything from such questionable portals.Select reliable websites for program downloads, and stop downloading from pop-ups and strange sites. The files obtained could contain dangerous threats so you ought to dodge those advertisements as much as possible. The adware will also cause your browser to crash and your OS to run much more sluggish. We strongly recommend you terminate AssistEngine as it will only trouble you.

How to uninstall AssistEngine

There are two ways to terminate AssistEngine, by hand and automatically. We recommend you to get spyware elimination software for AssistEngine elimination for the fastest method. You might also delete AssistEngine manually but it can be more complex ads you’d need to discover where the adware is concealed.


Learn how to remove AssistEngine from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall AssistEngine

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to uninstall AssistEngine
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to uninstall AssistEngine

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to uninstall AssistEngine
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to uninstall AssistEngine
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to uninstall AssistEngine
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to uninstall AssistEngine
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to uninstall AssistEngine
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove AssistEngine from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to uninstall AssistEngine
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to uninstall AssistEngine
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to uninstall AssistEngine
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to uninstall AssistEngine
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete AssistEngine from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to uninstall AssistEngine
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to uninstall AssistEngine
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to uninstall AssistEngine
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to uninstall AssistEngine
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove AssistEngine from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to uninstall AssistEngine

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to uninstall AssistEngine
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to uninstall AssistEngine
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to uninstall AssistEngine
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to uninstall AssistEngine
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to uninstall AssistEngine
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to uninstall AssistEngine

Step 5. Remove AssistEngine from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to uninstall AssistEngine
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to uninstall AssistEngine
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to uninstall AssistEngine

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to uninstall AssistEngine

Step 6. Remove AssistEngine from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to uninstall AssistEngine
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to uninstall AssistEngine
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to uninstall AssistEngine
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to uninstall AssistEngine
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to uninstall AssistEngine
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to uninstall AssistEngine
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for AssistEngine removal.

  1. Click the button below to download WiperSoft Antimalware:
  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install How to uninstall AssistEngine
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan How to uninstall AssistEngine
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove AssistEngine and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results How to uninstall AssistEngine