How to uninstall (remove) Fantastigames Toolbar

Fantastigames Toolbar is a toolbar that can be installed in your web browser if you like to play some computer games. Users often installs some free games on their computers and they do not notice the additional programs that they can install on their system together with their free games. Also any other freeware can be installed with Fantastigames Toolbar. Of course you can just putt off the tick from the needed check box and the additional program will not be installed on your computer, but not every user knows where this checkbox is. Then only way out for them is to uninstall Fantastigames Toolbar later.

Most of computer experts associate Fantastigames Toolbar with redirection of users search requests and the prevention from normal browser work. So, as a fact many experts refer Fantastigames Toolbar to malware and think that it should be removed. So, as you understand, it is very important to be careful with freeware. I fit possible, it is better not to install it at all.
Fantastigames Toolbar is able to make some changes in your web browser, for example it can change home page of your browser and set some other search engines as the default search tools. So, in order to stop this malicious activity on your computer, you should uninstall Fantastigames Toolbar.

You can use the following manual method:

  1. You should remove the following files of the infection:
    • %AppData%FantastigamesToolbarcouponscategories.xml
    • %AppData%FantastigamesToolbarpreferences.dat
    • %AppData%FantastigamesToolbar

    So, you should find them on your computer, for this purpose you can use Search programs and files line in the Start menu. So, just type the name of the file and press Enter. When you will see the files you should remove them. Or you can also just navigate them. You should clean your Recycler Bin after the files removal.

  2. After that you should remove the following registry entries:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesCLSID{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7}InprocServer32 “C:PROGRA~1WINDOW~4ToolBarFantastigamesdtx.dll”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesCLSID{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115}VersionIndependentProgID “FantastigamesIEHelper.UrlHelper”

    So, open Registry Editor, navigate the keys. In order to open the Registry Editor you should press two buttons: Windows and R. Then type regedit in the line and click OK. You should not forget to do the backup copy of the registry, so, click Computer with the right mouse button and select Export. Then you should save the created file in the directory that you will remember and only after that you should remove the entries.

You can also use another method. At first you should know what browser you have, so according to it, you should select the instructions on this page. If you use Internet Explorer, so you should follow these instructions:

  1. Click Tools, then select Manage add-ons
  2. Select Toolbars and Extensions
  3. Find the needed toolbar, highlight it and select Disable.

If you have Google Chrome, so in order to uninstall Fantastigames Toolbar, you should perform the following instructions:

  1. So, open your browser, go to chrome://extensions/.
  2. Find the unwanted toolbar in the list and then you should click on Uninstall button.

If your browser is Mozilla Firefox, then you can use the following actions:

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Click on Tools, then select Add-ons, scroll down the list and highlight the toolbar in the list.
  3. Then you should click on Uninstall button and confirm the uninstallation.

If you think that these methods are rather hard to perform, then use the uninstaller, that you can download from this page, then program will do everything for you, you should just point the program that you want to remove.

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