How to uninstall (remove) Fast-Search

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What is Fast-Search?

Fast-Search – a browser extension that hijacks browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. Fast-Search is an advertising program. Technically, this program is not a virus, but it is a potentially unwanted program. After penetration, Fast-Search begins to display banners and coupons, which may refer to a popular partner sites, such as Amazon, AliExpress, Walmart and so on. According to the developers, Fast-Search helps the user to find the best offers. In fact, it is a fraud, because most of the proposals are not real. Also, Fast-Search can change your browser settings and dramatically reduce your computer’s performance. Your personal information may be disclosed to third parties. Fast-Search not do anything useful, so you should remove it immediately.

Fast-Search

How Fast-Search gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as Fast-Search come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already was attacked by Fast-Search, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove Fast-Search from your computer?

To uninstall Fast-Search remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Fast-Search in their database. You can try to use them for removing Fast-Search.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Fast-Search – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Fast-Search.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Fast-Search

Or uninstall Fast-Search manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Fast-Search.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Fast-Search and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Fast-Search, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove Fast-Search from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Fast-Search.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Fast-Search.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Fast-Search.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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