How to uninstall (remove) Faster Light

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What is Faster Light

Faster Light – is a characteristic browser extension, that may be integrated into many browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. It is classified as potentially unwanted program, because of displaying different commercials, ads on webpages that user visits. These commercials are banners, targeted videos, pop-ups, in-text links and coupons. Don’t click on them, otherwise you will be redirected to malicious websites, where your PC may be additionally infected. You shouldn’t keep Faster Light on your computer.

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How is Faster Light installed on my PC?

Faster Light, as many other malware, infects personal computers by using “bundling”. “bundling” – is a method of malware installation, where malware is bound to free software and get installed with it. To prevent this, don’t download software from unknown sources. Download only license software from official websites. Be careful while installing freeware. If possible choose Custom or Advanced setup options to disable installation of bound programs.

How to remove Faster Light?

To remove Faster Light you may read manual removal guide and delete it by your self. But for full removal, use special removal tool.

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Alternative Solution:

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Manual Faster Light Removal Guide

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to Faster Light;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Faster Light;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

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

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Faster Light and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 1-3 point by typing “chrome://settings/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find Faster Light;
  6. Click on bin icon to remove extension.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 1-2 by typing “about:addons” in address bar or pressing Shift+Ctrl+A.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+T or Click Tools on the top of the browser;
  3. Click Add-ons;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find Faster Light;
  6. Click Disable or Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt+T, or Click on Gear Icon in the right-top corner;
  3. Click Manage Add-ons;
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions;
  5. Find Faster Light and Click Disable ;
  6. Click More information button;
  7. Click Remove

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

Faster Light – is an annoying adware, that displays commercials on webpages, that user visits. It is recommended to remove Faster Light as soon as possible.

Author: Olga Karpuk

6 thoughts on “How to uninstall (remove) Faster Light

  1. Hi,

    Have problem removing Ads by Faster Light. I have done what you said for Chrome but after I restart my PC I still get these ads and banners.

    1. Dear Toni,

      That means some installed program on your PC restoring this extension in your browser and you need to remove it. Look through the list of installed programs and remove everything unfamiliar. Or you can use one of the antimalware scanners suggested in the article. Hope this will help you.

  2. Hi Toni

    I have problem in unstalling the faster light. The process of uninstallation stopped in 20% bar and i wait for 1hour and still stopped at 20% what will i do to remove this annnoying ads program.

    Thank in advance i hope you will help me.

      1. Hi Aleksei

        Thanks for your help. i find a new solution i stopped all the processed of the Faster Light in the Task Manager the deleted the whole folder/sub folders of the faster light in CMD. and now i can`t see those annoying ads on every website i visit.

  3. thanks so much for your help 🙂 most annoying thing ever n i didnt even download it :/ my brand new computer came with it already as an extension and wouldn’t let me remove even tho im the computer administrator… this was helpful!

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