How to uninstall (remove) FastoPlayer

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What is FastoPlayer?

FastoPlayer – is a program that comes on the computer as a browser extension and hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. At first glance, FastoPlayer looks like a useful video player. It also offers many features, such as downloading movies for free, automatic download of subtitles, converting video formats, burn CDs, and more. In fact, this program can be annoying. After penetrating the computer, FastoPlayer begins to display a huge amount of advertising, banners and coupons, pop-ups and so on. These promotional products may refer to popular online stores, such as Amazon, eBay, AliExpress and others. Also, FastoPlayer can redirect the user to other sites and replace the search results. FastoPlayer significantly reduces the performance of your PC and increase traffic. FastoPlayer is a potentially unwanted program, so if you find it on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

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How FastoPlayer gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as it 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 Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already being attacked by FastoPlayer, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove FastoPlayer from your computer?

To uninstall FastoPlayer remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove FastoPlayer

Or uninstall FastoPlayer manually.

Step 1: Remove FastoPlayer from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find FastoPlayer.
  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 FastoPlayer 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 FastoPlayer, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate FastoPlayer and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

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

After that remove FastoPlayer from your browser.

Step 2: Remove FastoPlayer from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find FastoPlayer.
  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 FastoPlayer.
  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 FastoPlayer.
  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.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of FastoPlayer:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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