What is Fastsear.ch?

Fastsear.ch – a program that installed on your computer in the form of an extension to the browser. Fastsear.ch hijacks Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. The main objective in this program – the dissemination of advertisements during your browsing. As soon as you open your browser, Fastsear.ch starts to display advertising banners and hundreds of coupons that can be related to popular online stores, such as eBay, AliExpress, Walmart and so on. These pop-ups can occur at any time. Fastsear.ch constantly annoys the user. Fastsear.ch shows the “best” deals online stores, discounts and the like. Most of these offers are not true. Also, Fastsear.ch adds entries to the registry, slow down your computer significantly reduces performance. If you find that your computer is infected with this program, you will need to remove Fastsear.ch immediately.

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How Fastsear.ch gets on your PC?

Malicious software infects a computer without the user’s consent. Usually, Fastsear.ch comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If Fastsear.ch has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove Fastsear.ch from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Fastsear.ch

Or uninstall Fastsear.ch manually.

Step 1: Remove Fastsear.ch from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Fastsear.ch.
  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 Fastsear.ch 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 Fastsear.ch, 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 Fastsear.ch 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 Fastsear.ch from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Fastsear.ch from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Fastsear.ch.
  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 Fastsear.ch.
  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 Fastsear.ch.
  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: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Fastsear.ch:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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