I wrote this article to help you remove Fastsupport.com. This Fastsupport.com removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
The Fastsupport.com is not what it pretends to be. It doesn’t offer any support. In fact, it infects your machine with malware. Do not trust a word this page says. It only appeared because your machine is infected with an adware pest. The adware has already found its way in your PC and the constant display of Fastsupport.com is its way of revealing itself to you. Accept that page as a warning sign and do not fall for its lies. As soon as you see it, start looking for a way to delete the adware that causes it to pop up. Once you find it, delete it on the spot.
Adware pests are deceptive, annoying and dangerous. Do not keep this one in your system because it will only cause you troubles and headaches. The problems it causes will continue to grow in both numbers and severity with every single day. Do not give the adware enough time to cause you some irreversible damage. Cut its stay as short as possible. This is the best course of action you can take, so take it. The sooner the lying intruder is gone, the better for you and your computer.
Fastsupport.com is lying to your face. For starter, the annoying site appears all the time when you surf the web and tries to trick you. It claims that your machine is brimming with infections and that you are in a grave danger. Let us tell you this: do not trust this page even for one second. It`s fake. The threats it claims to have found are also fake. It is all a big scam. There is nothing wrong with your PC. Moreover, the only thing you need to worry about is this adware. Once you remove it, everything will get back to normal. If you believe its lies, however, your situation will worsen indeed.
The nasty site offers assistance. According to it, you need to contact the “support team” and follow their instructions. Do not do that. Don’t get in touch with these people in any way. They are scammers. They are hackers and they do not intend to help you. Do not forget that there is nothing wrong with your machine. The adware wants to trick you into downloading some “special product” which will resolve all your problems. Lies again. This product is probably malicious and it will do more harm than good.
The Fastsupport.com site is a bait. Do not bite. Remain calm and accept that the nasty page is a scam and do not interact with its developers. If you do, then you will really have tons of issues to deal with. The adware must be removed from your system as soon as possible. Once it is gone, the Fastsupport.com site will stop appearing as well. If you really were infected with so many threats as the adware claim, its removal won`t make them go away. Yet, once the adware is gone, so will be the warmings. See for yourself. Use our guide below to delete the intruder now.
How did the adware enter your PC? Parasites like this do not rely on any original tactics. No, they prefer the old but gold ones which are proven to work. For instance, freeware bundles, bogus updates, spam emails, corrupted pages, malicious ads, unverified download sources, etc. Each one of these methods is good enough to work if you provide your carelessness. On the other hand, neither of them will succeed if you are more vigilant and cautious. What hackers need the most to infect you is your negligence. Do not grant it. Choose vigilance instead. It keeps you safe. Negligence invites parasites in. Make the right choice.
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:
For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Here are the steps you must perform to remove the hijacker from the browser:
Remove From Mozilla Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.
Remove From Chrome:
Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still can not remove Fastsupport.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.