How to remove (uninstall) FastDataX

This guide will explain you everything about an adware called FastDataX and manners to eliminate it. If you see too much pop-ups in the browser, and the efficiency of your laptop has recently diminished - this entry will explain you what adware is, spot the primary issue and sweep the machine of unwanted software.

FastDataX

Advertising software includes a pretty long list of different sorts, but the most known of them are browser hijackers, adware and browser toolbars. You have to realize that advertising spam isn't an accident - they were intended to do this from the start. Internet-criminals try really hard to urge you that these programs are reliable: they create nice descriptions and promise incredible efficiency and advantage. So, what's the real aim of adware?

  • Adware's special feature is that it places advertising information on all sites that the victim visits and in some cases, on the desktop. Suchlike tools can be disguised as anything: video and audio players, tools for downloading and updating drivers, programs for finding movies and music, system optimizers and even more. Advertising emerges as links, pop-ups or separate blocks in search results.
  • Browser toolbars also perform advertising functions, but not as active as the previous two kinds of advertising programs. In addition they gather info about your search queries and viewed pages, which are then transmitted on to web-criminals for further usage. Such information may be used against the user or sold to third parties for a solid price.
  • Browser hijackers don't expose advertising on the reliable sites. Hijackers periodically open a scammer's webpage in user's browser that passes to one of the dangerous websites.

All these tools combined and each of them can be used for different sorts of Internet-scam. In spite of the difference in ways, they have one thing in common: they were from the very beginning produced for fraud and deceit. By the way, since all suchlike utilities try to convince you to view the weird and even infected web-pages, they allow other viruses to penetrate the PC.

 

So, you know which goals are targeted by adware and, it's time to understand how to reveal malware and delete it. The biggest and the most perilous attribute of adware is the advertising overflow. Another symptom is the appearance of additional programs in the system that you haven’t installed. Such things might appear if customer passes the link to download of the viral file. Undesired tools act imperceptibly and you cannot understand that you just downloaded them.

Another mark is a hard deceleration of the PC, and an growth in its boot time. We should say that suchlike issues frequently arise for other causes, not related to adware. The ground for this slowdown is that in contradistinction to regular software, adware works all the time, generating ads and redirecting user to suspicious sites. It means that adware is running at system startup and shutting down only with the whole PC. When there are too many advertising utilities on the machine, their simultaneous work starts to overburden the system, and needs so many resources that reliable tools simply cannot operate. When the computer is in such condition, it suffers from fatal errors of important services, trouble turn-offs and lags. If you witness any of these symptoms - you need to check the computer with a decent AV tool or remove all adware by hand.

Methods to remove FastDataX

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove FastDataX manually

Step 1. Uninstall FastDataX from the operation system

Step 2. Remove FastDataX from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

If you don't like seeing ads and suffer from numerous symptoms of adware infection, you need to uninstall FastDataX immediately. The salvation is to delete FastDataX and then thoroughly check the hard drive for dangerous software. User can perform it manually, yet it will take lots of time and efforts, while having a big chance of fail. FastDataX and other unwanted tools do everything to guard themselves from elimination and make it as complicated as it can be. They store backup copies in different places on hard drive, hide their root folders, leave scheduled tasks for reinstalling after elimination etc. If you are not expert enough in such matters, the possibility of failure and subsequent complications is extremely high. The plainest and the very effective way to remove adware is to apply Spyhunter AntiMalware. This anti-virus can fast and accurately uninstall any malware from your system, but also defend it from threats in after years. Spyhunter can boast of many advantages, including reasonable price, interaction with well-known antiviral software, daily updates of the viral database, high speed of scanning and elimination and round-the-clock tech-support. If you are interested, and want to buy Spyhunter, or read more about it - click on the link below.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall FastDataX from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select FastDataX and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\FastDataX
  • C:\ProgramData\FastDataX
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\FastDataX

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "FastDataX" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove FastDataX from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select FastDataX and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete FastDataX from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select FastDataX and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall FastDataX from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove FastDataX from the browser

How to remove FastDataX from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove FastDataX

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete FastDataX from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove FastDataX

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”

 

How to uninstall FastDataX from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove FastDataX

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete FastDataX from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose FastDataX and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete FastDataX from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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