How to remove (uninstall) Faststartpage.com

Faststartpage.com is the undesired utility whose capabilities can be used by shady businessmen to earn money from ads. There are two most popular types of advertising software: adware and hijackers, and they are very similar in their objectives. They have just one big difference: adware prefers to shoiw ads everywhere, and hijackers are trying to redirect you to the suspicious websites from the reputable ones. The most frequent way of infection for these tools is to play a worthy tool. All capabilities of these tools are depicted really blurry, so it is hard to realize, does Faststartpage.com work or not. Improved finding of deals and discounts, reports about recent doings of your mates in Twitter, fast search and other useless functions – this is what these utilities propose. Of course, they cannot do even these things and simply generate the annoying advertising.

Many users don't believe that Faststartpage.com isn't dangerous by itself. Malware can spoil your files, block the screen or delete some software and folders, but Faststartpage.com cannot do this. The functions of adware are harmless, but it allows customer to injure his PC as bad as he can. Through ads, Faststartpage.com creates a flow of people to certain websites and makes money for its creators. Advertisement and boosting services, provided by adware, are cheap, and draw hundreds of rustlers. This system is impossible to break and adware will operate until all customers will experience some issues with adware and hijackers, and cease to install such tools.

If adware managed to break your PC's protection, it will, in short start to show ads. The powerful flood of ads begins to invade desktop and browsers, making web-surfing definitely impossible. As soon as you get used to the ads, hijacker begins to act even more irritating, hiding the whole web-sites. Any interaction with the advertisement can invite the harmful software. Hijackers can generate less hype than other promotional programs, but if hijacker is active on your machine you can't even get to the needed web-site, being redirected further and further again. You can delete this only by deleting adware from your PC as soon as possible.

 

Methods to remove Faststartpage.com

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Faststartpage.com manually

Step 1. Uninstall Faststartpage.com from the operation system

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

 

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Removing Faststartpage.com is a very easy task that any newcomer can handle. The skilled users might know how to execute the deletion in manual way, but if you aren't completely certain - just use our instructions. Guide will ensure the easy and quick removal of Faststartpage.com, without harmful consequences and sudden errors. If you noticed Faststartpage.com right after it is installed, you have to delete it, because in a week there will be a lot of viruses. Every hour of procrastination means tens or hundreds of suspicious banners and the dangerous programs are behind each of them. If you failed to remove this hijacker on the first day, you have to use the decent anti-viral program that can rapidly and accurately get rid of extensive infection. We have one tool to offer, and it is called Spyhunter. You can click on the button below to check it out.

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Faststartpage.com from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Faststartpage.com and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Faststartpage.com
  • C:\ProgramData\Faststartpage.com
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Faststartpage.com

3. Clean registry:

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

 

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How to remove Faststartpage.com from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Faststartpage.com 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 Faststartpage.com from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Faststartpage.com and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Faststartpage.com from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove Faststartpage.com from the browser

How to remove Faststartpage.com from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Faststartpage.com

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 Faststartpage.com from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Faststartpage.com

Step 2. Change homepage:

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

 

How to uninstall Faststartpage.com from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Faststartpage.com

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 Faststartpage.com from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Faststartpage.com 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 Faststartpage.com 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

 

How to protect the computer?

Although it's very simple to delete Faststartpage.com, nobody could like to perform this every day. It is not profitably for web-scammers to make complex viruses, so they just make tens of low-quality programs instead of several extremely perilous ones. According to this, you have to know not just how to delete unwanted programs, but firstly, how to avoid them. Here are few tips that could help any user to keep his machine clean

  • Be careful with the proposals to earn money in the Internet, and the incredibly beneficial deals. 80% of such propositions are fake, created to increase the rating of the website, where they are placed, but the last 20% of them lead to real scam schemes that will make you face the real losses.
  • E-mail is very simple to use for illegal purposes. You must be wary of any e-mails which contain additional files, or the ones that were sent by suspicious senders.
  • Every time you install something, you have to attentively follow each appearing window. User's indifference is the cause of hijacker's success. All irritating features of adware are written in the EULA that you got used to pass. Most of such programs use a trick called "Partner setup" or "fast setting", which means that in addition to the needed program you get 2-3 others. You should decline these propositions, because malware use such method of spreading very often.

These rules are not difficult to abide, but every one of them allows you to avoid the infection by hazardous programs. Even if the use of the hints is causing you disadvantage - you need to remember: they are necessary to abide. Let your PC be safe and fast, and remember: we'll easily answer any question about the perilous programs.

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