Get rid of InstallFaster New tab extension

The InstallFaster program is another advertising application with the only purpose – to promote different products, discounts and sell coupons. Because of that, it is considered as an adware and a potentially unwanted program. Firstly, it uses not very decent ways sneak in your system and secondly, it messes with your browser by injecting ads and pop-ups in it. It has spread to millions of computer and it is not safe to keep this kind of program inside of your computer.


InstallFaster
InstallFaster

For InstallFaster, there are a lot of ways to break inside of your computer. One of the most common and effective ways to spread this kind of adware is called bundling. It is so popular because most of the users are not very attentive to the installation process of such bundled freeware, which leads to the installation of several programs.

Once InstallFaster is inside, it will attach to your default web browser. Even though it is supposed to speed up your downloads, it will only show you ads and annoying pop-ups in your browser. Not only these ads will decrease your computers” working speed, it will redirect you to a potentially viral website when you left click on them. One of the most common tricks to make user open the viral web page. Visiting such web pages can only lead to further infections, you can catch a lot of different malware and trojan viruses that will do some serious damage to your system. Some of them can create a backdoor for cyber criminals and they will use it for malicious purposes. We don”t want that and strongly advised you to remove InstallFaster adware and scan your computer for any malicious activity after that. Follow the removal instructions below to deal with this threat as soon as possible.


InstallFaster automatic removal tool:

InstallFaster removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with InstallFaster in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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