Removal of FastWeb.exe process and its pop-ups

This removal guide was created to help you to deal with FastWeb.exe virus. This program installs by using deceptive methods and then starts to demonstrate you ads and pop-ups. That is why it is presenting a threat and should be removal as soon as possible.


FastWeb.exe
FastWeb.exe

This program is called \”Windows Weather Tool (32 bit)\”, when FastWeb.exe is active in your system, your Task manager will show you this service is running. This application has nothing to do with Windows, it is just pretending to be an official program to makes users believe in it. The FastWeb.exe process is most likely located in program files folder and has its own registry key associated with Windows Weather Tool.

When FastWeb.exe file is loaded in your memory, it will generate tons of pop-ups and adverts with discounts, coupons, offers and so on. Clicking on them will lead to redirection to malicious or phishing pages. By opening these pages you are risking to be fooled into the download of a program that will appear to be malware. To generate these ads your computer will waste its resources and will run slower.

Developers of FastWeb.exe program are trying to spread it by using deceptive methods like bundling. This installation way is so popular because most users are not paying attention to the installation process of freeware, which makes them an easy target for such bundling scam. Also, this fake Windows service can be attached to a spam message in emails, pretending legit.

By using GridinSoft Anti-Malware removal tool you will be able to remove FastWeb.exe virus from your computer and protect it from any other future infections. To do that, just follow the instruction below and support our product, by doing it, you will help us make Internet little safer.


FastWeb.exe automatic removal tool:

FastWeb.exe 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 FastWeb.exe 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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