Fast Start is an unwanted add-on (extension) in Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers. Most often it is installed along with some other nastier browser hijacker. For example, we may tell you about istartsurf.com, oursurfing.com, mystartsearch.com and many other similar hijackers which also implant this Fast Start into browser.
Note that the problem of Fast Start is the issue only for Mozilla Firefox browser. There are many users nowadays who actually experience the same sort of a problem. When they open their browser and attempt to open the new search tab, Fast Start is what they see instead.
Then they will discover that Fast Start add-on offers them to start their search via a special search box. When users do so, they will notice that their search queries will be redirected via searches.vi-view.com, search.webssearches.com or any other similar domain names ( which are all related to some specific browser hijacker from the same family).
No doubt, it is quite annoying to see this Fast Start each time you open your browser and attempt to start your search in a decent way. We definitely recommend you to get rid of this virus from your system, before your PC gets contaminated with all sorts of other junk.
The best way to delete Fast Start from Mozilla Firefox browser is to scan your system with a reliable antispyware program, such as GridinSoft Trojan Killer. You will need to remove all the infections it finds (with its full registered version), and then to reset your browser with its help. If you need more assistance on our part, please feel free to contact us at any time.
Fast Start automatic removal tool:
Fast Start removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click on “Tools” and then on “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:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Fast Start in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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:
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 Trojan Killer 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):