QuickSearch 0.0.4 (Fast Start) problem

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This guide is dedicated to help you in removal of QuickSearch 0.0.4 add-on (extension) in Mozilla Firefox browser. Note that this add-on performs the function of a browser hijacker. This means that it changes the way your browser operates. Whenever you attempt to open every single new tab in Mozilla Firefox browser, you will see QuickSearch 0.0.4 instead.

QuickSearch 0.0.4

QuickSearch 0.0.4 is actively spread in the Internet today on the basis of being bundled by default with many other free applications. Note that it is also installed along with some other nasty browser hijackers, such as iStartSurf, Omniboxes, Luckybeginning, etc.

It is strongly not recommended that you use this Fast Start add-on (run by QuickSearch 0.0.4) for your search queries. You may be redirected to all sorts of third-party websites which may in their turn infect your computer with all kinds of other totally useless applications. Some of them, by the way, are fairly considered as serious computer infections.

Furthermore, to look for the information through Fast Start add-on is the waste of your time. You will not really find what you really need to find, because the pseudo search results will be diluted with all sorts of sponsored links and advertisements.

It is quite a logical solution to get rid of QuickSearch 0.0.4 add-on from your Mozilla Firefox browser. So, we recommend that you go ahead and disable and then remove this unwanted add-on from it.

On the other hand, the fact that QuickSearch 0.0.4 penetrated into your system means that there are some other infections in your computer. We obviously recommend you to be careful in identifying other threats in your PC. We also recommend that you scan your system with a reliable antispyware program, such as GridinSoft Trojan Killer, which will help you to remove all malicious components from your system. In case you need more help on our part, please feel free to contact us at any time of your preference. Good luck!


QuickSearch 0.0.4 automatic removal tool:

QuickSearch 0.0.4 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:
  • Apply actions by Trojan Killer

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

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with QuickSearch 0.0.4 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Trojan Killer

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):

Malicious item blocked by Trojan Killer

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