Do you know what Fastoplayer Ads are?
Fastoplayer Ads are commercial advertisements displayed by an application called Fastoplayer. It is advertised as a very fast media player which allows users to play, download, and bookmark popular video formats. Although you will find only positive information about it on fastoplayer.com (this page is its official source), this program is a pure advertising-supported application displaying commercial advertisements for users. These advertisements do not look harmful at first glance, but the truth is that they might be associated with certain issues, so clicking on them is not recommended. Of course, if Fastoplayer is kept installed and keep generating advertisements for users, it is extremely hard to avoid those commercials, and, consequently, users sooner or later click on them accidentally. Of course, security and privacy-related problems should not emerge the first time you click on Fastoplayer Ads, but this might happen soon. Read this article till the end to find out more about the negative side of ads shown by Fastoplayer and then make the final decision regarding the presence of this adware program. We hope you will arrive at a sensible decision.
Fastoplayer is based on Media player classic, and, consequently, works quite well, but it is, undoubtedly, not a reason to keep it. Its main drawback (it has already been indicated in the first paragraph) is all these commercial advertisements it provides users with. Do you have this program installed on your computer? If the answer is yes, you must see the commercial content too. It is, actually, not so hard to say which of the ads displayed on the screen belong to Fastoplayer – some of them are placed under the category fastoplayer ads. This is especially true if we talk about commercials opened on the search results page. Without a doubt, these are not the only advertisements users see if they have Fastoplayer installed on their computers. Our experienced specialists say that pop-ups and coupons might be opened for users too. To display tons of ads for users, this program could have installed extensions on browsers, specialists say. Do not click on any ads you see, no matter they have the Fastoplayer label or not, because, as research has shown, they might promote untrustworthy third-party pages. The creators of this adware program might get money for driving traffic to certain pages, but, if we talk about users who, actually, do the entire job, i.e. click on those Fastoplayer Ads, they might only get malicious software out of this. This is the main reason specialists do not recommend clicking on these ads.
Some users cannot understand why they see Fastoplayer Ads, but it evident – there is a Fastoplayer application installed on their computers. Some users get it from its official website fastoplayer.com, whereas others might find it installed on their PCs without their knowledge, meaning that it can sneak onto computers in software bundles. Either way, this program needs to be deleted. Ads will no longer be shown for you when it is gone.
Users usually manage to take care of adware programs themselves because they are not extremely harmful threats which are impossible to erase. It should not be very hard to delete Fastoplayer too. Find instructions below this article and follow them. Make sure you do not skip a single step because this might result in the unsuccessful removal of adware.
Delete Fastoplayer Ads
- Open the Windows Explorer by tapping Win+E simultaneously.
- Delete the FastoPlayer folder from %PROGRAMFILES(x86)% and %PROGRAMFILES%.
- Empty the Recycle bin.
- Open Internet Explorer.
- Press Alt and click Tools.
- Open Internet Options.
- Click on the Advanced tab to open it.
- Click Reset and mark the Delete personal settings box.
- Click Reset.
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click on the button at the top-right corner.
- Click on the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
- Select Troubleshooting Information.
- Click Refresh Firefox under Give Firefox a tune up.
- In the confirmation box, click Refresh Firefox again.
- Open your browser.
- Tap Alt+F and click Settings.
- Open Show advanced settings.
- Click on the Reset settings button.
- Click Reset.
In non-techie terms:
Our manual removal instructions will only help users to delete Fastoplayer. Unfortunately, they will not help to delete other untrustworthy applications which could have entered the system together with this adware program. To be frank, it might not be easy to find and erase them all manually. Therefore, it is advisable to use a reputable automatic scanner to find out about active threats – perform a full system scan with it. If untrustworthy software is found, uninstall it as soon as possible.