Remove FastnCheap Ads from Chrome/FF/IE

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FastnCheap is categorized as a potentially unwanted program and adware. Even though the application’s selling point is that it helps you find the best deals and bargains, that’s just on the surface. Underneath the sugary layer of deceitful marketing, hides a Titanic-sized glacier of troubles and frustration. For one, know that in order to display these deals and bargains, the program will interrupt you every time you try to use your browser. How? Well, with pop-up windows, of course. Pop-up ads will be your new best friend once FastnCheap slithers its way into your system. Unfortunately for you, annoyance won’t be the only “gift” this application would bring you. It’s best to remove FastnCheap as soon as you first realize you have been infected with it.

How did I get infected with?

Like most adware, FastnCheap has an entire array of different ways with which to infiltrate your computer. There are the old but gold methods, which include corrupted websites, corrupted links and spam email attachments. But the one most commonly used, is through freeware. Freeware acts as a cloak of invisibility of sorts, because the adware uses it as a shield to hide behind. You have no idea that it’s there and that you’re the one letting it in. It’s so easy for programs like FastnCheap to enter your PC in that manner, because when it comes to freeware installs, most users pay little to no attention. Many just agree to everything in haste, without reading it first, and that’s how they end up with FastnCheap, or even worse.

Why are these ads dangerous?

FastnCheap is ad-supported, which means that in order to survive, the application has to generate profits for the people behind it. Now, these unknown people do not have your best interests in mind. In order to increase its chances of generating pay-per-click revenue, FastnCheap monitors your browsing habits and collects the information it has gathered on you. The worst part is that this data is then sent to these unknown third parties who can do with it whatever they please. Of course, the application causes other problems as well. FastnCheap slows down your computer’s performance and makes changes without your permission or knowledge, that leave you pulling at your hair. Save yourself the frustration of having to deal with the never-ending waterfall of pop-up ads, which never go away, and delete the program from your PC. It will be for the best for both you, and your PC.

How Can I Remove FastnCheap Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the FastnCheap infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Uninstall FastnCheap from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Delete FastnCheap from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove FastnCheap from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall FastnCheap from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the FastnCheap program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

STEP 2 : Remove FastnCheap from Chrome, Firefox or IE

Remove from Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

  • If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
  • go to settings – Add person

  • choose a preferred name.


  • then go back and remove person 1
  • Chrome should be malware free now

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable and remove the unwanted add on
  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

Remove from Internet Explorer

  • Open IE
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable any suspicious extension.
  • If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
  • On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
  • Click on Internet options


  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset


  • Close IE

Permanently Remove FastnCheap Leftovers

To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.

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