The SuperFast PC Toolbar is a dangerous computer virus that is classified as a browser hijacker and installed on the system as a web browser extension. The SuperFast PC Toolbar displays tons of the annoying pop-up ads on the screen of the infected PC. Most people download this malicious application while downloading any software, and initially they think this is a useful toolbar which can enhance the web surfing experience. Once installed, the SuperFast PC Toolbar can steal the personal details of the user including the financial credentials. It keep redirect you towards unwanted websites where you are encouraged to buy the products from the unknown suppliers. It consumes most of the system resources of your CPU which results in huge decrease in the speed of the system. It has the ability to replicate itself, and can be harmful for your crucial system files.
Removal of SuperFast PC Toolbar
Once the presence of the SuperFast PC Toolbar is confirmed in your system, you have to drop everything, and think how to remove this infection. You can delete this virus manually as well as automatically. The manual removal process is very difficult that is described below:-
Change the Mode of Operation from Normal to Safe Mode
After booting the system in the safe mode, you can start the manual removal process. Restart the infected PC, and access the boot options menu by using the F8 key repeatedly while the system is restarting. Select the safe mode from the list before pressing the Enter key to open the safe mode of your computer.
End the Malicious Processes
Open the windows task manager by holding the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys together, and select the processes tab in the task manager window to see all the processes running in the background of the system. You have to find as well as delete the following processes associated with the SuperFast PC Toolbar from the available list, and close the windows task manager:-
- %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].ex
Remove the Associated Data
Open the system files folder, and remove the following malicious files associated with the SuperFast PC Toolbar:-
- %Desktopdir%\SuperFast PC Toolbar.lnk
- %Programs%\SuperFast PC Toolbar\SuperFast PC Toolbar.lnk
Reverse the Modification in the Windows Registry
This complicated process will be completed once you remove the corrupt entries from the windows registry. In this regard, you can open the registry editor by executing the Regedit command through Run option available in the start menu. Delete the following corrupt entries once the registry editor is accessed:-
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SuperFast PC Toolbar\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SuperFast PC Toolbar
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SuperFast PC Toolbar\UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SuperFast PC Toolbar\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SuperFast PC Toolbar\DisplayName SuperFast PC Toolbar
Close the registry editor before restarting the PC in the normal mode to see how effectively you are able to get rid of this malicious application. If you are able to remove browser hijacker successfully, you have to run a complete system scan after updating your antivirus.
Disclaimer: Altering your windows registry items and other computer files should only be attempted by knowledgeable computer users. Errors in registry items may lead to some technical problems affecting other aspects of your machine. We advise you to attempt all these manual steps at your own risk, or else it is better use the Automatic SUPERFAST PC TOOLBAR removal Tool.
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