Remove Fast Forms Hijacker

Browser hijackers are a special kind of malware and there’s a special place in you know where for the people who make them. Usually, these programs piggyback in on some other software you install and cause all kinds of problems.

Prerequisites: Must be comfortable with command line, running as admin, booting in safe mode, and general knowledge of maintaining computer systems.

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: 30 minutes

Expected Outcome: Your browser is back working properly and doing as expected.

Tools Required: Malwarebytes, Internet Access

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Steps to Perform

  1. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.
  1. Double-click mbam-setup-version.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
    1. At the end, be sure a check-mark is placed next to the following:
    2. Enable free trial of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium
    3. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
    4. Then click Finish.
    5. If an update is found, you will be prompted to download and install the latest version.
    6. Once the program has loaded, select Scan Now. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
    7. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
    8. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.
  2. If you are using Chrome, you may have to remove the Extension manually under Tools > Settings > Extensions. Remove the check mark and click on the bin behind the Name of the rogue entry.