Removal of Search.fantastigames.com as malware extermination and restoration of default browser settings
Search.fantastigames.com offers its visitor interface occurring in a countless number of web-addresses. The page, as its name suggests, is dressed up as a search engine.
Users find it annoying and are eager to remove Search.fantastigames.com toolbar and redirect. To be precise, their intention is to change browser settings featuring toolbar related to the url, as well as start page and new tab settings adjusted in favor of the website. Get rid of Search.fantastigames.com related issues, including malware removal and settings fix, following the guidance below.
Removal of Search.fantastigames.com will for sure enhance computer system performance. If you are still unsatisfied, your PC got more viruses to deal with applying free security solutions – for example, one of those available here. Troubleshooting in case of encountering difficulties to get rid of Search.fantastigames.com malware is available with Tutorials.
Incomplete or incorrect extermination of files and registry values constituting the infection, e.g. deletion of harmless files and registry entries instead of those specified below due to mistyping, is quite possible. Furthermore, resent observations on fake security tools have shown that this kind of malware might strike back, i.e. make harm to computer system in response to attempt of deleting its components.
If you are a Windows user, secure your computer system before proceeding to the adware extermination by means of system and registry backup prior to launching deletion of the adware components.
4 easy steps to remove this malware:
Step1. System Backup
Step2. Killing Search.fantastigames.com Processes (in Windows)
You must kill Search.fantastigames.com processes:
Once system and registry backup is complete, make sure the infection you want to get rid of is not currently running any processes; otherwise kill its processes in the Task Manager.
Step3. Exposure and Detection and Deletion of Search.fantastigames.com Files
Once the targeted infection is idle, you need to find its relevant entries. Some of them might be hidden as the malware often attributes such value to its files in order to reduce the risk of their deletion.
*This malicious software creates the folders and files with random names, most likely you will not find in their files and folders with names such as in the example above, but they will look something like this.
Step4. Delete Search.fantastigames.com System Registry Values
Edit System Registry deleting the following entries: