About this threat

Fastlocalmaps.com is a suspicious browser plug-in that is unwittingly installed by users. Users frequently get infected when they inattentively set up free software, and what happens is your browser’s settings are changed and the browser adds the plug-in. You will then begin noticing more adverts and getting redirects to weird pages. This allows it to make revenue so it’s only using you. While it’s not a direct machine threat, it’s not safe. You may end up with a serious damaging program infection if you were redirected to a unsafe site. You really need to delete Fastlocalmaps.com so that you do not put your system in danger.

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How did the add-on enter your OS

These kinds of extensions use freeware to spread. Of course, you can also download them from browser stores or official pages as well. But usually, they come as optional items that, unless you uncheck them, will set up automatically alongside. And the use of Default settings when setting up freeware basically provides them the necessary consent for setup. You should pick Advanced or Custom settings in order to see whether something is adjoined to the program you are installing. It’s easy to avoid installation if you see added offers, and all you need to do is unmark the offers. You must always pay attention to how you install applications because by being sloppy you will end up installing plenty of adjoined offers. You’re recommended to delete Fastlocalmaps.com, as the installation was probably unintentional.

Why erase Fastlocalmaps.com

The doubtful plug-ins are not really helpful to you. The main reason these dubious add-ons even exist is to route you to advertisement pages and to lead you to ads, making the owners profit. If this plug-in sets up into your computer, your browser’s settings will be modified and its advertised portal will be set as your home website, new tabs and search engine. Once the modifications are carried out, whether you’re using Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, you will be led to that page. And you might not be capable of undoing the modifications unless you first terminate Fastlocalmaps.com. You should also expect to encounter a weird toolbar and ads popping up all the time. You would normally run into these dubious add-ons in Google Chrome but that isn’t necessarily the case all the time. We do not advise employing the extension because it might expose you to content that’s not particularly safe. It ought to be said that those extensions may lead to a more serious threat, even though they aren’t classified as malevolent themselves. And that’s why you should erase Fastlocalmaps.com.

Fastlocalmaps.com removal

There are two likely methods to delete Fastlocalmaps.com, manual and automatic, and you ought to opt for the one that fits your computer capabilities. Automatic Fastlocalmaps.com elimination requires some anti-spyware utility, which will take care of everything. To fully delete Fastlocalmaps.com manually, you would need to discover the add-on yourself, which could take more time than you think.

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Learn how to remove Fastlocalmaps.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Fastlocalmaps.com

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Fastlocalmaps.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Fastlocalmaps.com from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Fastlocalmaps.com from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com

Step 5. Remove Fastlocalmaps.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com

Step 6. Remove Fastlocalmaps.com from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for Fastlocalmaps.com removal.

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  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove Fastlocalmaps.com and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results Get rid of Fastlocalmaps.com