The Lnkfast.com is just one of the many unwanted web pages that designed to fill the web-browser with constant stream of ads, or reroute the Edge, Chrome, Firefox and IE to not expected and intrusive advertising webpages. If the IE, Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge began displaying the Lnkfast.com then may be possible that your web-browser is affected by a nasty potentially unwanted application (PUA) from the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) category.
Adware might end up on your computer after you download and install free applications from a questionable web-site. Ad-supported software can cause problems for your PC system: redirect your browser to unsafe web sites, cause unwanted web-pages to pop up on your internet browser. The adware can show ads on internet browser so that users cannot block them, including Lnkfast.com pop-up advertisements.
So, obviously, you need to delete the adware ASAP. Use the free guide below. This guide will allow you clean your PC of adware and thereby remove Lnkfast.com pop up ads.
How to remove Lnkfast.com pop-up ads
There present several free adware removal utilities. Also it is possible to remove Lnkfast.com pop up ads manually. But we suggest to combine all these ways below into the one removal algorithm. Follow the steps of the guide. Some of the steps below will require you to exit this web-page. So, please read the few simple steps carefully, after that bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove Lnkfast.com redirect, use the following steps:
- Delete potentially unwanted applications using Windows Control Panel
- Remove Lnkfast.com popups from Internet Explorer
- Remove Lnkfast.com from Mozilla Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
- Remove Lnkfast.com redirect from Google Chrome
- Use free malware removal utilities to completely get rid of Lnkfast.com redirect
- Use AdBlocker to block Lnkfast.com and stay safe online
How to remove Lnkfast.com pop ups without any software
The step-by-step guidance will help you get rid of Lnkfast.com pop up advertisements. These Lnkfast.com removal steps work for the Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer, as well as every version of OS.
Delete potentially unwanted applications using Windows Control Panel
Check out the Windows Control Panel (Programs and Features section) to see all installed applications. We suggest to click on the “Date Installed” in order to sort the list of software by the date you installed them. If you see any unknown and questionable applications, they are the ones you need to remove.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, press the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as displayed on the screen below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as shown in the following example.
Very carefully look around the entire list of apps installed on your PC system. Most probably, one of them is the ad supported software that causes annoying Lnkfast.com popups. If you’ve many apps installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious apps by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a suspicious, unwanted or unused program, right click to it, after that press ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
When the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as displayed below.
You will see a list of apps installed on your PC system. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the programs that were installed last. Most probably, it’s the adware that causes browsers to show annoying Lnkfast.com pop up ads. If you’re in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. After the program which you need to remove is found, simply click on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as shown below.
Remove Lnkfast.com popups from Internet Explorer
The Internet Explorer reset is great if your internet browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your web browser, which installed by an malicious software.
First, launch the Microsoft Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as displayed in the following example.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as displayed in the figure below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.
Remove Lnkfast.com from Mozilla Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
If the Firefox settings such as startpage, new tab and search provider have been replaced by the ad-supported software, then resetting it to the default state can help. It will save your personal information such as saved passwords, bookmarks, auto-fill data and open tabs.
Run the Firefox and click the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the web browser screen. Next, press the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will show the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you are unable to access the Help menu, then type “about:support” in your address bar and press Enter. It bring up the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the figure below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation dialog box. The Mozilla Firefox will begin a task to fix your problems that caused by the Lnkfast.com adware. Once, it is finished, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Lnkfast.com redirect from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to get rid of Lnkfast.com ads, harmful and ‘ad-supported’ addons, web browser’s default search engine, new tab and homepage which have been changed by adware.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Select More Tools, then press Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed add-ons. If the list has the add-on labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following guide: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the Google Chrome main menu again, press to “Settings” option.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as shown on the screen below and press the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Reset” button.
Use free malware removal utilities to completely get rid of Lnkfast.com redirect
Manual removal steps may not be for everyone. Each Lnkfast.com removal step above, such as removing dubious programs, restoring hijacked shortcuts, removing the ad supported software from system settings, must be performed very carefully. If you are in doubt during any of the steps listed in the manual removal above, then we advise that you follow the automatic Lnkfast.com removal guidance listed below.
Scan and clean your web browser of Lnkfast.com pop-up advertisements with Zemana
We suggest using the Zemana. You may download and install Zemana Free to search for and get rid of Lnkfast.com pop ups from the IE, Google Chrome, Edge and Mozilla Firefox web browsers. When installed and updated, the malicious software remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on your PC system.
- Visit the following page to download the latest version of Zemana Free for MS Windows. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
- Once downloading is done, close all applications and windows on your machine. Open a file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- Further, press Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once setup is finished, click the “Scan” button to start scanning your personal computer for the ad supported software that causes a ton of intrusive Lnkfast.com popup advertisements. This task can take some time, so please be patient.
- Once the scanning is finished, Zemana Anti-Malware will display you the results. Next, you need to click “Next”. After that process is complete, you can be prompted to restart your computer.
Use AdBlocker to block Lnkfast.com and stay safe online
Use an ad blocking tool like AdGuard will protect you from malicious advertisements and content. Moreover, you can find that the AdGuard have an option to protect your privacy and block phishing and spam web pages. Additionally, ad-blocking software will help you to avoid annoying pop-up advertisements and unverified links that also a good way to stay safe online.
- Visit the page linked below to download the latest version of AdGuard for Windows. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
- After downloading it, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- When the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close the install application and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will run automatically and block unwanted ads, Lnkfast.com redirect, as well as other malicious or misleading web-sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon called AdGuard, which may be found on your desktop.
How to avoid setup of adware
After completing the steps above, your computer should be clean from adware that reroutes your web browser to intrusive Lnkfast.com page and other malicious software. The Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer will no longer redirect you to various undesired webpages such as Lnkfast.com. Unfortunately, if the few simple steps does not help you, then you have caught a new ad supported software, and then the best way – ask for help here.