Fantastigames Toolbar is one of those sneaky toolbars that we categorize as browser add-on (remember Babylon Toolbar, Startnow Toolbar). The reason why our research center does so is the unwanted/misleading activity caused by these toolbars: they get inside the system without any notification, cause unwanted changes of the homepage or other computer settings and start annoying redirections to search.fantastigames.com or similar domains that have nothing to do with users’ search query. As you can see, keeping Fantastigames Toolbar means hard search sessions because they will always be redirected. Besides, it may cause system slow downs, track your browsing habits and steal sensitive information, which can additionally be used for marketing purposes. Of course, finding malware or rogue applications on your computer may also be a cause of this browser plug-in.
Typically, Fantastigames Toolbar gets inside the system together with free gaming software. As most of the users fail to study the installation agreement, they don’t get information about the installation of the toolbar. Once it gets inside, Fantastigames Toolbar changes browser start page to fantastigames.com and may start appearing in every new tab. When searching the web, you will also be made to enter Fantastigames or similar domain, which has nothing to do with the one you were looking for. No wonder why so many people look on the Internet for a way how they could remove Fantastigames Toolbar.
To get rid of Fantastigames Toolbar, you should follow these steps:
You can remove Fantastigames Toolbar automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Fantastigames Toolbar or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Repeat steps that are given above with all browsers' shortcuts, including Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Make sure you check all locations of these shortcuts, including Desktop, Start Menu and taskbar.
After uninstalling this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and fixing each of your web browsers, we recommend you to scan your PC system with a reputable anti-spyware. This will help you to get rid of Fantastigames Toolbar registry traces and will also identify related parasites or possible malware infections on your computer. For that you can use our top-rated malware remover: SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.
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Information added: 09/11/14 05:15;
information updated: 09/11/14 05:15