- Connects to the internet without permission
One of the hardest things for internet users nowadays is to tell apart a reliable and potentially unwanted application. For example, Fastplayer is a potentially unwanted program, but it has an official homepage, and it looks like a decent application. The question is then – how to know that Fastplayer is not a reliable program? The thing is that this application is associated with a number of potential computer security threats, and it may also arrive at your computer without you knowing it. Hence, if you happen to have this program on board, you should remove Fastplayer from the PC.
It is possible to download Fastplayer at fastplayerpro.com. It is the main homepage, although depending on your browser security settings, the download may be rejected citing specific security concerns. Thus, if your browser blocks you from downloading Fastplayer, it should be enough of a proof that Fastplayer cannot be trusted. Another distribution method applied by Fastplayer is bundled downloads. Bundled software downloads are very common among adware and freeware applications. According to our security research, this application may also arrive together with YTDownloader, MyPCBackup, OneSoftPerDay and many other unwanted applications. If you find Fastplayer on your computer, look for other unfamiliar applications as well.
The information provided at the main homepage claims that Fastplayer will help you “create your own playlist adding your favourite video clips and video or audio stored on your PC.” This application comes across as a useful media player that can unite your favorite tracks from a number of sources. However, we cannot just stay still knowing that Fastplayer is associated with a number of unwanted applications. For example, even if you download the app from the main homepage, it will offer you to install Omiga-Plus onto your browser. This search engine is widely considered to be a browser hijacker, and it is obvious that you should not accept this offer.
What is more, Fastplayer may display annoying commercial advertisements. These ads will be generated according to your web browsing habits, with intention to push you into clicking them. Needless to say, you should refrain from clicking Fastplayer ads. They may contain unreliable third-party content. Most of the time, you would be redirected to a third-party website for monetary purposes, but in the worst case scenario you might also get infected with malware. That is why you should never click a pop-up ad if you do not know where it comes from.
It would be for the best to remove Fastplayer from your computer right now. Access Control panel and uninstall the program. If you think that there might be other unwanted applications on board, scan the system with SpyHunter free scanner. Do not hesitate to acquire a powerful computer security tool if need be.
How to remove Fastplayer
Windows Vista & Windows 7