Remove Ads by FantasticDiscounts Step by Step

Published September 29, 2015 by Marlin Spencer

Brief Introduction of FantasticDiscounts Virus

FantasticDiscounts is a typical adware program that can use pay-per-click system to earn money. Basically, this adware comes along with some free programs, which can be downloaded from available websites. It usually hides in the bundled installation and when you forget to uncheck it, it will install automatically. As soon as FantasticDiscounts is installed, it will take over your browser immediately. That is to say, when FantasticDiscounts comes to your system, your browser will be disordered.

When you surf the Internet with your browser, like Chrome or Firefox, FantasticDiscounts will generate countless pop-up ads including coupons, discounts, deals, and other annoying advertisements. Those ads are all from FantasticDiscounts. You should not think that those ads can benefit you something. They just redirect you to malicious websites when you click on any of them. This happen may let your get infected with DelightfulDeals or AllStarDeals.

This adware would like to collect your browsing history, search terms, and your frequent websites. In this way, it can display related ads basing on your concerned information. You will be more upset when FantasticDiscounts collects some important information such as banking account and passwords. So, before this happens, you have to remove FantasticDiscounts from your system completely.

FantasticDiscounts Screenshot:

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Step 1: Uninstall FantasticDiscounts from Control Panel

For Windows 7 and Vista users:

1. Click Start menu button, and click Control Panel
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2. Select View by Category and click Uninstall a program under Programs
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For Windows XP users:

1. Click Start menu button, and click Control Panel
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2. Click Add or Remove Programs
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For Windows 8 and 8.1 users:

Hover your mouse over the lower left corner of your screen, right click on the Start menu and select Programs and Features
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For Windows 10 users:

Right click on the Windows menu and select Programs and Features
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In the program list window, investigate all programs you installed, click on those suspicious programs, and click Uninstall or Remove to get rid of them.
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After you uninstall FantasticDiscounts and other potentially unwanted programs which may cause your browser redirect problem, it′s necessary to scan and check your computer system for any unwanted leftovers. To scan your system and detect any leftover, you can use this recommended malware detector.

 

Step 2: Remove FantasticDiscounts from Google Chrome

Remove malignant extensions from Google Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome, click its menu icon, move your mouse to More tools and click Extensions
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2. Investigate all extensions, and click the trash can to remove any unwanted extension
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Optional steps:

If you′re still receiving ads from FantasticDiscounts, you can reset your Google Chrome.

1. Click its menu icon and click Settings

2. Scroll down the Settings page and click Show advanced settings
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3. Move to the end of the page, and click Reset settings button under Reset settings section
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4. Click Reset button to continue
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Step 3: Remove FantasticDiscounts from Mozilla Firefox

Remove malignant add-ons from Mozilla Firefox

1. Open Mozilla Firefox, click its menu icon, and click Add-ons
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2. Click Extensions tab, investigate all add-ons, and click Remove button to remove any unwanted add-on
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Optional steps:

If you′re still receiving ads from FantasticDiscounts, you can reset your Mozilla Firefox.

1. Click its menu icon and click Open Help Menu
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2. Click Troubleshooting Information
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3. Click Refresh Firefox button to reset Mozilla Firefox
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4. Click Refresh Firefox button to continue
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Step 4: Remove FantasticDiscounts from Internet Explorer

Remove malignant add-ons from Internet Explorer

1. Open Internet Explorer, click the gear button, and click Manage Add-ons
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2. Click Toolbars and Extensions tab, investigate all add-ons, and click Remove or Disable to remove any unwanted add-on
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Optional steps:

If you′re still having problems with FantasticDiscounts, you can reset your Internet Explorer.

1. Click the gear button and click Internet Options

2. Click Advanced tab and then click Reset button to reset Internet Explorer
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3. Tick Delete personal settings option and click Reset to continue
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Step 5: Remove FantasticDiscounts from Safari

Remove malignant extensions from Safari

1. Open Safari, click the gear button, and click Preferences…
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2. Click Extensions tab, investigate all extensions, and click Uninstall to remove any unwanted extension
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Optional steps:

If you′re still receiving ads from FantasticDiscounts, you can reset your Safari.

1. Click the gear button and click Reset Safari…
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2. Tick all options and click Reset button to reset Safari
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Step 6: Remove FantasticDiscounts from Opera

Remove malignant add-ons from Opera

1. Open Opera, click its menu icon, move your mouse to Extensions and click Extensions Manager
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2. Investigate all extensions, and click X to remove any unwanted extension
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Optional steps:

If you′re still having problems with FantasticDiscounts, you can reset your Opera.

1. Click its menu icon and click About Opera
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2. Copy your profile path and then close Opera
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3. Hold Windows logo and R keys on the keyboard to open Run
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4. Paste your profile path into the box and click OK
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5. Delete the whole folder
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Warm tips: if you are not comfortable with performing the above steps, you can use this recommended malware remover to help you automatically detect and remove FantasticDiscounts and other hidden malware.

Removal assistance:
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