What is eFast Browser

eFast Browser formally is legal browser based on Chromium platform. However, there are several issues with it. First of all, eFast Browser installs secretly from user or does not disclose all circumstances of installation. Second problem is that eFast Browser becomes the source of overlapping delusive ads and pop-ups. This type of adverting is not related to the websites it is shown on. It generates ads “powered by efast_browser”, “brought by efast_browser” or simply “ad by efast_browser”. But the most annoying are ads that are inserted into every Google search result page – “RocketTab powered by efast_browser”. Ads and links may lead to unwanted or even dangerous sites. Learn how to uninstall eFast Browser and get rid of eFast Browser ads in browsers.

eFast Browser ads

How eFast Browser infected your PC

eFast Browser comes bundled with different freeware programs or with so-called “downloaders”. Many download sites wrap legitimate installers into such downloaders and install additional software along with original. On the picture below you can see an example of such “downloader” from download.net.pl.

efast browser installer

Actually, huge sites like download.com, softonic.com also use such technology. Users need to be very careful and decline offers like this. However, there are several antimalware programs like SpyHunter 5 (download below) that have protection from “bundle installations”. It can also completely remove eFast Browser from any version of Windows and add-ons from browsers.

Download eFast Browser Removal Tool

Download Removal Tool

To remove eFast Browser completely we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of eFast Browser and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

Remove eFast Browser manually for free

Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full eFast Browser removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of eFast Browser installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.

Remove eFast Browser from Control Panel

To start removing eFast Browser you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Remove eFast Browser from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find eFast Browser.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove eFast Browser from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find eFast Browser and click Uninstall.

Remove eFast Browser from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find eFast Browser, click Uninstall.

Remove eFast Browser from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall eFast Browser from Windows 10

Way one
  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Settings.
  3. Click on the System tile.
  4. Click Apps & features and locate eFast Browser in the list.
  5. Click on it and then click Uninstall button near it.
Way two (classic)
  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Programs and Features.
  3. Locate eFast Browser in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall eFast Browser

In some cases eFast Browser won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall eFast Browser. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing eFast Browser folder and files. This happens, because file eFast Browser.exe or service utility.exe does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes or uninstall eFast Browser in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting press F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove eFast Browser

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

Remove eFast Browser add-on from your browsers

Removing eFast Browser from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It is browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove eFast Browser extension from your browsers manually.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find eFast Browser extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose eFast Browser extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove eFast Browser from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable eFast Browser, please, do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable eFast Browser.

Opera Browser:

Generally, eFast Browser does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:

  1. Start Opera browser.
  2. Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
  3. Find eFast Browser extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.

Remove following files and folders

eFast Browser files:

eFast Browser.exe

eFast Browser folders:

C:\users\{your username}\AppData\Local\eFast Browser\

Alternative way to remove adware browser extension eFast Browser

avast browser cleanup For safe and effective browser extension removal use avast! Browser Cleanup utility. Run it with administrator privileges and remove all extensions with bad rating including eFast Browser. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.

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