Login Faster Virus Removal Guide

Login Faster is a PUP and browser extension which displays a lot of banners and ads with different ways to send emails, thumbnails displaying social networking sites and online shopping websites. The moment you click on any of these ads, this infection gets into your computer as a browser hijacker and it will set the homepage and search engine for your web browser to search.searchlff.com. Presence of Login Faster is not limited to a display of excessive ads only and this infection continuously monitors your web browsing activities and also records all the sensitive information.

Loginfaster Removal Tool

 

How did it get into your computer?

Just like other computer threats, Login Faster makes its way into your computer through spam emails and also by installing freeware. Malicious links originating from social media sites, instant messaging applications and spam emails can also bring users to the sites from where they can download Login Faster by accident.The same behavior can also be seen in PDFConverterHQ
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Behavior Changes: –

  1. It will begin to deliver advertisements to your browser.
  2. Annoying ads may appear in various formats including pop-up ads, banners, text links, or thumbnails.
  3. Web browser gets redirected to a different search engine.
  4. Automatic redirect to a new tab with its own website http://search.searchlf.com.
  5. Slow operating speed.

Targeted Browsers

  • Google Chrome.
  • Mozilla Firefox.
  • Internet Explorer.

How to remove Login Faster?

There are two process to remove this:

  1. Our Automatic Tool
  2. Manual method

Remove Login Faster Using Loginfaster Removal Tool

  1. Download Loginfaster RemovalTool by clicking on the given link:
    Loginfaster RemovalTool
  2. As soon as you will open the downloaded file a security warning pop-up will appear as shown below, click on ‘Run’ button.
    NOTE:
    You will not see this pop-up in Windows 10.

    Run Pop-Up

  3. Again a pop-up window will appear. Click on ‘Yes’.
  4. A setup window will appear. Click on ‘Next’ button to start the process of installation.

    Setup

  5. Automatically it will detect and show the active threats present in your system.

    Detection

  6. To remove all the threats which are detected, click on ‘Clean Now’.
    NOTE: If any browser are still running, close all the open browsers before proceeding.

    Removed

  7. A pop-up will show you all the infected files, folders and registry entries has been removed successfully.

 

 How to Remove “Login Faster” Manually?

chrome Google Chrome

Steps to remove “Login Faster” from Google Chrome.

  1. Press  window key +R button on keyboard to open ‘Run’ box.
  2. In the Run box, type this path: ‘%localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data‘.
  3. Search for Default and then Extensions
  4. Delete the folder that would be named somewhat like this: ‘phelkbkekllcnagpdfpjoekkhiakbmim ‘.
  5. Go back to Google Chrome.
  6. Now go to Menu > More Tools > Extensions.
  7. Delete the extension named ‘Login Faster’.

mozilla Mozilla Firefox

Steps to remove ‘Login Faster’ from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Press  window key +R button on keyboard to open ‘Run’ box.
  2. In the Run box, type this path: ‘%appdata%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles.
  3. Click on the folder with ‘.default’ appended in the folder name. For eg: ‘default ‘.
  4. In this folder, delete ‘search. json. mozlz4‘.
  5. In the same folder, click on ‘Extensions’ folder and delete the folder named ‘@Email.xpi’.

IE Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Go to Tools and click on Internet Options.
  3. From the given tabs, click on ‘Advanced’ button.
  4. Under ‘Reset Internet Explorer settings’ option, click on the ‘Reset’ button.
  5. Set the homepage to the one you want to use.
  6. Browser settings changed to default and the browser hijacker is removed.

 

Login Faster Removal Tool

 

Tips to Prevent Login Faster From Infecting Your System:

  1. Enable your popup blocker: Pop-ups and ads in the websites are the most adoptable tactic used by cyber criminals or developers with the core intention to spread malicious programs like Login Faster. So, avoid clicking uncertain sites, software offers, pop-ups etc.
  2. Keep your Windows Updated:To avoid such infections, we recommend that you should always keep your system updated through automatic windows update. By doing this you can keep your device free from virus. According to survey, outdated/older versions of windows operating system are an easy target.
  3. Third party installation:Try to avoid freeware download websites as they usually install bundled of software with any installer or stub file.
  4. Regular Back up: Regular and periodical backup helps you to keep your data safe in case the system is infected by any kind of virus or any other infection. Thus always backup important files regularly on a cloud drive or an external hard drive.
  5. Always have an Anti-Virus: Precaution is better than cure. We recommend that you install an antivirus like McAfee or a good Malware Removal Tool like Malware Crusher. Apart from this we would suggest a regular updating of these software to detect and avoid latest infections.

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