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Linkury Smartbar Removal Guide

Basics of Linkury SmartBar

Linkury Smartbar is a mistrustful browser extension which installation leads to other suspicious programs ending up in your computer, the most famous of them is Default Tab extension. Interesting fact is that you can only install it by using third-party sources, although the extension is promoted through few different sites such as linkury.biz, linkury.net, linkurysmartbar.com and linkury.com. Other aspect of Linkury Smartbar that instantly catches the eye is that the extension is not downloaded onto the browser, furthermore the user must install MyPC Backup and DefaultTab. Application also offers to install Messenger Plus! and Chrome Community Smartbar. Despite the fact that all programs associated with Linkury Smart Bar are non-malicious it is still recommended to remove them.

Reasons for Linkury removal

Linkury Smartbar and other associated programs are simply worthless applications and that is the main reason why they should be uninstalled. For example, DefaultTab is usually distinguished as a potentially unwanted plugin while the Messenger smartbar is simply useless. DefaultTab when installed, is located in the top part of your browser and has ‘Search Here’ note. Clicking the icon which looks like Windows logo will enable drop-down menu. Take notice that the default search engine is mysearchresults.com which should not be trusted,  although you can choose from other ones in the same menu such as Amazon, eBay, Facebook and Wikipedia.

By using Mysearchresults.com  engine to seek for information you’ll find yourself surrounded by advertisements from third-party sites. Furthermore, the search results will be divided into four parts where only the middle one will be representing the actual data you were looking for, while the part on your right will show the ‘Related Searches’, whereas the bottom and top sections will simply show ads. The actual search engine is not malicious as it doesn’t install any unwanted programs, but still you’ll never know what will be waiting after clicking one of the sponsored links. That is why you should always be alert and well aware that some crooks present their fake advertisements as authentic ones. Unfortunately clicking on such link could lead to installation of a virus or other malicious program.

Automatic Linkury Smartbar Removal

Download and install SpyHunter http://fixbrowsers.com/sh.php to detect Linkury Smartbar and remove it.

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  1. Install SpyHunter by double-clicking the downloaded file. Follow the on-screen instructions
  2. SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect threats

Manual Linkury Smartbar removal

Important Note: Linkury Smartbar can be removed manually, however any mistakes can lead your PC to permanent damage of the system. Therefore a manual removal process is highly recommended for IT experts and system administrators. For regular users, FixBrowsers.com team recommends using SpyHunter or any other reputable security application.

To remove Linkury Smartbar, check your Add/Remove Programs list in Control Panel (Start -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs). In the list search for apps related to Linkury and then choose ‘Uninstall’.

Also remove Linkury Smartbar from your browsers:

Internet Explorer:
Tools -> Internet options -> General tab. Enter your desired website to make it the default homepage.

Google Chrome:
Settings -> Appearance. Enter your desired website to make it the default homepage.

Mozilla Firefox:
Options -> General tab -> Startup. Enter your desired website to make it the default homepage.

Delete any folder related to “Linkury” from the following folders:

  • %ProgramFiles%
  • %AppData%
  • %ProgramData%
  • %LocalAppData%

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