LinkSwift comes into your computer and shows you numerous pop up deals and coupons? What is LinkSwift and how it comes? Is this safe? Continue to read.
What is LinkSwift?
LinkSwift is classified as an adware program which promises you to save your money and time by finding and presenting the top active coupons when you shopping online. Once installed, LinkSwift will display their ads with a pop up box which contains various coupons according to yous queries when you visit shopping sites, such as eBay,Best Buy, Zappos and many others.
LinkSwift can be added to all your web browsers as a browser extension including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla FireFox. Once installed it shows you numerous coupons and deals which may not help you to save money. On the other hand, LinkSwift is capable of tracking users online activity, collecting and selling users private information to third parties.
How your computer gets infected with LinkSwift?
LinkSwift can be downloaded from its promoting websites. Usually LinkSwift comes bundled with other free applications from the internet, such as free videos, codes, or free softwares. It also can be download from its official promoting website. When you install these free programs you may also agree to install LinkSwift apps and change your browser homepage and default search engine to Search.us.com together.
You should always remember that download freewares or free applications from Internet is the most common way for your computer to be infected with malwares. Usually computer users always pay a less attention on the download and installation process. When they install some applications they may also agree to change their system settings.
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LinkSwift Adware Removal Guide
STEP 1 Uninstall LinkSwift from your computer
STEP 2 Remove the LinkSwift extensions from your browsers
STEP 3 Remove invalid registry entires and malicious files left in system using Cloud System Booster
Malware Prevention Tips
Log on to your computer as an Administrator who has the right to add or remove software.
Click Start Menu->Control Panel (Uninstall a Program for Window 7)-> Double-click Add/Remove Programs (Programs and Features for Windows 7)
1 Open Internet Explorer,then click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right), then select Manage add-ons.
2 From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select LinkSwift, and click on Disable.
1 Click on the Customize icon (wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.
2 Remove LinkSwift extensions.
If this extension is managed and cannot be removed or disabled, click here to learn-How to Remove a Managed Google Chrome Extension.
1 Click Tools and select Add-ons.
2 On the Extensions and Plugin search for the LinkSwift add-on and remove it.
After the LinkSwift program has been removed from your system, some residual files maybe still in there.To remove the invalid registry entries as well as any leftovers, including cache, cookies and junk files, of this virus, please download and install the system cleaner tool Cloud System Booster by clicking download link below:
Cloud System Booster Download:
After the download and install completed, please click the Boost button on the main screen to run a full scan. Once the scan completed, click Clean button there to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries to make sure the computer system is clean.
Malware Prevention and Pop-up Ads Blocking Tips
To make sure the computer is clean from LinkSwift and any potential malware infections, you are highly recommended to use Anvi Smart Defender antimalware to protect your computer.
Anvi Smart Defender is a brand new anti-malware software designed to protect your PC from being infected with computer virus and malware. Featuring with the powerful Cloud Scan Technologies and daily updated database, Anvi Smart Defender can detect, block and remove latest malware threats including Trojan, ransomware, worms, backdoors and malicious adware. Anvi Smart Defender is devote to providing advanced Internet security solution for computer users.
Anvi Smart Defender Download:
Pop-up Ads Blocking Tips: To block Popup ads and any unwanted or malicious website, you can take advantage of this ads-block tool–Anvi AD Blocker(which is available and free in Toolbox of Anvi Smart Defender Pro, the picture shown above). Anvi AD Blocker is designed to automatically filter and block malicious websites, phishing sites, pop-up ads, etc. to build a solid browser hijacker defense to your system. Please click the “Free Download” picture below to download this tool directly.
Anvi AD Blocker Download:
For instance, to block the Search.coupon.com from your web browser, you can just add this Search.coupon.com to the blacklist of Anvi AD Blocker by clicking More-> Settings->under the Blacklist tab, click the Add URL button->Enter search.coupon.com in the appeared window->click Add button to add the url and close the add url window-> click Apply on the settings menu to make it and click X to close the window and save the change.
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Good luck and be safe online.