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Danger level 3
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts

Linkury Smartbar

Linkury Smartbar falls under a shady category or potentially unwanted browser plugins. Officially it is a "content engagement tool" which translates as a simple browser extension that provides users with advertisements which are ought to be "enganging". Linkury Smartbar also has quite a few official websites at,, and so on. According to the statements found on these websites, Linkury Smartbar is a completely safe tool that is beneficial to the users and providers. However, there are quite a few users who want to remove Linkury Smartbar from their computers, so it means that the plugin does not always meet their expectations.

We categorized is as potentially unwanted software due to is resistance to removal. The plugin is persistent in remaining on your system. Although you cannot see it, it is very possible that Linkury Smartbar will slow down your Internet browser, as most of the users have complained about it. Another thing is that users often download and install Linkury Smartbar themselves without realizing it. It happens, because this browser plugin is frequently bundled with other freeware applications available for download online. If a user goes through an installation process negligently, then he might miss a notification that prompts him or her about the impending Linkury Smartbar installation.

There is no need to say that Linkury Smartbar is a commercial tool, so it can direct a flow of commercial advertisements at you. If it does not review the advertisements, there is a possibility that Linkury Smartbar might be used by malevolent third parties to promote their products, leading users to corrupted websites that host malware. That is the main reason why we recommend removing Linkury Smartbar from your PC - even though it is not a computer virus, it can still be instrumental in infecting your PC with malware.

How to remove Linkury Smartbar

Delete from Windows 8

  1. Right-click metro Start screen.
  2. Click All apps button at the bottom right of the screen.
  3. Click Control Panel --> Uninstall a program.
  4. Uninstall Linkury Smartbar.

Delete from Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start Menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Open Uninstall a program.
  3. Remove Linkury Smartbar.

Delete from Windows XP

  1. Open Start Menu.
  2. Go to Control Panel --> Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Uninstall Linkury Smartbar.

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  1. Victoria Goddard Jul 19, 2014

    I followed your instructions to uninstall Linkbury Smartbar but it didn't work properly. To completely remove Linkbury Smartbar from your computer you have to go to Control Panel, Add Remove Programs, Select Linkbury Smartbar, Click Uninstall, when prompted allow Linkbury to make changes to your computer, Select Custom changes, then select Completely remove Linkbury Smartbar from your computer. This is the only way to uninstall in permanently.

  2. Colin Aug 5, 2014

    Tried going through the usual (as described) uninstall steps but the damn thing keeps re installing straight away.
    Any other suggestions ?

  3. LouiseF Aug 20, 2014

    Followed this sites instructions to remove groovorio too....seems to have

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