- Connects to the internet without permission
- Shows commercial adverts
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 linkurysmartbar.com, likury.info, linkury.org 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
Delete from Windows Vista & Windows 7
Delete from Windows XP
To be absolutely sure that no undesirable files are left on your PC, you should perform a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner. Do all it takes to protect your computer from serious threats.