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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

LinkSwift intrusion method


LinkSwift installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (LinkSwift). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. LinkSwift copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is linkswiftBHO.dll. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name LinkSwift and value linkswiftBHO.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name linkswiftBHO.dll or LinkSwift. Also, it can create folder with name LinkSwift under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation LinkSwift starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove LinkSwift immediately.

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How to remove LinkSwift manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with LinkSwift, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by LinkSwift.

To get rid of LinkSwift, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• linkswift.ico
• linkswiftBHO.dll
• linkswiftUninstall.exe
• updatelinkswift.exe
• linkswift_iyuirf.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use LinkSwift Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %PROGRAMFILES%\link swift\

3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\link swift\
  • Key: HKCU\Software\link swift\
  • Key: HKCU\Software\BabSolution\

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use LinkSwift Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall LinkSwift related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for LinkSwift entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If LinkSwift won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use LinkSwift Removal Tool.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate LinkSwift or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find LinkSwift

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find LinkSwift related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Remove LinkSwift extension from your browsers

LinkSwift in some cases can create browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option "Toolbar Remover" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to LinkSwift. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with SpyHunter or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner

  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.

  • Choose LinkSwift or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective LinkSwift removal use LinkSwift Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find LinkSwift and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm LinkSwift removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extension locate LinkSwift.

  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like LinkSwift are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like LinkSwift.

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