What is LinkSwift?

LinkSwift is an adware which installed silently into your PC and browsers(Chrome, Mozilla, IE). Program gets control of your computer in order to collect confidential information like passwords, bank requisites, e-mail data and so on. LinkSwift can change your homepage, browser settings or DNS settings. After LinkSwift gets on your computer, your personal data put at risk. LinkSwift appeared recently, so many antivirus programs can’t find it. LinkSwift begins to display any advertising banners and coupons, and can also redirected to malicious sites. LinkSwift also publishes a trust rating. What is it? It’s safety assessment resource or site, based on a review of users .But really it isn’t like that, nobody wants the browser was cluttered with advertising banners. LinkSwift copies its files to the hard disk. After installation it creates new startup key with name and value LinkSwift linkswiftBHO.dll. Also, you can find it in your processes list.

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How LinkSwift gets on your PC?

LinkSwift hits your computer unnoticed when you are downloading a harmless player, converter, or another freeware application. Always be very careful when following the installation process of any app. Make sure you are unchecking check-boxes with suspicious agreements, and declining additional offers.

How to remove LinkSwift from your computer?

To uninstall LinkSwift remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have LinkSwift in their database. You can try to use them for removing LinkSwift.

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Norton Malware Suite

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Stronghold AntiMalware

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Malwarebytes AntiMalware

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Fully removes all instances of LinkSwift – files, folders, registry keys.

Detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as LinkSwift.

Finds LinkSwift

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Or uninstall LinkSwift manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find LinkSwift.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find LinkSwift and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find LinkSwift, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove LinkSwift from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find LinkSwift.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose LinkSwift.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable LinkSwift.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:

HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstalllink swift
HKCUSoftwarelink swift

Then remove following files:


And these folders

%PROGRAMFILES%link swift

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