Title: LinkSicle
Type: Adware

Remove LinkSicle
Removal instructions

 
Severity scale:LinkSicle severity is 10  (10 / 100)
 

LinkSicle is another program, which deserves including to 2spyware's database. That's because this browser add-on can easily infiltrate your computer without any permission asked. After that, it immediately alters several system's settings and starts its annoying activity on all web browsers that are installed on computer. Remember, no matter that it seems harmless and even useful (it promises to make one's Internet searching and text translation tasks faster and easier), LinkSicle may start showing continuous pop-up notifications and alter search results. Besides, it may collect your search terms and other personal information without a clear permission asked. Please, be very careful if you see commercial notifications from LinkSicle. This means that your computer is infected with this adware that has to be eliminated without any delay.

HOW CAN LinkSicle INFILTRATE MY COMPUTER?

In most of occasions, LinkSicle shows up on computer out of nowhere. That's because it relies on a specific distribution method, which is called 'bundling'. If you want to avoid its infiltration, be very careful with such free programs and their installation. You should always choose 'Custom' or 'Advanced' installation method when downloading them on your computer and uncheck those checkboxes that agree with additional downloads like this one. Otherwise, you may download LinkSicle or other freeware without even knowing about that. As soon as it gets inside the system, this browser add-on installs on every Internet browser, which can be found on the system. In order to remove it, follow this guide:

HOW TO REMOVE LINKSICLE?

LinkSicle is not a virus or malware. However, it should be eliminated if you want to get rid of its ads. For that, you should follow these steps:

1. Click Start > Control Panel -> Programs.
2. Here, choose Uninstall a program and look for a name LinkSicle.
3. Click 'Uninstall/Change'. 

Besides, you have to remove LinkSicle's add-on from each of the web browsers. For that, use these instructions:

Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch Internet Explorer and tap Alt+T. 
  2. Once you see Tools menu, go to Manage Add-ons ->Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Now select the add-on you want to remove (LinkSicle in this case) and select Disable.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch Mozilla and tap Ctrl+Shift+A at the same time. You should see Add-ons Manager there.
  2. Go to Extensions, look for the LinkSicle and related items, and remove them.

Google Chrome:

  1. Launch Google Chrome and tap Alt+F
  2. Once you start seeing the menu, select Tools -> Extensions.
  3. Choose the add-on you want to delete and click on the trash icon.

Finally, check your computer with STOPzilla, SpyHunter or other reputable anti-spyware to make sure that it's free of malware.



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This map reveals the prevalence of LinkSicle. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

QR code for LinkSicle removal instructions:

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QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like LinkSicle are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall LinkSicle right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.

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Information added: 2013-10-13 08:00:02
Information updated: 2013-10-13 08:00:02

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LinksicleIsHorrible
I personally received Linksicle adware from installing Unlocker; be wary of both Unlocker and the plague upon humanity that is Linksickles creators.
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Josh
Thank you! I was going nuts trying to fix my computer
and I was about to take it to a computer fix it guy.
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Bethany
Thank you so much. Id deleted all the extensions in all my browsers but Linksicle still kept popping up. This article helped me get rid of it for good. So for that I thank you greatly!
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Argh
THIS DOES NOT HELP AT ALL-NOT ANY OF THE INFO
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Ethan
do it in order and it works

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