LinkWiz Description

The LinkWiz application is advertised as a search assistant that will speed up your operation on Google, Bing, Yahoo, and DuckDuckGo. The LinkWiz assistant is ad-supported software and security experts classify it as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) with adware functionality. You should note that the LinkWiz app may appear on your 'Programs and Features', but its uninstaller may not work. You may install the LinkWiz search assistant along with a free application by dealing with a free software bundle via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. Also, you may download LinkWiz from its official website as a stand-alone program. Security experts underline that the LinkWiz app can insert commercials on web-pages as in-text hyperlinks, monitor and record the domain names of websites you browse and optimize your browser settings to facilitate its operations. That means LinkWiz can insert registry key in Windows to auto-start with your web browser and limit your choice of default search engines.
Moreover, the LinkWiz browser tool can use web beacons, HTTP, and session cookies to understand your Internet habits and generate tailor-suited ads. The ads by LinkWiz may take the form of pop-ups, pop-unders, banners and ad panels on affiliated and non-affiliated webpages. It can be concluded that the LinkWiz app functions as a redirect-gateway to third parties, and it may inject unsafe ads on online stores and other websites that usually have secure content. Web surfers may want to remove the LinkWiz software from their PC by using a trusted anti-spyware tool as soon as the ads start pouring in.

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