Do you know what LinkiDoo is?
Have you downloaded a plugin from linkidoo.biz? Even though Linkidoo currently cannot be downloaded from the official website, you may have acquired this plugin a long time ago. As our researchers have discovered, it is possible for the plugin to be distributed in different ways as well. Have you noticed the add-on bundled with other software? If you have you definitely should leave us a comment below because it is possible that these suspicious programs require further investigation. Unfortunately, as it has been discovered numerous of times, software packaging methods are often employed for malware distribution. If this is the case, you may have serious issues when having LinkiDoo deleted. Without a doubt, if you have come across any obstacles with the removal processes it is possible that some clandestine infection is causing this. Please continue reading to learn more.
The LinkiDoo add-on is presented as an application which can help you find best deals and related search results whilst browsing the web. This means that you could discover different pop-ups, deals, surveys and other offers when visiting various sites. Needless to say, all of these are supported by third parties, and this is a security loophole in itself. Even if the developers of LinkiDoo have no intentions to scam you or expose security vulnerabilities, you cannot be too sure about the intentions of these third parties. Some of them could use the adverts to boost traffic to certain websites, others could promote authentic deals; however, there is one more category. Mischievous, unreliable parties could use pop-ups and other offers to trick you into visiting websites which are corrupted, present misleading information, or which may present additional links to such unreliable sources. Note that these are the risks which follow Bizzybolt, Outobox, and a number of other well known browser plugins as well.
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We strongly recommend that you remove LinkiDoo from the operating system because this browser plugin is quite useless and can even cause serious virtual security risks. We advise utilizing automatic malware detection and removal software to ensure that the application is deleted from the PC successfully. However, if you wish you can attempt to perform the task manually. Note that after you delete the undesirable plugin (see instructions below) you may need to remove remaining malware or PUPs.
How to remove LinkiDoo?
Remove from Windows XP:
- Move to the Task Bar, click Start and select Control Panel.
- Double-click Add or Remove Programs and Remove the undesirable application.
Remove from Windows Vista/Windows 7:
- Open the Start menu, click Control Panel and go to Uninstall a program.
- Right-click the application you want to delete and then click Uninstall.
Remove from Windows 8:
- Access the Metro UI menu, right-click on the background and select All apps.
- Open the Control Panel, click Uninstall a program and find the undesirable program.
- Right-click it and select Uninstall to delete.
In non-techie terms:
LinkiDoo is a browser plugin which is supported by third parties and their advertisements. If you are irritated by the reappearing pop-ups it is recommended that you delete the add-on from the system. Follow the guides above to delete the plugin and then install authentic Windows security software to guard the PC further and to remove potentially running malware.
Aliases: Linki Doo.