Do you know what Lrcnta.exe is?
Lrcnta.exe is an executable file that can be found at %LOCALAPPDATA%\Smartbar\Application directory. This file is present on your computer when you have Linkury Smart Bar installed. What is more, if you have removed Linkury Smart Bar recently and you are experiencing an Lrcnta.exe Runtime error, it means that some of the registry entries related to the application remained and the auto-run key is still trying to launch the application automatically. To remove Lrcnta.exe from your system completely, you should consider investing in a licensed antimalware tool and then scanning your PC with it.
It might also be the case that you did not succeed to remove Linkury Smart Bar from your computer at all. Some files must have been deleted, but various entries remained, and therefore Lrcnta.exe Runtime error message is generated. You might say that you do not remember having installed Linkury Smart Bar on your computer, but think again – have you roamed through bothersoft.com, softpedia.com or download.net.com recently? Have you downloaded a freeware package and installed it on your PC? It is very likely that Linkury Smart Bar was one of those applications that got installed on your system, because this extension is known to be travelling with DefaultTab, MyPCBackup, Messenger Plus or Snap.do.
It is very often that users do not even realize they install unwanted application until it is too late. Luckily, Linkury Smart Bar is not a malicious computer infection and it is not hard to uninstall it. The main problem is that it may display a lot of commercial advertisements while you browse the internet and it may disrupt the internet browsing process. Since Linkury Smart Bar functions as adware, it tries to redirect you to affiliated websites in order to generate revenue for its creators. Unless you accidentally click links to corrupted websites, you should not get infected with malware. Nevertheless, computer security should still be your top priority, so do not tolerate Linkury Smart Bar, Lrcnta.exe and other related files anymore.
If Linkury Smart Bar is still installed on your computer, run a full system scan to see what programs might have arrived together with this application. Then open Control Panel and remove all the listen adware and potentially unwanted applications. In case you are seeing the Lrcnta.exe runtime error pop-up, you need to invest in a powerful antimalware tool that would delete unnecessary registry entries and other related files.
You can also follow the instructions below the main article to terminate all the potential threats via Safe Mode with Networking. Should you have any further questions, please contact us by leaving a comment.
How to remove adware applications
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen and click Settings on Charm bar.
- Go to Control Panel and select Uninstall a program.
- Highlight unwanted applications and click Uninstall.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove unwanted applications.
- Click Start menu button and go to Settings.
- Open Control Panel and select Add or remove programs.
- Uninstall all the adware applications.
Remove unwanted add-ons
- Press Alt+T and click Add-ons.
- Disable and remove unwanted plug-ins from Extensions.
- Restart browser.
- Press Alt+F and click Tools.
- Go to Extensions and remove unwanted add-ons.
- Press Alt+X and go to Manage add-ons.
- Remove unwanted add-ons from Toolbars and Extensions.
In non-techie terms:
Lrcnta.exe is a file that is part of Linkury Smart Bar’s setup. This file is related to specific extension’s functions and the process is launched automatically whenever you turn on your PC. To remove Lrcnta.exe from your computer, you need to terminate Linkury Smart Bar through and through.