What is Lrcnta.exe?
When you install new software application on your computer, that application usually has more than just one file. Lrcnta.exe is an executable file and a process that belongs to Linkury Smart Bar family of potentially unwanted applications. You may not run or install Lrcnta.exe onto your computer directly, but if you notice Lrcnta.exe running on your computer, it means that you have Linkury Smart Bar installed on your computer. Therefore, to remove Lrcnta.exe and other related files, you need to get rid of the application itself. If you are not sure which app is supposed to be terminated, scan the system with SpyHunter free scanner.
Where does Lrcnta.exe come from?
As it has been mentioned above, Lrcnta.exe is one of the files that belong to Linkury Smart Bar. Thus, the file gets installed onto your computer along with the application. Judged by the name of the browser add-on in question, Linkury Smart Bar is supposed to be distributed via linkury.com, or linkurysmartbar.com, but that is not exactly the case.
Based on our research and observations Lrcnta.exe and Linkury Smart Bar generally arrive bundled with freeware. It means that this application can get installed onto your computer automatically with other programs and you may not even notice that. Linkury Smart Bar is also associated with Snap.do, DefaultTab, MyPCBackup, Messenger Plus, and a number of other potentially unwanted applications. Consequently, you should avoid downloading freeware from such websites as download.cnet.com, bothersoft.com, softpedia.com and the like.
What does Lrcnta.exe do?
This executable file obviously allows Linkury Smart Bar to function properly. The toolbar is supposed to improve your internet browsing experience. However, according to our research, the application can hardly do anything. Naturally, it collects information on what websites you visit and slows down your browser. The information collected can be used later on in various marketing schemes.
In case you open your Windows Task Manager, you will notice that Lrcnta.exe runs automatically whenever you turn on your computer or browse the Internet, which means that the data is collected all the time. It is not illegal, because it is very likely that you have agreed to install Linkury Smart Bar onto your computer yourself, but it may result in a number of computer security issues, so the sooner you remove Lrcnta.exe and Linkury Smart Bar from your computer the better.
How to remove Lrcnta.exe?
You need to scan your computer with a licensed antimalware tool to determine which freeware applications must be removed from your PC. Uninstall them via Control Panel if possible and then remove all the unnecessary plug-ins from your browser manually. Afterwards, run a full system scan once more to make sure that your computer is absolutely clean and safe. Should you have any problems removing Lrcnta.exe and all the related applications, please leave us a comment below.
Uninstall unwanted programs
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
- When Charm bar appears, click Settings and go to Control panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and remove potentially dangerous apps.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove potentially unwanted applications.
- Open Start menu and click Settings.
- Go to Control Panel and select Add or remove programs.
- Uninstall potentially dangerous programs.
Remove unwanted browser plug-ins
- Press Alt+X and go to Manage add-ons.
- Remove unwanted add-ons from Toolbars and Extensions.
- Click the Firefox button and go to Add-ons.
- Disable and remove unwanted plug-ins from Extensions.
- Restart your browser.
- Press Alt+F and go to Tools.
- Click Extensions and remove unwanted plug-ins.
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