What is LinkWiz?

LinkWiz is an adware program that connects to the internet without the user’s permission and displays annoying commercial advertisements on every website. Our researchers have linked this program to numerous malware infections, so we recommend that you remove this program, since the content it sponsors is unreliable and is apt to be misleading and quite often fake. This article contains the most relevant information available that should help you avoid and remove this infection – provided that your machine has been infected with it.testtest 100% FREE spyware scan and
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Where does LinkWiz come from?

The program can be downloaded from its promotional website at If you were to enter the website, you would be greeted with its rather catchy slogan “get what you’re after faster.” The information on the website claims that LinkWiz is a utility that makes searching and translating information you find online easy. This application is compatible with the three most popular web browsers, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome. However, the app does not show on the browser’s list of extensions but can be nonetheless be removed via Control Panel.

What does LinkWiz do?

LinkWiz may appear to be a useful application, and, truth be told, it has some neat features. If you have it installed on your computer, you can highlight one word or more and a small logo will appear. If you click the logo, an in-page window will appear. The window features three tabs. The first one shows information about the term or the combination of words from The second tab features a translation tool, and the third, a thesaurus. These features actually work rather well. However, it is still an ad-supported application that you ought to remove.

LinkWiz is considered an infection because it promotes unreliable third-party advertisements. It displays ads as in-texts and pop-ups on every website, which is very annoying. Nevertheless, annoyance is not its biggest problem. The real concern is the fact that this infection displays third-party ads that could infect your computer with malicious applications, such as adware, browser hijackers, bad toolbars, and even Trojans. Due to these potential threats, we recommend that you remove this infection as soon as possible.

How can I remove LinkWiz?

You can remove this application by uninstalling it via the Control Panel. However, our analysts recommend that you get a powerful antimalware scanner, such as SpyHunter, which will automatically remove LinkWiz and any other infections residing on your computer. It will also protect your PC from future infections. At any rate, you can use our manual removal guide below.

How to remove LinkWiz from your operating system

Windows 8/ Windows 8.1

  1. Open the Start Screen.
  2. Type Uninstall in the search box and then go to Settings.
  3. In the search results, click Uninstall a program and find LinkWiz.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7/Windows Vista

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program and find LinkWiz.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs and find LinkWiz.
  4. Click Uninstall.
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