Remove Linkbucks redirect virus

Linkbucks redirect is a browser hijacker that causes your searches redirected through Linkbucks system to other websites. Whenever you click on any links even search results in Google page you are redirected through this system to a irrelevant website. This can be very annoying, but malware creators make money from that. This classifies the Linkbucks redirect as browser hijacker.

You should not blame itself. It is an advertisement network displaying ads around the page or showing splash screen with ads in between pages. This system is legitimate.
Although they should do more to prevent people misusing them. The malware generates fake LinkBucks links to show advertisements for you and thus earn money.

The real parasite behind Linkbucks virus might differ and requires PC scan with anti-malware program like Spyhunter or Hitman Pro. Such programs determine the exact parasite and help remove the redirect symptoms.

If you do not have a malware scanner your antivirus program cannot deal with Linkbucks virus successfully. You will need to manually delete it by following these steps given as below. And in case any mistakes might happen during the process, please spend some time on making a backup before getting started.

1. Reboot the infected computer and enter with Safe mode with networking. Keep pressing F8 till a black screen with several options on it, then use arrow keys to highlight the “Safe mode with networking” option and press Enter;
2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard or right click of the mouse on the bottom Taskbar to open Task Manager first;
3. End the process -[Linkbucks].exe
4. Find out and delete all these associating files and registry entries:
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Regedit32
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\{Linkbucks}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current\Winlogon\”Shell” = “{Linkbucks}.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar “{Linkbucks} Toolbar”

5. Reboot the computer when the above steps are done and get into normal mode this time.

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  1. no sir it dont work
    link bucks can effect only browsers so that they can re-link all
    links that appear in any sites.
    there is also a solution for
    then i created add on for most popularweb browsers and uploaded in softpedia
    please check it out
    it should work sure

    1. Thank you for the alternative solution that you have provided. :)


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