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Link Bar


Link Bar is a software program developed by Max Brooks. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named opera.exe. The setup package is about 1.12 MB (1,175,627 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 70% of users of Link Bar come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Saudi Arabia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Link Bar
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Link Bar\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 1.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Link Bar

Program executable:opera.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Signed by:Opera Software ASA
Path:C:\Program Files\opera\opera.exe
Opera is a web browser and Internet suite developed by Opera Software. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying web sites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, chatting on IRC, downloading...
  • Link Bar.exe (by Opera Software) - Opera Internet Browser

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Link Bar.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F8EC32E7-4851-455D-A502-A8CACEAE1E41}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Link Bar.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

How do I remove Link Bar?

Quickly and completely remove Link Bar from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Link Bar from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Link Bar, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Link Bar.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 40%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows Vista 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Germany 20.00%
  Saudi Arabia 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Medion 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Common models
MEDION WIM2190 25.00%
LENOVO 4286CTO 25.00%
HP-Pavilion NC147AA-ABV a... 25.00%
HP-Pavilion FQ562AA-ABA m... 25.00%


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