37,165,285 programs installed

Should I remove Qwiklinx?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #3,700
United States Rank #1,536
Reach 0.1981%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.39 days
926.02 days >
Average installed length: 486.55 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.8.2.2212 0.94%
1.8.1.2128 1.02%
1.8.0.1984 2.35%
1.6.0.1904 2.98%
1.6.0.1758 17.71%
1.4.0.1712 1.33%
1.4.0.1590 0.94%
1.4.0.1560 11.21%
1.3.0.1560 0.16%
1.3.0.1475 0.08%
1.2.0.1073 45.53%
1.0.0.686 15.75%

Qwiklinx

What is Qwiklinx?

QwikLinx is a web browser plugin that injects contextual advertising links within a user's web page. After a web pages loads the plugin will scan the content of the HTML and modify various links in the page for ad targeted keywords. When found, it will inject a link through a double underline which when clicked will show an advertisement to the user. When the user hovers over the link, you will see a small dialog box containing an advertisement. When the mouse is moved away from the hyperlink, the ad unit will disappear. Also, other advertisements may appear on web pages in the form of banners or popups and will be branded as Quiklinx.

About  (from Qwiklinx)

As you browse the web, QwikLinx inserts contextual links to help you research relevant topics more efficiently. QwikLinx also allows you to link directly to retailers and sites, as you see interesting products and merchants while you browse. QwikLinx provides you a direct link to the product or to the information that ...  Read more
Overview
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Qwiklinx has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.qwiklinx.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Qwiklinx\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Qwiklinx\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 706.65 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Qwiklinx

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove Qwiklinx?

Quickly and completely remove Qwiklinx from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Qwiklinx 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 Qwiklinx, 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 Qwiklinx.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#3,700

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.64%
Windows Vista 14.10%
Windows 8 9.71%
Windows XP 9.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.17%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.28%
Windows 7 Professional 5.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.74%
Windows 8 4.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.11%
  Iran 0.92%
  India 0.14%
  Hong Kong 0.05%
  MA 0.05%
  Brazil 0.05%
  Thailand 0.05%
  SD 0.05%
  Belgium 0.05%
  Latvia 0.05%
  Mexico 0.05%
  Pakistan 0.05%
  BB 0.05%
  Romania 0.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.30%
Dell 30.44%
Acer 12.54%
Toshiba 8.90%
ASUS 3.11%
GIGABYTE 1.82%
Intel 1.18%
Lenovo 1.07%
Sahara 1.07%
American Megatrends 0.96%
Samsung 0.86%
Gateway 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.71%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.69%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.47%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.65%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.04%

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