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Should I remove SelectionLinks?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,354
United States Rank #970
Reach 0.6622%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 284.04 days
856.60 days >
Average installed length: 450.08 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0 100.00%

SelectionLinks

What is SelectionLinks?

SelectionLinks by Objectify Media is a web browser extension for Intenet Explorer and Firefox. SelectionLinks collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to its remote servers so they can suggest services or provide advertising via the in-context search results. SelectionLinks shows advertisements or additional content within web pages rendered while the SelectionLinks is installed. SelectionLinks displays in-context link advertising in your web browser by installing a Browser helper Object for Internet Explorer.

About  (from Objectify Media)

From the EULA: Objectify Media, Inc. may, at its sole discretion, show advertisements or additional content within web pages rendered while the SOFTWARE PRODUCT is installed. The SelectionLinks browser addon monitors and records the ways in which you use your computer and the websites you visit so that you can receive ...  Read more

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named sl-dlc.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 1.44 MB (1,508,753 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SelectionLinks.
sl-dlc.exe (660e5969dbfc223aff5c89dd4522b156) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0146 Trojan.DownLoader8.38363
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.146 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1E9
VIPRE Antivirus 23626 Adware.Win32.Facetheme (fs)
bho.dll (55fc4410b8884936ce9721aebc64d76a) has been flagged by the following 29 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Adware.Facetheme!JzAkggfsjm0
Avira AntiVir 7.11.78.234 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic5.JCZ
Bitdefender 7.2 Application.Generic.408526
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.Adkubru (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 16265 ApplicUnwnt.Win32.AdWare.Facetheme.d
Dr.Web Adware.Bho.3868
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.575 Application.Generic.408526 (B)
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 8339 a variant of Win32/Adware.Facetheme.D
F-Secure 11.0.19020.35 Application.Generic.408526
G Data 22 Application.Generic.408526
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.4.0.0 Win32.AdWare
K7 AntiVirus 9.166.8697 Riskware
K7GW 12.7.0.12 Riskware
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.kd.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.FaceThemes
McAfee 5.400.0.1158 Artemis!55FC4410B888
McAfee-GW-Edition 2012.1 Artemis!55FC4410B888
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9506 Adware:Win32/Adkubru
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Application.Generic.408526
NANO AntiVirus 0.24.0.52214 Trojan.Win32.Facetheme.wlsba
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Trj/OCJ.A
PC Tools 9.0.0.2 Trojan.Adclicker!rem
Symantec 20121.3.0.76 Trojan.Adclicker
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.RFFC7J5
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RFFC7J5
VIPRE Antivirus 17798 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
SelectionLinks.dll (22506a7578107b9f978cfef3aeecdb4f) has been flagged by the following 16 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bitdefender 7.2 Trojan.GenericKD.986992
Comodo Security 16529 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Trojan.Click2.55174
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.583 Trojan.GenericKD.986992 (B)
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Trojan.GenericKD.986992
G Data 22 Trojan.GenericKD.986992
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.4.3.0 Trojan.SuspectCRC
McAfee 5.400.0.1158 Artemis!22506A757810
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!22506A757810
Norman 7.01.04 Suspicious_Gen5.YIPF
nProtect 2013-07-02.01 Trojan.GenericKD.986992
Sophos 4.90.0 Selection Links
SUPERAntiSpyware 5.6.0.1008 Adware.FaceTheme
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_BHO
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_BHO
VIPRE Antivirus 19220 Adware.Win32.Facetheme (fs)
sl-adk_uninstall.exe (fbf9bbae080a41a69855f44557818a5d) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Generic.537829
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.583 Adware.Generic.537829 (B)
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.537829
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.537829
K7 AntiVirus 9.170.9138 Riskware
K7GW 12.7.0.12 Riskware
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.Generic.537829
VIPRE Antivirus 20016 Adware.Win32.Facetheme (fs)
sl-dlc_uninstall.exe (b71255ec2fad4f51c04ba2875ce6870f) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH08IB13
VIPRE Antivirus 23868 Adware.Win32.Facetheme (fs)
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SelectionLinks 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

Displayed publisher: SelectionLinks
URL: www.selectionlinks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\oapps
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\OApps\sl-adk_uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SelectionLinks

Program executable:sl-dlc.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\oapps\sl-dlc.exe
MD5:660e5969dbfc223aff5c89dd4522b156
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) bho.dll - SelectionLinks
  • (Malware detected) SelectionLinks.dll - Select Words: Get Links
  • dler.exe
  • sl-adk_uninstall.exe
  • sl-apl_uninstall.exe
  • sl-dlc_uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • SelectionLinks.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SelectionLinks' with the class of {7825CFB6-490A-436B-9F26-4A7B5CFC01A9} (HelloWorldBHO).
  • bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SelectionLinks' with the class of {7C74FF88-1A7D-406E-B94B-7DD8ABCC9DCC} (BHO_PROJECT).

How do I remove SelectionLinks?

Quickly and completely remove SelectionLinks from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Download "Should I Remove It?", it's FREE!Remove SelectionLinks from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall SelectionLinks 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 SelectionLinks, 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 SelectionLinks.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by SelectionLinks you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,354

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.28%
Windows 8 12.03%
Windows XP 11.58%
Windows Vista 8.06%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.39%
Windows 7 Professional 8.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.31%
Windows 8 4.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.15%
  India 2.38%
  United Kingdom 2.13%
  Israel 2.00%
  Iran 1.39%
  Philippines 1.20%
  Turkey 1.16%
  MK 1.05%
  Saudi Arabia 1.04%
  Netherlands 0.95%
  Greece 0.93%
  Malaysia 0.93%
  Thailand 0.93%
  Italy 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.28%
Dell 24.52%
Acer 14.34%
Toshiba 6.96%
ASUS 6.09%
GIGABYTE 5.25%
Lenovo 3.43%
Samsung 2.83%
Intel 2.27%
American Megatrends 1.40%
Sahara 0.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.57%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.76%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.96%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.42%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.24%

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