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Should I remove Linkman?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,204
United States Rank #18,378
Reach 0.0097%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 117.57 days
334.17 days >
Average installed length: 175.58 days


8.98 8.85%
8.97 6.25%
8.96 0.52%
8.95 2.08%
8.93 13.54%
8.92 7.29%
8.91 6.77%
8.90 4.17%
8.85 10.42%
8.80 15.63%
8.71 6.25%
8.70 3.13%
8.50 1.56%
8.42 0.52%
8.40.5 2.08%
8.40 1.04%
8.32 4.69%
8.31 2.60%
8.30 0.52%
8.20 1.04%
8.10 1.04%


What is Linkman?  (from Outertech)

Integrate bookmark management solution into your Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer browser. Linkman (short for Link Manager) is a bookmark manager that efficiently organizes large numbers of bookmarks. Linkman integrates with Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Opera browsers. Support for synchronizing bo...  Read more


Linkman is a program developed by Outertech. The most used version is 8.80, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is linkman.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 8.18 MB (8,574,034 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 53% of users of Linkman come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.outertech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Linkman
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Linkman\Uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 8.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Linkman

Program executable:linkman.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\linkman\linkman.exe
Additional files:
  • LinkmanCom.dll - Linkman Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • LinkmanBrowsers.dll - Linkman (Linkman Browser Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libssl32.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - OpenSSL (Libssl32: open Secure Socket Layer protocol)
  • Uninstaller.exe
  • uninst-Linkman.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • LinkmanCom.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name '&Linkman' with the class of {5C9DCA26-CEC4-4280-A831-D622D4DBF113}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Linkman.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Linkman' and executes as C:\Program Files\Linkman\Linkman.exe.

How do I remove Linkman?

You can uninstall Linkman 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Linkman, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Linkman.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Linkman you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.02%
Windows 10 25.52%
Windows XP 6.77%
Windows Vista 4.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.16%
Windows 7 Professional 12.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.11%
Windows 8.1 7.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.84%
Windows 10 Pro 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.81%
  Germany 9.52%
  Canada 4.76%
  United Kingdom 3.46%
  France 2.16%
  Australia 1.73%
  Czech Republic 1.30%
  Spain 1.30%
  Poland 1.30%
  Thailand 1.30%
  Hungary 1.30%
  Norway 1.30%
  Russia 1.30%
  Belgium 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.32%
Dell 20.72%
Acer 17.12%
ASUS 14.41%
Lenovo 10.81%
Toshiba 3.60%
Samsung 1.80%
Sahara 0.90%
Common models
LENOVO 10080 4.81%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.88%
Dell Latitude E6410 1.92%
Dell OptiPlex GX280 ... 1.92%
Dell OptiPlex 990 1.92%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.92%

About (from Outertech)

Outertech is a German software development company incorporated in 1999.
Publisher URL: www.outertech.com


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