QuickShare - how to eliminate unwanted coupon ads?
QuickShare is a browser add-on developed by Linkury, it enhances user's Internet browsing experience by providing shortcuts for sharing selected text, photos etc. on social networks and email. While such quick sharing feature may seem useful QuickShare cannot be treated as a legitimate browser add-on - many computer users report that it was installed on their Internet browsers without their consent, moreover this browser plug-in causes unwanted coupon ads when visiting online shopping websites. Unwilling installation of QuickShare is caused by irresponsible free software downloading and installation.
This potentially unwanted program is being distributed using a deceptive marketing method called bundling - computer users who don't pay close attention to freeware installation steps may easily end up installing this or other unwanted additional programs on their computers. QuickShare is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla FireFox. Notice that this browser extension is not a virus, however most commonly it's installation is unwilling, moreover this plug-in shows coupons ads and may cause privacy related issues.
QuickShare is similar to other potentially unwanted programs such as InfoAtoms, QwikLinx and many other. Notice that having additional unwanted browser plug-ins installed on one's Internet browsers may cause security, privacy and browser slowdown issues. To prevent installation of such browser extensions one should always download free software from legitimate sources, moreover you should always choose "Custom Installation" instead of "Typical Installation" when installing freeware. Never agree to install additional promoted software, also be sure to disallow any changes (homepage, default search engine etc.) to be made to your Internet browser settings. To removal QuickShare use the provided removal guide.
Windows 7 users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for "QuickShare" (Linkury Inc.) select this entry and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for "QuickShare" (Linkury Inc.) select this entry and click Remove.
After uninstalling QuicksShare scan your computer for any left unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended anti-spyware software.
Remove QuickShare from browsers:
Remove QuickShare from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for Linkury related entries "QuickShare Widget", "QuickShare WidgetEngine" select them and disable.
If you continue having problems with removal of QuickShare you can reset you Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click "Start", click "Run", in the opened window type "inetcpl.cpl". In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type "inetcpl.cpl" and click enter. In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Remove QuickShare from Google Chrome:
Click on a wrench or bars icon (top right of the screen), select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate: "QuickShare Widget" select it and click on a trash can icon.
Remove QuickShare from Mozilla FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable this add-on: "QuicksShare Widget".
If you continue having problems with removal of QuickShare you can reset you Mozilla FireFox settings to default.
Open Mozilla FireFox, at the top left corner of the main window click "FireFox", in the opened drop down menu choose Help and then click on Troubleshooting Information, in the opened window click on "Reset FireFox" button.