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What is updatelinkswift.exe?

updatelinkswift.exe is developed by LinkSwift according to the updatelinkswift.exe version information.

updatelinkswift.exe's description is "LinkSwift"

updatelinkswift.exe is digitally signed by linkswift.

updatelinkswift.exe is usually located in the 'c:\program files\linkswift\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected updatelinkswift.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Company nameLinkSwift
File descriptionLinkSwift
Internal nameLinkSwift.exe
Original filenameLinkSwift.exe
Legal copyright
Product version1.0.4980.4759
File version1.0.4980.4759

The following is the available information on updatelinkswift.exe:

Company nameLinkSwift
File descriptionLinkSwift
Internal nameLinkSwift.exe
Original filenameLinkSwift.exe
Legal copyright
Product version1.0.4980.4759
File version1.0.4980.4759

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

Signer namelinkswift
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
Certificate serial number3ad03d814d9e16358271d2ca8a94ab42

VirusTotal report

5 of the 46 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the updatelinkswift.exe file. That's a 11% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
ESET-NOD32 a variant of MSIL/BrowseFox.A
Kingsoft Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes BuyPUP.Optional.LinkSwift.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.F47V0904
VIPRE BuyYontoo (fs)
5 of the 46 anti-virus programs detected the updatelinkswift.exe file.

updatelinkswift.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove updatelinkswift.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the updatelinkswift.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that updatelinkswift.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer:
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate updatelinkswift.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the updatelinkswift.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate updatelinkswift.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
    c:\program files\linkswift\updatelinkswift.exe
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the updatelinkswift.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If updatelinkswift.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If updatelinkswift.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If updatelinkswift.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that updatelinkswift.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above

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Folder name variants

updatelinkswift.exe may also be located in other folders than c:\program files\linkswift\. The most common variants are listed below:

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Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to updatelinkswift.exe:

updatelinkswift.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

updatelinkswift.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

LinkSwift has stopped working.

End Program - updatelinkswift.exe. This program is not responding.

updatelinkswift.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

updatelinkswift.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with the file?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with the file:

What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with the file. 100% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 5 users.

Keep0 %
Remove100 %

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with the file. Only 5 users has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.


Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Roger Karlsson writes

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I've posted a video over at YouTube that shows how to remove LinkSwift:

# 5 Oct 2013, 6:06

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