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Smartbar by Linkury (Signed)

Remove quickshare.exe
Warning 62 antivirus scanners has detected malware in various versions of quickshare.exe.


There are 13 versions of quickshare.exe in the wild, the latest version being quickshare.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. By adding a startup entry to the run registry key, the file will be executed when the user logs into Windows. The average file size is about 16.88 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Linkury by VeriSign. The programs QuickShare, ESU for Microsoft Vista and VLC have been observed as installing specific variations of quickshare.exe. The executable is a .NET framework assembly utilizing the CLR. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0022% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 67.1 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 10.36 MB per minute for reads and 3.39 KB per minute for writes.

What is quickshare.exe?

Smartbar (Snap.Do) is a web browser addin/toolbar with Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. Snap.Do provides social integration features for Facebook and Twitter. Privacy Policy: In order to facilitate, refine, personalize and match the identification and presentation of our products results to your browsing preferences and habits, we collect information regarding your use of our Product including URL and information of websites you browse while Smartbar is installed.

About quickshare.exe (from Linkury) works on all 3 major web browsers – Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Simply get it now to start snapping! will always be there when you need it. Once you got it yo


File name:quickshare.exe
Product name:Smartbar
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\smartbar\application\quickshare.exe
Original name:Smartbar.exe
Issued to:Linkury
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Saturday, December 5, 2015

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Smartbar.)
24% remove
This package installs Microsoft fixes and enhancements for the Microsoft Vista Operating Systems, as well as providing other fixes and enhancements that are specific to the listed notebook models. The...
Linkury Inc.
  79% remove
QuickShare, also know as Smartbar, is an auto-starting program that is typically bundled with various shareware software. It displays advertising and is designed to run when Windows boots up. In addit...
RealNetworks, Inc.
21% remove
Rhapsody is the digital music service that allows you to listen all you want from wherever you are. It's the ultimate music cloud experience, with over 16 million songs and every genre to choose from....
ReSoft Ltd.
  83% remove
Snap.Do Engine is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and distributed thr...
VideoLAN Team
8% remove
VLC media player (also known as VLC) is a highly portable free and open-source cross-platform media player and streaming media server written by the VideoLAN project. VLC media player supports many au...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of quickshare.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'Browser Infrastructure Helper' → C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Smartbar\Application\QuickShare.exe startup

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 62 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetectionFile version
Ad-Aware Adware.Generic.426757
Agnitum Adware.Agent!ewg4N0sTg8M
AVG Toolbar.NC
AVG Toolbar.NC
Baidu Antivirus AdWare.Win32.Agent.Ajo
BitDefender 7.2 Adware.Generic.426757
CMC AdWare.MSIL.Agent!O
CMC AdWare.MSIL.Agent!O
Comodo Internet Security 17480 ApplicUnwnt
Comodo Internet Security 17455 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Trojan.MulDrop4.24551
Dr.Web Trojan.MulDrop4.24551
Dr.Web Adware.Linkury.1
Dr.Web Adware.Linkury.1
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Generic.426757 (B)
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Riskware.Win32.Toolbar.Linkury.AMN (A)
ESET NOD32 7.7970 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A
ESET NOD32 7.8020 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A
ESET NOD32 7.8006 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A
ESET NOD32 7.9190 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A
ESET NOD32 7.9183 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A
ESET NOD32 7.8322 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A
ESET NOD32 7.8661 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A
ESET NOD32 7.8486 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A
ESET NOD32 7.8865 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A
ESET NOD32 7.9010 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A
Fortinet Adware/MSIL_Agent
Fortinet Adware/MSIL_Agent
Fortinet 4 Adware/MSIL_Agent
Fortinet 4 Adware/MSIL_Agent
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.426757
G Data 13.9.22 Adware.Generic.426757
Ikarus T3. not-a-virus:AdWare.MSIL
Ikarus T3. not-a-virus:AdWare.MSIL
Ikarus T3. not-a-virus:AdWare.MSIL
Kingsoft 2013.04.09.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Kingsoft 2013.04.09.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
McAfee 6.4.564 Artemis!DA2302B86E0C
McAfee Gateway Anti-Malware v2013-dat Artemis!DA2302B86E0C
eScan by MicroWorld Adware.Generic.426757
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.MulDrop4.bobwdz
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.MulDrop4.bhtuvq
nProtect 2013-12-20.01 Trojan-Clicker/W32.Agent.13824.H
Rising Antivirus PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.143E634F!339632975
Rising Antivirus PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.14ABD164!346804580
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1B3
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1B1
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH01FO13
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RC1H1BH
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0414
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0620
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0507
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0916
Vba32 AntiVirus TScope.Trojan.MSIL
VIPRE Antivirus 24622 Adware.Linkury (fs)
VIPRE Antivirus 24458 Adware.Linkury (fs)
VIPRE Antivirus 17668 Adware.Linkury (fs)
VIPRE Antivirus 20258 Adware.Linkury (fs)
VIPRE Antivirus 19016 Adware.Linkury (fs)
VIPRE Antivirus 22020 Adware.Linkury (fs)
VIPRE Antivirus 23076 Adware.Linkury (fs)

VersionsAll file variations of quickshare.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
6c4da0281be6cd29a95ae26ed1037160 2acc8fffbead7e6084ec21a34ec286090a83a5c2 19.77 KB
77b3a49073b3d68a43366e48949e1830 8d305d5a743c4fa6193fc21fd3341698332fa128 19.77 KB
4413756eb822d843c1e1274df1360e56 8e4b32375df058db6b2e3b55ba020c246fba8d99 19.77 KB
6aba032ff0327d8b64a5bed70551464a 3dd64cb4c5468f13d6e174e22f6b52c3240c4936 19.77 KB
8b9c04225dbb4af1f55f325fbe2bddb2 cef4254b17d897243644d7a06cac98bde81ad2b2 19.77 KB
9dc8318940403b38da23dadf3f130e89 b4f3245bd1441c32523bbd482e4684f0b1d5f225 19.77 KB
2c3239b5355babf5e575ddc1b3f573f7 1216c6bd493b48b534cc595fb0408005b8699386 19.77 KB
da2302b86e0cc3812de962928a82d1b2 3323edcd4befc4727ea756e3796e430d17d17790 13.5 KB
6e0b307ccf63bd8eaec7d24f0a09518b acf399d8c4e90a70c8c9dcc3259cbaace692bd09 13.5 KB
3e51d59ff061c51c2f479f3745f2db13 36e4aa1fc2ba40ec553064337e1d62fdc8f46b4a 13.5 KB
7fef82869e3482985fd5915f7e378732 a4fcd99282eb656aa66c7d36f463fa07bb0a89fc 13.5 KB
9e72ccf33352042bb044ba12939f3416 b0c32461bf87795888d1d31da58266eed927a850 13.5 KB
9738f8381abbae25733df953c31ba8c8 3ecc41f97e3533d487bad22d0f6834144d1f0ffb 13.5 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.83%
Windows 8 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Premium 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.33%
Windows 8 Pro 4.17%
Windows Vista Ultimate 4.17%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 25.00% of Smartbar.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
ASUS 21.05%
Acer 10.53%
Samsung 10.53%
Sony 10.53%
Toshiba 10.53%
Dell 10.53%
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