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Hi Kevin,

Thank you for responding. However the download from the link did not deal with the PUP.Optional.Linkury.A, as promised with the four steps on 



Thank you again,


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Hello Ukele,

The link you post is not related to Malwarebytes, neither is its advice. If you look at the date it was published (Published on October 15, 2013) that advice is very outdated, Malware and Malware removal tools have moved on since that date...

Have a read here: https://blog.malwarebytes.com/detections/pup-optional-linkury/

If you have problems with Malware or Infection on your own PC let me know and we can get some scans underway and have look...

Thank you,


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Hi Kevin,

Thank you for that. So, it seems the only way to get rid of PUP.Optional.Linkury is to get the premium version to keep it off my computer since it would be reintroduced by various means. It helps to know what is going on.

Thank you again,


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Here is some information to help manage and control your Web Browser. If you need further assistance cleaning or removing bad information from your Browser then @kevinf80 can assist you @Ukele


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