What is LinkScannerConnect.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the LinkScannerConnect.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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LinkScannerConnect.exe file information

The process belongs to software LinkScanner by CallingID (

Description: LinkScannerConnect.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. LinkScannerConnect.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 359,664 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The file has a digital signature. LinkScannerConnect.exe is not a Windows core file. LinkScannerConnect.exe is able to connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 39% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: The software vendor offers the option to uninstall LinkScanner software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as LinkScannerConnect.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the LinkScannerConnect.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

component of LinkScanner Pro by Exploit Labs
Part of LinkScanner by Exploit Labs

Summary: Average user rating of LinkScannerConnect.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks LinkScannerConnect.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving LinkScannerConnect issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with LinkScannerConnect. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the LinkScannerConnect.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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