Sometimes an anti-virus program can show a warning that it noticed a malicious behavior and blocks the Linked Helper program / part of its components or even deletes certain files.
You should know that those are false-positive detections. Linked Helper is absolutely safe, and you can easily check that:
its code is signed by a valid digital signature, you can easily check that:
- make a right-click on the installation file and choose the Properties option;
- go to Digital Signatures tab;
- double-click the signature to see the details:
Linked Helper installation file does not contain malicious code, you can check that via Virus Total web site: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/url/b14be8bf700772204fbe0e052fa30a70e350b7b9d81114a462c97de989f95f6e/detection
- There are no threats found in Linked Helper instance executable file as well: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/a699cfa8e3d0cb9603a54f86bdc4f1804e6369a5aa6ac81c6f5783d15682726e/detection
Some anti-viruses program define all new and not well-known programs as potentially unsafe, that's why their heuristic algorithms mark such programs as dangerous: How to prevent my executable being treated from AV like bad or virus?
As it was already mentioned, Linked Helper is safe and does not contain any viruses or malicious code. Please, allow Linked Helper to run and add it to whitelist and reinstall if needed. Once Linked Helper becomes more popular, such false-positive detection will no longer happen.