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Short bio

Adware.WhiteClick is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a small family of bundled installers that install PUP.Optional.WhiteClick.


Whiteclick install

Whiteclick install

Type and source of infection

Adware.WhiteClick is usually part of a bundler that also installs other adware and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). This adware installs PUP.Optional.WhiteClick.


Malwarebytes blocks Adware.WhiteClick

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.WhiteClick


Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.WhiteClick without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

Malwarebytes removal log

A Malwarebytes log of removal will look similar to this: