WhiteClick “Virus” Toolbar – How to Remove It (Browser and PC)

This article aims to explain in detail what is the WhiteClick or White Click Toolbar and provide instructions on how to remove this potentially unsafe program from your computer.

WhiteClick toolbar is what someone who sees it in action might call a virus. In reality, this is one of those potentially unwanted programs, that aim to wreak havoc on your computer and slow it down with their annoying third-party advertisements. And these advertisements are the main reason why some people may get burned, since WhiteClick themselves are not responsible for the third-parties that these ads may lead you to and your PC might wind up getting infected by malware. This is WhiteClick is regarded as a Potentially Unwanted Program and it’s removal is highly recommended.

Threat Summary

NameWhiteClick
TypePotentially Unwanted Program
Short DescriptionAims to display various different types of advertisements and heavily modify your web browser so that cookies can be used to track information..
SymptomsSlow performance of your PC. Lots of advertisements. Change the home page to Ukraine site of Google.
Distribution MethodBundled downloads. Web pages which may advertise it.
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White Click – How Did I Get It

The main method of propagation that is used by the White Click software is likely software bundling. The program may be bundled into the installers of other free software that is often downloaded, like media players, torrent downloaders, etc. What happens is that during the course of installation somewhere in the installation steps there may be a prompt to add WhiteClick as a free extra to the current installation. But it is not easy to spot it either. The installation step that may (Read more...)

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum | SensorsTechForum.com authored by Vencislav Krustev. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/whiteclick-virus-toolbar-remove/