This program delivers advertising content to the user. It is usually annoying but harmless, unless it is combined with spyware or trackware.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
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ClickPotato is an adware program that will display pop-up advertisements based on the user's browsing activities or habits. It is distributed by Pinball Corporation via its free online streaming video.
The adware components are bundled with open source software, e.g., VLC media player and Xvid codec.
Upon execution, the adware attempts to connect to the following websites:
Description Created: 2009-07-08 11:59:43.0
Description Last Modified: 2010-08-11 12:31:13.0