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What is vvsn.exe? WhenU ClockSync?

Vendor:      WhenU
Vendor Website:
Last Seen by PC Matic:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: VVSN.exe - WhenU is a global disktop advertising network that provides free software to users willing to view popup advertising. By downloading the software you give permission to to display relevant contextual information and offers. The software selects which ads and offers based on your browsing habits. It displays these popup ads and coupons while you are browsing. In the case of ClockSync, Windows XP users do not need a clock sync application since it is provided by Windows (double-click the time in the task bar). WhenU has made changes in its distribution practices and no longer uses third parties or bundling to distribute their product. Distribution appears to be in-house only and bundles only contain WhenU products. The WhenU license agreement, EULA, now makes it clear that advertising will be shown. If you have agreed to this form of advertising and don't find it intrusive then you need not remvoe it. However most identify this software to be intrusive and adware.

vvsn.exe DISABLE AND REMOVE. Intrusive adware or spyware.

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vvsn.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.00%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 2 MB

Program Name MD5 Count

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xde4e6aaf7285ff0b36c82fe7540a0975 2/4/2012 12:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown WhenU ClockSync 105 KB
2 Status 0x7ad334ca884ec3f530e74a9f65aa31d8 1/27/2012 8:52:00 AM Unknown 1, 0, 1, 5 WhenU ClockSync 105 KB
3 Status 0x3b2d3d2df4a3d15384799c4da851b6ea 7/18/2011 7:06:00 PM Unknown Unknown WhenU ClockSync 105 KB
4 Status 0xa7f0a26eb76b808d6a4a124704566a7d 5/26/2010 11:23:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 3 WhenU ClockSync 100 KB
5 Status 0x282b673cfefd21c93b1659a4297c6eb5 2/2/2010 2:08:00 PM Unknown Unknown WhenU ClockSync 113 KB
6 Status 0x6d5fcee8eb3730e678a5de25c0a50bb1 9/10/2008 6:01:00 AM Unknown Unknown WhenU ClockSync 110 KB

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