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* What is WeatherBug

* Download WeatherBug Removal Tool

* Remove WeatherBug manually

* Remove WeatherBug from Google Chrome

* Remove WeatherBug from Mozilla Firefox

* Remove WeatherBug from Internet Explorer

* Uninstall WeatherBug from Windows 10

* Uninstall WeatherBug from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall WeatherBug from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

WeatherBug is a program that helps the user to know the weather forecast, but the program is not as helpful as annoying. WeatherBug is a program that should be installed manually, that's why usually it is an addition to some programs that user installs. If the user forgets to remove the tick in the process of installation of any needed program, then some additional programs like WeatherBug can appear in the system. WeatherBug is a freeware, but for the usage you should suffer from different commercial pop-up windows. So sooner or later you will be tired of it and will want to get rid of this program.

WeatherBug intrusion method


WeatherBug installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (WeatherBug). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. WeatherBug copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is weather.exe. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name WeatherBug and value weather.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name weather.exe or WeatherBug. Also, it can create folder with name WeatherBug under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation WeatherBug starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove WeatherBug immediately.

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Removal Tool was developed to remove WeatherBug-related issues in automatic mode. Remover has active module to protect your PC from adware. Tested on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. Trial version of Removal Tool provides detection of computer threats like WeatherBug for FREE.

Features of Removal Tool

* Removes all files created by WeatherBug.

* Removes all registry entries created by WeatherBug.

* You can activate System and Network Guards and forget about malware.

* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

* Removal is guaranteed - if Removal Tool fails ask for FREE support.

* 24/7 Spyware Helpdesk Support included into the package.

Download Stronghold AntiMalware by Security Stronghold LLC

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Features of Stronghold Antimalware

* Removes all files created by WeatherBug.

* Removes all registry entries created by WeatherBug.

* Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.

* "Toolbar Remover" tool will help you get rid of unwanted browser extensions.

* Removal is guaranteed - if Stronghold AntiMalware fails ask for FREE support.

* 24/7 Helpdesk Support and 5 hours of Remote Support via GoToAssist included into the package.

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* Technical details of WeatherBug threat.

* Manual WeatherBug removal.

* Download WeatherBug Removal Tool.

How to remove WeatherBug manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with WeatherBug, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally, missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by WeatherBug.

To get rid of WeatherBug, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• weather.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WeatherBug Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key:

    Value: C:\Program Files\AWS\WeatherBug\weather.exe
  • Key:

    Value: C:\Program Files\AWS\WeatherBug\weather.exe
  • Key:
  • Key:
  • Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WeatherBug Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall WeatherBug related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for WeatherBug entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version of Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If WeatherBug won't uninstall or gives you error message, that you do not have sufficient rights to do this, perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WeatherBug Removal Tool.

Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find WeatherBug in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu, choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate WeatherBug or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find WeatherBug

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find WeatherBug related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Remove WeatherBug extension from your browsers

WeatherBug in some cases can create browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option "Toolbar Remover" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to WeatherBug. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner

  • In the menu choose Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbars and Extensions tab.

  • Choose WeatherBug or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective WeatherBug removal use WeatherBug Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find WeatherBug and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm WeatherBug removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extensions locate WeatherBug.

  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like WeatherBug are very widespread and, unfortunatelly, many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use Removal Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like WeatherBug.

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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with WeatherBug and weather.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: I can't figure out how to delete unwanted location

I want to delete a location from my drop down list. How do I do this?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: How can I remove locations which I no longer want on the weatherbug list?

I just want to remove several locations on the weatherbug list on my computer

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Weatherbug won't uninstall through control panel, keeps asking for permission to run while trying to delete

Any method to get rid of this virus?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Cannot delete previously used locations

Trying to delete previous locations as list becoming too long. Phone is Galaxy S3. Continued touching name on location list on screen does not respond.Any other way to delete locations not needed anymore?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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