Weather Forecast Alerts - How to remove?

 
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Weather Forecast Alerts is annoying application that might infect your computer. Cyber security experts describe it as adware infection, so once inside of your computer it will flood your web browser with various advertisements.

It’s not very difficult to tell wether your computer is infected with Weather Forecast Alerts or not because usually ads displayed by this malware are labeled with a slogan “Ads by Weather Forecast Alerts” or “Brought to you by Weather Forecast Alerts” so if you have noticed this on any of web browsers, your computer is definitely infected and you should take care of that.

There are two most efficient ways to remove infection like Weather Forecast Alerts – it can be done either manually or automatically, so it’s completely up to you which removal method to chose.

If you have no previous experience in removing viruses like this, we suggest to do it automatically – download reliable anti-malware application, such as Reimage or SpyHunter, install it on your computer and then run a full scan of all files stored on your hard drive. Either one of these applications should detect and eliminate Weather Forecast Alerts automatically. If your computer is infected with other similar viruses it will detect and remove them too.

In case you prefer to perform this removal manually – scroll down below this article and take a look at our step-by-step Weather Forecast Alerts manual removal guide. We have developed it to assist you through this complicated process of virus removal. Try to complete all steps correctly and you will be able to eliminate Weather Forecast Alerts manually by your own.

if you have some questions regarding this topic, feel free to ask them in the comments section below and we will do our best to answer them all. To learn more about specific features of Weather Forecast Alerts please continue reading this article.

About Weather Forecast Alerts browser hijacker

It works as browser extension that can be added to all most popular web browsers, including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or even Safari. That means Apple users can get infected as well.

Weather Forecast Alerts will display various ads on infected web browsers. Those ads might come in all kinds of forms, such as pop-up, pop-under, in-text, banner or contextual advertisements. New tab or window with ads on it can be opened at any time as well.

Usually advertisements displayed by Weather Forecast Alerts appear on e-commerce websites, such as eBay or Amazon. You will be offered to purchase some particular goods or services at very appealing price rate. Don’t fall for that trick – they are just trying to win your attention and make you click on one of those ads this way. And we don’t recommend to do that.

If it happens so that you click on the advertisement displayed by Weather Forecast Alerts you will be immediately redirected to other websites that might be owned by various cyber criminals, such as hackers or scammers. This way your computer can get infected with other viruses or if you attempt to purchase something there you can even get scammed and lose your hard earned money.

Weather Forecast Alerts might also collect your personal information, such as browsing history, search queries, most visited sites or even your IP and email addresses. They adjust those ads according to collected data and make them even more relative and attractive to you this way, so chances that you will click on one of them rise. That’s the main goal of Weather Forecast Alerts because they get paid for every click you make.

Weather Forecast Alerts is described as useful and free tool that will provide you with the opportunity to see local weather forecast on your web browser at all times, but as you can see it’s just a lie and the only goal of this add-on is to make money by displaying sponsored content to users.


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How to remove Weather Forecast Alerts using Windows Control Panel

Many hijackers and adware like Weather Forecast Alerts install some of their components as regular windows programs as well as additional software. This part of malware can be uninstalled from Control Panel. To access it, do the following.
  • Start→Control Panel (older Windows) or press Windows Key→Search and enter Control Panel (Windows 8);
    Control panel
  • Choose Uninstall Program;
    Programs and features
  • Go through a list of programs and select entries related to Weather Forecast Alerts .
    Remove toolbars
  • Click uninstall button.
    Uninstall
  • In many cases anti-malware programs are better at detecting related parasites, thus I recommend installing Spyhunter or Reimage to identify other programs that might be a part of this infection.
    Scan with spyhunter
This method will not remove some of browser plugins therefore proceed to the next part of the removal guide.
Removing Weather Forecast Alerts from your browsers

  Top Remove malicious extensions from Internet Explorer

  • Press on the Gear icon→Manage Add-ons.
    Add-on
  • Go through Toolbars and extensions. Remove everything related to Weather Forecast Alerts and items you do not know that are made not by Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Oracle or Adobe.
    Disable add-ons
  • Close the Options.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Weather Forecast Alerts, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Press on the Gear icon->Internet Options.
    Internet options
  • Choose the Advanced tab and click on the Reset button.
    Reset settings
  • Select a Delete personal settingscheckbox and click on the Reset button.
    Reset approve
  • Click on the Close button on the confirmation box, then close your browser.
    Reset

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

  Top Removing Weather Forecast Alerts from Chrome

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Google Chrome window. Select “Settings”.
    Open settings
  • Click “Extensions” on the left menu bar.
  • Go through the extensions list and remove programs you do not need, especially similar to Weather Forecast Alerts. Click on the trash bin icon next to Weather Forecast Alerts or other add-ons you want to remove.
    Remove extensions
  • Press on the “Remove” button on the Confirmation window.
    Remove approve
  • If unsure, you can disable them temporarily.
    Disable extension
  • Restart Chrome.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Weather Forecast Alerts, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on Chrome’s menu button (three horizontal lines) and select Settings.
    Open settings
  • Scroll to the end of the page and click on the Reset settings button.
    Reset settings
  • Click on the Reset button on the confirmation box.
    Reset approve

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

  Top Removing Weather Forecast Alerts from Firefox

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Mozilla window and select the “Add-ons” icon (or press Ctrl+Shift+A on your keyboard).
    Select add-on
  • Go through Extensions and Addons list, remove everything Weather Forecast Alerts related and items you do not recognise. If you do not know the extension and it is not made by Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, Oracle or Adobe then you probably do not need it.
    Remove add-on

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Weather Forecast Alerts, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Mozilla Firefox window. Click on the Help button.
    Help button
  • Choose Troubleshooting Information on the Help menu.
    Troubleshooting
  • Click on the Reset Firefox button.
    Refresh firefox
  • Click on the Reset Firefox button on the confirmation box. Mozilla Firefox will close and change the settings to default.
    Refresh firefox approve

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

How to remove Weather Forecast Alerts from Microsoft Edge:  Top


Resetting Microsoft Edge setting (Method 1)

  • Open Microsoft Edge and click on More actions button (three dots at the top right corner of the screen), then choose Settings.
    Open settings
  • In the Settings window, click Choose what to clear button.
    Choose clear
  • Select everything that you want to remove and click Clear.
    Clear browsing data
  • Right click on Start and choose Task manager.
    Open task manager
  • In the Processes tab right click on Microsoft Edge and select Go to details.
    Go to details
  • In the Details look for entries named Microsoft Edge, right click on each of them and select End Task to end these entries.
    End Edge task

If the first method didn't work for you, follow the steps of advanced method below. Make sure you backup your data before completing these steps.

Resetting Microsoft Edge setting (Method 2)

  • Navigate to the following folder: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe Select all of the entries in this folder, right click on them and select Delete.
    Delete files
  • Click Start button and type in “Windows power”. Right click on the Windows PowerShell entry and choose Run as administrator.
    Open powershell
  • When Administrator: Windows PowerShell window appears on your screen, paste in this line after PS: cd C:\WINDOWS\system32 and press Enter: Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml" -Verbose}
    Run command
Once you finish these steps, Weather Forecast Alerts should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

  Top Removing Weather Forecast Alerts from Safari (Mac OS X)

  • Click on the Safari menu.
  • Choose Preferences.
    Open preferences
  • Click on the Extensions Tab.
  • Click on the Uninstall button near the Weather Forecast Alerts. Remove all other unknown or suspicious entries too. If you are not sure whether you need the extension or not, you can simply uncheck the Enable check-box to disable the extension temporarily.
    Extensions
  • Restart Safari.

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Weather Forecast Alerts, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on the Safari menu on the top left corner of the screen. Select Reset Safari.
    Choose reset
  • Select which options you want to reset (usually all of them come preselected) and click on the Reset button.
    Reset

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

           
February 16, 2017 03:09, February 16, 2017 03:09
 

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