About this threat

WeatherTab is your usual questionable browser extension to adjoin to the already big list of similar threats. Invasion frequently occurs when you install freeware in Default settings, and once it’s inside your OS, your browser will have the add-on adjoined, and settings will be modified. Expect to get rerouted to weird portals and do not be surprised if you see more advertisements than usual. It acts this way because that is how it earns profit so it’s not helpful to you. It isn’t believed to be an immediate computer hazard, it may still bring about harm. The redirects that it performs might lead to a serious malware contamination malware contamination if you were rerouted to a infected site. You are unnecessarily endangering your device, so we advise you to erase WeatherTab.

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suspicious plug-in spread methods

Free applications is implemented to aid in suspicious browser extension distribution. By all means, you could also download them from browser stores or official pages as well. But usually, they are added as optional items that, unless you untick them, will set up automatically alongside. They don’t even need to acquire your explicit permission to install since when you choose Default settings, you basically allow them to set up. You need to choose Advanced or Custom settings if you wish to inspect for adjoined items. If you notice something being there, you can prevent their setup if you simply untick the boxes next to the items. If you are careless, you could end up exposing your operating system to likely infections, so bear that in mind. We advise you to delete WeatherTab, as the installation was possibly unintentional.

Should you eliminate WeatherTab

We don’t encourage you to keep the add-on as it can bring about unpleasant outcomes. The main reason these dubious plug-ins are even developed is to make portal owners income by rerouting you. If you allow the add-on to install into your operating system, your browser’s settings will be modified to show its promoted site as your homepage, new tabs and search engine. After the adjustments are implemented, whether you are using Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, the site will load every time. And if you try to reversing the modifications, the extension might be blocking you from doing it, so you’ll need to first remove WeatherTab. Moreover, the extension might add strange toolbars to your browser, and advertisements could be shown everywhere. These extensions are normally targeting Google Chrome users but that isn’t always the case. The plug-in might expose you to unsecure content, which is why we do not advise using it. These add-ons aren’t considered to be dangerous themselves, they may be capable of leading to a malware infection. We advise you to abolish WeatherTab if you want to dodge more trouble.

WeatherTab elimination

You can select from automatic or by hand termination if you have chosen to remove WeatherTab. If you go with automatic WeatherTab elimination, you will have to acquire some anti-spyware utility, which will take care of everything. If you want to terminate WeatherTab yourself, instructions will be provided below.

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Learn how to remove WeatherTab from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall WeatherTab

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to get rid of WeatherTab
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to get rid of WeatherTab

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to get rid of WeatherTab
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to get rid of WeatherTab
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to get rid of WeatherTab
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to get rid of WeatherTab
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to get rid of WeatherTab
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove WeatherTab from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to get rid of WeatherTab
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to get rid of WeatherTab
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to get rid of WeatherTab
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to get rid of WeatherTab
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete WeatherTab from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to get rid of WeatherTab
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to get rid of WeatherTab
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to get rid of WeatherTab
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to get rid of WeatherTab
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove WeatherTab from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to get rid of WeatherTab

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to get rid of WeatherTab
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to get rid of WeatherTab
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to get rid of WeatherTab
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to get rid of WeatherTab
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to get rid of WeatherTab
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to get rid of WeatherTab

Step 5. Remove WeatherTab from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to get rid of WeatherTab
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to get rid of WeatherTab
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to get rid of WeatherTab

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to get rid of WeatherTab

Step 6. Remove WeatherTab from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to get rid of WeatherTab
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to get rid of WeatherTab
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to get rid of WeatherTab
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to get rid of WeatherTab
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to get rid of WeatherTab
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to get rid of WeatherTab
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for WeatherTab removal.

  1. Click the button below to download WiperSoft Antimalware:
  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install How to get rid of WeatherTab
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan How to get rid of WeatherTab
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove WeatherTab and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results How to get rid of WeatherTab