WeatherTab (Removal Guide)

WeatherTab

WeatherTab by ClientConnect Ltd is a browser extension and webpage that is recognized by the internet security community as adware. Once the WeatherTab extension has been installed it will replace existing internet browser settings. The extension will make modifications to the homepage, default search engine, and new tab. It will replace your previous settings with ultimateweather.info. When this happens, affected web browsers will start-up on ultimateweather.info and redirect to ultimateweather.info when a new browser tab is opened or a search is performed in the address bar.

WeatherTab

To make things worse, the WeatherTab extension usually bundles with and is promoted alongside potentially unwanted programs, adware, and malware. This means that if you find WeatherTab attached to your browser it could mean that your computer has additional threats that should be taken care of.

WeatherTab extension

The WeatherTab extension for Google Chrome has permission to read and change your data on the websites you visit and change your search settings to: ultimateweather.info.

Threat Details

Names WeatherTab, WeatherTab virus *This infection is not technically defined as a computer virus
Detection Categories Adware, Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)
Publisher Description WeatherTab extension will find your favorite weather sites from your Chrome™ New Tab.
Symptoms Pop-up and in-text advertisements
Sponsored search results
Browser redirections to ultimateweather.info and other sponsored webpages
Decreased internet speed and performance
Decreased computer functionality and performance
Bundles with malware and other potentially unwanted programs with additional symptoms
Common Path(s) C:\Program Files (x86)
C:\Users\{USER}\Downloads\
C:\Users\{USER}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\
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WeatherTab Removal Options

Manual Removal Guide

This manual WeatherTab removal guide contains steps to help you completely remove WeatherTab and other threats from your computer. In order to eradicate this threat please follow each step in order.

WeatherTab Removal Steps

1. The first step to remove WeatherTab adware from your computer is to uninstall the program from Windows Control Panel if there is a usable uninstall entry. To uninstall WeatherTab go to Start Menu > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program (or Add and Remove Programs) and search for WeatherTab and other suspicious programs in the list. Once you have found WeatherTab, double click it to begin the uninstall process. Repeat this step for any other suspicious programs you may have found.

WeatherTab removal guide

2. The second step to remove WeatherTab is to remove any unwanted browser add-ons and extensions that may have installed from each web browser on your computer.

Google Chrome Go to Customize and control Google Chrome > More Tools > Extensions
Mozilla Firefox Go to Menu > Add-ons
Microsoft Internet Explorer Go to Tools > Manage add-ons
Apple Safari Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions

3. The third step to remove WeatherTab is to scan your computer and eradicate malicious files using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

4. Download and Install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. Open Malwarebytes and click the large blue Scan Now button to begin a scan.

6. Once the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and Finish button afterwards. If Malwarebytes suggests that you restart your computer please do so.

7. The fourth step to remove WeatherTab is to scan your computer and eradicate malicious files using HitmanPro; a reputable second-opinion scan and removal tool.

8. Download and Install HitmanPro by Surfright.

9. Open HitmanPro and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

10. When the HitmanPro scan is complete click the Next button and then click the Reboot button. *To activate the free version of HitmanPro: enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

11. The fifth step to remove WeatherTab is to clean-up and repair settings with CCleaner.

12. Download and Install CCleaner by Piriform.

13. Open CCleaner and go to the main Cleaner screen. Click the Analyze button. When the process is complete, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

14. Go to Tools > Startup and search for suspicious entries in each tab starting from Windows all the way to Content Menu. If you find anything suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

15. Go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.