How to delete WeatherTab

Browser Hijacker

About this threat

WeatherTab is your ordinary doubtful browser plug-in to add to the already big list of similar contaminations. Users generally get infected when they incorrectly install freeware, and what they do is they hijack browsers and alter their settings. Expect to get redirected to weird portals and don’t be surprised if you see more ads than usual. It makes money by redirecting you, and it is in no way useful to you. It’s not classified as an immediate device hazard, it is not harmless. You might be redirected to compromised pages, and worst case scenario, you will be exposed to some type of malevolent software malware infection if you were rerouted to a compromised web page. In order to protect your machine, you need to eliminate WeatherTab.

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suspicious extension distribution methods

These kinds of add-ons employ freeware to spread. Installation is also not impossible via browser stores or official web pages so you may have willingly set it up. But generally, they are adjoined as optional items that install automatically alongside, unless you prevent them. And by sticking to Default settings when you are installing freeware, you’re essentially giving them permission to install. You ought to choose Advanced or Custom mode so as to check for added offers. If you see something added, unmark it/them. You should always pay attention to how you set up applications since by being careless you’ll end up with all kinds of additional offers installed. And if it managed to set up, eliminate WeatherTab.

Why is WeatherTab termination needed

You will gain nothing by allowing the extension to stay. They exist to make revenue for site owners and they do that by leading you to their sites and exposing you to a lot of advertisements. You will notice that as soon as the extension is allowed to enter, your browser’s settings will be changed and some strange web page will website to load instead of your usual home web page. once the modifications are implemented whenever your browser is launched whether (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, that site will instantly load. And you may not be allowed to undo the modifications without first needing to terminate WeatherTab. Also, do not be shocked if you run into an unfamiliar toolbar and more adverts than usual. These kinds of plug-ins are most frequently targeting Google Chrome users but that isn’t necessarily the case all the time. It is not suggested to employ the add-on since it could expose you to content that’s not quite safe. These add-ons are not classified as dangerous themselves, they might be capable of leading to a malware infection. We urge you to abolish WeatherTab so as to bypass more trouble.

WeatherTab uninstallation

You should be able to eliminate WeatherTab in two ways, automatically or manually. If you choose automatic WeatherTab uninstallation, you will have to obtain some anti-spyware application, which will take care of everything. It may take more time to terminate WeatherTab manually because you will need to locate the plug-in yourself.

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Learn how to remove WeatherTab from your computer

Step 1. Remove WeatherTab from Windows 10

  1. Start → Settings → System → Apps & features. win10 start How to delete WeatherTab
  2. Find all the unwanted programs, press on them and select Uninstall. win10 system uninstall How to delete WeatherTab

Step 2. Remove WeatherTab from Windows 8

  1. Open the menu, select the search option and type in Control Panel. win8 type control How to delete WeatherTab
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features → Find all unwanted programs and press Uninstall. win8 remove program How to delete WeatherTab

Step 3. Remove WeatherTab from Windows 7

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7 start How to delete WeatherTab
  2. Find all unwanted programs and press Uninstall. win7 uninstall program How to delete WeatherTab

Step 4. Remove WeatherTab from Windows XP

  1. Start → Settings → Control Panel → Add or Remove Programs. win xp start control How to delete WeatherTab
  2. Find all unwanted programs and press Uninstall. win xp control panel How to delete WeatherTab

Step 5. Remove WeatherTab from Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and select Applications.
  2. Find all unwanted programs and drag them to the trash icon in your dock. Alternately, you can right-click on them and select Move to Trash. mac os app remove How to delete WeatherTab
  3. Empty the Trash by right-clicking on the icon in your dock and selecting 'Empty Trash'.

Step 6. Delete WeatherTab from browsers

a) Remove WeatherTab from Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press on the Gear icon (top right corner) and select Manage add-ons. IE gear How to delete WeatherTab
  3. On the left side, select Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Find all suspicious extensions and press Disable. IE add ons How to delete WeatherTab
  5. Close the window.

b) If your homepage was changed

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press on the Gear icon (top right corner) and select Internet options. ie menu How to delete WeatherTab
  3. In General, delete the URL and type in your preferred homepage website. IE settings2 How to delete WeatherTab
  4. Press Apply to save the changes and exit the window.

c) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press on the Gear icon (top right corner) and select Internet options. ie menu How to delete WeatherTab
  3. Select the Advanced tab and press Reset (near the bottom of the window). ie settings advanced How to delete WeatherTab
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says 'Delete personal settings'. IE reset How to delete WeatherTab
  5. Press Reset, then OK to close the window.
If the changes were reversed again and the threat is still present, we recommend you obtain anti-spyware software to deal with the infection.

d) Remove WeatherTab from Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu (the bars in the top right corner) and press Settings.
  3. Select Extensions, located in the menu on the left. chrome menu extensions How to delete WeatherTab
  4. Find all suspicious extensions and press the bin icon. If you are not sure which extensions are causing you trouble, you can uncheck the box that says 'Enabled' and that will disable the extension without deleting it. chrome extensions delete How to delete WeatherTab

b) If your homepage was changed

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu (the bars in the top right corner) and press Settings. chrome menu How to delete WeatherTab
  3. In Settings, under On start up, select Set pages. chrome startup page How to delete WeatherTab
  4. In the window that appears, put in the URL of the website you want to set as your homepage. Press OK.
  5. Under Search, choose the search engine you want to set as default. chrome search engines How to delete WeatherTab

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu (the bars in the top right corner) and press Settings. chrome menu How to delete WeatherTab
  3. Scroll down and press Show advanced settings. chrome settings How to delete WeatherTab
  4. At the bottom, you will find the option to Reset settings. chrome reset How to delete WeatherTab
  5. In the window that appears, press Reset.
If the changes were reversed again and the threat is still present, we recommend you obtain anti-spyware software to deal with the infection.

g) Remove WeatherTab from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu (the bars in the top right corner). mozilla menu How to delete WeatherTab
  3. Select Add-ons.
  4. In the Extensions tab, remove all suspicious extensions. If you are not sure which extensions are causing you trouble, you can press 'Disable' and that will disable the extension without deleting it. mozilla extensions How to delete WeatherTab

b) If your homepage was changed

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu (the bars in the top right corner). mozilla menu options How to delete WeatherTab
  3. Select Options.
  4. In General, delete the URL in 'Home page' and type in the one you prefer. mozilla options How to delete WeatherTab

) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Open the menu (the bars in the top right corner).
  3. Select the Help button (the question mark at the bottom).
  4. Press Troubleshooting Information.mozilla troubleshooting How to delete WeatherTab
  5. Select Refresh Firefox. mozilla reset How to delete WeatherTab
  6. In the window that appears, press Refresh Firefox again.
If the changes were reversed again and the threat is still present, we recommend you obtain anti-spyware software to deal with the infection.

) Remove WeatherTab from Microsoft Edge

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press More (the three dots on the top right corner).
  3. Select Extensions.
  4. Find all suspicious extensions, right-click on them and select Remove.

b) If your homepage was changed

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press More (the three dots on the top right corner).
  3. Press Settings. edge menu How to delete WeatherTab
  4. In Settings, under Open with, select A specific page or pages. edge set page How to delete WeatherTab
  5. You can select your homepage there. Select Custom to be able to put in your preferred homepage.

) Reset Microsoft Edge

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Press More (the three dots on the top right corner).
  3. Press Settings. edge menu How to delete WeatherTab
  4. In Settings, scroll down to Clear browsing data and press Choose what to clear. edge settings How to delete WeatherTab
  5. Select everything and press Clear. edge clear data How to delete WeatherTab

) Remove WeatherTab from Safari

  1. Open your browser.
  2. In the toolbar at the top of your screen, press on Safari.
  3. Select Preferences and click on the Extensions tab. safari menu How to delete WeatherTab
  4. Delete all suspicious extensions. If you are not sure which extensions are causing you trouble, you can uncheck the box that says 'Enable' and that will disable the extension without deleting it. safari extensions How to delete WeatherTab

) Reset Safari

Safari no longer has a reset button, so you have to manually do everything.
  1. Open your browser.
  2. In the toolbar at the top of your screen, press on Safari.
  3. Select Clear History, pick 'all history' and press 'Clear History'. safari clear history How to delete WeatherTab
  4. Select Safari again and press Preferences.
  5. In Advanced, press on 'Show Develop menu in menu bar'. safari advanced How to delete WeatherTab
  6. In the toolbar at the top of your screen, press on Develop, and select Empty Caches. safari develop menu How to delete WeatherTab
If resetting your browsers does not solve the problem, download anti-spyware software and scan your computer for threats. If something is found, delete it.

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