Have you been annoyed by ads and pop-ups once installed Online Weather program? It is found that the program which claims it is an easy to use desktop widget which provides you with real time weather temperature from multiple cities around the world delivers ads to browser, which bothers users a lot. In this article, we will guide you how to remove this potentially unwanted program.
What is Online Weather?
Online Weahter is adware and PUP will not only install its related files into windows system but also hijack browser in the format of extension, add-on or plugin. Although it disguises to be very useful to users, the fact that it dose marketing for the sake of the third advertisers by the means of displaying various ads, pop-up, sponsored links and so on cannot be hidden.
Be careful when unknown ads appear on web. They either promote you to buy their merchandise or is linked to one or several malicious websites which may lead to virus infected. Online Weather adware boost traffic and generate revenue though offering a platform for those illegal merchant to display their ads.
If you decide to remove this adware and PUP, please follow the removal guide below step by step. Any questions, please leave your comments and we’d like to reply as soon as possible.
Before removing Online Weather ads from browser, it is recommended to launch ads-blocking mode. First of all, please download and navigate to install Anvi AD Blocker Ultimate (link: http://download.anvisoft.com/software/adbusetup.exe)
Start it→switch the blocker to “ON“.
Now Anvi AD Block Ultimate will give you a 24 hours real-time protection. While surfing the internet, it will monitor each websites opened and detect any malicious or unwanted pop-up.
How to Remove Online Weather Pop-up?
Step 1 Uninstall Online Weather and related malicious programs
As mentioned above, Online Weather often infects computers by being bundled in the installer of other free software, so you should uninstall Online Weather and any suspicious and unexpected programs that installed recently.
For Windows 8 Users:
Move mouse pointer to the bottom right corner of the screen.
Go to Charms bar > Settings > Control Panel > Uninstall a program
Uninstall Online Weather and other unknown or unexpected programs.
For Windows 7/Vista Users:
Go to Start button > Control Panel > Uninstall a program / Programs and Features
Uninstall Online Weather and any suspicious third-party application
Step 2 Remove Online Weather extensions and plugins from IE/Firefox/Chrome
If you are still encountering Online Weather ads after removing Online Weather and relate malicious programs, you should go through the following guides to check your browser and remove Online Weather leftovers on your web browser.
For Internet Explorer Users:
To remove extension: click on the gear icon or Tools → select Manage Add-ons → go to Toolbars and Extensions tab → right click on Online Weather and any other suspicious extensions → choose Disable in the drop-down menu → close the window and click on OK button
For Mozilla Firefox Users:
Switch to Plugins tab → Disable suspicious plugins
For Google Chrome Users:
To remove extension: Click on Customize icon (Wrench or 3 bar icon) > Tools > Extensions → locate Online Weather and any unwanted or unknown extension → click the Recycling Bin to remove it
To learn how to remove managed chrome extension, please click Remove managed Chrome extension.
Step 3 Clean up junk files and invalid registry entries in computer
After remove Sm8mS, a PC optimizing including registry Cleaning, errors repairing, disk cleaning is required. Cloud System Booster is such a convenient PC maintaining and optimizing software as specializing in remove outdated, invalid or unuseful information within registry and repairing file extension errors, registry errors as well as cleanup junk files, invalid shortcuts, temp files, etc to speed up PC and keep it a good environment.
Download Cloud System Booster:
2. After you install the program, please open it, click on Quick Clear button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.
3. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clear button there to remove these junk files, invalid registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.
Note: Because some users had their computers been infected with Info Trigger adware via malicious websites. In order to reduce the chance that the adware gets onto PC again when you visit malicious sites in your browsing history by accident, please follow us to clean up you browser cookies.
Back to Could System Booster Homepage→click Disk Cleaner→scroll over and opt for Internet Explorer Cookies, Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies→Click Start Clean to remove them.