How to Remove WeatherBlink Toolbar and Ask Homepage?

WeatherBlink Toolbar installed itself on your browsers? And your browser home page and default search engine are changed to Ask Homepage(Ask Homepage(Home.tb.ask.com) and Ask Web Search(Search.tb.ask.com) without your permission? Follow this post to deal with this problem.

 

What is WeatherBlink Toolbar?

 

WeatherBlink Toolbar is originally published by Mindspark Interactive Network, which is responsible for releasing many other potentially unwanted programs such as InboxAce Toolbar and Video Download Converter Toolbar. WeatherBlink Toolbar promises you that you can get access to your local forecast, radar, weather news, allergy reports and more quickly. WeatherBlink Toolbar itself is not a malicious virus but considering its way of getting inside into your computer and its vicious behavior of modifying your home page to Ask Homepage and resetting your search engine to Ask Web Search(Search.tb.ask.com), you should not trust this program.
 

 
WeatherBlink Toolbar extension is compatible with all the popular web browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla FireFox. Once installed it adds a WeatherBlink Toolbar on your browsers and change your browser settings immediately. Whenever you launch your browser WeatherBlink Toolbar appeared and you will be redirected to Ask Homepage(Home.tb.ask.com). WeatherBlink Toolbar may contain apps that access, collect, and use your personal data, including IP address and the address content if web pages you visit. Meanwhile this program constantly shows you tons of popups and advertisements by using BHO(Browser Helper Object).

 

How your computer gets infected with WeatherBlink Toolbar?

 
WeatherBlink Toolbar can be downloaded from its official website. Usually WeatherBlink Toolbar comes bundled with free applications from internet, such as free software downloads, audios, videos, security programs, system utilities,etc. When you install WeatherBlink Toolbar you may agree to change your browser settings, and what’s more you may agree to make other unknown program installed together onto your computer if you just keep pressing on the Next or I Accept button.
 

 
WeatherBlink Toolbar and Ask Homepage(Home.tb.ask.com) and Ask Web Search(Search.tb.ask.com) are not malicious virus, but considering their way of getting inside into your computer and malicious behavior of modifying your system settings, they are reported as a potentially unwanted program. You should not keep them on your computer.
 

By the way, computer users should always remember that download freewares or free applications from Internet is the most common way for your computer to be infected with malwares. You should be careful and thoughtful when you download softwares, always remember that you should download them from its official site. On the other hand when you install them, keep in mind the Advanced or Custom installation should be your first choice and do not select anything that is not familiar to you.
 
 
 

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WeatherBlink Toolbar and Ask Homepage Removal Guide Overview:

 
OPTION 1 Remove WeatherBlink Toolbar Manually
 
Step 1 Uninstall WeatherBlink Toolbar from computer
Step 2 Remove browser extensions, add-ons and reset your browsers
Step 3 Remove residual files and registry entries
 
OPTION 2 Remove WeatherBlink Toolbar Automatically
 
Step 1 Uninstall unfamiliar program with free Anvi Uninstaller
Step 2 Remove unwanted Toolbar with Anvi Slim Toolbar
Step 3 Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster
Malware Prevention Tips
 
 

OPTION 1 Remove WeatherBlink Toolbar Manually

 

Step 1

Uninstall WeatherBlink Toolbar and related program from computer
 
Log on to your computer as an Administrator who has the right to add or remove software.
 
Click Start Menu->Control Panel (Uninstall a Program for Window 7)-> Double-click Add/Remove Programs (Programs and Features for Windows 7)
 
 
Scroll down to find WeatherBlink and related programs. Please note, WeatherBlink related program may vary by name and you are suggested to uninstall any unfamiliar and suspicious third party. Click Uninstall or Change and to uninstall these programs.
 

 
 

Step 2

Remove browser extensions, add-ons and reset your browsers
 

     
* Google Chrome
 
1 open your Google Chrome->Wrench Icon->Tools->Extensions->Uninstall WeatherBlink related extensions.
 

 
If this extension is managed and cannot be removed or disabled, click here to learn–How to Remove a Managed Google Chrome extension.
 
2 Go to ‘Wrench or 3-Bars icon’ > ‘settings’ > ‘Appearances’> ‘Show Home button’, click on the Change button to change your browser homepage.
 

 
3 Go to ‘Wrench or 3-Bars icon’ > ‘settings’ > ‘Manage search engines.
Make google.com as your default search engine and click on the X to remove Ask Web Search(Search.tb.ask.com).
 

 

 

Step 3

Remove residual files and registry entries
 
Click on the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
 

 
All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted.
 

Please note that some files are hidden in Windows, you may need to change the Windows settings to show hidden files so you can delete the infected one. Click here to learn How to Show Hidden Files in Windows 7 and 8.
 
 

OPTION 2 Remove WeatherBlink Toolbar Automatically

 

Step 1

Uninstall WeatherBlink Toolbar with Anvi Uninstaller
 
Anvi Uninstaller is a high efficient, free tool designed to help users conveniently and efficiently uninstall unwanted programs.
 

Direct download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/aun/
 
Or you can download and install Cloud System Booster, then launch this program, click on Expert(next to the Home button)—ToolboxAnvi Uninstaller-Run to take advantage of this uninstall tool.
 

 
When Anvi Uninstaller opened, click on Recently Installed tab, you will find the programs recently installed on your computer. Choose the suspicious or unfamiliar one, click on the Uninstall button to uninstall them.
 

 

Step 2

Remove Unwanted Toolbar with Anvi Slim Toolbar
 
Anvi Slim Toolbar is a secure, expeditious and user-friendly tool developed by Anvisoft to better help computer users detect and remove malicious toolbars, browser add-ons, extensions and plugins. Anvi Slim Toolbar is also available for repairing web browser problem caused by malicious toolbars or other malwares such as adware,browser hijacker and redirect virus.
 

 
Direct Download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/ast/
 
1 Download and install Anvi Slim Toolbar. On the main screen of this program, please click on the Scan button to scan your computer.
 
2 Click on the Manage button to view details about the found toolbars and remove the unwanted one.
 

 
3 Click on the Browser Repair button to repair your browser. Select the relative browser that you need to repair. Currently, Anvi Slim Toolbar can repair commonly used browser such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
 

 
Note: Chances are exist that it fails to detect some malicious toolbars or repair browser settings, in such case please report the malicious toolbar and domain to us then will analyze and add them to our database as soon as possible.
 
 

Step 3

Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster
 
 
After the WeatherBlink Toolbar program has been removed from your system, some residual files maybe still in there. Cloud System Booster was initially designed to better help users clean and optimize Windows-based systems by throwing out junk files, disabling unneeded services, cleaning up 3rd party applications generated junks, and repairing registry errors.
 

Cloud System Booster Download:

 

 

 
 

Malware Prevention Tips

 

To make sure the computer is clean from WeatherBlink toolbar and any potential malware infections, you are highly recommended to use Anvi Smart Defender antimalware to protect your computer.
 
Anvi Smart Defender is a brand new anti-malware software designed to protect your PC from being infected with computer virus and malware. Featuring with the powerful Cloud Scan Technologies and daily updated database, Anvi Smart Defender can detect, block and remove latest malware threats including Trojan, ransomware, worms, backdoors and malicious adware. Anvi Smart Defender is devote to providing advanced Internet security solution for computer users.
 
Download Anvi Smart Defender and have a try: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/asd/
 
 

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