EasyWeatherAlert Hijacker Removal Guide

EasyWeatherAlert is a browser hijacker which is designed to help the user to monitor weather bulletins. But in reality, it starts displaying tons of annoying banners, ads, coupons and more. It adds a toolbar on your browser, gathers your personal information and sends it to the third parties.

EasyWeatherAlert Removal Tool

 

Changes that enter with this browser hijacker

  1. EasyWeatherAlert hijacks your browser and sets your homepage to a specified homepage, hp.myway.com in this case.
  2. A lot of different thumbnails gets added on the infected pages and provides user with the different options to click.
  3. This program significantly reduces the performance of your PC and complicates browsing.
    Home page

 

How to get rid of this browser hijacker?

Below are the Removal Steps

  1. Automatic: Remove EasyWeatherAlert by using Fast Email Checker tool
  2. Manual: Remove EasyWeatherAlert using manual steps.

Remove with our tool :

  1. Download EasyWeatherAlert RemovalTool by clicking on the given link:
    EasyWeatherAlert RemovalTool
  2. As soon as you will open the downloaded file a security warning pop-up will appear as shown below, click on ‘Run’ button.
    NOTE:
    You will not see this pop-up in Windows 10.

    Run Pop-Up
  3. Again a pop-up window will appear. Click on ‘Yes’.
  4. A setup window will appear. Click on ‘Next’ button to start the process of installation.
    Setup
  5. Automatically it will detect and show the active threats present in your system.
    Detection
  6. To remove all the threats which are detected, click on ‘Clean Now’.
    NOTE: If any browser are still running, close all the open browsers before proceeding.
    Clean
  7. A pop-up will show you all the infected files, folders and registry entries has been removed successfully.

 

How to remove “EasyWeatherAlert” manually?

chrome Google Chrome

Steps to remove “EasyWeatherAlert” from Google Chrome.

  1. Press  window key +R button on keyboard to open ‘Run’ box.
  2. In the Run box, type this path: ‘%localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data‘.
  3. Search for Default and then Extensions
  4. Delete the folder that would be named somewhat like this: naopgcbjimmmnkbdipnafajjjkanhfaj
  5. Go back to Google Chrome.
  6. Now go to Menu > More Tools > Extensions.
  7. Delete the extension named ‘EasyWeatherAlert‘.

mozilla Mozilla Firefox:

Steps to remove ‘EasyWeatherAlert’ from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Press  window key +R button on keyboard to open ‘Run’ box.
  2. In the Run box, type this path: ‘%appdata%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles.
  3. Click on the folder with ‘.default’ appended in the folder name. For eg: ‘e6x5wbsb.default‘.
  4. In this folder, delete ‘json.mozlz4‘.
  5. In the same folder, click on ‘Extensions’ folder and delete ‘_hmMembers_@free.easyweatheralert.com’named folder.

IE Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Go to Tools à Click on Internet Options.
  3. From the given tabs, click on ‘Advanced’
  4. Under ‘Reset Internet Explorer settings’ option, click on ‘Reset’
  5. Set the homepage to the one you want to use.

Browser settings changed to default and the browser hijacker is removed.

EasyWeatherAlertRemoval Tool

 

Tips to Prevent EasyWeatherAlert From Infecting Your System:

  1. Enable your popup blocker: Pop-ups and ads in the websites are the most adoptable tactic used by cyber criminals or developers with the core intention to spread malicious programs like EasyWeatherAlert. So, avoid clicking uncertain sites, software offers, pop-ups etc.
  2. Keep your Windows Updated:To avoid such infections, we recommend that you should always keep your system updated through automatic windows update. By doing this you can keep your device free from virus. According to survey, outdated/older versions of windows operating system are an easy target.
  3. Third party installation:Try to avoid freeware download websites as they usually install bundled of software with any installer or stub file.
  4. Regular Back up: Regular and periodical backup helps you to keep your data safe in case the system is infected by any kind of virus or any other infection. Thus always backup important files regularly on a cloud drive or an external hard drive.
  5. Always have an Anti-Virus: Precaution is better than cure. We recommend that you install an antivirus like McAfee or a good Malware Removal Tool like Free Malware RemovalTool. Apart from this we would suggest a regular updating of these software to detect and avoid latest infections.

 

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