QuickWeatherTracker Removal Tool

As the name suggests, QuickWeatherTracker helps the users to find the detailed answers to all the weather-related queries they might have, but once the user installs this on their computer, this acts as a browser hijacker and takes control of the user’s computer completely. This toolbar may start generating plenty of advertisements, while you are browsing the web. These adverts typically appear in the form of banners and pop-ups. This browser hijacker infection can install additional web browser addons, extensions and modules that will show ads and popups.

QuickWeatherTracker Removal Tool

 

How harmful this hijacker is for the computer?

The QuickWeatherTracker toolbar is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This program will modify your web browser, and may also inflict a lot of troubles when installed. It adds various buttons and features to the affected browser.The same behavior can also be seen in (Search.searchdconverter.com)browser hijacker.

Its Malicious Behavior-

QuickWeatherTracker hijacker infection can gather a wide variety of user info, like:

  1. What web pages are you opening.
  2. What you’re searching for, on the Internet.
  3. Your privacy information, which in the future, might be transferred to third parties.
  4. This also “injects” fake entries, which most of the time are the advertisements.

HOW TO REMOVE THIS HIJACKER

There are two process-

  1. Our Automatic Tool.
  2. Manually

Scan your PC with QuickWeatherTracker Removal Tool

  1. Download QuickWeatherTracker RemovalTool by clicking on the given link:
    QuickWeatherTrackerRemovalTool
  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.

    Removed

  7. A pop-up will show you all the infected files, folders and registry entries has been removed successfully.

 

How to Remove “QuickWeatherTracker” Manually

chrome Google Chrome

Steps to remove “QuickWeatherTracker” 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: ‘fepjaddkfjddbbdlfghjjdpnponmhfkk‘
  5. Go back to Google Chrome.
  6. Now go to Menu > More Tools > Extensions.
  7. Delete the extension named ‘QuickWeatherTracker ‘

mozilla Mozilla Firefox:

Steps to remove ‘QuickWeatherTracker’ 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’ _jcMembers_@www.quickweathertracker.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.
  6. Browser settings changed to default and the browser hijacker is removed. 

    QuickWeatherTrackerRemoval Tool

 

   Tips to Prevent QuickWeatherTracker 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 QuickWeatherTracker. 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 Malware Crusher. Apart from this we would suggest a regular updating of these software to detect and avoid latest infections.

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