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Should I remove The Weather Channel App?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
37% remove it63% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #784
United States Rank #262
Reach 1.0982%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.83 days
407.84 days >
Average installed length: 214.29 days

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The Weather Channel App

What is The Weather Channel App?  (from The Weather Channel)

The Weather Channel App for Windows offers an innovative, simplified interface to tell the weather story and its impact on your daily life. The completely new look offers enhanced features while still delivering the most reliable, timely weather forecasts and information. The Weather Channel App for Windows puts you ju...  Read more


The Weather Channel App is a program developed by The Weather Channel. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is TWCApp.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 119.07 MB of memory. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 19.28 MB (20,212,486 bytes). DW.Update.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 96% of users of The Weather Channel App come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and MK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TheWeatherChannel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\the weather channel\the weather channel app
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel\The Weather Channel App\TheWeatherChannelCustomUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 19.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Weather Channel App

Program executable:TWCApp.exe
Name:The Weather Channel App
Signed by:The Weather Channel Interactive
Path:C:\Program Files\the weather channel\the weather channel app\TWCApp.exe
Additional files:
  • Utility.dll - The Weather Channel Interactive Consumer Application Software
  • TWCApp.exe - The Weather Channel App
  • DW.ViewModels.dll
  • TWC.UtilFS.dll
  • WPF.ModelsFS.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TWCApp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2C2489E0-4699-4433-8089-B2E5E30F5412}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • TWCApp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DW7' and executes as "C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel\The Weather Channel App\TWCApp.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TWCApp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel\The Weather Channel App\TWCApp.exe'.
Network connections
  • TWCApp.exe connects to a184-26-136-75.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • TWCApp.exe connects to (port 80).
  • TWCApp.exe connects to a23-72-38-98.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • TWCApp.exe connects to (port 80).
  • TWCApp.exe connects to (port 80).
  • TWCApp.exe connects to (port 80).
  • TWCApp.exe connects to 74-128-17-208.dhcp.insightbb.com ( port 80).
  • TWCApp.exe connects to a184-25-109-105.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • TWCApp.exe connects to a23-63-227-155.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • TWCApp.exe connects to a96-17-203-72.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com ( port 80).
  • Plus 5 more

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:119.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0013516906%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00080866%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00054303%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:19,702,605
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:61.44 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:8.39 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove The Weather Channel App?

Quickly and completely remove The Weather Channel App from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall The Weather Channel App from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program The Weather Channel App, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove The Weather Channel App.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 37%
Keep it 63%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.60%
Windows Vista 13.91%
Windows 8 10.01%
Windows XP 7.46%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.27%
Windows 7 Professional 7.87%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.54%
Windows 8 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.55%
  Canada 0.98%
  MK 0.24%
  Iran 0.22%
  Romania 0.21%
  Mexico 0.18%
  Hungary 0.18%
  United Kingdom 0.18%
  Israel 0.16%
  Brazil 0.14%
  Germany 0.13%
  RS 0.11%
  IQ 0.10%
  Saudi Arabia 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.79%
Dell 22.48%
Acer 11.24%
Toshiba 9.55%
Lenovo 3.86%
ASUS 3.69%
Gateway 2.40%
Sony 1.69%
Intel 1.66%
Samsung 1.14%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.45%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.94%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.38%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.33%

About The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel (TWC) is a US cable and satellite television network that broadcasts weather forecasts and weather-related news 24 hours a day.
Publisher URL: www.weather.com

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judy martin3 months ago
I watch the weather channel and do not want to lose more channels.