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What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
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Weatherbug Toolbar

What is Weatherbug Toolbar?

This is an ad-supported toolbar published by Ask.com. The toolbar/extension will install into your Internet browser or operating system and allows you to search the Internet with Ask.com by modifying the browser's search and home pages. An updater component may also automatically install alongside a Search Application in order to facilitate updates to the applicable Search Application. The browser default search feature will be set to the APN Search Service, and you will access such APN Search Service.

During the Search Application download process, you may be given the option to reset your Internet browsers' default homepage (or similar page – e.g., a start page, start tab, etc.) to Ask.com or some other specified webpage. The Search Application may include functionality to prevent certain accidental or surreptitious changes your homepage, new tab page and/or default search settings by third parties . Such functionality will block and notify you of such attempted changes. The defense functionality will not prevent changes made by APN, its partners or affiliates.

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During the Search Application download process, you may be given the option to reset your Internet browsers' default homepage (or similar page – e.g., a start page, start tab, etc.) to Ask.com or some other specified webpage, and/or reset your new tab page (in compatible browsers) to an APN new tab product. If you elec...  Read more
Weatherbug Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Weatherbug Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Ask Partner Network
URL: help.ask.com/ics/support/KBAnswer.asp?questionID=149
Help link: about.ask.com/en/docs/about/index.shtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\askpartnernetwork\toolbar\updater
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{57425636-0076-A76A-76A7-A758B70B0802}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Weatherbug Toolbar

Program executable:tbnotifier.exe
Name:Ask TBNotifier
Ask Toolbar Notifier
Path:C:\Program Files\askpartnernetwork\toolbar\updater\tbnotifier.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • tbnotifier.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ApnTBMon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\TBNotifier.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.16 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0049032412%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00148873%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00341451%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.5 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Weatherbug Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Weatherbug Toolbar from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Weatherbug Toolbar 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 Weatherbug Toolbar, 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 Weatherbug Toolbar.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Weatherbug Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Acer 50.00%

About Ask.com

Ask focuses on search traffic through various methods, the number being installation of its toolbars through a lot of bundle and rebrand programs.
Publisher URL: www.ask.com


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