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Should I remove Desktop Temperature Monitor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,516
United States Rank #5,194
Reach 0.0336%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.38 days
188.17 days >
Average installed length: 98.87 days


VersionDistribution 6.34% 6.19% 54.23% 1.21% 7.55% 4.08% 0.91% 4.38% 12.99% 2.11%

Desktop Temperature Monitor

What is Desktop Temperature Monitor?

The free version is ad-supported software (also known as adware) web browser plugin that displays advertisements such as coupon ads in the browser that are displayed on web pages that are not associated with the plugin or would not otherwise appear. From the Terms: "The Software recognizes keywords from your Internet browser to display relevant contextual advertisements. These advertisements may be displayed on your computer screen at any time while you are searching and shopping online (and not necessarily while you are using any product or service related to or downloaded with the Software). The Software neither stores any personally identifiable information nor records your browsing behavior."

Advertisements that the Software presents are branded with a System Alerts LLC brand name in, for example, the browser window. This branding will let you know that the advertisements are brought to you by Desktop Temperature Monitor and not by the website you may be viewing when the advertisements are displayed.

About  (from System Alerts)

The application automatically detects your location and displays the current temperature for your area in your desktop tray (near the clock in the bottom right corner of your screen). If you would like a more detailed view into upcoming temperatures, simply click the temperature shown and you will see the bigger view. ...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Desktop Temperature Monitor.
DesktopTemperature.exe (6bb7141df29bfbca2388443438f23efc) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware Blinkx/SevereWeatherAlerts (fs)
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.11 PUP.Optional.LocalTemperature.C
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 Adware.WeatherAlerts
VIPRE Antivirus 39198 Blinkx/SevereWeatherAlerts (fs)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: desktoptemperaturemonitor.com
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\desktoptemperature
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\desktopTemperature\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Desktop Temperature Monitor

  • DTM_2.exe - Desktop Temperature Monitor
  • DTM_Updater.exe - Desktop Temperature Updater (Weather System Updater for Desktop Temperature Monitor)
  • DTUpdater.exe - DesktopTemperatureUpdater
  • uninstall.exe - Application
  • fNjDnd64.dll - Win_Msg_Handle64.dll
  • (Malware detected) DesktopTemperature.exe - Desktop Temperature (DesktopTemperature)
  • fNjDnd.dll - Win_Msg_Handle.dll
  • Win_Msg_Handle.exe
  • WxStations64.exe
  • WxStations.exe
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLibrary unlabelled version)
  • DTWxSvc.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • Win_Msg_Handle.exe runs as a service named 'Win_Msg_Handle' (Win_Msg_Handle) "Web Response Handler".
  • DTM_Updater.exe runs as a service named 'Desktop Temperature Updater' (DTMUpdater).

How do I remove Desktop Temperature Monitor?

You can uninstall Desktop Temperature Monitor 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Desktop Temperature Monitor, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Desktop Temperature Monitor.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.29%
Windows 10 43.67%
Windows Vista 6.78%
Windows XP 2.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.56%
Windows 8.1 29.03%
Windows 7 Professional 7.45%
Windows 8 5.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.47%
Windows 8.1 Connected 4.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.09%
  United Kingdom 4.52%
  Saudi Arabia 0.18%
  CY 0.18%
  Iran 0.09%
  Japan 0.09%
  MK 0.09%
  Singapore 0.09%
  BG 0.09%
  DZ 0.09%
  Israel 0.09%
  LY 0.09%
  MA 0.09%
  Mexico 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.05%
Dell 27.81%
Acer 12.00%
Toshiba 8.95%
ASUS 6.67%
Lenovo 4.38%
Apple 0.57%
Intel 0.57%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 6.69%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.68%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.68%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.34%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.68%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.34%


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