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Heavy Weather Pro WS 2800 EU

What is Heavy Weather Pro WS 2800 EU?  (from LaCrosse Technology)

Heavy Weather Pro, the display and management software application designed for use with your La Crosse Technology series wireless personal weather station. Heavy Weather Pro enables you to use a PC to monitor and record weather data received from your La Crosse┬« Technology wireless weather station, via a proprietary U...  Read more


Heavy Weather Pro WS 2800 EU is a program developed by LaCrosse Technology. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is HeavyWeather.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 50.89 MB (53,358,058 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 20% of users of Heavy Weather Pro WS 2800 EU come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.heavyweather.info
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HeavyWeatherWV5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\HeavyWeatherWV5\uninst\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 50.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Heavy Weather Pro WS 2800 EU

Program executable:HeavyWeather.exe
Heavy Weather Pro WS 2800
Path:C:\Program Files\HeavyWeatherWV5\HeavyWeather.exe
Additional files:
  • HeavyWeatherService.exe - HeavyWeather Service (WV5Communcation service)
  • HeavyWeather.exe - HeavyWeather (Heavy Weather Pro WS 2800)
  • Backend.exe
  • sHID.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • HeavyWeather.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0BB5FCA2-2BD9-4DA5-8698-DACE39ADB47B}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HeavyWeather.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Heavy Weather.
2 Services
  • Backend.exe runs as a service named 'WV5Communication' (WV5Communication).
  • HeavyWeatherService.exe runs as a service named 'WV5Communication' (WV5Communication).

How do I remove Heavy Weather Pro WS 2800 EU?

You can uninstall Heavy Weather Pro WS 2800 EU 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 Heavy Weather Pro WS 2800 EU, 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 Heavy Weather Pro WS 2800 EU.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win 7 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.64%
Windows 10 39.29%
Windows XP 10.71%
Windows Vista 5.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.14%
Windows 10 Home 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.71%
Windows 10 Pro 8.93%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.31%
  Germany 18.75%
  France 18.75%
  Austria 10.94%
  Belgium 7.81%
  Netherlands 4.69%
  Czech Republic 3.13%
  Switzerland 1.56%
  Chile 1.56%
  DK 1.56%
  United Kingdom 1.56%
  Italy 1.56%
  Malta 1.56%
  NC 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.78%
ASUS 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 13.89%
Dell 11.11%
Samsung 8.33%
Toshiba 5.56%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Packard Bell 2.78%
Medion 2.78%
Common models
Acer Aspire M3920 5.00%
ASUSTeK N750JV 5.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 2.50%
Shuttle Inc SD32V10 2.50%


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