84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Online Weather?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,339
United States Rank #40,137
Reach 0.0074%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.90 days
321.69 days >
Average installed length: 169.02 days


1.0 100.00%

Online Weather

What is Online Weather?

Online Weather (Somoto Ltd. Powered by YoWindow) uses the Web Player app with Kango browser extensions. It is a bundled installation using a download monetization platform. Installing the co-bundled software through the modified installer may not be optional. From the distribution site: "This product is totally free and offers the user additional bundle products that may include advertisements. The software can be installed without any additional software by opting out of the offerings. All additional bundle products are available for free from the manufacturer website. During installation and setup the software will offer uses by default the ability to install web browser toolbars or other potentially unwanted software applications designed to modify a user's search settings.

The installer bundles any one or more of the following potentially unwanted ad-support and search modifying software applications including toolbars:
- Babylon toolbar
- SweetIM Toolbar
- Somoto Toolbar
- FilesFrog update checker
- PricePeep
- Coupon Caddy

About  (from Somoto)

Online Weather is an application which provides updated weather information and forecasts. It can be downloaded for free from www.Online-Weather.org after accepting the terms and conditions. The software is used by an internet user, such as you, who downloads and installs the software. Once Online Weather application i...  Read more
  • Starts automatically
  • Connects to the Internet
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

URL: online-weather.org/lp/onlineweather
Help link: software.filesfrog.com/Online%20Weather/eula
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\webplayer\Online Weather
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\WebPlayer\uninstall.exe" _?=C:\users\user\appdata\Local\WebPlayer\Online Weather
Estimated size: 925.56 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Online Weather

  • Uninstall.exe
  • common.js
  • installer.js
  • WebPlayer.exe - WebPlayer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{19A2710A-62A4-46B0-87F7-7B8CF47C80C0}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • WebPlayer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Online Weather' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\WebPlayer\Online Weather\WebPlayer.exe.
Network connections
  • WebPlayer.exe connects to (port 80).
  • WebPlayer.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:25.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0038716389%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00205193%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00181971%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:86,901
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:532 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:136 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Online Weather?

You can uninstall Online Weather 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 Online Weather, 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 Online Weather.
  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) 56%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.18%
Windows 10 23.97%
Windows XP 5.48%
Windows Vista 1.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.66%
Windows 7 Professional 10.27%
Windows 8 6.85%
Windows 8.1 5.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.48%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.79%
  Canada 10.22%
  TN 8.76%
  United Kingdom 8.03%
  Egypt 7.30%
  Germany 6.57%
  RS 5.11%
  Brazil 4.38%
  Indonesia 3.65%
  Italy 3.65%
  India 2.92%
  BG 2.92%
  New Zealand 2.19%
  Dominican Republic 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 32.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 17.00%
Toshiba 12.00%
ASUS 6.00%
Lenovo 3.00%
Samsung 2.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.45%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 1.82%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.82%
Dell Inspiron N5050 1.82%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2P 1.82%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.82%

About Somoto

Partnering with Somoto enables software developers to integrate a clean & dynamic recommendation screen that encourages the user to try a trusted 3rd party software, among them the Somoto Toolbar Customizable Platform.
Publisher URL: www.somotoinc.com


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