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What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,161
United States Rank #1,416
Reach 0.1821%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.09 days
976.05 days >
Average installed length: 512.84 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 and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 TWC.Win7.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 5.61 MB (5,886,094 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 96% of users of The Weather Channel App come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TheWeatherChannel.com
Help link: www.TheWeatherChannel.com/common/home/legal.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel\Desktop Weather\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{167158CE-1637-4167-8A1C-C2549EEA966A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.61 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by The Weather Channel App

Program executable:TWC.Win7.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel\Desktop Weather\TWC.Win7.exe
Additional files:
  • TWC.Win7.Services.dll - TWC.Win7.Services
  • TWC.Win7.Models.dll - TWC.Win7.Models
  • TWC.Win7.UI.dll - TWC.Win7.UI
  • TWC.Win7.exe - TWC.Win7

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TWC.Win7.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB0FE12D-D317-4302-9F7C-B14A9A7320E7}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • TWC.Win7.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'TWC.Win7' and executes as C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel\Desktop Weather\TWC.Win7.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TWC.Win7.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TWC.Win7' which loads as C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel\Desktop Weather\TWC.Win7.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:76.42 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0019062775%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00126931%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00063696%
0.015104% average

How do I remove The Weather Channel App?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 The Weather Channel App.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows 10 27.61%
Windows Vista 8.63%
Windows XP 2.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.16%
Windows 8.1 12.49%
Windows 7 Professional 11.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.85%
Windows 10 Home 6.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.35%
  Canada 0.64%
  United Kingdom 0.25%
  Germany 0.22%
  Iran 0.17%
  France 0.15%
  Romania 0.12%
  Mexico 0.10%
  Poland 0.10%
  Australia 0.08%
  Belgium 0.08%
  RS 0.08%
  Brazil 0.07%
  Czech Republic 0.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.93%
Dell 32.69%
Acer 10.38%
Toshiba 9.18%
ASUS 4.95%
Lenovo 1.56%
Intel 1.16%
Samsung 0.68%
Gateway 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.89%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.92%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.58%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.73%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.56%

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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