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4% remove it96% keep it
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Weather forecast

What is Weather forecast?

An Opera Widget is a small stand-alone application that runs on the desktop in the context of the Opera web browser.


Weather forecast is a program developed by Opera Widgets. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is Weather forecast.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 4.67 MB (4,894,240 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 30% of users of Weather forecast come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: widgets.opera.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Weather forecast
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Weather forecast\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 4.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Weather forecast

Program executable:Weather forecast.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Weather forecast\Weather forecast.exe
Additional files:
  • Weather forecast.exe - Opera Internet Browser
  • OUniAnsi.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Weather forecast.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{13E222CD-E83D-4003-8FC7-A55140309696}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Weather forecast.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Opera Internet Browser' and executes as C:\Program Files\Opera x64\Opera.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Weather forecast.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Weather forecast.exe
Memory:256.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0476244771%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04139734%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00622714%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Weather forecast?

You can uninstall Weather forecast 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 Weather forecast, 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 Weather forecast.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 18.33%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows 10 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.24%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.52%
Windows 7 Professional 8.62%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.90%
Windows 10 Home 5.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.30%
  Germany 18.18%
  France 9.09%
  Italy 7.58%
  Belgium 4.55%
  Finland 4.55%
  Canada 3.03%
  United Kingdom 3.03%
  Russia 3.03%
  Austria 1.52%
  BA 1.52%
  Hungary 1.52%
  Iran 1.52%
  Latvia 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.14%
Acer 25.71%
Dell 20.00%
Apple 5.71%
Intel 5.71%
American Megatrends 2.86%
ASUS 2.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.00%
Acer Aspire Z5760 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 2.00%
Acer Aspire X3910 2.00%
Acer Aspire M5811 2.00%

About Opera Widgets

Opera Widgets are small standalone applications sitting on the desktop that use the browser's rendering engine.
Publisher URL: widgets.opera.com


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