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Should I remove WeatherBlink Toolbar Chrome Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,488
United States Rank #29,467
Reach 0.0043%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.96 days
352.70 days >
Average installed length: 185.32 days

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WeatherBlink Toolbar Chrome Extension

What is WeatherBlink Toolbar Chrome Extension?

WeatherBlink installs an extension into Google Chrome and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a potentially unwanted program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as tracks your Internet surfing behavior to send you targeted advertising.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

The Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch and may provide other search features. Default Search, Address Bar Queries, DNS Errors: If you consent to make MyWebSearch your default search service, your Internet browser default search feature will be set to MyWeb...  Read more


The main program executable is WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 1.57 MB (1,643,392 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in WeatherBlink Toolbar Chrome Extension.
WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.exe (b6501e5de4086c636332efb2e76f9b11) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140112 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3596 Zango
Fortinet FortiGate 1/12/2014 Adware/FunWeb
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.12 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1K2
VIPRE Antivirus 21400 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\weatherblink chrome extension\bar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WeatherBlink Chrome Extension\bar\WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.exe /u mindsparktoolbarkey="WeatherBlink Chrome Extension"
Estimated size: 1.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WeatherBlink Toolbar Chrome Extension

Program executable:WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\weatherblink chrome extension\bar\WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.exe
Additional files:
  • t8sql.dll - T8Sql (SQLite Commands)
  • (Malware detected) WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.exe (by WeatherBlink) - WeatherBlink
  • sqlite3.dll
  • WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.0E2D3988-6FC0-412F-9E80-CFAA7839FF16.exe (by WeatherBlink)
  • WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.17CB6BB5-46BB-490F-9193-192CBC4E9685.exe
  • WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.17CBB067-FD2E-4092-9714-32AF8B63CBDB.exe
  • WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.537E248B-178E-44C9-A176-2CDC05B18F6A.exe
  • WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.61609CF7-5C56-41DF-A709-06E7C214E3F1.exe
  • WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.90483F25-69E5-4A17-9BC6-577A9BA35A9A.exe
  • WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.AD4C1A87-F867-4CAB-A004-53B46EE81C76.exe
  • WeatherBlinkCrxSetup.BEE9F960-37DE-4315-AE54-81392BC46773.exe

How do I remove WeatherBlink Toolbar Chrome Extension?

You can uninstall WeatherBlink Toolbar Chrome Extension 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 WeatherBlink Toolbar Chrome Extension, 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 WeatherBlink Toolbar Chrome Extension.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by WeatherBlink Toolbar Chrome Extension you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.29%
Windows XP 14.12%
Windows Vista 8.24%
Windows 10 2.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.19%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.95%
Windows 7 Starter 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.19%
  MA 22.12%
  DZ 12.50%
  United Kingdom 3.85%
  TN 3.85%
  IQ 2.88%
  Australia 1.92%
  Canada 0.96%
  Egypt 0.96%
  Greece 0.96%
  Israel 0.96%
  Iran 0.96%
  Lithuania 0.96%
  PS 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.88%
Acer 19.12%
Dell 17.65%
Samsung 10.29%
Toshiba 8.82%
ASUS 5.88%
Lenovo 4.41%
Sahara 1.47%
Compaq 1.47%
Common models
Samsung RV408/RV508 3.85%
ASUSTeK K53U 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.56%
MSI MS-7592 2.56%
Acer AOD270 2.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.56%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com


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