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Remove Easy Weather Today (Removal Guide) - Free Instructions

removal by Gabriel E. Hall - - | Type: Adware

Easy Weather Today is an adware application that delivers intrusive advertisements on most visited websites

Easy Weather TodayEasy Weather Today is a potentially unwanted application that might access your device without asking for direct permission

Easy Weather Today Promos is a potentially unwanted application[1] that is categorized as adware – there are a few reasons for such classification. First of all, the application is typically distributed via software bundles that can be downloaded from third-party websites. Bundles often result in the unintentional installation of programs due to its deceptive nature.

Likewise, Easy Weather Today Promos is presented as a useful app that can help users to find weather information quickly. However, it injects pop-ups, deals, offers, banners, coupons, in-text links, and other intrusive advertisements into all visited websites. In order for the app to be successful, its developers establish cookies[2] and use other tracking technologies to harvest user data and use it for monetization via clicks/views.

Name Easy Weather Today, Easy Weather Today Promos
Type Adware, potentially unwanted program
Distribution While many browser extensions or applications can be downloaded from the official sources, PUPs are typically distributed via software bundle packages or deceptive advertisements (fake updates, bogus virus infection alerts, etc.) 
Symptoms 
  • Easy Weather Today Promos” extension installed on the web browser
  • Other unknown add-ons or programs installed without permission
  • Homepage and new tab URL set to something else
  • Searches are filled with sponsored links and ads
  • Redirects lead to insecure websites that can include scams, PUPs, or malware, etc.
Dangers  Installation of other potentially unwanted applications or malware, personal information disclosure to unknown sources (potentially, cybercriminals), financial losses, etc.
Removal To uninstall an extension, access the list of add-ons via your browser. In case you have problems with elimination, we suggest resetting the web browser and scanning the computer with reputable anti-malware
System fix Malware or adware can lead to unforeseen consequences after the infection is terminated (lag, crashes, BSODs, registry errors, etc.). You cant attempt to fix these issues with the help of a PC repair tool Reimage Reimage Cleaner Intego

Easy Weather Today is yet another browser extension that is compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge, and some other internet browsers. While add-ons can be great ways of web browsing experience customization and expansion of browsing capabilities, there are many apps that should not be welcome, as they might cause several computer problems and pose as a privacy risk.

When a browser is free from adware, it will not engage in suspicious and annoying behavior, such as redirects or intrusive ads. However, as soon as adware is installed, it can turn the browser into an ad-spewing machine, which nobody likes to deal with. As a result, users infected with Easy Weather Today virus would encounter frequent disturbances during their web browsing sessions – these significantly diminish the online experience.

Since users are used to seeing ads on various sites (especially if ad-block is not used) and adware is often installed behind their backs, it is not uncommon that Easy Weather Today ads might not be discovered straight away. Besides, these advertisements can also lead to insecure sites, e.g., fake Flash Player updates or bogus virus notifications.

In these scams, users are often misled in the following ways:

  • the site prompt claims that Flash Player is missing or is out of date and needs to be downloaded in order to view the underlying site content;
  • a pop-up message shows a fake virus warning. It claims that visitors need to download software for the alleged infection elimination, which is completely bogus.

While Easy Weather Today Promos is not malicious itself, it can serve as a way for users to reach potentially dangerous content online. Besides, adware also often uses various data-gathering technologies to spy on users' online activities. In some cases, the information collected might also include personal details, such as email or phone number. Thus, if you value your privacy, remove  Easy Weather Today immediately.

Easy Weather Today adwareEasy Weather Today is an adware app that delivers intrusive ads and redirects to suspicious websites

Since the application is a browser extension, Easy Weather Today Promos removal should not be difficult. However, keep in mind that ads and redirects can be caused by other unwanted apps or malware that could be installed on your computer. To make sure that it is not the case, you should perform a full system scan with anti-malware. 

You could also reset the installed web browsers in case you cannot uninstall Easy Weather Today Promos in a regular way. Additionally, for the best results, we also recommend using Reimage Reimage Cleaner Intego.

Choosing “Advanced” installation settings can prevent PUP infiltration

There are a few different ways of how adware could penetrate your computer. First of all, adware is most commonly installed by users themselves (unlike malware), even if they do not do that intentionally. For example, the previously mentioned fake virus infection claims could easily mislead you into installing questionable applications on your system.

Another method that adware developers commonly use for software distribution is called bundling. This marketing technique is very old and has been used for years now. What makes it so successful is that many users are keen on not paying attention to the installation process of freeware – they simply click “Next” several times until the process is finished. However, this is the biggest mistake that leads to computer infections.

Therefore, you should never neglect the process of software installation and never rush it. Always pick Advanced/Custom mode, as it will allow you to untick pre-checked boxes and avoid option components from being installed secretly.

Finally, you might install a PUP without knowing about its post-installation activities. To avoid this, you should always prefer to download software and its updates from official/reputable sites and also read the reviews by the security community[3]  or other users.

Uninstall Easy Weather Today Promos and other unwanted apps to avoid computer clutter and intrusive ads

Easy Weather Today Promos removal should not be delayed, even if it seems like its functionality might be useful. If you are willing to use a good weather app, there are plenty to choose from – just don't pick a PUP that will flood your web browser with ads and will redirect you to potentially dangerous websites.

Easy Weather Today TermsBesides delivering advertisements, Easy Weather Today also tracks users' online sessions

You can remove Easy Weather Today by right-clicking on the add-on – it should be located at the top-right corner of your browser. However, it might not be immediately visible and might have to go to Extensions > Manage Extensions and look for unknown installs there. If you still have problems, you should employ a powerful security application and perform a full system scan and also reset the installed browsers for the best result.

Note you could also have other PUPs installed on your computer – if you want to check them manually, make use of our instructions below.

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To remove Easy Weather Today, follow these steps:

Eliminate Easy Weather Today from Windows systems

If you want to eliminate unwanted apps from Windows, follow these steps:

To remove Easy Weather Today from Windows 10/8  machines, please follow these steps:

  1. Enter Control Panel into Windows search box and hit Enter or click on the search result.
  2. Under Programs, select Uninstall a program.Uninstall from Windows 1
  3. From the list, find entries related to Easy Weather Today (or any other recently installed suspicious program).
  4. Right-click on the application and select Uninstall.
  5. If User Account Control shows up, click Yes.
  6. Wait till uninstallation process is complete and click OK.Uninstall from Windows 2

If you are Windows 7/XP user, proceed with the following instructions:

  1. Click on Windows Start > Control Panel located on the right pane (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
  2. In Control Panel, select Programs > Uninstall a program.Uninstall from Windows 7/XP
  3. Pick the unwanted application by clicking on it once.
  4. At the top, click Uninstall/Change.
  5. In the confirmation prompt, pick Yes.
  6. Click OK once the removal process is finished.

Delete Easy Weather Today from Mac OS X system

macOS users should eliminate PUPs the following way:

If your macOS is displaying some infection symptoms, proceed with the following guide:

Remove Easy Weather Today from Applications folder:

  1. From the menu bar, select Go > Applications.
  2. In the Applications folder, look for Easy Weather Today-related entries.
  3. Click on the app and drag it to Trash (or right-click and pick Move to Trash)Uninstall from Mac 1

To fully remove Easy Weather Today, you need to access Application Support, LaunchAgents, and LaunchDaemons folders and delete relevant files:

  1. Select Go > Go to Folder.
  2. Enter /Library/Application Support and click Go or press Enter.
  3. In the Application Support folder, look for any dubious entries related to Easy Weather Today and then delete them.
  4. Now enter /Library/LaunchAgents and /Library/LaunchDaemons folders the same way and terminate all the Easy Weather Today-related entries.Uninstall from Mac 2

Remove Easy Weather Today from Internet Explorer (IE)

Remove dangerous add-ons:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top-right corner of the browser
  2. Pick Manage Add-ons.
  3. You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Easy Weather Today and other suspicious plugins. Click on these entries and select Disable.Remove add-ons from Internet Explorer

Change your homepage if it was altered:

  1. Open IE and click on the Gear icon.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the Home page address and replace it by your preferred one (for example, Google.com).
  4. Click Apply and then select OK.Reset IE homepage

Delete temporary files:

  1. Press on the Gear icon and select Internet Options.
  2. Under Browsing history, click Delete…
  3. Select relevant fields and press Delete.Clear temporary files from Internet Explorer

Reset Internet Explorer:

  1. Click on Gear icon > Internet options and select Advanced tab.
  2. Select Reset.
  3. In the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Easy Weather Today removal.Reset Internet Explorer

Erase Easy Weather Today from Microsoft Edge

Delete unwanted extensions from MS Edge:

  1. Select Menu (three horizontal dots at the top-right of the browser window) and pick Extensions.
  2. From the list, pick the Easy Weather Today-related extension and click on the Gear icon.
  3. Click on Uninstall at the bottom.Remove extensions from Edge

Clear cookies and other browser data:

  1. Click on the Menu (three horizontal dots at the top-right of the browser window) and select Privacy & security.
  2. Under Clear browsing data, pick Choose what to clear.
  3. Select everything (apart from passwords, although you might want to include Media licenses as well, if applicable) and click on Clear.Clear Edge browsing data

Reset MS Edge if that above steps did not work:

  1. Press on Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open Task Manager.
  2. Click on More details arrow at the bottom of the window.
  3. Select Details tab.
  4. Now scroll down and locate every entry with Microsoft Edge name in it. Right-click on each of them and select End Task to stop MS Edge from running.Reset MS Edge

If this solution failed to help you, you need to use an advanced Edge reset method. Note that you need to backup your data before proceeding.

  1. Find the following folder on your computer: C:\\Users\\%username%\\AppData\\Local\\Packages\\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Press Ctrl + A on your keyboard to select all folders.
  3. Right-click on them and pick DeleteAdvanced MS Edge reset 1
  4. Now right-click on the Start button and pick Windows PowerShell (Admin).
  5. When the new window opens, copy and paste the following command, and then press Enter:

    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\\AppXManifest.xml” -VerboseAdvanced MS Edge reset 2

Instructions for Chromium-based Edge

Delete extensions from MS Edge (Chromium):

  1. Open Edge and click select Settings > Extensions.
  2. Delete unwanted extensions by clicking Remove.Remove extensions from Chromium Edge

Clear cache and site data:

  1. Click on Menu and go to Settings.
  2. Select Privacy and services.
  3. Under Clear browsing data, pick Choose what to clear.
  4. Under Time range, pick All time.
  5. Select Clear now.Clear browser data from Chroum Edge

Reset Chromium-based MS Edge:

  1. Click on Menu and select Settings.
  2. On the left side, pick Reset settings.
  3. Select Restore settings to their default values.
  4. Confirm with Reset.Reset Chromium Edge

Get rid of Easy Weather Today from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

Mozilla Firefox can be reset in order to regain default settings that could have been changed by adware:

Remove dangerous extensions:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox browser and click on the Menu (three horizontal lines at the top-right of the window).
  2. Select Add-ons.
  3. In here, select plugins that are related to Easy Weather Today and click Remove.Remove extensions from Firefox

Clear cookies and site data:

  1. Click Menu and pick Options.
  2. Go to Privacy & Security section.
  3. Scroll down to locate Cookies and Site Data.
  4. Click on Clear Data…
  5. Select Cookies and Site Data, as well as Cached Web Content and press Clear.Clear cookies and site data from Firefox

In case Easy Weather Today did not get removed after following the instructions above, reset Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox browser and click the Menu.
  2. Go to Help and then choose Troubleshooting Information.Reset Firefox 1
  3. Under Give Firefox a tune up section, click on Refresh Firefox…
  4. Once the pop-up shows up, confirm the action by pressing on Refresh Firefox – this should complete Easy Weather Today removal.Reset Firefox 2

Uninstall Easy Weather Today from Google Chrome

Delete malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome, click on the Menu (three vertical dots at the top-right corner) and select More tools > Extensions.
  2. In the newly opened window, you will see all the installed extensions. Uninstall all the suspicious plugins that might be related to Easy Weather Today by clicking Remove.Remove extensions from Chrome

Clear cache and web data from Chrome:

  1. Click on Menu and pick Settings.
  2. Under Privacy and security, select Clear browsing data.
  3. Select Browsing history, Cookies and other site data, as well as Cached images and files.
  4. Click Clear data.Clear cache and web data from Chrome

If the above-methods did not help you, reset Google Chrome to eliminate all the Easy Weather Today-components:

  1. Click on Menu and select Settings.
  2. In the Settings, scroll down and click Advanced.
  3. Scroll down and locate Reset and clean up section.
  4. Now click Restore settings to their original defaults.
  5. Confirm with Reset settings to complete Easy Weather Today removal.Reset Chrome 2

Eliminate Easy Weather Today from Safari

Remove unwanted extensions from Safari:

  1. Click Safari > Preferences…
  2. In the new window, pick Extensions.
  3. Select the unwanted extension related to Easy Weather Today and select Uninstall.Remove extensions from Safari

Clear cookies and other website data from Safari:

  1. Click Safari > Clear History…
  2. From the drop-down menu under Clear, pick all history.
  3. Confirm with Clear History.Clear cookies and website data from Safari

Reset Safari if the above-mentioned steps did not help you:

  1. Click Safari > Preferences…
  2. Go to Advanced tab.
  3. Tick the Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  4. From the menu bar, click Develop, and then select Empty Caches.Reset Safari

Access your website securely from any location

When you work on the domain, site, blog, or different project that requires constant management, content creation, or coding, you may need to connect to the server and content management service more often. It is a hassle when your website is protected from suspicious connections and unauthorized IP addresses.

The best solution for creating a tighter network could be a dedicated/fixed IP address. If you make your IP address static and set to your device, you can connect to the CMS from any location and do not create any additional issues for server or network manager that need to monitor connections and activities. This is how you bypass some of the authentications factors and can remotely use your banking accounts without triggering suspicious with each login. 

VPN software providers like Private Internet Access can help you with such settings and offer the option to control the online reputation and manage projects easily from any part of the world. It is better to clock the access to your website from different IP addresses. So you can keep the project safe and secure when you have the dedicated IP address VPN and protected access to the content management system.

Recover files after data-affecting malware attacks

While much of the data can be accidentally deleted due to various reasons, malware is one of the main culprits that can cause loss of pictures, documents, videos, and other important files. More serious malware infections lead to significant data loss when your documents, system files, and images get encrypted. In particular, ransomware is is a type of malware that focuses on such functions, so your files become useless without an ability to access them.

Even though there is little to no possibility to recover after file-locking threats, some applications have features for data recovery in the system. In some cases, Data Recovery Pro can also help to recover at least some portion of your data after data-locking virus infection or general cyber infection. 

 

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