Q. Accurate Weather Today takes control of my web-browser now and I can’t use the smoothly, please help! What is Accurate Weather Today used for? How can I get rid of it?
A. Computer security specialists named Accurate Weather Today a PUP (potentially unwanted program) and browser hijacker. It can make changes to the web-browser’s startpage, new tab and search provider. If you want to get more information about the hijacker and know how to fully remove Accurate Weather Today from your computer, please read through this post.
In order to force you to use Accurate Weather Today as often as possible this browser hijacker can modify the browsers’ search provider. You may even find that your system’s web browser settings are hijacked without your knowledge and conscious permission. The creators of this browser hijacker do so in order to generate money via Google AdSense or another third-party ad network. Thus every your click on advertisements that placed on the Accurate Weather Today makes profit for them.
Another reason why you need to get rid of Accurate Weather Today is its online data-tracking activity. It can gather user info, including:
- IP addresses;
- URLs visited;
- search queries/terms;
- clicks on links and advertisements;
- browser version information.
|Name||Accurate Weather Today|
|Type||browser hijacker, search engine hijacker, start page hijacker, toolbar, unwanted new tab, redirect virus|
|Removal||Accurate Weather Today removal guide|
In order to get rid of Accurate Weather Today that designed to redirect your internet browser to unwanted web-pages and revert back the Chrome, Firefox, IE and Microsoft Edge settings to its default state, please use the Accurate Weather Today removal guide below.
How to remove Accurate Weather Today redirect (Removal guide)
Even if you’ve the up-to-date classic antivirus installed, and you’ve checked your computer for malware and removed anything found, you need to do the tutorial below. The Accurate Weather Today browser hijacker infection removal is not simple as installing another antivirus. Classic antivirus applications are not created to run together and will conflict with each other, or possibly crash Microsoft Windows. Instead we advise complete the manual steps below after that use Zemana Free, MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) or Hitman Pro, which are free applications dedicated to search for and remove malicious software such as Accurate Weather Today hijacker. Run these tools to ensure the browser hijacker is removed.
To remove Accurate Weather Today, perform the steps below:
- How to manually delete Accurate Weather Today
- How to get rid of Accurate Weather Today with free software
- Stop Accurate Weather Today redirect
- Why has my start page and search provider changed to Accurate Weather Today?
- Finish words
How to manually delete Accurate Weather Today
Manually removing the Accurate Weather Today search is also possible, although this approach takes time and technical prowess. You can sometimes locate browser hijacker in your computer’s list of installed programs and uninstall it as you would any other unwanted program.
Deleting the Accurate Weather Today, check the list of installed applications first
When troubleshooting a machine, one common step is go to Microsoft Windows Control Panel and uninstall questionable software. The same approach will be used in the removal of Accurate Weather Today search. Please use instructions based on your Windows version.
|Windows 7||Windows 8|
|Windows 10||Mac OS|
Remove Accurate Weather Today from Internet Explorer
The Internet Explorer reset is great if your internet browser is hijacked or you have unwanted add-ons or toolbars on your web browser, that installed by malware.
First, launch the Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will display the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the web browser, then click the “Internet Options” as displayed on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then press the “Reset” button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as displayed in the figure below.
When the procedure is done, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and reboot your PC system for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web-browser’s new tab, start page and search provider by default to default state.
Remove Accurate Weather Today from Chrome
If Google Chrome newtab, search provider and homepage were hijacked by Accurate Weather Today then ‘Reset Chrome’ is a way which helps to restore the internet browser to its factory state. To reset Chrome to the original defaults, follow the steps below.
- First start the Google Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will show the Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed extensions. If the list has the plugin labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following instructions: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and press “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset profile settings page as on the image above.
- Next press the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is done, your browser’s default search provider, newtab page and startpage will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Delete Accurate Weather Today from Mozilla Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
Resetting Mozilla Firefox web-browser will reset all the settings to their default state and will remove Accurate Weather Today, malicious add-ons and extensions. It will save your personal information such as saved passwords, bookmarks, auto-fill data and open tabs.
Start the Firefox and click the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the web-browser screen. Next, click the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will display the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you are unable to access the Help menu, then type “about:support” in your address bar and press Enter. It bring up the “Troubleshooting Information” page as displayed in the figure below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation prompt. The Firefox will begin a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the Accurate Weather Today browser hijacker. Once, it’s finished, click the “Finish” button.
How to get rid of Accurate Weather Today with free software
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not fully remove hijacker from the infected PC system. So, we suggest to check your system for any remaining malicious components with free browser hijacker removal apps below.
Remove Accurate Weather Today with Zemana
Download Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) to remove Accurate Weather Today automatically from all of your web browsers. This is a free program specially created for malicious software removal. This tool can delete adware, browser hijacker from Edge, Internet Explorer, Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Windows registry automatically.
Visit the page linked below to download Zemana Free. Save it on your Windows desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
After the download is finished, close all applications and windows on your machine. Double-click the install file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up like below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana Free on your computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once install is done successfully, Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) will automatically start and you can see its main screen as on the image below.
Now click the “Scan” button to find browser hijacker related to Accurate Weather Today redirect. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. During the scan Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will search for threats exist on your computer.
As the scanning ends, it will open the Scan Results. Review the report and then click “Next” button. The Zemana will delete browser hijacker which cause Accurate Weather Today web-site to appear and add items to the Quarantine. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart the system.
Remove Accurate Weather Today hijacker and malicious extensions with HitmanPro
All-in-all, HitmanPro is a fantastic tool to free your PC system from any undesired software like browser hijacker infection which cause Accurate Weather Today website to appear. The HitmanPro is portable program that meaning, you do not need to install it to use it. Hitman Pro is compatible with all versions of MS Windows OS from MS Windows XP to Windows 10. Both 64-bit and 32-bit systems are supported.
Visit the following page to download the latest version of HitmanPro for Microsoft Windows. Save it to your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
Once the download is finished, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the Hitman Pro icon. It will run the HitmanPro utility. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to run the program, click Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Next” to begin checking your PC system for the hijacker responsible for redirecting user searches to Accurate Weather Today. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. When a threat is found, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished.
After the scan get completed, you will be displayed the list of all detected items on your PC system as displayed on the image below.
Next, you need to click “Next” button. It will open a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button. The HitmanPro will get rid of hijacker infection that redirects your web browser to intrusive Accurate Weather Today web page and move items to the program’s quarantine. When finished, the utility may ask you to restart your machine.
Automatically remove Accurate Weather Today search with MalwareBytes Free
You can get rid of Accurate Weather Today automatically with a help of MalwareBytes. We suggest this free malicious software removal utility because it may easily get rid of browser hijacker infection, adware, potentially unwanted programs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Please go to the following link to download MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM). Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
After the download is complete, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) will try to update itself and when this procedure is finished, click the “Scan Now” button to begin checking your machine for the browser hijacker responsible for redirecting your web browser to Accurate Weather Today web-page. While the MalwareBytes Free utility is checking, you can see count of objects it has identified as being infected by malicious software. Review the results once the utility has finished the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes is a free program that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malicious software removal utility, we suggest you to read and follow the instructions or the video guide below.
Stop Accurate Weather Today redirect
By installing an adblocker application such as AdGuard, you’re able to stop Accurate Weather Today, autoplaying video ads and delete a huge number of distracting and annoying ads on webpages.
Visit the page linked below to download AdGuard. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, double-click the downloaded file to run it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as displayed in the following example.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick instructions as shown below.
Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick guidance which will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your system, AdGuard will start automatically and stop unwanted advertisements, block Accurate Weather Today, as well as other harmful or misleading web-pages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that may be found on your desktop.
Why has my start page and search provider changed to Accurate Weather Today?
Now your computer should be clean of tAccurate Weather Today that responsible for web-browser redirects. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted ads and intrusive harmful web-pages) and Zemana Free (to periodically scan your PC system for new malware, hijackers and adware). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new browser hijackers, harmful software and adware software are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to delete Accurate Weather Today from your web-browser, then ask for help here.