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Remove The Global Weather Tab browser hijacker

By | August 21, 2020

The Global Weather Tab is a browser hijacker. The Global Weather Tab redirects the browser’s default homepage, search engine, and new tab. The Global Weather Tab redirects the browser.

The Global Weather Tab is regularly manifested on the internet as a helpful homepage. In fact, The Global Weather Tab is a browser hijacker that gathers all kinds of browsing data such as search queries and cookies out of your browser and alters the browser’s new tab page.

The statistics gathered by The Global Weather Tab are used for advertising employment. The statistics are sold to advertising networks. Because The Global Weather Tab collects data out of your browser, The Global Weather Tab is likewise categorized as a spyware program (browser hijacker).

When The Global Weather Tab is installed, you will notice the following:

  • The default search engine and new tab page in your browser are redirected to The Global Weather Tab.
  • You notice a new The Global Weather Tab toolbar in your browser.
  • The Global Weather Tab might show advertisements and track your search queries within your browser.

The Global Weather Tab browser extension will deploy itself in the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge browser after successful infiltration. Note that no browser developer yet marks this browser hijacker as potentially dangerous.

If your browser’s default homepage, new tab, and search engine have changed to The Global Weather Tab and the The Global Weather Tab browser extension has been installed in your browser, remove the The Global Weather Tab extension as quickly as possible from your web browser settings. Also, make sure to remove adware from your computer!

Remove The Global Weather Tab

The Global Weather Tab

google chrome logoUninstall The Global Weather Tab extension from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Type chrome://extensions/ in the Google Chrome address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  3. Find the “The Global Weather Tab” browser extension and click Remove.

Can’t remove the The Global Weather Tab extension because the extension is managed?

firefox logoUninstall The Global Weather Tab extension from Firefox

  1. Open Firefox
  2. Type about:addons in the Firefox address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  3. Find the “The Global Weather Tab” browser extension and click the three dots on the right of the The Global Weather Tab extension.
    Select Remove from the menu to remove The Global Weather Tab from the Firefox browser.

internet explorer logoUninstall The Global Weather Tab add-on from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click the menu (wrench icon) in the top right.
  3. Open Manage Addons from the menu.
  4. Remove The Global Weather Tab from Extensions and Toolbars.
  5. On the left open Search Providers settings.
  6. Find The Global Weather Tab Search and Remove The Global Weather Tab Search.

Do you still have The Global Weather Tab in Internet Explorer?

  1. Open Windows Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Click “installed on” column to sort the recently installed applications by date.
  4. Select The Global Weather Tab and click Uninstall.
  5. Follow The Global Weather Tab uninstall instructions.

malwarebytes logoRemove The Global Weather Tab with Malwarebytes

I recommend removing The Global Weather Tab with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a comprehensive adware removal tool and free to use.

The Global Weather Tab adware leaves traces such as malicious files, registry keys, scheduled tasks on your device, make sure to completely remove The Global Weather Tab with Malwarebytes.

Download Malwarebytes OR More information about Malwarebytes

 

  • Install Malwarebytes, follow on-screen instructions.
  • Click Scan to start a malware-scan.

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  • Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish.
  • Once completed, review the The Global Weather Tab detections.
  • Click Quarantine to continue.

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  • Reboot Windows after all the detections are moved to quarantine.

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You have now successfully removed The Global Weather Tab from your computer and browser.

Max
Author: Max

Hi, I am Max. I am a computer security researcher. Every day I blog about new adware threats as they are released. I am also active in various online communities to help people with their computer problems. Stay safe!

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