Hey, I want to make sure if this Search.myweatherxp.com a good search to use, as I found many different pop ups showing on the webpage, which really drive me to be crazy. I want to uninstall this site by clear all history and data of the browser, but it doesn’t work. This annoying site is still there and it runs as soon as I open the web browser. I don’t know how to do with it next. So would you please help me solve it?

Description of Search.myweatherxp.com Hijacker

Search.myweatherxp.com has been classified as a browser hijacker to infect different web browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and so on. It can change the homepage and default search engine of web browser and it doesn’t allow to be changed back. What it usually does is to display endless pop ups to interrupt your online activities and meanwhile attract you to click on those pop ups. This hijacker can be also treated as a platform of product promotion and malware distribution. Those pop ups may also carry malware infection. Once click on those pop ups, the malware will soon drop on computer without any notice. So this hijacker can also open the backdoor for virus, malware, spyware, worm and ransomware to get into computer by displaying pop ups. Even though this Search.myweatherxp.com hijacker doesn’t create severe computer problems at the beginning, as time goes on and with coming of other infections, computer will get more problems and performance will be slow down.  For example, it takes a long time to open tabs in web browser, and even the browser crashes down. Running more programs at the same time, you will find computer get stuck often even get frozen. Therefore, you’re suggested to remove this virus as soon as you find it on computer to avoid more damages.

To avoid this Search.myweatherxp.com hijacker getting into your computer to mess up your web browser, change browser settings and bring other threats, you should behave yourself well while you’re surfing on the Internet. This browser hijacker is heavily spread on the Internet and ready to infect targeted computer through many way. But usually it comes from those malicious sites, free software or application installation package, bundling add-on, toolbar or plugine  and spam email attachments and so on. To illustrate, the hijacker infection can be inserted or added into sites, installation package or email. Once click will soon bring it into computer. Usually if you accidentally open suspicious sites, many pop ups or fake computer security message or software online update message will show up and lure you to click on. Don’t be such a fool to click anything from the malicious sites. If you install application, you’d better choose customized installation to check and block suspicious app like add-on, toolbar and so on. Then the Search.myweatherxp.com hijacker will not go into computer. Anyway, please be careful with online behavior to keep this hijacker from entering your computer.

Main Traits of Search.myweatherxp.com Hijacker

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine to Search.myweatherxp.com and it totally prevents you from changing them back

-Can always redirect you to other websites

-Can pop up various advertisements and sponsored links randomly to interrupt your online activities

-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive

-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.

-Can collect and send data concerning your search history and other browsing activities.

-Your sensitive information can be tracked and stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this hijacker.

NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with Search.myweatherxp.com hijacker. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker virus for you.

The Screenshot of Search.myweatherxp.com Hijacker

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Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Search.myweatherxp.com hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Search.myweatherxp.com hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.

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Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

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Step 3: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel

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Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs

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Then try to find the program which relates to Search.myweatherxp.com hijacker, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.

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Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Internet Explorer as an Example)

From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options.

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Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK

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Conclusion:

Search.myweatherxp.com hijacker is a harmful redirect infection to the computer. It changes the homepage and search engine totally and prevents online users from changing back, redirects them to its URL or other malicious websites, steals their personal data and displays endless pop-ups on the screen to prevent them from getting online normally and smoothly. Don’t think this redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms, since this redirect can also bring those harmful viruses to infect the computer, which will greatly slow down PC and make it run as a snail and further harm to mess up system files and damage system severely.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Search.myweatherxp.com hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on June 16, 2015 5:26 pm

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