September 16, 2014

Remove Severe Weather Alerts virus. How to uninstall

Severe Weather Alerts malware is a harmful app which seems attractive and useful at first but beyond its beautify, it performs a number of malicious tasks. First of all, we have to mention that most users are can get Severe Weather Alerts installed on their system without their consent because this virus spreads using unfair tricks. After its invasion, for a few times it will show weather alerts and updates but soon it will start bringing the stuff you did not expect. usually Severe Weather Alerts ads start popping up on infected computer. It can also hijack and reroute your websearch and homepage to misleading websites that are filled with paid advertisements. By reviewing this Severe Weather Alerts virus, we have come to know its two main objectives, firstly spread spam and show sponsor ads to victim users, secondly collect user information and observe his web activities. We recommend you to uninstall Severe Weather Alerts immediately once you have found it on your system.

Common Symptoms of Severe Weather Alerts infection:

→ This kind of malwares usually change your Homepage, Search provider, Desktop Background.
→ They can display bunch of unstoppable pop-ups advertisements.
→ Computer performs slower then usual, browser may crash over and over.
→ Strange websites are automatically opened on the computer after a frequent interval.
→ Disabled Folder options, Task manager, Registry editing tools.
→ Advertisements from stranger companies start to appear out of nowhere.
→ Unexpected browser behaviors such as URL/link redirects.
→ Unwanted and unknown Plugin/extension or add-ons attached with browser.
→ Useless shortcuts on desktop or creepy websites added to favorites/bookmarks without your knowledge.


How to uninstall Severe Weather Alerts

Remove toolbars, plugins, extensions, add-ons
Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox users:
Go to TOOLS and then click MANAGE ADD-ON, From there, select Extensions, Toolbars and remove the Severe Weather Alerts if found. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.

Google Chrome Users:
Click SETTINGS icon and select SETTINGS, then open Extensions, toolbar, search provider options, remove the Severe Weather Alerts if listed there. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.

Uninstall from Control Panel
Open CONTROL PANEL, then ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS or “Programs and Features”, now lookup for Severe Weather Alerts and uninstall if it is listed.

How to delete Severe Weather Alerts manually:
If the malware did not go away after uninstall procedure, try these steps. Please note, the manual removal method is a bit complex and it can go wrong if you perform its tasks incorrectly. It is advised to run an automatic virus removal software for safe and easy solutions. However, if you are good with Manual removal, do the steps below.

Possibly corrupt registry keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

Delete files:
Open then following folders or search for Severe Weather Alerts in My Computer and delete if found files associated with this bug.

C:\program files
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\

Severe Weather Alerts virus removal tool


It is always good and safe to use an automatic software to detect and eliminate viruses and malwares. The programs below are best for removing malwares.

1: Malware Bytes (Mbam)

2: Hitman