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What is DesktopWeather.exe?

DesktopWeather.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if DesktopWeather.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

DesktopWeather.exe file information

The process known as The Weather Channel Desktop (version 6) belongs to software The Weather Channel Interactive Consumer Application Software or The Weather Channel Desktop (version 6) by The Weather Channel Interactive (www.weather.com).

Description: DesktopWeather.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file DesktopWeather.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 728,176 bytes (29% of all occurrences), 715,888 bytes and 10 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/desktopweather.exe.html 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The DesktopWeather.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. DesktopWeather.exe is able to record inputs and connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 6% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could remove the entire program The Weather Channel Desktop or Desktop Weather by The using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify DesktopWeather.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as DesktopWeather.exe. Therefore, you should check the DesktopWeather.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

It runs the weather channel desktop (task bar icon)
es lässt sich nicht deinstallieren
Memory Hog
Slows computer. Installed without permission. If you want the functionality get Firefox & install an addin
Piece of adware, drive-by download
  Josh Taylor   (further information)
slows startup prevents shutdown. Appears in startup on msconfig but not in Norton startup list. address in Msconfig is wrong- no folder there -not in hkey either. When unchecked in msconfig computer is faster and shuts down.
  Don Hill  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of DesktopWeather.exe: based on 7 votes with 6 user comments.
2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 4 users think DesktopWeather.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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