Do you wonder about the weather when you wake up in the morning? Maybe you check it on your mobile app? Doppler Weather Radar is one of those applications that promise to help you find the latest information about the weather in your location. However, it works only on Firefox and Internet Explorer, so unless you turn on your computer in the morning, you may not have much use of it. In fact, if you did not intend to have this application, you should remove Doppler Weather Radar today. Please check out the removal instructions below this description.
If users do not want a program, but it still gets installed on their computers, can we say that this program is malicious? Not really. As far as Doppler Weather Radar is concerned, this extension is classified as a potentially unwanted program. It means that it is not a malicious infection, but it could be installed on your PC accidentally.
Now you might say that this is impossible because who would ever install a program they don’t want? Well, this can happen if programs are distributed in software packages. For example, if you download programs from file-sharing websites, some of the installers might carry more than one application. You might think that you are downloading one program, but in reality, you would download several others.
Is it possible to avoid these additional applications? Most definitely so. You just need to be attentive during the installation process, so that you would deselect the unwanted applications because the installation wizard will surely give you such option. In other words, if users are careful about the programs they download and the sources they use, it should be possible to avoid the likes of Doppler Weather Radar.
As far as the origins of this application are concerned, Doppler Weather Radar is created by Springtech LTD, who has also developed Search.hthecalendar.co, and a number of other potentially unwanted programs. Although the program is promoted via dopplerweatherrader.co as an application that can help you find weather-related information, we have already established that this program also travels bundled with freeware. What’s more, when this extension is added to your browser, it can change your default homepage and new tab settings.
It means that Doppler Weather Radar can monitor your online activity. While it cannot collect personally identifiable information, it can figure out the most commonly used search keywords, and then it can use this information to promote custom commercial content. The custom commercial content can be displayed via modified search result links. You will find that each time you perform a web search; you would land on a Yahoo! Search page. This page will be modified by Doppler Weather Radar.
As you can see, Doppler Weather Radar is a rather intrusive application, so it would be for the best to get rid of it. Computer security experts recommend resetting your browser to default in order to terminate all the modifications that could have been inflicted on it. And while you are at it, you should scan your PC with the SpyHunter free scanner to look for other unwanted apps. Make sure your system is safe and clean.