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Category: Browser Hijackers is not a search tool you should trust. The extension/application that is attached to it – Weather Radar Forecast – is not trustworthy either. In fact, this extension was created only to introduce Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer users to the suspicious search tool. That means that if you want to change the homepage or search provider, you might as well do it manually (of course, we do not recommend it). The add-on is useless. Although it is likely that many users will choose to delete and the add-on associated with it, our researchers believe that many will see no harm in using this suspicious software. Unfortunately, this could mean big trouble. Are the search tool and the add-on malicious? It would be unfair to say that; however, there is no doubt that this software is not reliable either. Keep reading to learn why removal is recommended, as well as to familiarize with different methods you can use to eliminate the unwanted extension and hijacker.

From our experience, always comes bundled with the Weather Radar Forecast extension. It is represented at, but Chrome users can install it from When the extension is installed, the user should be warned about browser modifications. On Chrome, the add-on changes the New Tab only, but on Firefox and IE, it could change homepage and search provider too. Those who acquire the search tool from a different source might not get the memo about any changes. Furthermore, the add-on could be installed along with malicious threats and potentially unwanted programs. If this happens, you will need to delete more threats. Our research team identifies the add-on and the search tool as a browser hijacker because they modify browser’s settings. Whether or not that is done without the user’s notice, the hijacker should be removed. This is not the only hijacker of this nature. Others created by the same company (Polarity Technologies Ltd.) include,, and We suggest removing them all.

You will be routed to when you enter keywords into the search field. Since this search provider is well-known and widely-used, some users might think that they are safe. First of all, the results can be modified, which means that unreliable links could be shown to you. Second, information about you will be recorded if you use the tool. Polarity Technologies Ltd. can track your virtual activity to learn what kind of content you interact with, but it can also use it to collect specific information, such as the browser you use or your IP address. Even personal data could be recorded. Many users are likely to ignore this, but you should not because the data records can be disclosed to unknown parties, and that makes it unreliable. Overall, even though the hijacker displays useful links via its home page, using and trusting it is not recommended. On the contrary, it is recommended that you delete this hijacker.

How can you remove if you are not an expert-level user? You can do it manually, or you can employ anti-malware software. If you choose the first option, you MUST scan your system before and after the removal. The “before” scan is necessary so you could check if other threats exist. If they do, you might switch to using anti-malware software. If other threats do not exist, we are sure you can successfully delete by eliminating the Weather Radar Forecast extension. The “after” scan is important to check if your system is clean. If any leftovers are found, you must clear them immediately. What about using anti-malware software? You only get benefits from using it because, once installed, it can do much more than just erase the hijacker. Most important is that it can keep you safe in the future. If any unreliable or malicious program tries to invade your system, you will be warned about it before anything bad happens. Everyone should use anti-malware software.

How to delete

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch Firefox and tap keys Alt+T.
  2. In the Tools menu click Add-ons.
  3. Open the Extensions menu.
  4. Remove the undesirable extension linked to the hijacker.

Google Chrome:

  1. Launch Chrome and tap keys Alt+F.
  2. Click More tools and then select Extensions.
  3. Identify the hijacker-related extension and click the trash bin icon next to it.
  4. Select Remove and then restart the browser.

Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/Windows Vista (Internet Explorer):

  1. Simultaneously tap Win+R keys to launch RUN.
  2. Enter Control Panel into the dialog box to access the menu.
  3. Move to Uninstall a program and then Uninstall the unwanted application.

Windows XP (Internet Explorer):

  1. Click the Start menu button on the left of the Taskbar.
  2. Open the Control Panel menu and then move to Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the undesirable application and click Remove.
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Files Modified/Created on the system:

# File Name File Size (Bytes) File Hash
1popup.html214 bytesMD5: 3348021065313c1fe4141be650683455
2description.html268 bytesMD5: 318b23e748e3f57f6cb9ed6a3468ca24
3icon.png14503 bytesMD5: a189b8f45b0b71b70d4c4c0e42c39f26
4description.css1008 bytesMD5: 44a619d00b324a4e5cdabe7100681ad6
5computed_hashes.json1176 bytesMD5: 091a3e504e9a4c6ffa9688d1f05497f0
6messages.json278 bytesMD5: 6e7a5d185b1b7ddde078fe50a826ba59
7manifest.json1405 bytesMD5: c84927b594c334307288c9cd52233af4
8background.js15408 bytesMD5: 496e9553f5391c7031402f2ef1c6c55d
9popup.js806 bytesMD5: 7c7b2d20d92bfc492bc914316510d0e2
10verified_contents.json2783 bytesMD5: c736f09ca06059cb5cba851929e81487
11popup.css95 bytesMD5: bafc90fe1037c9ebd9f069930eda7f5b
12contentscript.js1242 bytesMD5: f7781a613c5e33328b4c43f05eb83222
13userNewTab.js2582 bytesMD5: 217ffd4b8a93b289ce14b6fce61b8978
14newtab.html190 bytesMD5: 000ca40200a6b7ad87e7e4acdf399149

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