WeatherItUp is a software usually installs without your knowledge vith the download of freeware. In fact some sites use the method of repackaging. This is an operation that is to redo the module software installation by adding download options. These options allow to add other software as for example toolbars browser, or potentially unwanted software. The addition of these new programs can decrease the performance of the system but also slow or redirect internet surfing. As a general rule, should focus on the author’s official site to download your software.
Identified : 01/25/2015.


– It belongs to a family of PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program).
– Vendor : PUP.Optional


– It installs a plugin of the browser Google Chrome (G2)
– It installs a program of extension for browser Mozilla Firefox (M2)
– It installs a plugin of the browser Mozilla Firefox (P2)
– It installs as a process launched at startup of the system (RP),
– It starts a task planned in automatic (O39),
– It creates to many registry keys ‘Software’
– It creates additional folders (O43),
– It moved to the Windows prefetcher folder (O45).


P2 – EXT: (.Phoenix Media – Weather It Up.) — C:\Users\Coolman\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\xkdtxphy.default\extensions\

[MD5.808D1E492A2178D7D4E85C8738E91660] [APT] [Weather It Up-chromeinstaller] (.Phoenix Media.) — C:\Program Files (x86)\Weather It Up\Weather It Up-chromeinstaller.exe [2028544] O39 – APT: Weather It Up-chromeinstaller – (.Phoenix Media.) — C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\Weather It Up-chromeinstaller.job [3120] O39 – APT: Weather It Up-chromeinstaller – (.Phoenix Media.) — C:\WINDOWS\System32\Tasks\Weather It Up-chromeinstaller [6126] HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Weather It Up
O43 – CFD: 2015/01/25 14:08:24 – [] D — C:\Program Files (x86)\Weather It Up


PUP.Optional.WeatherItUp.A [ Malwarebytes Antimalware ]


– Remove software in Windows Configuration Panel,
Remove with ZHPcleaner
Diagnose with ZHPDiag

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