What does the weathereye.exe file do?
The weathereye.exe process is also known as WeatherEye MétéoÉclair or, as the case may be, PTIWeatherEye and is a part of The Weather Network or, as the case may be, MétéoMédia. This software is produced by Pelmorex Media. An obsolete or defective version of weathereye.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- WeatherEye MétéoÉclair has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- WeatherEye MétéoÉclair has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- weathereye.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module weathereye.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about weathereye.exe WeatherEye MétéoÉclair
weathereye.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Weathereye.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 310,920 bytes (80% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 309,104 bytes.
The file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run). The weathereye file is not part of the Windows operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. Weathereye.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 70% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A weathereye.exe file has a 60% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 718,232 bytes. The weathereye file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. The weathereye file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). This weathereye.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Run). The weathereye file is not part of the Windows operating system. Weathereye.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves weathereye.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about weathereye?
|Application that shows current weather observation in icon tray |
|Weather Watcher Software |
|The Weather Network's feed program. It poses no threat and does not seem to slow down anything but the boot. (further information...) |
Sean A. Turvey U.E.
|WeatherEye is a Weather watcher software |
|I can't open it and I can't get rid of it |
|Ads are served via the program but seem to pose no threat. (further information...) |
Summary: 4 users judge weathereye.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall The Weather Network or MétéoMédia
To remove WeatherEye MétéoÉclair from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate The Weather Network or MétéoMédia in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if weathereye.exe (WeatherEye MétéoÉclair) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of WeatherEye MétéoÉclair. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for WeatherEye MétéoÉclair or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or weathereye.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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