What does the WeatherEye.exe file do?
The WeatherEye.exe process is also known as MétéoÉclair/WeatherEye or, as the case may be, PTIWeatherEye and is a part of WeatherEye. This software is produced by Pelmorex Media or, as the case may be, MétéoMédia/The Weather Network. 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:
- MétéoÉclair/WeatherEye has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- MétéoÉclair/WeatherEye 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 MétéoÉclair/WeatherEye
WeatherEye.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. WeatherEye.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 718,232 bytes (33% of all these files), 4,484,816 bytes or, as the case may be, 4,519,832 bytes.
The program appears as a small tray icon. You will find it on the Windows taskbar next to the clock. If you don't see the tray icon, click the white (<) symbol. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The WeatherEye file is not part of the Windows operating system. WeatherEye.exe is capable of log keyboard entries as well as send data out to the Internet. For this reason, 20% 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 34% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 718,232 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 309,104 bytes. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. WeatherEye.exe has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. WeatherEye.exe is capable of log keyboard entries.
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 WeatherEye
To remove MétéoÉclair/WeatherEye from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for WeatherEye in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if WeatherEye.exe (MétéoÉclair/WeatherEye) 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 MétéoÉclair/WeatherEye. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for MétéoÉclair/WeatherEye 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.