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I wrote this article to help you remove Nilla Weather Virus. This Nilla Weather Virus removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

Nilla Weather is an application, advertised as helpful. It is supposed to provide weathercast for you. It also promises plenty of useful functionalities which will help you enhance your online activities. This would be great if it was true. And, unfortunately, it isn’t. What Nilla Weather actually is, is an adware parasite. It is neither helpful nor useful. In fact, it is harmful to you and your system.

If you haven`t dealt with an adware pest before, prepare for troubles. Troubles which start as small but grow in both numbers and severity as time passes. Unless you want to experience them all, find a way to remove the infection as soon as possible. Once you notice its pesky extension appended to all of your browsers, take actions.

There is no time to hesitate. The adware will become more and more intrusive with each passing day. Do yourself a favor and delete it before it gets out of control. If this happens, the deletion will not be easy. Adware infections are considered relatively easy to tackle ONLY if you act promptly. If you let the pest stay and operate freely, you will regret it sooner rather than later. Don’t procrastinate. Act.

Once the threat adds its extension to each one of your previously reliable browsers, things change. Your online experience becomes a nightmare. You are no longer able to surf the web at peace. You suffer constant intrusions. For starters, you get redirected to numerous shady pages all the time. Whenever you decide to load a page, somehow you end up visiting another suspicious one. Also, new tabs open out of the blue and your entire screen is completely covered with commercials in all shapes and forms imaginable. Imagine what this does to your browsing. It ruins it.

Remove Nilla Weather Virus
The Nilla Weather Virus

Each page that you attempt to open is blocked by coupons, deals, offers, video ads, pop-ups, etc. No matter what you do, the adverts don’t go away. If you click on them, you risk downloading more infections on your already infected machine.

Yes, nothing generated by this pest can be trusted. Most of what you see on your screen is corrupted and it delivers malware. Sometimes, a single click is all it takes for you to download said malware. That’s why you must avoid clicking at all costs. Better yet, make sure you remove the ads for good. The only way to do that is to remove the adware altogether. That’s exactly what you must do.

Nilla Weather is malicious and has no place in your system. Find where it is hiding and remove it on the spot. Once you do, everything will get back to normal. You will be able to get back to your web surfing undisturbed. Do not waste time with unnecessary debates. Use our removal guide at the end of this article and clean your PC once and for all.

Once you do that, make sure you protect your machine better in the future. This adware only managed to enter your system because you were negligent enough to let it. The pest duped you. It took advantage of your distraction and haste and slipped right by you. Be more careful unless you want this to happen again. Avoid shady pages and ads, don’t click on everything that appears on your screen.

Think twice before you open an email from a stranger. Use only legitimate download sources. Also, get yourself a reliable anti-malware app to help you protect your computer. Keep it up to date and often scan your PC to be sure it is infection-free.

Nilla Weather Virus Removal

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Please, follow the steps precisely to remove Nilla Weather Virus from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.

Remove From Chrome:

Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.

STEP-3

Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-5

Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove Nilla Weather Virus from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov

Daniel Stoyanov has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.

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