WeatherTab by ClientConnect Removal Guide

Do you know what WeatherTab by ClientConnect is?

WeatherTab by ClientConnect is an extension that our research team classifies as a browser hijacker. That is because this extension modifies the default search engine, and it could possibly change the homepage as well. At this time, the hijacker was found affecting only Google Chrome, but it is possible that other browsers could be affected as well. Have you installed this extension? Was it installed without your permission? Whatever the case is, you have to read this report to learn more about this suspicious extension/hijacker. Our research team has thoroughly tested it in our internal lab, and we can provide you with the information explaining what dangers could wait if you decided to trust it. If you are in a hurry to remove WeatherTab by ClientConnect from your browsers, you will find the instructions on how to get rid of it below. Also, note that the comments section can be used to start a discussion about anything in regards to the threat.WeatherTab by ClientConnect Removal GuideWeatherTab by ClientConnect screenshot
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According to our research, WeatherTab by ClientConnect should be promoted at However, this site is currently down, which leaves the Chrome web store as the only “official” source. If you have employed the installer, you must have been informed that this extension can read and change data, as well as modify search settings. The fact that the user does not have the option to decline the suspicious search tool is what has led us to classify WeatherTab by ClientConnect as a browser hijacker. If you have not used either of these sources, it is possible that you have acquired the hijacker via a software bundle that might have exposed you to a number of different threats. If you are not sure if the software downloaded along with the hijacker is malicious, you can always run a full system scan using an authentic scanner. Considering that this hijacker belongs to the Conduit family (along with IWinstore Toolbar, OnePlayer, Sweetplayer, and other suspicious programs), it is very possible that you will find other threats.

Have you used the search engine represented by WeatherTab by ClientConnect? This search engine does not produce regular search results. Instead, it redirects your queries via to Sure, Bing Search is a popular, well-known, and trusted search engine, but we can assure you that things are not always as they seem. The hijacker could potentially modify the results shown to you by adding advertisements and sponsored links. As the Privacy Policy statement at reveals, the suspicious WeatherTab by ClientConnect can provide you with ads and track information about your interaction with them. Overall, it appears that the hijacker is more of an advertising tool than anything else. If you want to learn more about the policies associated with this suspicious piece of software, you can always analyze the legal information supporting it. Obviously, you should do that beforehand, so as to avoid installing useless or unreliable software. Also, you should never trust unfamiliar installers that might bundle malware.

We strongly advise deleting WeatherTab by ClientConnect from your operating system. Our manual removal guide shows how to get rid of this extension/hijacker by eliminating its components, but you might be just as successful by erasing the extension from Chrome. As mentioned previously, other browsers could be affected. If you experience that, post a comment below as soon as possible. Another option would be installing automated malware detection and removal software. This option is the most optimal one for those who are also dealing with third-party malware, as well as those who want to protect their operating systems reliably to prevent other unwanted programs and infections from slithering in again.

Remove WeatherTab by ClientConnect

  1. Tap Win+E keys on the keyboard to launch Explorer.
  2. Enter %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\ or %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\ if you use Windows XP, into the address bar at the top.
  3. Open the Default folder (or your {Profile name} folder).
  4. Open the Extensions folder.
  5. Right-click the folder named kfcppkpcknookmaichkcdlggphglmobk and select Delete.
  6. Scan your PC one more time to check for leftovers.

In non-techie terms:

WeatherTab by ClientConnect is an extension that was created to introduce you to a suspicious search tool that cannot be trusted. Although it displays search results via, these results might be modified by the hijacker itself. Needless to say, you can find much better search results, and you should do so immediately. The manual removal guide above shows how to get rid of WeatherTab by ClientConnect manually, but we advise scanning your PC before you decide on how to clean your operating system. If a legitimate scanner discovers much more dangerous threats, we advise implementing an automated malware remover instead.