How to uninstall (remove) Storm Alert

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What is Storm Alert

Storm Alert is a browser extension, which is developed by Rational Thought Solutions. It may be installed on popular internet browsers: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox. It announces user about weather in his city. You may find this software interesting and convenient, but you should know, that Storm Alert is classified as potentially unwanted software. Why? Because it generates and displays commercials (banners, pop-ups, in-text links) on many webpages that user visits. Moreover, it scans browser activity, what is not good for privacy. It is recommended to remove Storm Alert from computer.

Storm Alert

How is Storm Alert installed on my PC?

Storm Alert uses sneaky method of infection called “bundling”. How it works? Malicious software binds itself to free software, so when user installs freeware, he may installs malware too. To avoid malware installation, you should not download freeware from unknown, suspicious or “freedownload” websites. More preferably to download licensed software from official websites. If you still want to install freeware, that be careful while installing it. Pay attention to every step during installation process. To disable installation of unwanted programs, use custom or advanced setup options.

How to remove Storm Alert?

Use special removal tool to uninstall Storm Alert. Also you can delete it manually, using our manual removal guide.

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Manual Storm Alert Removal Guide

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to Storm Alert;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Storm Alert;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Storm Alert and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 2-4 point by typing “chrome://extensions/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find Storm Alert;
  6. Click on bin icon to remove extension.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 2-3 by typing “about:addons” in address bar or pressing Shift+Ctrl+A.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+T or Click Tools on the top of the browser;
  3. Click Add-ons;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find Storm Alert;
  6. Click Disable or Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt+T, or Click on Gear Icon in the right-top corner;
  3. Click Manage Add-ons;
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions;
  5. Find Storm Alert and Click Disable ;
  6. Click More information button;
  7. Click Remove

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

Storm Alert – is a nasty adware, that annoys user with pop-ups. This program is not worth for its functionality. We recommend you to get rid of Storm Alert for your privacy safe.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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