Should I block it?
No, this file is 100% safe to run.
PE file structure
Severe Weather Alerts by Weather Notifications LLC (Signed)
severeweatheralerts.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges usually within the context of Windows Explorer. During installation, it (or a shortcut) is added to the user's startup folder which is designed to automatically launch when the user logs into Windows. This is typically installed with the program Severe Weather Alerts published by Weather Notifications, LLC and is most likely removed by most users once installed (87% removed). The assembly utilizes the .NET run-time framework (which is required to be installed on the PC). The file is digitally signed by Weather Notifications LLC which was issued by the COMODO CA Limited certificate authority (CA).
|Publisher:||Weather Notifications, LLC|
|Product name:||Severe Weather Alerts|
|Typical file path:||C:\users\user\appdata\local\severeweatheralerts\severeweatheralerts.exe|
|Size:||82.21 KB (84,184 bytes)|
|Build date:||7/2/2013 7:09 AM|
|Issued to:||Weather Notifications LLC|
|Authority (CA):||COMODO CA Limited|
|Effective date:||Friday, June 14, 2013|
|Expiration date:||Sunday, June 15, 2014|
|Code language:||Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET|
The following program will install this file
Some versions of the Weather Notifications software bundles various potentially unwanted software such as toolbar and web browser extensions using the Tuguu DomalQ download manager. Once installed the software will display popup adds that are designed to look like the browser window but will display malvertising type adds warning you that certain software (such as Internet Explorer) is out of date and requires an update. If the user att...
User start menu folder
Shortcut pointer placed in '%appdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu'
- Shortcut to 'severeweatheralerts.exe'
(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
|Kernel CPU time:||359 ms/min|
|Private memory:||21.45 MB|
|Private (maximum):||21.09 MB|
|Private (minimum):||12.94 MB|
|Non-paged memory:||21.45 MB|
|Virtual memory:||353.77 MB|
|Virtual memory (peak):||359.99 MB|
|Working set:||17.55 MB|
|Working set (peak):||23.18 MB|
|I/O read transfer:||266 Bytes/sec|
|I/O read operations:||1/sec|
|I/O write transfer:||0 Bytes/sec|
|I/O write operations:||1/sec|
|I/O other transfer:||74 Bytes/sec|
|I/O other operations:||2/sec|
|GUI GDI count:||6|
|GUI GDI peak:||6|
|GUI USER count:||2|
|GUI USER peak:||3|
|SevereWeatherAlerts.exe (main module)|
These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 7 Ultimate
|Windows 8 Single Language
Distribution by country
United States installs about 50.00% of Severe Weather Alerts.
Distribution by PC manufacturer