How to Fix and Remove Wxfw.dll

Wxfw.dll is a dynamic link library file that belongs to The Weather Channel Interactive Consumer Application Software from The Weather Channel Interactive.

Error Message

You may get an error message when starting up The Weather Channel saying unable to load library wxfw.dll, error code 31.

You may also get the error message saying unable to load library wxfw.dll, attempted to load and error code 126.

Resolution

For the first error message, you can run the program as a local administrator. This will stop the error message.

You can also try to uninstall the service via the Add/Remove programs utility. If that doesn’t work for you, you can try and use Perfect Uninstaller to help out in the removal of hard to remove programs.

After uninstalling the service, go to C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel FW or C:\program files\The Weather Channel FW\Desktop Weather. Run the unwise.exe file to remove the program.

If you are getting the error code 126 error message, go to System32 and simply delete that file to remove the icon from the Control Panel in Classic view.

You can also go to Start and then go to Run. When a small box comes up, type in regsvr32 %ProgramFiles%\The Weather Channel FW\Framework\wxfw.dll. You will get a message telling you whether you were successful or not.

Another option you may want to explore is to use an alternative program like Weather Pulse. Uninstall The Weather Channel if you’d rather not have to deal with any of the issues associated with the program and switch to a different product.

There have also been reports that wxfw.dll is a spyware program and should be removed promptly from your computer. There are so many valid looking and seemingly legitimate programs out there that keeping up with which ones are spyware or not can be quite daunting.

Simplify your life by using an anti-spyware program like Spyware Cease. This program will protect your system and your information from threats posed by spyware and other malware.

You should also use a good antivirus program to keep you protected at all times. Using an antivirus program like STOPzilla Antivirus in conjunction with an anti-spyware program can boost your current levels of protection.

Security isn’t the only way to maintain your machine’s health. You should also run regular scans using a registry cleaning software like RegServe to maintain the integrity of your registry. A registry scanner will also be able to identify, resolve and prevent errors that might plague your system.