Solution to Unable To Load Wxfw.dll Error

Wxfw.dll – File Information

The wxfw.dll file is associated with the Weather Channel Interactive Consumer Application Software from the Weather Channel Interactive. The wxfw.dll file is installed along with the Weather Channel Interactive Consume Application Software.

By default, the wxfw.dll file is located in the C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel FW\Framework folder. The most common sizes of the wxfw.dll file are – 823,296, 310,384, and 302,192 bytes.

Is it Safe to Remove the Wxfw.dll File?

If you use the Weather Channel Program, then do not remove wxfw.dll. The Weather Channel program may stop working if you remove the wxfw.dll file from your system.

Wxfw.dll Errors

Error 1

When you start the Weather Channel, you may receive the following error:

“Unable to load library wxfw – dll.Error Code:31”

You may resolve this wxfw.dll error by running the Weather Channel program as a local administrator.

Error 2

After you have removed the Weather Channel program, when you start your computer, you may receive the following error:

"Unable to load library wxfw.dll. Attempted to load C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel FW\Desktop\wxfw.dll. Error code: 126"

When you go to the Control Panel, you may find the icon of the Weather Channel present even when you have removed the program. If you try to delete the icon manually, you may be unable to do so.

To resolve the wxfw.dll error in this case, perform the following steps:

  1. Double-click the My Computer icon on your desktop.
  2. Navigate to the %system% folder.
  3. Locate and right-click the wxfw.dll file, and then click Delete.

Note: %system% points to the system folder. The default path of system folder in Windows XP/Vista is C:\Windows\System32, for Windows NT/2000 the path is C:\Winnt\System32, and for Windows 95/98/ME the path is C:\Windows\System.

Is Wxfw.dll a Safe File?

Many weather programs are known to be adware and spyware supported. Reports suggest the wxfw.dll may also be adware related. To ensure that the wxfw.dll file is a safe file, we recommend that you scan your computer using reliable and advanced security programs, such as STOPzilla Antivirus and Spyware Cease.

How to Completely Uninstall the Weather Channel Program

The correct and easiest way to uninstall programs on a Windows computer is through the Add or Remove Programs utility.

However, certain programs are hard to uninstall and may not get completely uninstalled using Add or Remove Programs. The Weather Channel Interactive Consumer Application Software falls into this category. It is important to understand that when you uninstall a program, all the files and processes associated with the programs are also removed. Leftover files and processes of removed programs may cause various errors on your computer.

To uninstall programs, such as the Weather Channel program, it is recommended that you use a reliable uninstaller tool, such as Perfect Uninstaller.

After you have removed the Weather Channel program, run a registry scan using an efficient registry cleaning tool, such as RegServe to ensure that there are no leftover registry entries. It is important that you clean your registry after removing the Weather Channel program, as a lot of weather programs are adware supported and may add harmful entries to the registry.