How to Remove Search.sweetpacks.com (Sweetpacks search Toolbar Uninstall)

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How to Remove Search.sweetpacks.com (Sweetpacks search Toolbar Uninstall)

Postby Sophia » 2012-11-19 1:09


Is your browser running out of control now with search.sweetpacks.com? Redirections are annoying. Read this post to figure out the what and how- to-remove on search.sweetpacks.com redirections.

Search.sweetpacks.com is regarded as a risky redirection malware and many users are complaining about its sneaky infiltrations, annoying redirections and stubborn take-over the browsers. It just behaves coercive to misleading the victim user to someplace associated with it for making money from ads promotion or other distribution related affairs. Thus, search.sweetpacks.com is considered as a risky site to leave it with the browser. If you come across it, you can just follow below steps to get rid of it completely.


Screen shot of this hijacker:

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Remove Search.sweetpacks.com from your computer

Before head for the removal steps to remove the components of search.sweetpacks.com and repair the browser settings, you are highly urged to use an antimalware tool like Anvi Smart Defender to full scan the computer system to ensure the computer is clean from any potentially hidden Trojan/rootkit infections in order to avoid re-infection.

Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware download: www.anvisoft.com/software/asd/

Step 1> Uninstall Suspicious programs through Control Panel

Browser hijackers and related malware often install a program onto a computer system in order to properly accommodate the strategy of the parasite infection. Use the directions below to completely uninstall the sweetpacks program.
Search for sweetpacks and third party software on your computer. If any suspicious programs are found, research them and if needed remove them.

    Windows Uninstaller

    1. Access Window’s Start Menu and select Control Panel
    2. Select Uninstall a program or Add and remove programs

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    3. Look for sweetpacks and other suspicious (potentially malicious) applications/software in the list of installed programs and click the Uninstall button or double click the program to remove it.

Step 2> Remove search.sweetpacks.com components from browsers and repair browser settings in IE, Firefox and Google Chrome.

This fix procedure may take some time to complete, and you are again encouraged to take some patience to follow all the way up below to repair the browser and return normal use. Good luck and if any question, let us know.

In IE

    To remove search Sweetpacks toolbar, add-ons & extensions:
    1. Click Tools and select Manage add-ons.
    2. On the Toolbars and Extensions tab search Sweetpacks Toolbar and additional third party add-ons. Remove Sweetpacks and any third party add-ons if located.

    To remove search engine of Sweetpacks:
    1. Click Tools and select Manage add-ons.
    2. Navigate to the Search Providers list.
    3. Select the search.sweetpacks.com search address and click the Remove button.

    To repair homepage (remove search.sweetpacks.com):
    1. Click Tools and select Internet Options.
    2. On the General tab remove Search.sweetpacks.com and other and other malicious URLs. Click Restore to Default or add your preferred web address as your home page.

    To delete your browser data for further healing:
    If you visited search.sweetpacks.com and/or suspicious websites during the Sweetpacks infection, or clicked promoted third party adware links related to search.sweetpacks.com browser hijackers, it is strongly recommended to delete your browser data to protect your privacy. You can delete your browser cache and cookie files in your browser’s preference or settings.


In Mozilla Firefox

    To remove search toolbar, add-ons & extensions:
    1. Click Tools ( which is embodied as the Firefox button just sitting on top left of the Firefox window) and select Add-ons. (Ctrl+Shift+A)
    2. On the Extensions and Plugin search for Sweetpacks Toolbar and additional third party add-ons. Remove Sweetpacks and any third party add-ons if located.

    To remove search engine of Sweetpacks:
    1. Click the small search arrow or magnify glass near the search bar at the top of the internet browser.
    2. Click the Manage search engines… option.
    3. Select the search.sweetpacks.com search address and click remove. If you don’t see the malicious search provider on the list of search engines, it might be set as the default engine or listed under Other search engines.

    To repair homepage (remove search.sweetpacks.com):
    1. Click Tools ( which is embodied as the Firefox button just sitting on top left of the Firefox window) and select Options.
    2. On the General tab search for and remove search.sweetpacks.com and other malicious URLs. Click Restore to Default or add your preferred web address once search.sweetpacks.com (etc) is removed.

    To delete your browser data for further healing:
    If you visited search.sweetpacks.com and/or suspicious websites during the Sweetpacks infection, or clicked promoted third party adware links related to search.sweetpacks.com browser hijackers, it is strongly recommended to delete your browser data to protect your privacy. You can delete your browser cache and cookie files in your browser’s preference or settings.


In Google Chrome

    To remove search Sweetpacks toolbar, add-ons & extensions:
    1. Click on the Customize and Control Google Chrome icon (wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.
    2. Search for Sweetpacks Toolbar and additional third party extensions. Remove the Sweetpacks extensions (and others) by clicking the trashcan icon adjacent to the add-on/extension/toolbar.

    To remove search engine of Sweetpacks:
    1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon (3 bar or wrench icon) and select Settings.
    2. In the Search section click the Manage search engines… button.
    3. Remove the search.sweetpacks.com search provider by clicking the X next to it when highlighted.
    If the search.sweetpacks.com search provider is set as the default search engine on Google Chrome, add or chose another search engine (such as Google.com) as a default engine by selecting the legitimate search engine and clicking the make default transparent blue box that appears when the selection is highlighted.

    To repair homepage (remove search.sweetpacks.com):
    1. Click on the Customize and control Google Chrome icon (Wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and select Settings.
    2. Under the On startup section click Set pages.
    3. To remove search.sweetpacks.com and other malicious URLs that have hijacked Google Chrome’s home page (Start up page), click the X next to search.sweetpacks.com when search.sweetpacks.com is highlighted by clicking it (shown in the image below). Click OK.Add or keep your preferred home page address such as Google.com.

    To delete your browser data for further healing:
    If you visited search.sweetpacks.com and/or suspicious websites during the Sweetpacks infection, or clicked promoted third party adware links related to search.sweetpacks.com browser hijackers, it is strongly recommended to delete your browser data to protect your privacy. You can delete your browser cache and cookie files in your browser’s preference or settings.
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