Sweetpacks Removal Guide

Do you know what Sweetpacks is?

Sweetpacks is a website that distributes such computer applications as SweetIM Toolbar or SweetPCFix. Despite the fact that there is no such thing as Sweetpacks Toolbar or Sweetpacks Search, users do tend to use this keyword in search of Sweetpacks removal instruction. However, in that case it is most likely that user is simply using a different keyword from SweetIM Toolbar, because, after all, it is developed and distributed by Sweetpacks.

It is possible to download SweetIM Toolbar from Sweetpacks website as sweetpacks.com. Another way for this browser plugin to enter your computer involves bundled downloads from third party websites. It is common for users to install SweetIM Toolbar automatically without even checking what kind of additional features get installed. This way, in case you install a full version of Sweetpacks, your default search engine gets changed into search.sweetim.com and so happens to your home page as well.

Although Sweetpacks is not a computer virus or any type of malware, it is often considered to be a potentially unwanted application. Most of the browser plugins that have their own search engines and can be downloaded from a third party website pose security risk to your computer, because hackers can exploit them to collect your data or redirect you to corrupted website that distributed malware.

Therefore, you are recommended to remove Sweetpacks from your PC following the manual removal instructions below. Once you are done with removal, perform a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner to check whether you have any other undesirable files on your system. Do not hesitate to invest in a reliable antimalware program if need be.

How to remove Sweetpacks from your PC

Instructions for Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of your screen.
  2. Click Settings on Charms bar and select Control Panel.
  3. Go to Uninstall a program and remove SweetIM Toolbar from the list.

Instructions for Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start Menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program and remove SweetIM Toolbar.

Instructions for Windows XP

  1. Open Start Menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Open Add or Remove Programs and uninstall SweetIM Toolbar.

How to remove Sweetpacks from Browser

Instructions for Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and select Manage add-ons.
  2. Remove SweetIM Toolbar from Toolbars and Extensions. Click Search Providers on the left.
  3. Delete search.sweetim.com from the list and set a new default search engine. Close the utility.
  4. Press Alt+X again and click Internet Options.
  5. Remove search.sweetim.com from home page section under General tab.
  6. Enter a new home page URL and click OK.

Instructions for Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Ctrl+Shift+A and Add-ons Manager tab will open.
  2. Remove SweetIM Toolbar from Extensions. Close the tab.
  3. Click search engine icon on the left of search box (top right corner).
  4. Select Manage search engines and remove search.sweetim.com from the list.
  5. Click OK and click Firefox button. Go to Options.
  6. Remove search.sweetim.com from home page section under General tab.
  7. Enter a new home page address and click OK.

Instructions for Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Tools.
  2. Select Extensions and remove SweetIM Toolbar. Click Settings on the left.
  3. Select Open a page or set of pages under On Startup and click Set pages.
  4. Remove search.sweetim.com from the list and enter a new home page address. Click OK.
  5. Click Manage search engines under Search.
  6. Set a new default search engine and remove search.sweetim.com from the list.
  7. Click Done and restart your browser.

In non-techie terms:

Sweetpacks is a company that creates such browser plugins as SweetIM Toolbar. If you have any of its products on your computer you are advised to remove Sweetpacks from your PC to avoid possible security risks.

Aliases: Sweet packs.

  1. Install SpyHunter by double-clicking the downloaded file. Follow the on-screen instructions
  2. SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect threats