How to Remove SweetPacks Toolbar and Search Redirect

Sweetpacks Toolbar is an adware that hijacks web browsers, displays ads, and redirects user’s default search engine and homepage to search.sweetpacks.com and start.sweetpacks.com. This adware consist of different components that make it impossible to remove as easy as other applications. It installs browser add-ons for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, and you need to remove them. Sweetpacks Toolbar adware is used to redirect you to search.sweetpacks.com for making clicks on promoted links injected into organic search results. This brings income for a publisher and promoter of this adware but makes it harder to remove. Sweetpacks Toolbar is spread with free programs and automatically installed. If download SweetIM, GamePacks, and like free programs, you will also get this search redirect. If you fail to notice its presence in a setup wizard, then this adware is automatically installed along with a free program, and your web browsers is hijacked by Sweetpacks Toolbar. You might find that Sweetpacks Toolbar is stubborn and won’t go away easily if you try to remove it since it requires many different procedures for complete removal.

 

This removal guide will help you to get rid of SweetPacks Toolbar either manually or with a help of SweetPacks Toolbar Removal Tool that comes with online support and real-time protection against future computer infections.

 

 

What is SweetPacks Toolbar?

SweetPacks Toolbar is an adware program for redirecting default web search to different page and injecting promoted links into search results. It uses extensions for web browsers Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer and reset user’s homepage and browsers’ new tab to search.sweetpacks.com, start.sweetpacks.com that is stuffed with some irrelevant promoted content. SweetPacks Toolbar is installed along with free programs in a deceptive for computer users way. You’d better think that some adware like SweetPacks Toolbar will be installed unless you find and disable it than spend your time for removing its components later.

 

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Protection against deceptive installation of adware:

Adware like SweetPacks Toolbar is preset for automatic installation when it comes along with some free content from the Internet. The information about adware is placed in a tricky way, and computer users fail to notice the trap. Later, they think that a virus redirected preferred search to some unknown website. Attempt to get rid of this redirect is often frustrating for a user. It is better to think that SweetPacks Toolbar and like adware will be automatically installed unless you inspect setup wizard and documentation that comes with a free content downloaded onto your system.

 

SweetPacks Toolbar Removal Tool

For removing SweetPacks Toolbar you need to uninstall all the SweetPacks Toolbar add-ons and reset user preferences in your web browsers. You also need to remove other components related to search.sweetpacks.com, start.sweetpacks.com search redirect that can spy on you for your browsing habits and history. Since changes made by SweetPacks Toolbar to your computer are numerous, and some of its components are hard to get rid of. Manual removal process is time consuming and might be unsafe to your system if some error is made.

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Remove SweetPacks Toolbar Manually

For manual removal you need to get rid of SweetPacks Toolbar as a program using “Add/Remove programs” utility (“Programs and Features” on Windows 7 and Vista). Then you need to get rid of SweetPacks Toolbar add-ons from your web browsers and reset browser default settings that were changed by SweetPacks Toolbar adware.

Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your system with anti-spyware program to make sure that hidden threats and other malicious programs are gone for good.

 

Uninstal SweetPacks Toolbar adware program

  • Click Start button. Then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
  • Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu.
  • Scroll the program list down and highlight “SweetIM, SweetPCFix, GamePacks, Internet Explorer Toolbar for SweetPacks” item. Remove them and look for other adware programs that you need to get rid of also.


 

Remove SweetPacks Toolbar from Internet Explorer

Remove SweetPacks Toolbar add-ons from Internet Explorer Browsers

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Manage add-ons.
  • Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “SweetIM, SweetPCFix, GamePacks, Internet Explorer Toolbar for SweetPacks” add-on.
  • Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.

 

Remove search.sweetpacks.com, start.sweetpacks.com redirect from IE 8

  • Start IE8 browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Click Internet Options from the menu list.
  • In the Option window open General tab, find a section Search, and click Settings button there
  • In the list of search providers select your preferred provider name and click Set as default.
  • Find search.sweetpacks.com, start.sweetpacks.com in the list and click Remove button.

 

Remove search.sweetpacks.com, start.sweetpacks.com redirect from IE 9

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • Open General tab, find Change search defaults, and click the Settings button.
  • Select your preferred provider and click Set as default button
  • Remove search.sweetpacks.com, start.sweetpacks.com redirect and like from the list.

 

 

Remove SweetPacks Toolbar from Firefox

Remove SweetPacks Toolbar add-on from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
  • Click it and select Add-ons.
  • Select Extensions on the sidebar.
  • Find “SweetIM, SweetPCFix, GamePacks, Internet Explorer Toolbar for SweetPacks” . Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal. 

Remove search.sweetpacks.com, start.sweetpacks.com redirect from Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and enter “about.config” in URL bar.
  • Type “ Keyword.url ” in the search box and right click it.
  • Set it something different than search.sweetpacks.com, start.sweetpacks.com and reset this parameter.
  • Type “browser.search.defaultegine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than search.sweetpacks.com, start.sweetpacks.com
  • Type “browser.search.selectengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than search redirect to conduit,com. Then search for “browser.newtab.url”, right click it and reset to prevent automatic launching search redirected website on each new tab.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
  • Type “browser.search.selectedengine” in the search box. Right click it and reset it, or set it to something different than search.sweetpacks.com, start.sweetpacks.com .
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”. Right-click and reset. This will make sure that the search page redirect won’t launch on each new tab.

 

Remove SweetPacks Toolbar from Chrome

Remove SweetPacks Toolbar add-ons from Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
  • Find and Disable/Delete all “SweetIM, SweetPCFix, GamePacks, Internet Explorer Toolbar for SweetPacks” add-on.
  • Restart your browser.

 

Remove search.sweetpacks.com, start.sweetpacks.com redirect from Chrome

  • Launch the program Google Chrome and click on Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Find “Search” and click on Manage search engines.
  • Select your preferred search engine and click Make default.
  • Find and remove search.sweetpacks.com, start.sweetpacks.com related items.

 

Note: The described manual removal procedures are very time consuming. If your do not have related experience and value your time, then you can save it by using SweetPacks Toolbar Removal Tool instead of the manual removal and scan your system with bundled free anti-spyware program to get rid of other computer infections.

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Remove SweetPacks Toolbar Search Redirect Completely

SweetPacks Toolbar with search redirect potentially might link you to websites that are infected or spread malicious programs. These programs help virus makers to spy on you and use your system for an illegal activities on the web. Anti-spyware scanner, that you get along with the removal tool for free, helps to remove spyware and makes your system more secure and private. After you get rid of SweetPacks Toolbar, you need to run full anti-spyware scan, then update your antivirus program and check for viruses. Use the anti-spyware that comes with SweetPacks Toolbar Removal Tool for free, and have your system protected against spyware for a full year.

 

You also need to look for possible malicious redirects placed into your Hosts file and remove them. If you notice some problems with search redirects, check your web browser proxy and browser settings and reset them to defaults. Do not forget to clean all the cookies from your web browsers.

 

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