Uninstall SweetPacks and SweetIM Toolbars (removal help)

This guide gives instructions to effectively get rid of SweetPacks and SweetIM toolbars off your computer. To say that both of these toolbars are annoying is to say nothing. Millions of PCs have been actually attacked by this nasty adware program. Users are wasting a lot of time because of their attention being permanently distracted by popups and alerts associated with both of these toolbars. If you’re in search for the correct solution on how to remove SweetPacks and SweetIM off your system please follow the instructions below.

Sweetpacks toolbar

SweetPacks and SweetIM toolbars are generally bundled with and installed together with other freeware applications that users often download over the Internet. The saddest part is that upon successful installation of these pest your browser settings will be amended. The home page and search engine default settings will now be associated with sweetim.com. It is worth saying that SweetPacks is not a PC virus. At the same time, many users are really fed up with SweetPacks and its alerts on their PCs. By referring to this tutorial you will be able to easily and quickly get rid of all remnants of the SweetPacks and SweetIM Toolbars from your system and default browser.

Keep in mind that SweetPacks is not brought to your PC through exploits or threats. Just as many other adware programs it is bundled with other freeware that users download on the web. Hence, it is important that you carefully read the instructions of the setup wizard while installing anything downloaded online. If the wizard mentions that it is going to install such toolbars or other potentially unwanted application it is strongly recommended that you uncheck such installation options. Please follow the guidelines to effectively remove SweetPacks and SweetIM Toolbars from your system.

SweetPacks and SweetIM Toolbars automatic remover:

Adware removal milestones:

  1. Scan your PC with GridinSoft Trojan Killer to remove all forms of malware residing on your PC.
  2. In Trojan Killer’s open window click “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“.
  3. Reset browser settings

  4. Give your permission for Trojan Killer to reset browser settings:
  5. Reset browser

  6. You will get the following confirmation message:
  7. Browser settings restored

  8. If you still have any problems with browser redirection via SweetPacks of SweetIM, please get in touch with us through support link for additional assistance.

Example of removal in YouTube video:

Associated files:

c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Communicator\mgcommon.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Communicator\mgcommunication.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Communicator\mgsimcommon.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Communicator\mgxml_wrapper.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Communicator\SweetPacksUpdateManager.exe
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Communicator\resources\sqlite\mgSqlite3.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\ContentPackagesActivationHandler.exe
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\default.xml
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\mgAdaptersProxy.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\mgArchive.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\mgcommon.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\mgcommunication.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\mgconfig.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\mgFlashPlayer.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\mgsimcommon.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\mgSweetIM.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\mgUpdateSupport.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\mgxml_wrapper.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\mgYahooAuto.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\mgYahooMessengerAdapter.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\msvcp71.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\msvcr71.dll
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\SweetIM.exe
c:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\resources\images\AudibleButton.png
c:\Program Files\sweetpacks bundle uninstaller\uninstaller.exe
c:\WINDOWS\system32\dmwu.exe
c:\WINDOWS\system32\ImHttpComm.dll
c:\WINDOWS\system32\ARFC\wrtc.exe
c:\WINDOWS\system32\jmdp\SweetNT.crx
c:\WINDOWS\system32\WNLT\Installation\uninstaller.exe
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Communicator\conf\communicator.xml
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\conf\adapter.xml
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\conf\autoupdate.xml
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\conf\contentpackages.xml
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\conf\logger.xml
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\conf\messages.xml
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\conf\sweetim.xml
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\conf\sweetimapp.xml
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\conf\users\main_user_config.xml
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\data\Bars\Default\100\bar.html
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\data\contentdb\cache_indx.dat
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\data\packages\FailDialog\activationFail.htm
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\data\packages\FailDialog\close_but.gif
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Messenger\data\packages\FailDialog\failure_dialog_BG.jpg
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\cache\ccbd8b558f1d599e360b3dc00c89e1b1.facebook2.png
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\cache\d7663980840977888075cdf06da9e63d.facebook2_hover.png
%CommonAppData%\SweetIM\Toolbars\Internet Explorer\cache\dda5971490977d5465f836a12522f1a1.games3.png
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Search the Web.url

Associated registry entries:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\IM
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ImInstaller
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SweetIM
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WNLT
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\sim-packages
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SWEETIE.IEToolbar
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SWEETIE.IEToolbar.1
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SweetIM_URLSearchHook.ToolbarURLSearchHook
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Toolbar3.SWEETIE
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Toolbar3.SWEETIE.1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\SweetIM.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{EEE6C35C-6118-11DC-9C72-001320C79847}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SweetIM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WNLT
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{EEE6C360-6118-11DC-9C72-001320C79847} “FaviconURL” = “http://cdn.web.sweetim.com/toolbarff/searchplugin/sweetim.ico”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{EEE6C360-6118-11DC-9C72-001320C79847} “URL” = “http://search.sweetim.com/search.asp?src=6&crg=3.61010009&ptr=100&st=12&q={searchTerms}&barid={297A90D1-EEED-11E2-9F91-080027EB26AB}”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{EEE6C360-6118-11DC-9C72-001320C79847} “DisplayName” = “SweetIM search”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{EEE6C360-6118-11DC-9C72-001320C79847} “FaviconURL” = “http://cdn.web.sweetim.com/toolbarff/searchplugin/sweetim.ico”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{EEE6C360-6118-11DC-9C72-001320C79847} “URL” = “http://search.sweetim.com/search.asp?src=6&crg=3.61010009&ptr=100&st=12&q={searchTerms}&barid={297A90D1-EEED-11E2-9F91-080027EB26AB}”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “SweetIM” = “C:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\SweetIM.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Sweetpacks Communicator” = “C:\Program Files\SweetIM\Communicator\SweetPacksUpdateManager.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0C43FE6B-E881-4AFC-B384-4AEBC90047E8}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{A0C9DF2B-89B5-4483-8983-18A68200F1B4}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{DD85D6BF-4787-4A93-99A5-3F0CF0AE8834}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EA8FA6BE-29BE-4AF2-9352-841F83215EB0}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SweetIM Bundle by SweetPacks
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WNLT
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\IBUpdaterService

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