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How to Remove Mysearch.sweetpacks.com Redirect? ( Sweetpacks Hijacking Removal Guide )

 

Browser homepage somehow turned into Mysearch.sweetpacks.com? You may don’ t know what’s wrong with the computer and become worried. Fortunately, this article will explain the problem for you and offer you and effective solution. Read on.

 

What is Mysearch.sweetpacks.com Redirect

 

Mysearch.sweetpack.com redirect is classified as browser hijacker which is from the sweetpacks hijacking family. It is known that the variants of sweetpacks hijacking family includes Sweetpacks-search.com Redirect, Start.sweetpacks.com Redirect, SweetPacks Toolbar, SweetPacks Hijacking & Sweetim Toolbar so far. Silimar as the browser hijacker mentioned above, Mysearch.sweetpacks.com redirect constantly infiltrates users’ PC and hijacks browsers without knowledge and agreement. And then exhibits some malicious traits.

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Below we summarize the bad influence brought by Mysearch.seetpacks.com redirect.

Bad Influences

 Install Sweetpacks Toolbar onto computer

Once Mysearch.sweetpacks.com redirect infiltrates your PC, it will install Sweetpacks or Sweetim Toolbar to your PC. You can find these bad programs in your control panel.

 Modify your browsers default settings

Mysearch.sweetpacks.com redirect will redirect your homepage and set the search engine to Sweetpacks Search. Besides, it adds Sweetpacks extension to your browser which is not easily to find.

● Display ads and sponsored links in the search result

There will be some ads and sponsored links corresponding to what you query appearing in your web search results after infected by Mysearch.sweetpacks.com redirect. For example, you type dotfab into the search bar, just click one link you will see some ads and numerous sponsored links.

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For such a nuisance, how to avoid being infected by it in future?  Here we offer you some effective tips below.

These tips are applied to all of browser hijacker, redirect virus, adware, toolbar and PUPs.

Be attentive to visit websites, especially those unknown and with strange looking. It is high recommended to install a protective tool like Anvi AD Blocker for blocking malicious websites and popups, for details, please read Easy Ads-free Surfing with Anvi Ad Blocker, or you can choose to Turn on Security Features of Internet Browsers for Safer Surfing Online to block malicious websites.

Always keep an eye on what you click and download, including music, movies, files, browser plug-ins or add-ons. When you do install software, make sure you’re getting the software from a trusted source

Keep your antivirus software and other security protect applications up to data.

Delete internet browsing history including the history of the websites you have visited and the history of the downloads you’ve performed to prevent you from getting malicious infections again.

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How to Remove Mysearch.sweetpacks.com Redirect

 

Step 1 Uninstall Sweetpacks or Sweetim Toolbar, clean up browser cookies and residual junk files via Cloud System Booster
Step 2 Remove Mysearch.sweetpacks.com Redirect from Google Chrome, Firefox and IE
Step 3 Start the ads blocking mode online

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Step 1 Uninstall Sweetpacks or Sweetim Toolbar, clean up browser cookies and residual junk files via Cloud System Booster

 

Please note, Mysearch.sweetpacks.com redirect installs your PC alongside different free software you download from the internet. So you are suggested to uninstall this free software. By the way, you’d better consider the recent installed program tracing back to time of sweetpacks homepage appearing. Or you can use Anvi Smart Defender to detect malware and remove them.

Before uninstalling, please close all your browsers.
1. Install free or pro version of Cloud System Booster( System maintenance and optimizing tool )

Uninstall Sweetpacks or Sweetim Toolbar

After installing, open it and click Expert, and then click Toolbox to download Anvi Uninstaller within several senconds; and then run it.

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Switch to the Recently Installed tab to remove Sweetpacks or Sweetim Toolbar and any other recently installed application. ( Please Skip “Create System Restore Points” when removing)

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clean up browser cookies

Go back to Cloud System Booster, then go to SettingsBoost tab → CleanerPrivacy Clean, please select Internet Explorer Cookies, Mozilla Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies and others option, and then click OK to save your modification.

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Remove residual junk files

Go back to Cloud System Booster Home again, click Booster button to clean up junk and error files, invalid registry entries to optimize your PC.

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Step 2 Remove Mysearch.sweetpacks.com Redirect Firefox and IE

 

For Google Chrome users
For Mozilla Firefox users
For Internet Explorer users


 

If you are Google Chrome users:

 

1. Go to wrench or three bar icon 0$5ZM`7WU4VNDP6(@_WU)I5, click on Settings, and then come to On startup tab, select Open the new tab pages and click Set pages.

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When Startup pages pops up, remove malicious url by clicking X behind it.

2. Next, switch to the Appearance tab, click Show Home button and click Change, and then change the malicious domain into http://www.Google.com/ or any one you prefer.

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3. When the operation above is finished, come to Search tab, make sure that the content of the first bar is Google and then click Manage Search engines.

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Then remove malicious search engines by clicking X behind them and click Make default behind Google to set it as your default engine.

 

4. Go to wrench or 3 bar icon 0$5ZM`7WU4VNDP6(@_WU)I5(next to the address bar), click on Tools and then click on Extensions. Locate SweetPacks and then remove them by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.

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If your are Firefox users:

 

1. Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, click on Options and switch to the General Tab. Then click on Restore to Default, hit OK to recovery your default homepage.

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2. Click the down arrow next to the search engine icon and select Manage Search Engines…, select Sweetpacks Search and other unknown search engines and click Remove.

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3. Open a new blank tab in your Firefox, and type about:config in the address bar to open a window as shown in below picture. And then Click I’ll be careful, I promise! to continue.
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Then, on the appeared window, type Sweetpacks in the search box to find any items with value containing Sweetpacks Toolbar or other keywords of the PUP from list there and highlight the item, right click on it to select Reset, one by one.
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If you are Internet Explorer users:

 

1. Go to The gear icon B4JW7WO`5C[EBT{1(CYUCLR ( IE 9 and 10 ) or Tools ( IE 8 )> Internet Options> General, change Mysearch.sweetpacks.com url to the one you prefer, like http://www.msn.com/ and hit Apply and then click on OK.

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2. Go to The gear icon  B4JW7WO`5C[EBT{1(CYUCLR( IE 9 and 10 ) or Tools ( IE 8 )> Manage Add-ons> Search Providers, right click on Bing or others and select Set as default, and then right click on Sweetpacks Search, click on Remove. (the order for removing can’t be reversed absolutely)

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3. Go to The gear icon  B4JW7WO`5C[EBT{1(CYUCLR( IE 9 and 10 ) or Tools ( IE 8 )> Internet Options> General, find the Tabs area, click on Settings, click on the button under “When a new tab is opened, open:”, select A blank page and hit OK to complete the operation.

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Or you can use Anvi Slim Toolbar to remove Mysearch.sweetpacks.com redirect from Google Chrome, Firefox and IE to recover your original browser settings or personalize your browser settings.

1: Download and install Anvi Slim ToolBar.

 

Download: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html

Purchase: http://www.dotfab.com/astupgrade.php

 

2. Remove toolbars from browsers

 

After installing Anvi Slim ToolBar, please open it(if you use trial version, click wwwat the right bottom of box; if you use pro version, input your license key in the blank box), and click on Manage to detect toolbars in your browsers. When the result is displayed, select SweetPacks extensions and others you what to remove, and then click Remove button to remove them.

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3. Repair hijacked homepage and modified search engine.

 

In Anvi Slim ToolBar box, please click on Browser Repair. IE, FF and Google Chrome are listed in the left; you can select any of them to change its homepage and search engine. When you choose customize homepage or customize search engine, please input the one you prefer.

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Then click on Repair button to repair hijacked homepage and modified search engine and click on OK.

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Step 3> Start the ads blocking mode online

 

For Internet Explore:

 

Open your Internet Explorer> click on Tools (Gear Bar if you’re using IE9)> Select Internet Options> Select Privacy tab> Tick the “Turn on Pop-up Blocker” to prevent “Recommended for You” Pop Up > click OK to complete.

 

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For FireFox:

 

Open your Mozilla Firefox>Click on Tools>Select Options>Choose Content>Tick on “Block pop-up windows” and click on OK to finish the operation.

 

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For Google Chrome:

 

Open your Google Chrome>Click on the wrench icon on the top-right corner of the browser>Select Settings>Click on Showing advanced settings…>Find the Privacy and click on Content Settings>Go to Pop-ups and tick on “Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended)” and click on Done to complete the operation.

 

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However, some of malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites cannot be distinguished and detected by the browser itself. To browsing more safe online, an ads blocking tool like Anvi AD Blocker is highly recommended( for instructions of this protection tool please see Learn by trying it. Once install it, it gives you a real-time protection to make your be free from the bother of Pop-up ads and malicious websites as well as decrease the risk of being infected be virus.

Now, you have removed Mysearch.sweetpacks.com browser hijacker completely and are relatively safe online with the protection of Anvi Ad Blocker .

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Recommended Tips

 
Due to browser hijacker like Mysearch.sweetpacks.com going to computer packaged with freeware installers and other 3rd party software, it can’t be avoid that those freeware installers still carry other viruses and infections, even they can’t be removed from control panel or can’t be trace on your PC. Under this circumstance, you need use your antivirus software like Anvi Smart Defender ( download:http://dotfab.com/download_asd.html) to detect and remove these malicious and stubborn malware and give you a prompt protection.

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After computer working for a long time, your disk drives will carry a heavy load. What’s more, due to the infection of this browser hijacker or even other more malicious malware, there will be some of file system errors and junks and invalid fragments in your disk drives. it is necessary to install a repair and clean tool like Anvi Ultimate Defrag to help you fix bug and errors of files in your disk drives, clean up junk files, rearrange fragmented data in the disk as well as optimize the performance of your disk drives.

Free download: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_aud.html

Purchasehttp://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php

After install it, please select the disk drive you want to repair and clean and operation you would like to run ( Repair, Clean, Defrag and Optimize ), then click on Start.

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