How to Get Rid of Sweetsearch.com Completely?

What is Sweetsearch.com? Is it a legal? Why it could compromise your web browser all of a sudden? What should be done to remove it from the computer? You have come to the right place, here, you will get detailed manual removal steps. If you still have any problem or question during the manual removal process, welcome to contact Tee Support agents 24/7 online for more details.


Know More About Sweetsearch.com

Type: Browser Hijacker/Redirect virus

Alert level: Severe

Targeted Browsers
Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and so on.

Targeted OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows8.

Sweetsearch.com is a destructive browser hijacker that makes hoax to your computer. Sweetsearch.com installs in your computer successfully, the corrupt files will be executed automatically without any consent. It will replace your default search engine and the home page to Sweetsearch.com. What’s worse, it can drop other PC threats such as malware, Trojan or worm virus, ransomware to interact each other for taking control of your PC easily.  Sweetsearch.com may be bundle with some free applications from the Internet, some files shared via 2P2 network, some spam email attachments, hacked web sites, and so forth. Please pay attention to the installation while you install the applications via default installation. When Sweetsearch.com occupies browsers, every new tab will be sweetsearch.com, you can’t find your favorite google.com. Sweetsearch.com will keep tracking with your visited pages and private information stored on the computer because it may allow the third access to gain these information for profitable purpose. To keep your computer safe, it is highly advised you to remove Sweetsearch.com before it causes more damage.


Sweetsearch.com is Really Hazardous

1. Sweetsearch.com is really easy to be infected with.
2. Sweetsearch.com may bring with other computer threats like malware, Trojan, worm, and so forth.
3. Its reputation & rating online is terrible.
4. Sweetsearch.com will replace the homepage and redirect your web search results to other unrelated web sites.
5. Sweetsearch.com may arouse lots of irritating pop up when you surf the Internet.
6. Sweetsearch.com slows down computer performance.
8. Sweetsearch.com could bypass antivirus programs.
9. Sweetsearch.com may lead private information stored on the computer to be traced and stolen.


Guides For Manually Remove Sweetsearch.com

Step1. Disable suspicious startup items.
Windows XP:
Step: Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items including those of Sweetsearch.com:

Step2. Remove add-ons:
Internet Explorer:
1) Go to Tools -> ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ -> choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4) Go to ‘Tools’ -> ‘Internet Options’; select ‘General tab’ and click website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save changes.
Google Chrome
1) Click on ‘Customize and control’ Google Chrome icon, select ‘Settings’;
2) Choose ‘Basic Options’;
3) Change Google Chrome’s homepage to google.com or any other and click the ‘Manage Search Engines…’ button;
4) Select ‘Google’ from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select ‘Search Result’ from the list to remove it by clicking the ‘X’ mark.
Mozilla Firefox
1) Click on the magnifier’s icon and select ‘Manage Search Engine…’;
2) Choose ‘Search Results’ from the list and click ‘Remove’ and OK to save changes;
3) Go to ‘Tools’ -> “Options”. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under ‘General tab;

Step3. Show hidden files
step: a) open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;

step:b) under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;

step:c) click on the “Start” menu and then click on the “Search programs and files” box, find and delete all related Sweetsearch.com files:
%ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\Connection Wizard\[random]

Step4. Use CTRL+ALT+DEL to open Windows Task Manager and stop all Sweetsearch.com running processes.

Step5. Delete all registry values of Sweetsearch.com in your local hard disk C.
step: Hold down the Windows key on your keyboard and press the "R" button. Type in "regedit" and hit "Enter" to gain access to the Registry Editor.

Registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]
HKEY_USERS\.DEFUALT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\[random]

Note: If you haven’t sufficient expertise or experience in dealing with Sweetsearch.com files, processes, .dll files and registry entries, it is not advised you to remove Sweetsearch.com by yourself for voiding some risks. If you need any assistance, you're welcome to start a live chat with Tee Support experts here.

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