What is Sweetpacks
Sweetpacks is a annoying virus which can be identified as browser hijacker, redirect virus, adware and spyware. Sweetpacks virus has been a big nuisance to PC users, since it keeps changing its domain and adding new variants. The malawre is also known as Sweetpacks Search virus (search.sweetpacks.com), http://start.sweetpacks.com/ redirect, Sweetpacks toolbar malware. Sweetpacks malware is usually disseminated via free download software, which has been embedded with Sweetpacks codes.
Once you download and install a free program, malicious codes the of threat will be activated silently, your online activates will be seriously affected: various toolbars that you never intend to install will be added to your browsers without your awareness, lots of ads will pop up on your webpage ceaselessly, search.sweetpacks.com will replace your default search engine like Google or Bing, start.sweetpacks.com takes over your homepage and redirects your webpage to its sponsors’ website, your browsers become unstable or encounter crash or freeze, you have to wait for long long time before a new webpage completely opening…
What’s worse, Sweetpacks virus cannot be uninstalled or removed from Control Panel or via Antivirus software, thus you will have to suffer from some other severe problems, among which the financial information losing is the most serious issue have to pay high attention to. Spyware installed by Sweetpacks virus will spy on your activities, then your credit card details, banking details and other accounts used online will be collected and used on unlawful activities. To keep your PC safe and avoid your sensitive information being stolen, please take the tips below to get rid of Sweetpacks virus immediately.
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Sweetpacks could only be removed manually ?Yes, so far, there is no antivirus able to catch and remove snap.do.com, thus manual removal is the only effective way. But if you are not a computer expert, you should not risk to ruin the whole PC. The process of manually removing Sweetpacks toolbar is highly risky. You have to assure that you are equipped with expert-level knowledge and skills on PC before you do anything on the infected system. If you are not experienced enough on manually removing a virus, please get Professional PC Support to help you.
Sweetpacks malwre Manual Removal Steps1. Uninstall Sweetpacks from Control Panel: Click Start button >> Click Control Panel >> Click Add/Remove Programs (XP) or the Uninstall a Program (Win 7/Vista) >> Find out the Sweetpacks and click to uninstall it.
2. Pressing Ctrl + Alt + Delete to open Task Manager and terminate process of Sweetpacks:
3. Delete malicious files and folders created by Sweetpacks:
• Uninstall.lnk • Sweetpacks.lnk %PROGRAMS%\Sweetpacks\ • %PROGRAMFILES%\Sweetpacks-software\
4. Remove all registry keys and value of Sweetpacks:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “” HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0′ HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’ HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1′ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1′
Important Tips: If you cannot handle the virus safely, don’t take the risk. Get professional help now: