What is SweetIM Toolbar?

SweetIM Toolbar.com is a search engine which is categorized as a browser hijacker. When SweetIM Toolbar.com add-on is installed on your system, it modifies the start page, the default search engine and sometimes the new tab page of your browser. After that, this search engine changes your browsing experience showing altered search results for promoting its affiliate websites. Usually, that is various unknown web sites that intend to increase their page rank or sales. In some cases, these web sites are not safe. Almost always, your web pages will be filled with misleading advertisements of different discounts, or notifications containing information about missing updates, useful programs. Clicking them you may end up with another potentially unwanted program on your computer, as a result your personal information as long as web identity might be compromised. We sure you don’t want that to happen.

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How SweetIM Toolbar gets on your PC?

Usually this applet being installed on your computer within a package with freeware program, when you don’t read End User agreements. End User licence agreement has to contain information about installation. You should be very careful while installing software downloaded from internet. There is always an option Custom installation, which will allow you to choose, what to install. In this case you will be able to avoid unwanted programs installation.

How to remove SweetIM Toolbar from your computer?

To uninstall SweetIM Toolbar remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have SweetIM Toolbar in their database. You can try to use them for removing SweetIM Toolbar.

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You can try both of these products to remove SweetIM Toolbar

Or uninstall SweetIM Toolbar manually.

Step 1: Remove SweetIM Toolbar from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find SweetIM Toolbar.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find SweetIM Toolbar and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find SweetIM Toolbar, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate SweetIM Toolbar and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove SweetIM Toolbar from your browser.

Step 2: Remove SweetIM Toolbar from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find SweetIM Toolbar.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose SweetIM Toolbar.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable SweetIM Toolbar.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of SweetIM Toolbar:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

SweetIM Toolbar.dll

Remove following folders


Written by Rami Douafi

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