Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Remove/Get Rid of Search.sweetim.com Virus from IE/Firefox/Chrome

How does Search.sweetim.com replace my home page without my consent? I feel tried a lot of various pop-ups triggered by this nasty site, but unluckily, I fail to remove Search.sweetim.com from my browser. I am really frustrated. This Search.sweetim.com must be an undesirable site. How to remove Search.sweetim.com entirely from my Internet Explorer? I need help!

What is Search.sweetim.com Virus?

Search.sweetim.com Virus is classified as an irritating browser hijacker which is created by cyber criminals to illegally take control of your web browser to do something bad. Most popular web browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are all influenced by this Search.sweetim.com virus. Whenever you do a search with the search engine, you fail to get any useful and helpful information because all of the search result pages have been corrupted by this Search.sweetim.com virus and filled with numerous commercial ads and sponsored links. At the same time, some unfamiliar webpages will be automatically opened on your affected browser. Besides, when you intend to visit your favorite websites and click on their links, similar to Outfox.TV virus and Trovigo.com virus, this Search.sweetim.com virus will forcibly redirect you to many other irrelevant webpages which block you from accessing your interested content and make you so annoyed. How can these unpleasant changes happen on your machine? This is because this Search.sweetim.com virus takes immediate actions to modify your browser settings as soon as it successfully sneaks into your computer, which are mainly including your homepage settings, DNS settings, privacy and security settings and other default settings of your victimized browser. In order to guarantee the normal working of your web browser, we strongly recommend you to remove this Search.sweetim.com virus as quickly as you can.

Search.sweetim.com Virus Screenshot:

Search.sweetim.com Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

1) Search.sweetim.com Virus makes changes to the default settings of your web browser unknowingly.
2) Search.sweetim.com Virus modifies your favourite homepage as well as the default search engine.
3) Search.sweetim.com Virus invades your computer along with many other risky viruses and malware.
4) Search.sweetim.com Virus gathers your search quaries and records your private information online.
5) Search.sweetim.com Virus generates a large number of pop-ups when you are surfing the Internet.
6) Search.sweetim.com Virus continues to redirect you to a variety of unfamiliar and pesky websites.
7) Search.sweetim.com Virus makes the system crash frequently and causes the slow network speed.

How to Remove Search.sweetim.com Virus from your PC?

1. Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 Key before Windows launches. Use the arrow keys to select the "Safe Mode with Networking" option, and then hit ENTER Key to continue.

2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time to open Windows Task Manager and end  Search.sweetim.com process.

3. Go to Computer Control Panel from Start menu and open Folder Options. Click View and then tick “Show hidden files and folders” and uncheck “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)”. Press OK.

4. Press Winkey+R together then enter “regedit” to start your registry editor. Delete the following registry keys.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0

5. Delete the following and related system files.

%documents and settings %\ all users\ Int.search-results.com
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll

Note:  Search.sweetim.com virus is rather stubborn and malicious. It requests certain computer skills when you dealing with it in manual way. Any incident action could lead your machine to a more terrible situation.

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