Tuesday, February 8, 2011

How to COMPLETELY Remove SweetIM

  • I found a solution!
Well not exactly discovered, but I manage to read it somewhere in the comments of a forum.

HOW TO FRICKIN' REMOVE THIS SICK SWEETIM FROM YOUR COMPUTER.

Ok basically some of you have tried uninstalling from your control panel and everything and still when you type to search something in your browser, IT'S STILL THE FRICKIN' SWEETIM.

If you haven't, well you can start by doing this :

1.START
2.Control Panel
3.Programs
4.Uninstall a Program
5.Click on ANYTHING that has SWEETIM on it and then click uninstall.


There, you're done with SweetIM bothering you on your MSN Messenger.

And now the part where you COMPLETELY get it off as your browser search engine.

Oh this is for Firefox users, as I'm using Firefox.

In the URL box, type in about:config and then click on "I'll be careful, I promise" (that's just cute).

Then at the top there's a "Filter" box, type in there keyword.URL.

There would only be one keyword thingy there. Right-click on it, and click on Reset.

And there you go! You're a free man/woman!!! :D

I hope this really helps y'all as I have been DYING to get SweetIM OFF my computer and I finally manage to do it a few hours ago.

Oh just for some happy ending.

Awwwww~

Images from Google.

45 comments:

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Xen Lee ♥ said...

that little puppy is just too cute!!!! btw, happy chinese new year! (:

Soon Jeremy said...

bloggingcommon : okay thanks.
Xen Lee : Yeah! Well looks more like a fox to me XD happy chinese new year to you too! :D

Anonymous said...

You are my hero :P I was having such a hard time getting rid of it all :P Thaaaaank you!

Soon Jeremy said...

Anonymous : Haha you're most welcome! :D I had the same reaction when I had it removed XD

SaRaM23 said...

For Chrome:

Go to options, then the 'Search' sub-section on the 'Basics' page

Click 'Manage Search Engines' and then X that mofo off on the right side.

Then close, switch to Google in the dropdown menu and breathe a heavy sigh of relief that your pain is over.

Soon Jeremy said...

SaRaM23 : Hahaha thanks for sharing, although I don't really use Google Chrome much. :)

Anonymous said...

Thank you for the solution. I have been wondering why it still shows up as a search engine when it has been uninstalled and does not show up in firefox manage search engines tab.

Soon Jeremy said...

Anonymous: You're most welcome. Enjoy searching without Sweetim bothering you! ;D

Anonymous said...

IT'S NOT LETTING ME RESET.
WTF IS THIS SORCERY??!

Soon Jeremy said...

Anonymous : U MAD? hahaha! Oh well, try and search up google. hope you resolve your problem soon :)

Anonymous said...

for those that cant reset the one that the guide said.
search sweet and reset all with sweetnames.

Anonymous said...

Thanks Anonymous, that worked a treat..

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much! You are a saint!

Soon Jeremy said...

Anonymous 1: Thanks for the additional help. :)

Anonymous said...

OMG, thank you!!!!!!!!!! ^u^

Anonymous said...

I LOVEEE YOUUUU !! Can't believe i finally deleted it :D thank you so much :DDD

LindaK. said...

I'm givin' you an Internet hug, hope you can feel it. THAT SWEET-TERRIBLE thing is gone n finally there's not any monkey donkey. Thanks a lot :)

Anonymous said...

I do not know you, but as a 40 something mother of a teenager who took over my laptop for a few months, all I can say is that you're my hero! WOW, what a nightmare that was! Thank you very much!

Soon Jeremy said...

3 Anonymous and Lindak : Hahahaha you're very much welcome guys! :)

Anonymous said...

Ok so ive done everything to remove sweetim from my Firefox browser and nothing is working. Ive uninstalled it in program files and in tools- ad ons . I am now fed up. Sweetim should be classified as bloody malware.

Soon Jeremy said...

Anonymous : Even their SweetIM icon is a bloody pic lol. So yeah, sorry I'm not a very tech savvy person >< The above instructions were how I managed to get it off. You could google and different ways of removing are everywhere. Goodluck! :)

Denise said...

thanks.

Jindagi to bewafa he ak din thukraegi, death will hug you being mehbuba. said...

thanks a lot really i am very happy now

gangadhar said...

thanx. this helps

inku said...

Thank You !!!!!! :)

Anonymous said...

that does,nt works

Anonymous said...

not works

Anonymous said...

many many thanks, from Kuala Lumpur

WorldRider said...

A million kazillion thank you's - I was a bout to go freaking crazy!!! I don't even know how it got installed?!?!? Bloody evil spammers.

Anonymous said...

The most useful blog page ever!!!!!!!!
Thank you so very much!

Your tip has also allowed me to get rid of a bloody yahoo link!

Soon Jeremy said...

You guys are all mostly welcome! :DDD To those who can't work it out, I'm so sorry, that's as far as I know how to remove :/

Anonymous said...

Thanks. Spent two days trying to get rid of this rubbish !

Susan, Scotland

Anonymous said...

Thanks loads for these great steps!! They worked!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for your post. It helped me get rid of it.

Soon Jeremy said...

You're all welcome! :)

Anonymous said...

thank you soooooooo much dude :D

Anonymous said...

instead add this string there .. you can search through this adress bar tooo ................ THIS IS FOR NOOBS WHO SEARCH FOR GOOGLE IN GOOGLE SEARCH BOX ..... :-)

https://www.google.co.in/search?q=

Anonymous said...

WOOOOOOOOWWWWW..finalyy that nerd is gone..phew..relax.

Anonymous said...

Should I say - YOU AREA GENIUS !!!! Thanks SOOOOO much!!!! That bloody this was incredibly annoying, but thanks to you - I got rid of it for good!! Thanks thousands times!!
PS: I'll kill my son who I owned the pleasure...

Anonymous said...

Just wanted to say THANKS.

Also, SHAME on everyone that worked on this software.

Anonymous should LOIC these fuckers.

Anonymous said...

OMG THX! And thanks to the people in the comments :) Thank youuu!

Anonymous said...

Thanks a lot ,I was getting mad .The sweetIM conceptors should be punished .

Anonymous said...

So I have already followed the steps you posted to remove this sweetim crap. When I do a scan I still 2 sweetim's that I am unable to remove. It says I do not have "administrator" rights and to log onas the administrator and I am the administrator...any advice???

Anonymous said...

I know, those files are annoying. You know what the files you can't delete are there for? Watching what you are doing on your computer. Pretty angering, huh?