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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

How to Block Sweetpacks.com Popup Effectively?

Sweetpacks.com Identified as Security Threat by Impressions

1)Sweetpacks search pages always pop up when you open IE explorer or other browsers;
2)When you check your browser homepage settings, you find it has been changed to Sweetpacks.com;
3)Your desktop background has been changed to that one you are unfamiliar with;
4)Sweetpacks toolbar is installed inside your browser without your permission;
5)Unfamiliar advertisements and suspected alerts keep popping on your screen;
6)Your computer performances including starting up, shutting down, playing games and surfing the web are getting slower and slower;
7)Your antivirus can not function normally and other unwanted applications are installed on your computer.

These several features indicate that your computer has been infected by Sweetpacks.com, but before taking actions to remove this malicious program, you should have a better understanding of Sweetpacks.com popup.

What is Sweetpacks.com Popup Actually?

Name: Sweetpacks.com Popup

Type: redirect virus/ browser hijacker

Vulnerable browser:IE explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox etc.

Targeted OS: win xp, win7, win vista, win8

Route of transmission:spam email, infected website, software package, shared file on the internet and others.

Sweetpacks.com Popup is classified into potentially unwanted browser hijacker family. It is promoted by some free software or downloads. Once sneaking into a computer successfully, it can cause serious chaos to your computer.

This malware will modify your browser settings and reconfigure the properties of your browsers which will lead to such a situation that all your search destinations will be redirected to Sweetpacks.com Popup website. Apart from popping up tons of ads and numerous sponsored links when you are surfing the webs, Sweetpacks.com infection may use keylogger to record your internet activity data and collect your personal information, then it open door for cyber hackers behind it to make money from you. To a large extent, such devious actions compromise your privacy and security seriously.

How to Block Sweetpacks.com Popup Effectively?

Solution A: Remove Sweetpacks.com Manually

Solution B: Remove Sweetpacks.com Automatically with remover SpyHunter

Solution A: Remove Sweetpacks.com Manually

1) Use windows Task Manager to end all Sweetpacks.com Popup running processes.
    Press CTRL+ALT+DLE or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC to launch Task Manager.

2) Search for Associated files and remove them.
%All Users\ Application Data\ sweetpacks%
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\ sweetpacks. dll
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\ sweetpacks exe

3) Search for Sweetpacks.com registries and entries and then delete. Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run sweetpacks HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run sweetpacks. exe”

If you don't have sufficient skills to do the manual removal by yourself, please feel free to download the most popular malware remover to automatically scan your PC and delete the unwanted program. 

Solution B: Remove Sweetpacks.com Automatically with remover SpyHunter

1) Click the icon below to download SpyHunter automatically   

2) Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter spyhunter run
 spyhunter setup

 spyhunter setup
3) Run SpyHunter to detect Sweetpacks.com Popup

Run SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" button to scan your computer, remove all detected items after scanning.
spyhunter3 scan 

Hope the manual tips will be helpful for you to rid Sweetpacks.com Popup. If the manual removal process is kinda complicated for you, you could directly download the best Sweetpacks remover to automatically get the issue fixed.