Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Step by Step Guides on How to Remove Home.sweetim.com (Browser Hijacker Removal Tips)

What is Home.sweetim.com?

Home.sweetim.com is a malicious domain which can easily infiltrate its target computers in a bundle with other free downloads as an optional component. In order to avoid it, you should be very careful when downloading such programs as download managers, PDF creators and similar apps.

As a browser hijacker, it will modify the system and alters the start page, the default search engine and sometimes the new tab page.Then, it will frequently redirect you to some dubious websites. In most cases, this unknown domains are sales pages, which aims at attarcting your eyes to click on them. Once you click on those ads or links, they can not only generate pay-per-click avenue, but also give a chance for those malicious programs sneak into your computer. Besides, this page may try to show you misleading advertisements and notifications that may be filled with information about missing updates, different discounts, useful programs and similar things that have always been attracting people. 


The easiest way to remove sweetim.com hijacker from the system is by running a full system scan with updated anti-spyware.If your own antivirus did not work, you can try to use SpyHunter, a reputable real-time security tool.

http://www.blogines.com/zmxg/spyhunter.php

How to effectively remove Home.sweetim.com ?

 

Method 1. Manually remove Home.sweetim.com


Step 1. Uninstall Home.sweetim.com from your computer

Windows 7:
1. Access Window’s Start Menu and select “Control Panel”.
2. Select “Programs and Features”.
3. Search for the potentially unwanted program and uninstall it by clicking the “Uninstall” button.

 


Windows XP:
1. Click “Start”, choose “Settings” and click “Control Panel”.
2. Locate and click “Add or Remove Programs”.
3. Search for the potentially unwanted program and uninstall it by clicking the “Remove” button.


Windows 8 users:
1. Move the PC mouse towards the top right hot corner of Windows 8 screen, click “Search”.
2. Type “Uninstall a program”, then click “Settings”.
3. In the left menu that has come up select “Uninstall a program”.
4. Search for the potentially unwanted program and uninstall it by clicking “Uninstall / Change” button.


Mac OSX:
1. Click “Finder”, in the opened screen and select “Applications”.
2. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select “Empty Trash”.
3. In the uninstall programs window, look for “ Home.sweetim.com” and uninstall it by clicking “Uninstall” or “Remove”.


Step 2. Disable all extensions related to the unwanted program
Internet Explorer
1. Go to Tools and select Manage add-ons
2. Disable the items which are related to the program.




Mozilla Firefox
1. Go to Firefox’s Tools, and then select Add-ons
2. Navigate to Add-ons panel, and remove those extensions which are associated with
Home.sweetim.com



Google Chrome
1. Click the Menu icon of Chrome and select Settings
2. Click Extensions on the left panel and remove the extensions related to  Home.sweetim.com



Step 3. Reset your browser(optional choice)

 Internet Explorer
  • launch up IE> click Tools (click on gear icon in IE9/IE10)> choose Internet Option
  • Internet Option window> Advanced tab> click Restore Advance Settings> click on Reset
  • tick Delete personal settings> click on Reset
 Google Chrome
  • open Google Chrome>click on Settings>choose configuration page> search for Open a specific page or set of pages> click on Set Pages
  • find configuration page> search for Manage search engines and click it> get Default search engine settings> change your default search engine
  • search for these 2 options: Make Default&Close button “x” to delete the search engine.
  • make default your Google search engine and delete all one by one
 Mozilla Firefox
  • open troubleshooting information from browser Firefox
  • get Help menu and click Troubleshooting information
  • with page of Trouble shooting information, search for Reset Firefox and click on
Step 4. Change system folder settings to show all hidden files

Press the Star button and type” Folder Options”, then Click Folder Options; Click the View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and then clear the checkbox for Hide protected system operating files.



Seek and delete Spot-search.com related files in hidden folders listed below:

%Temp%\[adware name]
%AppData%\[adware name]
%LocalAppData%\[adware name]
%LocalAppData%\[adware name].exe
%CommonAppData%\[adware name]
%AllUsersProfile%random.exe

Step 5. Delete all malicious registries
Call out “Run” box by pressing “Windows” key + “R” key on your keyboard; Type “Regedit” into the Run box and click OK to open Registry Editor



Delete them all:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREsupWPM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesWpm
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL”
HKEY_LOCAL_Machine\Software\Classes\[adware name]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\[adware name]
  

Method 2. Automatically remove Home.sweetim.com


Step 1: Remove Home.sweetim.com with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a legitimate, real-time anti-spyware application designed to assist the average computer user in protecting their PC from malicious threats. Here shows how it works.

1) Download SpyHunter here or click the below button to download the file.

http://www.blogines.com/zmxg/spyhunter.php

2) Double click on SpyHunter-Installer.exe to install the program.


3) After the installation, click EXIT.


4) Open SpyHunter and click Scan Computer Now! to allow the program to start a scan on your computer.


5) SpyHunter will now start scanning your computer as shown below.


6) When the scan is completed, all the threats in your computer are successfully detected. Click Fix Threats button to uninstall it.


Step 2: Optimize your PC with RegCure Pro

RegCure Pro is an advanced optimizer which is able to solve your computer system problems, remove your privacy items produced by online searches, delete junk files, uninstall malware and fix performance problems. Here shows how it works.

1) Click the below button to download the file.

http://www.blogines.com/zmxg/regcure.php

2) Run the RegCureProSetup Application and click the Yes button to install the program step by step.


3) When the program is successfully installed, double click on its desktop shortcut to open it. On the Overview tab, check all the scan settings and then click on the Click to Start Scan button to run a system scan on your computer.


4) When the system scan is done, click on Fix All button to completely remove all the performance problems in your computer.