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Should I remove SweetIM for Messenger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,818
United States Rank #7,005
Reach 0.2464%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.6.0008 30.96%
3.6.0007 19.76%
3.6.0003 10.10%
3.6.0002 39.18%

SweetIM for Messenger 3.6

What is SweetIM for Messenger?

SweetIM Instant Messenger Enhancer is an add-on toolbar that allows you to easily add fun content to your instant messenger conversations. This content is updated constantly and offers fun Emoticons, Audibles, Winks, SoundFX, Nudges, Games, special effects and more.

About  (from SweetIM Technologies)

The software allows you to enhance your messaging experience and express yourself in creative ways across online platforms (messenger, Facebook, email etc.). Today, it is part of the SweetPacks product family, which offers a wide variety of useful, fun, easy to use and safe apps for your everyday use. The SweetPacks te...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 3.6.0002, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named SweetIM.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 4.41 MB (4,622,032 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Known to include offers within the setup
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SweetIM for Messenger.
SweetIM.exe (982c048cf2b5828f93592ba7c07593ec) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0143 Adware.SweetIM.1
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.Trojan
Malwarebytes v2013.10.26.08 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 20922 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgUpdateSupport.dll (106bc82184bebbf6222d913c10705716) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
ESET-NOD32 9097 a variant of Win32/SweetIM.F
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgMsnAuto.dll (02d6d78e670266a653df6ca36fe377c2) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgYahooMessengerAdapter.dll (089b2d4753aa028cc3668d61e6cd8382) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mghooking.dll (10040468eee0283f7bd4065547f0448a) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgAdaptersProxy.dll (7bc5b26fa0bc100a9f5b2fd178e7e4e2) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgcommunication.dll (7d41091ab70ca7bc11ecf152c0ef12c9) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgYahooAuto.dll (84dc02053660d166b13c9c95c0de0a79) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgArchive.dll (a06b7c276ec02149b0fd22e00fb35be5) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgMediaPlayer.dll (a1313980eb25ec2a21b94c8365e4f6b6) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgICQAuto.dll (c6c106f4fa2c157ae0691013db343352) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgICQMessengerAdapter.dll (cab18e3ed48c81522cd98687e15337e1) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgcommon.dll (ecd3f6f1ae3fee04e858538df4081b3b) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mglogger.dll (fb54aaa8c0c92279f0b730e23ab7f57c) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgxml_wrapper.dll (dd60555f651b16eeace2a74cd192d06f) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgFlashPlayer.dll (bbac9c097b7321bb6eb6c28c164ab60a) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgMsnMessengerAdapter.dll (7a5a353d4c49ce9643a95c5a7ed97516) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgconfig.dll (6500c8cad5bb6fc55e32b82d8df1f987) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgsimcommon.dll (63ff4b3bcf770c77272dde796b620895) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
ContentPackagesActivationHandler.exe (503d4b867fa35282d3aef8ffaa7886fa) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
mgSweetIM.dll (26cf6527a994f85527deecefdf66373c) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.SweetIM.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SweetIM
VIPRE Antivirus 23742 Sweetpacks/SweetIM (fs) (not malicious)
       View all 65 all detections
SweetIM for Messenger has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sweetim.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B85C4CB2-B352-4BD8-818C-BCE353599107}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.41 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SweetIM for Messenger 3.6

Program executable:SweetIM.exe (Malware detected)
Name:SweetIM
SweetIM Instant Messenger Enhancer
Signed by:SweetIM Technologies Ltd
Path:C:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\SweetIM.exe
MD5:982c048cf2b5828f93592ba7c07593ec
(From the publisher) “SweetIM for Messenger is a fun upgrade for Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo & ICQ Instant Messaging applications, that adds animations (winks), emoticons (smileys), Videos, Display pictures and games. We started with the...”
Additional files:
  • mgYahooMessengerAdapter.dll - YahooMessengerAdapter
  • mgICQMessengerAdapter.dll - ICQMessengerAdapter
  • mgMsnMessengerAdapter.dll - MsnMessengerAdapter
  • mgAdaptersProxy.dll - AdaptersProxy
  • mgcommunication.dll - communication
  • (Malware detected) mgUpdateSupport.dll - UpdateSupport
  • mgFlashPlayer.dll - FlashPlayer
  • mgMediaPlayer.dll - MediaPlayer
  • mgxml_wrapper.dll - xml_wrapper (XML Wrapper)
  • mgsimcommon.dll - simcommon
  • mgYahooAuto.dll - YahooAuto
  • ContentPackagesActivationHandler.exe - SweetIM (SweetIM Instant Messenger Enhancer)
  • (Malware detected) mgArchive.dll - Archive
  • mghooking.dll - hooking
  • mgICQAuto.dll - ICQAuto
  • mgMsnAuto.dll - MsnAuto
  • mgSweetIM.dll
  • (Malware detected) SweetIM.exe
  • mgcommon.dll - common
  • mgconfig.dll - config
  • mglogger.dll - logger (Logger)
  • mgsqlite3.dll - SQLite DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SweetIM.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SweetIM' which loads as C:\Program Files\SweetIM\Messenger\SweetIM.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

SweetIM.exe
Memory:4.75 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0038227313%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00176237%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00206036%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:795,109
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:2
70 average
I/O reads/min:466 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:530 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove SweetIM for Messenger?

Quickly and completely remove SweetIM for Messenger 3.6 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall SweetIM for Messenger from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SweetIM for Messenger 3.6, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SweetIM for Messenger.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,818

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.62%
Windows XP 12.52%
Windows Vista 10.52%
Windows 8 2.28%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.45%
Windows 7 Professional 8.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.88%
Windows 7 Starter 2.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 13.33%
  France 10.42%
  Germany 9.81%
  Italy 6.43%
  Spain 4.60%
  United Kingdom 3.77%
  Brazil 3.60%
  Australia 2.77%
  Netherlands 2.41%
  Israel 2.36%
  Canada 1.94%
  Sweden 1.80%
  Belgium 1.72%
  India 1.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.32%
Acer 20.76%
Dell 15.47%
ASUS 8.35%
Toshiba 8.26%
GIGABYTE 6.57%
Samsung 3.81%
Intel 3.02%
American Megatrends 2.57%
Lenovo 1.58%
Sahara 1.29%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.29%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.93%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.37%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.00%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.40%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.28%

About SweetIM Technologies

The SweetIM Toolbar is a free browsing Toolbar that allows the user to add their favorite Icons and Emoticons to any web based account.
Publisher URL: sweetim.sweetpacks.com

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