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Should I remove SweetIM Toolbar Internet Explorer?

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74% remove it26% keep it
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SweetIM Toolbar Internet Explorer

What is SweetIM Toolbar Internet Explorer?

SweetIM Toolbar is a web browser extension that changes the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party publishers in order to try to maximize install revenue as typically payouts per installation is between a few cents and a couple dollars depending on the geographical location of the host.

What the toolbar does:
- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.
- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.

About  (from SweetIM Technologies)

During installation, we may offer additional applications that you may find attractive and useful. These applications include, among others, shopping comparison tools that will assist you in paying less for the products you’re interested in. At the time of installation, you can choose to download these additional apps ...  Read more
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
SweetIM Toolbar Internet Explorer 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

Displayed publisher: SweetIM Technologies Ltd. and Visicom Media Inc.
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sweetimtb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\sweetimtb\uninstall.exe /UN=IE
Estimated size: 2.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SweetIM Toolbar Internet Explorer

Program module:SweetIMTb.dll
Name:SweetIM Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\sweetimtb\SweetIMTb.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - SweetIM Toolbar (SweetIM Toolbar Uninstaller)
  • SweetIMDx.dll - SweetIM Toolbar Link Library
  • SweetIMTb.dll (by Visicom Media Inc)
  • dtuser.exe (by Visicom Media) - DTX broker

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SweetIMDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SweetIM Toolbar' with the class of {75135117-e742-4ecd-8777-6c1d18432fc5}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • SweetIMDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SweetIM Toolbar' with the class of {75135117-e742-4ecd-8777-6c1d18432fc5}.

How do I remove SweetIM Toolbar Internet Explorer?

You can uninstall SweetIM Toolbar Internet Explorer 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SweetIM Toolbar (Internet Explorer), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Toolbar Internet Explorer.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by SweetIM Toolbar Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%
Windows Vista (SP2)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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