What is Sweet-page.com
The Sweet-page is a web-browser hijacker which have a negative impact on the functioning of your personal computer by changing the browser’s settings. The main function of any browser hijacker is reroute you to an annoying web-page, instead of the one that you want to visit. Even if you try to manually open your startpage, your browser is anyway display another page.
The Sweet-page.com hijacker can change the settings of the Chrome, Firefox, IE and MS Edge, but often that a parasites like this can also infect all types of browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time open the internet browser to see Sweet-page.com annoying page.
The hijacker, which set the Sweet-page.com startpage as your homepage can also set this annoying page as your search engine. You will encounter the fact that the search in the internet browser has become impossible to use, because the search results will consist of a lot of advertising, links to malicious and misleading web pages and a small amount of regular links, which are obtained from a search in the major search engines. Therefore, look for something using Sweet-page.com web page would be a waste of time or worse, it can lead to even more infected computer.
The Sweet-page.com hijacker infection is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, modifies browser settings, and blocks them from changing. Also this browser hijacker infection can install additional browser addons, extensions and modules that will open ads and popups. And finally, the Sweet-page.com hijacker can collect a wide variety of personal information such as what pages you are opening, what you are looking for the World Wide Web and so on. This information, in the future, may be transferred to third parties. Therefore it is very important to as quickly as possible to clean your PC, delete Sweet-page.com , as well as other malicious and ad-supported software, which could penetrate the PC along with it.
How to Sweet-page.com hijacker get installed onto system
How to manually remove Sweet-page.com
This useful removal guide for the Sweet-page.com homepage. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to get rid of Sweet-page.com new tab let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
- Remove Sweet-page.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove Sweet-page.com new tab
- Uninstall Sweet-page.com from Google Chrome
- Delete Sweet-page.com from FF
- Remove Sweet-page.com search from Internet Explorer
Remove Sweet-page.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you start the PC cleaning process by checking the list of installed programs and get rid of all unknown or suspicious applications. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the malicious software such as adware and browser hijackers may be bundled with free programs. Uninstall the unwanted software may remove the annoying advertisements or browser redirect to unknown or unwanted pages.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Click “Uninstall a program” It will open a list of all programs. Scroll through the all list, and get rid of any suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort aplications by date in the Control panel.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove Sweet-page.com homepage
Now you need to clean up the internet browser shortcuts. Check that the shortcut referring to the right exe-file of the browser, and not on any unknown file. Right click to a desktop shortcut for your browser. Choose the “Properties” option.
It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The browser hijacker infection can replace it. If you are seeing something like “…exe http://sweet-page.com/” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example on the screen below. Once is done, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for web-browser shortcuts which redirects to an unwanted sites. When you have completed, go to next step.
Uninstall Sweet-page.com from Google Chrome
Like other modern browsers, the Google Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thus restore the startpage, new tab page and default search engine that have been modified by the Sweet-page.com browser hijacker.
Start the Chrome. Click on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will appear the main menu. Click on the option named “Settings”. Another way to open the Google Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter. The internet browser will open the settings screen. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset settings” section is visible, as shown below and click on the “Reset settings” button. The Google Chrome will show the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action. Press on the “Reset” button. The program will start the process of cleaning and when it is finished, the web-browser settings including homepage, new tab page and search engine by default back to the values that have been when the Chrome was first installed on your computer.
Delete Sweet-page.com from FF
Open the Mozilla Firefox menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click on the Help button (). In the Help menu click on the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button. Confirm your action. Click on the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove Sweet-page.com search from Internet Explorer
Open the Microsoft Internet Explorer tools menu by clicking on the button in the form of gear (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click on the “Internet Options”. In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click on “Reset” button. You will now need to restart your PC system for the changes to take effect.
Remove Sweet-page.com with MalwareBytes Anti-malware.
Remove Sweet-page.com hijacker infection manually is difficult and often infection is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the MalwareBytes Anti-malware Free that are completely clean your computer. Moreover, the free software will help you to remove adware and toolbars that your system may be infected too.
Download MalwareBytes Anti-malware (MBAM) from the link below.
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Once downloaded, close all programs and windows on your PC. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that named mbam-setup like below.
When the installation begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install MalwareBytes Anti-malware on your computer.
Once installation is complete, you will see window similar to the one below.
Now click on the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your system for the hijacker that cause a redirect to Sweet-page.com. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
When the scan is finished, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Remove Selected” button. The MalwareBytes Anti-malware will start to remove Sweet-page.com browser hijacker related files, folders, registry keys. Once disinfection is completed, you may be prompted to Restart.
How to block Sweet-page.com
To increase your security and protect your PC system against new annoying advertisements and malicious web pages, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous advertising links and sites. Moreover, the software can block the show of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program using the following link.
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- After the download is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop-up ads, pages such Sweet-page.com, as well as other malicious or misleading sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
Remove Sweet-page.com hijacker and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove this hijacker infection, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for browser hijackers, adware, PUPs, toolbars. Also you can ask for help our Myantispyware team below.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
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Once finished, open a directory in which you saved it. You will see a icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. Once this tool is started, you will see a screen like below.
Press “Start” button to perform a system scan for Sweet-page.com adware and malicious extensions. Once AdwCleaner has finished, it will open a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Cleaning” button. It will display a prompt.
Click “OK”. When the cleaning process is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your personal computer.
When your computer is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for Sweet-page.com removal then follow these steps.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop. HijackThis download
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon, and click the button labeled “Do a system scan only”.
- Once the scan is complete, the scan button will read “Save log”, click it. Save this log to your desktop
- Copy and paste the contents of the HijackThis log into your post. If you are posting for the first time, please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately.
- Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with Sweet-page.com removal.
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