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Windows 7: Getting rid of unwanted software

14 May 2013   #1
JimLL

 
Getting rid of unwanted software

I got a file from CNET. CNET's installer added a thing called SweetPack even though I told it not to. Now I have a couple extra toolbars.

I have uninstalled SweetPack using Revo Uninstaller, but the tool bar remains. It names itself as such on the screen, but I can't find "sweet" anything in a system wide search. On my XP machine uninstalling it killed the toolbar, but not on Win 7.

If anyone knows how to send this thing to netherland I'd sure like to hear it.

JimL


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14 May 2013   #2
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Hi JimL

Open Internet Explorer, click on the gear icon at the top (far right), then click again on Internet Options.

In the Internet Options dialog box, click on the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.

In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, then click on Reset.

When Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the confirmation dialogue box and then click OK.
Close and open Internet Explorer.

Restart the PC .

Then run AdwCleaner

Click here Adwcleaner

Click on Download Now button

Save to the Desktop

Right-click on AdwCleaner.exe and choose Run as administrator

Click the Search button

Upload the AdwCleaner[Sn].txt in your reply.

Note   Note
The log file is at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt
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22 May 2013   #3
JimLL

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by VistaKing View Post
Hi JimL

Open Internet Explorer, click on the gear icon at the top (far right), then click again on Internet Options.

In the Internet Options dialog box, click on the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.

In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, then click on Reset.

When Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the confirmation dialogue box and then click OK.
Close and open Internet Explorer.

Restart the PC .

Then run AdwCleaner

Click here Adwcleaner

Click on Download Now button

Save to the Desktop

Right-click on AdwCleaner.exe and choose Run as administrator

Click the Search button

Upload the AdwCleaner[Sn].txt in your reply.

Note   Note
The log file is at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt
Thank you very much. This solved the problem nicely. I seldom see such carefully laid out replies, rather something like RTFM. Thank you.
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22 May 2013   #4
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Glad you have fixed your issue .
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