Monday, November 18, 2013

Removing SweetIM Toolbar From Your System

The SweetIM toolbar is a browser add-on program available for IE and Firefox web browsers. The toolbar allows the users to use emoticons and animations in the email messages, blogs and web pages to increase their visibility. Follow the simple instructions given below for removing the toolbar from your system.

Instructions To Remove From IE

  • Click on the Start button located at the left corner of the taskbar for opening the Start menu and then click on the Control Panel option found next to it. 
  • Now, when the Control Panel window opens, look for the option named Add or Remove Programs and click on it to view all the installed programs in your system.
  • Look for the option named Macromedia SweetIM in the list of programs shown in the window by scrolling down and then select it when found.
  • In the top of the page, you will be able to see a button named Remove, click on the button for starting the Macromedia SweetIM removal process.
  • Now the installation wizard will remove the toolbar from your system. You don’t need to worry about how to remove a toolbar anymore as the same procedure can be done for removing all toolbars.

Instructions To Remove From Firefox

  • Open the Firefox web browser by double clicking on its shortcut icon present in the desktop and then click on the Tools menu found at the top of the browser window in the menu bar.
  • Now you can see an option named Add-ons in the drop down menu, click on it to view all the add-ons installed in the Firefox browser. 
  • When the Add-ons dialog box appears, showing all the installed add-ons in the Firefox web browser, look for the add-on named SweetIM for Firefox by scrolling down through the list and then select it when found. Now click on the un-install button found at the top of the dialog box for removing the SweetIM for Firefox toolbar from the Firefox web browser.
  • If the system asks you to enter the administrative password, then enter it to continue the toolbar removal process.

Hope that the above article educated you on how to remove a toolbar installed in your system. If you are not able to uninstall the toolbar by following the above instructions, then feel free to contact the Microsoft support team.

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