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Windows 7: Getting rid of Bing

28 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit Retail
Getting rid of Bing

On FF, I used to be able to type in a partial url and FF would get the rest and go there. Now, Bing interrupts, forcing me to type the entire url. I've removed Bing from the search engine list but that didn't help.

How do I get rid of Bing?

BTW, since the last MS update, it also infiltrated FF and made MSM my home page. This is making me think about going back to Linux.

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28 Aug 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP


Look in Control Panel>Programs and Features for any Bing listings to uninstall.

Make sure you removed Bing from the Search Engine list completely, replaced it with Google set to Default, and Bing didn't return.
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28 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit Retail

Cannot find Bing anywhere on computer but it still pops up in the browser if I don't complete the url.
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28 Aug 2011   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit Retail

- Google Search


Screw you MS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

BTW, they also mangled Chrome. Maybe it's time to move on. Back to Linux.
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