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Windows 7: How do I remove Babylon Search from FF and IE?


18 Aug 2012   #1

Window's 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
How do I remove Babylon Search from FF and IE?

Hello there guys and gals of seven forums, I have Firefox installed on my computer, but somehow Babylon search bar has installed itself on my FF, I would like some technical help with this.

1). I have removed it from Firefox: Tool>Add Ons

2). I have set my directory to be iGoogle.com.au

3). I have checked my network and it shows it's still there, I even deleted my cookies.

4). I have also removed it from manage search engines and from my c:/ drive.

It's also caused my Internet Explorer to crash which i hardly use, but thought that weird, it just pops up with Babylon Search for Firefox, and then causes IE to crash.

Please help with this, Will post pics if required, thanks.

Sonic X.


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18 Aug 2012   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 

It should be in Programs and Features, Should be able to uninstall it from there. Atleast I have.

-Justin
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18 Aug 2012   #3

Window's 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Well I forgot to mention that I have done that too? Sorry I forgot to add that newbie mistake XD.
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18 Aug 2012   #4

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Checked in Addons and extensions?
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18 Aug 2012   #5

Window's 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Yes I have done that, I added that in my statement. Not being disrespectful. I'd really like to remove this search cause it is a pain in the ahem XD.
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18 Aug 2012   #6

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Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

See a thread that continued to 17 pages on this thing. Not sure its that easy to get rid off.
How do I get rid of Babylon ?
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18 Aug 2012   #7

Win7 Pro-64 Bit
 
 

For firefox go to help menu select restart with add ons disabled,firefox will start in safe mode, check reset all user prefrences to firefox defaults, click Make Changes and Restart it will restart and it should be gone from firefox.
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18 Aug 2012   #8

Window's 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Thanks will check this up .
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18 Aug 2012   #9

Window's 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Didn't seem to work .
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For firefox go to help menu select restart with add ons disabled,firefox will start in safe mode, check reset all user prefrences to firefox defaults, click Make Changes and Restart it will restart and it should be gone from firefox.
Babylon is still popping up???
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18 Aug 2012   #10

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

have a look at this page here, there seems to be a couple of helpful solutions

How do I fully remove Babylon | Firefox Support Forum | Firefox Help
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