What is Bing Toolbar?

There different toolbars that install themselves on your computer and it is just hard for you to remove it from your browser. And Bing toolbar is one of them. In this article you can learn how to uninstall Bing toolbar in case you don’t like it. It can be absolutely useless for you or you can have different numerous toolbars, so many that it is just the excess of them. And it is outrageous that you are not able to clear your browser from different, quite unnecessary toolbars, which are very annoying and take much space of your browser. So, you can uninstall Bing toolbar with our special instructions.

bing toolbar

How is Bing Toolbar installed on your PC?

Bing is company belonging to Microsoft. It is not using very bad techniques to install toolbar. Usually they show clear offers with option to decline them. However they are partners with Conduit that is famous for its sneaky methods to install toolbars and searh engines. Bing Toolbar is not a malware but can be concidered unwanted search engine for those who is accustomed to Google or Yandex or Yahoo.

How to remove Bing Toolbar from your PC?

If you want to divest your computer of it, you will need to follow these steps. Please follow them carefully, as if you miss something, the Bing Toolbar and search will not be completely removed. The program does not contain any uninstall program so the only way is to delete it manually.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Bing Toolbar in their database. They also can help you reset browser settings. Please, use them to remove Bing Toolbar.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Bing Toolbar – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Alternative Solutions:

1. Stronghold Antimalware – detects files, registry values and folders of Bing Toolbar.

 


 

2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Bing Toolbar – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

 

Or uninstall Bing Toolbar manually:

Uninstalling from Control Panel

windows xp logo Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Bing Toolbar.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

windows 7 logo Windows 7:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Bing Toolbar and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logo Windows 8:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Bing Toolbar, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove Bing Toolbar from your browser.

google chrome logo Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Type chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find Bing Toolbar.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.
  5. Also look for other suspicious extensions.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logo Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Type about:addons.
  3. Go to Extensions.
  4. Choose Bing Toolbar.
  5. Click Disable or Remove button.
  6. If remove button is not available – use one of the antispyware products above.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logo Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Bing Toolbar.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – use one of the antispyware products above.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Bing

Then remove following files:


bingtb.dll

And these folders


C:\Program Files\Bing Toolbar

Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

google chrome logo Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

mozilla firefox logo Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

internet explorer logo Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Got to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Written by Aleksei Abalmasov

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