How to uninstall (remove) Baidu.com

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What is Baidu.com?

Baidu.com is Chinese search engine, and one of the biggest search engines in the world. In some cases it sets as default search engine in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer browsers. Of course, for non-Chinese users this is unwanted scenario. Baidu.com search cannot be called malicious or dangerous, but there are case when you want to remove it. There are several programs that can install Baidu.com search on your PC. We will mention them and explain how to remove Baidu.com search from browsers.

baidu.com search

How Baidu.com gets on your PC?

Baidu.com can be installed along with any of this programs: Baidu Toolbar, Baidu Antivirus, Baidu Browser, Baidu Cleaner, Baidu PC Faster, Baidu Spark Browser, Baidu WiFi Hotspot, BaiduPlayer. If you installed any of this program there is a high probability this search engine came with one if this programs. Also Baidu.com can be offered during installation of various free programs. Usually it looks like check-box in installation window, saying that Baidu.com will be installed. Antiviruses cannot protect from such occasion as Baidu.com is not considered malicious. Remove Baidu.com using instructions below.

How to remove Baidu.com from your computer?

To uninstall Baidu.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Baidu.com in their database. You can try to use them for removing Baidu.com.

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You can try both of these products to remove Baidu.com

Or uninstall Baidu.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Baidu.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  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 Baidu.com, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Baidu.com and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Baidu.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Baidu.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Baidu.com.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Baidu.com.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Baidu.com.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

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.

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.

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. Go 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.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Baidu.com:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:


bddesktoptip.exe
bdcommon.dll
bddownload.dll
bdextappmgr.dll
bdlogicmain.dll
bdmainui.dll
bdmessui.dll
bdstartlogic.dll
bdstatreport.dll

Remove following folders


C:Program Filesbaidu

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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