This days one of the serious problem we face is that unwanted toolbar’s like babylon toolbar, utorrent toolbar, ask toolbar, etc. They get installed into our browser anonymously via different free software or via malware’s. Authors of free software’s bundle toolbar’s like babylon toolbar, ask toolbar, etc. to earn some money out of such installation.
The main aim of toolbar is to over take the default search engine in your browser and replace it with their own affiliate search engine. In this way they earn out money whenever you use their search engine. So in whole the main aim of toolbar’s is to replace default search with theirs to earn money. Its an complete affiliate cycle to earn money. Authors get paid by the toolbar developers, toolbar developers gain out money from search engines they deploy and in the end search engines gain out money from the sponsored ads or search result they show on top. Hope you can get why this days every free software comes bundled with toolbar.
This toolbar later irritate a lot while surfing and also in many cases can slow down the surfing while browsing. So its always better to remove babylon toolbar or any other toolbar from you browser. We will be discussing below different methods to remove babylon toolbar or any other toolbar from all of your browsers like firefox, chrome, internet explorer, etc. There are various methods to do so we will be discussing all best methods here.
Simplest method to remove or uninstall or delete babylon toolbar from the browser’s installed on your computer :
You can use free software like Toolbarcleaner to remove toolbar’s like babylon toolbar’s out of all of the browsers installed in your computer.
All you need to do is download toolbar cleaner from above link and install it. During installation it will prompt to “set MyStart as home page” and “Protect my system from anti phishing domain Advisor” just uncheck them both else you will remove all other toolbar’s and will install the newer one bundled with toolbar cleaner.
After you click on Finish in the installation process of Toolbar Cleaner you will be prompted with a wizard showing list of all the browsers installed in you computer and the toolbar installed in them as shown below :
Just check mark all the toolbar’s from the list, you can also click on select all to remove all the toolbar’s at once. Note: You need to uncheck the same toolbar from all browser’s drop down from the list else it will only remove from the browser where you have check marked. After applying check marks to the toolbar’s you wish to remove click on “Remove selected toolbar” and all the toolbar’s will be removed out.
You can also check out the “Windows startup” tab to remove all the browser attachments, which slow down’s working of your Computer.
If you have babylon toolbar then you need to check mark babylon toolbar in the list to remove it from your browser’s. Its the easiest way to remove babylon from your browser.
Remove toolbar like babylon or any other from browser settings and options :
This method differs from browser to browser. All you need to do is find the settings menu in your browser and click on it. They you need to find extension or applications tab and there click on remove babylon or any other toolbar you wish to remove. I can’t go more descriptive here because this method differs from browser to browser. If you have any query here please comment them below will try to solve them all.
Manual process for complete removal of Babylon toolbar from your computer :
Step 1 : Open task manager in your computer then find BabylonToolbarsrv.exe process in it and then right click and click on end process. This way you will be killing babylon process from your computer.
Step 2 : Open RUN from start and then type “regedit” then click on “ok” it will take you to Registry editor wizard. Here you can find list of all registry running on your computer.
Step 3 : Now click on “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE” folder icon on the left side of the wizard. And then click on “SOFTWARE” which is sub folder of it. It will list down all the registry present in it.
Step 4 : Now find following registry :
Right click on them and click on delete from the pop up. Doing this will remove the babylon registry from your computer.
Step 5 : Now you need to Unregister the BabylonToolbar.dll file which is library file of babylon toolbar. To do so go to run and type cmd and open it.
Step 6 : In cmd go to the babylon folder using CD command and there fire “regsvr32 /u BabylonToolbar.dll”. You will prompted with a pop up saying are you sure you want to delete it ? Click on Ok there.
Step 7 : Now you need to delete the files of Babylon, to do go to run and type “%ProgramFiles%\BabylonToolbar\BabylonToolbar” click on OK. Now delete all the files in this folder.
This way you will be able to remove Babylon toolbar from your browser as well as computer completely. You can follow the same steps to remove any other toolbar from your computer manually Just need to find out the respective files of the toolbar you wish to uninstall or remove.
Note : Follow all the steps in proper way. If you get stuck anywhere or have any doubt do comment them below before performing something which may harm working of your OS.
Seeing above two methods you might be feeling that the first method was quite easy method to remove babylon toolbar or any other toolbar from your browser.
Still if you have any doubt or confusion related to the method of removal of babylon or any other unwanted toolbar from your browser.