How to Correctly Uninstall Bing Bar – Browser Program Removal
You’re getting tutorials on the page to uninstall Bing Bar for your PC. Through the reading, you’ll learn much useful information that you probably didn’t know.
Bing Bar is an extension toolbar developed by Microsoft for most popular browsers. It incorporates features from Windows Live and the Bing search engine. Its user-interface enables visual effects such as flip, slide and rollover animations, colors and themes. If you don’t like any of that, refer to the following content for removal guides.
Easy Steps to Effectively Uninstall Bing Bar in Windows
For this part, it’s all the same on each Windows operating system, you can simply follow the steps below to proceed. You may start wondering: is it available for the uninstall of other potentially unwanted programs or malware? Of course, it is. We are working hard every day to improve and perfect its functions towards stubborn software as many as possible. Don’t forget to click on its “Update” button for automatic upgrade.
There are only three steps to uninstall Bing Bar. Play the video below for viewing the specific operation.
1. After successful installation of Max Uninstaller > open it.
2. Find the program in the list of Step 1 > Choose it and press Run Analysis on the left > Select all the shown items and press Complete Uninstall.
3. Wait until this part finishes and the below green Scan Leftovers button turns into green > Click on it to proceed with the removal > The registry keys will be presented > Select all of them and hit Delete Leftovers.
This small application is surely a very convenient way to clean out useless programs from your computer, freeing up your hard drive space for more important purposes. And here is the video demonstration on how to easily uninstall Bing Bar:
Regular Steps to Completely Uninstall Bing Bar in Windows
Firstly you need to uninstall Bing Bar (remove the program) from the system, then you get to remove it from the web browser you added this toolbar on. Steps for Chrome, FireFox and IE have been listed below, just scroll down to read them.
Part 1: Uninstall Bing Bar via the Programs and Features.
1.1 Make sure you’re logging on your System as an Administrator user.
1.2 In the bottom-left corner of your screen, right-click on the Start button, and select Programs and Features.
1.3 Now you’re looking at the list of programs you have installed in the system. Find and double-click Bing Bar to activate the removal.
1.4 Click any Yes/Next button to proceed with the regular routine and wait for a few minutes until its built-in uninstaller finishes your request.
1.5 Press and hold Windows key + C on your keyboard to open the charms bar, select Search, type “regedit” in the search box and click regedit in the results to open the Windows Registry Editor.
1.6 Successively unfold: HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > Microsoft, find and right-click the folder named “BingBar” and select Delete to remove its entries.
1.7 Reboot your PC and see if it’s already gone.
Part 2: Uninstall Bing Bar via Your Web Browser
These browsers don’t need any extensions to run, so after you’ve perform the steps in Part 1, you can safely remove any extensions you don’t want.
2.1 Click the Chrome menu button and select Settings.
2.2 Find the Search section of the Settings menu. You’ll see your current default browser and the Manage search engines button.
2.3 Select a different search engine from the menu.
2.4 Click the Extensions tab on the left side of the Settings page, and disable any extensions that say “Bing” or that you don’t recognize.
2.5 Download and launch the Chrome Cleanup Tool at google.com/chrome/clean-tool to remove the related files that may be found.
2.1 Click the Firefox menu button and select Options.
2.2 Click Search tab in the left menu, and select a search engine other than Bing as your default.
2.3 Click the Firefox menu button again and select Add-ons.
2.4 Click the Extensions option in the left menu, and click Remove next to Bing and other suspicious extension.
2.1 Click the Tools menu or Gear button, and select Manage Add-ons.
2.2. Select Search Providers in the left menu, click Bing in the list of search providers. (If Bing is the only provider in the list, you’re going to need another provider first. Click the Find more search providers link and add a search engine like Google), and click the Remove button.
2.3 Do the same to remove any other search engines you don’t recognize.
2.4 Select the Toolbars and Extensions option in the left menu, select those that say “Bing” or that you don’t recognize, and click the Disable button.
2.6 Restart Internet Explorer after disabling extensions.
Note: If you’re using Windows 10, Cortana will automatically give you Bing results when you search Windows. You can disable this if you want to.
Now you may have learned how to correctly, completely uninstall Bing Bar in Windows. For any questions you want to ask, feel free to leave comments below.