[SOLVED] How to remove / uninstall Babylon Search and Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox internet browser

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The best way to fully delete, unsinstall, remove and disable Babylon search engine, toolbar and add-on is to remove and reset all settings in Mozilla Firefox's about:config

  1. In url address of your FF browser type in:  about:config . This will display a list of Firefox settings and other configurations
  2. In Filter, type in babylon. This will display only entries related or has references to babylon.
  3. For browser.babylon.HPOnNewTabValue, right-click to modify and change the setting to http://www.google.com/
  4. For the rest, right-click then Reset, this will change back your default search engine to, presumably, to Google.
  5. Also in Firefox menu > Tools > Add-ons - uninstall all Babylon related addons, then restart your browser

Other necessary steps for Windows:

  1. Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs - unsintall all programs related to Babylon search and toolbar
  2. Registry Editor - In Programs > Run > regedit  - find (Ctrl F) babylon and delete entries and values
  3. Delete C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\searchplugins\babylon.xml
  4. Delete C:\Program Files\Babylon\ folder

Hope this helps! Let us know how it goes.


0 #52 Maricar Santillan 2013-01-08 10:02
Thank you. Will keep your notes in my file.
+1 #51 Param 2012-10-28 16:40
You're the man! Appreciate it!
-1 #50 satwinder 2012-10-02 23:49
thanks dude
+1 #49 cris 2012-10-02 09:41
ur genuis
0 #48 dines 2012-09-25 21:13
It didnt work for mee..donno why??? :( :(
:sad: :sad:
-1 #47 Whisperonme 2012-09-22 20:40
;-) I hate to admit this but, I am so in LOVE with you!!!hehehe,. thanks a lot.
0 #46 Hammerton 2012-09-22 20:31

Thanks so much!

0 #45 Jah 2012-09-21 13:55
Thank you so much :D
+2 #44 Hardik 2012-09-20 18:45
thanks finally i got the right solution.
Thanks so much. Should be on no.1 on Google search list !!!
+1 #43 kiran 2012-09-04 18:01
thank you so much,very helpful info,and i finally remove the babylon
thank you :D :-)
0 #42 sudnot 2012-09-04 08:47
Thank you... Thank you... Thank you...(I'd better stop here, lest I Babyl on...)
0 #41 masud 2012-08-27 23:04
luvly and very helpful used it n deleting claro search thanks alot. :roll:
0 #40 Vyers 2012-08-27 22:12
I did what you told me to, but whenever I type something that isn't a site name into the Firefox address bar, in other words, to search for something, it always uses Babylon to do so.
+1 #39 Guac 2012-08-24 00:57
Many thanks! It works indeed!
+1 #38 Asif 2012-08-21 18:07
Lot of thanks...........
+2 #37 tanny 2012-08-14 07:50
:D :D :D :lol: :-) 8)

thankyou i was spending hours trying to figure out how to delete babylon search off my laptop!
+1 #36 REI 2012-08-12 07:21
i came, i saw, i cleared babylon for good.. thanks a million dude.
+1 #35 vb 2012-08-08 21:00
thanks :lol: :-) ;-)
+1 #34 nitesh 2012-08-05 19:18
:-) thanks finally i got the right sollution
+1 #33 jaff 2012-08-04 21:38
Woww...its really working....

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