How to Delete Bing

by Melissa King
You can disable the Bing Bar or remove it completely.

You can disable the Bing Bar or remove it completely.

Microsoft's Bing Bar gives you quick access to news, weather, mail and social networking in your Web browser's toolbar. If you don't want to use the Bing Bar anymore, you can remove it from your browser's add-ons or extensions menu, but some files may remain on your computer. To completely remove the Bing Bar from your system, you'll need to uninstall it from the Windows Programs and Features menu.

Remove Bing From Your Browser

1

Remove the Bing Bar from Firefox by clicking the "Firefox" button and selecting "Add-Ons." Click "Disable" next to the Bing Bar and then click "Uninstall" to remove it. Restart Firefox.

2

Uninstall Bing from Internet Explorer by clicking the "Gear" icon and selecting "Manage Add-Ons." In the Toolbars and Extensions section, click "Bing Bar" and then click "Disable." In the window that opens, click the check box next to "Bing Bar BHO." Click "Disable" and restart Internet Explorer.

3

Delete Bing from Google Chrome by clicking the "Menu" button and choosing "Settings." Click "Extensions" on the left side of the window. Deselect the "Enabled" check box next to the Bing Bar and then click the "Trash Can" icon to remove it. Restart Chrome.

Uninstall the Bing Bar in Windows

1

Close your Web browser if it's running.

2

Right-click the bottom left corner of the "Start" screen and then select "Control Panel."

3

Click "Uninstall a Program." In the program list, click "Bing Bar."

4

Click "Uninstall" and then click "Yes" to confirm. Wait a few seconds as the Bing Bar is removed from your computer. You'll receive a notification message when the process is complete.

Tip

  • check If you try to uninstall the Bing Bar from Windows with your Web browser running, an error might occur. This can happen if you didn't disable the Bing Bar in your browser before attempting to uninstall it.

About the Author

Melissa King began writing in 2001. She spent three years writing for her local newspaper, "The Colt," writing editorials, news stories, product reviews and entertainment pieces. She is also the owner and operator of Howbert Freelance Writing. King holds an Associate of Arts in communications from Tarrant County College.

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