Remove Babylon Toolbar
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Babylon Toolbar is also known as Babylon Search Toolbar, | Type: Browser Hijackers

Babylon Toolbar is a web browser add-on that allows you to get quick translations and definitions directly from the web browser. This toolbar is owned by Babylon Ltd - a company, which develops the translation software. Babylon Toolbar and search engine are the additional features of this software. Though it looks useful, there are some sad news about this program: many computer users have reported Babylon Toolbar for unwanted changes made in their browser. Besides, this program is suspected for altering homepage settings and the default search engine on Windows systems. If you are one of these people, you shouldn't leave Babylon Toolbar on your computer. 


Babylon Toolbar can be downloaded from the official Babylon website. However, most of the time it enters Winsows systems without any permission asked. That's because it comes bundled with other software, freeware and shareware in most of the cases. Recently, it has been noticed to spread in a bundle with CNET's software wrapper. We must add that toolbar doesn't come bundled with malware or at least we haven't seen any yet. 

Babylon Toolbar shouldn't be trusted because it alters users' search sessions for monetization purposes. That's why it is called 'redirect virus'. Additionally, it sometimes comes without user's permission asked and initiates serious problems when trying to uninstall it. So..


Babylon Search Toolbar works in all major web browsers. Before installing the toolbar, users have to agree to end user software agreement and accept all the changes that will be made during the installation. That's how it gets ability to change the default search engine provider on the PC. However, you may leave this setting unchanged. The core components of Babylon Toolbar can be uninstalled via 'Add/Remove Programs' or 'Programs and features'. For that, follow these steps:

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Babylon Toolbar Removal Process

Step 1

Uninstall Babylon Toolbar and related programs

Windows Mac OS X Step 2
Windows 7 / Vista / XP
  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
Windows 8
  • If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
Uninstall Babylon Toolbar and related programs
  • Here, look for Babylon Toolbar or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.
Windows Mac OS X Step 2

If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.

Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Babylon Toolbar or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.

Step 2

Remove Babylon Toolbar from Windows shortcuts

Step 3
  • Right click on the shortcut of Mozilla Firefox and select Properties.
  • Go to Shortcut tab and look at the Target field. Delete malicious URL that is related to your virus.

Repeat steps that are given above with all browsers' shortcuts, including Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Make sure you check all locations of these shortcuts, including Desktop, Start Menu and taskbar.

Step 3

Remove Babylon Toolbar from each of your web browsers

Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 4
Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Babylon Toolbar and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Babylon Toolbar removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 4
Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
  • Here, select Babylon Toolbar and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the menu (top right corner), choose Options General.
  • Here, delete malicious URL and enter preferable website or click Restore to default.
  • Click OK to save these changes.
Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete Babylon Toolbar removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 4
Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
  • Here, select Babylon Toolbar and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
Change your homepage and default search engine if it was altered by your virus
  • Click on menu icon and choose Settings.
  • Here, look for the Open a specific page or set of pages under On startup option and click on Set pages.
  • Now you should see another window. Here, delete malicious search sites and enter the one that you want to use as your homepage.
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete Babylon Toolbar removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 4
Remove dangerous plugins
  • Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences.
  • Here, select Extentions and look for Babylon Toolbar or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them.
Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Open your Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu section. Here, select Preferences as it was displayed previously and select General.
  • Here, look at the Homepage field. If it was altered by Babylon Toolbar, remove unwanted link and enter the one that you want to use for your searches. Remember to include the "http://" before typing in the address of the page.
Reset Safari
  • Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari....
  • Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete Babylon Toolbar removal process.

Step 4

Complete Babylon Toolbar removal

After uninstalling this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and fixing each of your web browsers, we recommend you to scan your PC system with a reputable anti-spyware. This will help you to get rid of Babylon Toolbar registry traces and will also identify related parasites or possible malware infections on your computer. For that you can use our top-rated malware remover: SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.

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Geolocation of Babylon Toolbar

Map reveals the prevalence of Babylon Toolbar. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Poland, Spain, France, Argentina and Italy.

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Information added: 10/23/14 11:43; information updated: 10/23/14 11:43

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Comments on Babylon Toolbar

insightful.. reminds me of a bunch of other stroeis in the word, like God is taking you to a land of to much, a land flowing with milk and honey. But dont forget they spent 40 years in the wilderness first. Sounds like a lesson in self sacrifice, a little of that, share in his (Christs) sufferings so that we may also share in his glory. I dont take that as we have to be literally crucified, but you do get the idea that we have some real hard work ahead, some sweat and blood some well sacrfice.
Removed from Firefox thanks to this thread! THANK YOU!! :D
To Babylon Support Team, You obviously dont know who or what you are working for as the advice on your own site does not work for Chrome and Babylon is most definately an invasive and very irritating VIRUS. So get another job!

and to date I have not yet found an effective way of eradicating this pest that I never invited into my life!
Easiest fix ever. Go to Mozilla help and click on troubleshooting, then click on reset Mozilla to original settings
Eva Gold
Hey, This is awesome working good, and the process is very easy. i like it. thanks for share!!!

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Lanre Moses Aderonmu
This Babylon Soft Ware is the WORST of it`s kind to say the least. How can a Software require a lot of time to Unistall with a number of steps to take for goodness sake? Babylon is the most regretful adventure I have ever made on Internet Download.
Babylon Support Team
Im from babylon support team.
Babylon search page is not a virus and its actually very easy to remove, please follow this link: to get full and quick instructions.
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Not a virus, eh? Then kindly explain to me how every single computer on my home network became infected with it? One of those computers was TURNED OFF and when it was turned o after 3 days up popped the installation window with NO way to prevent installation! Once I figure out how this crap got in I will report your company.
Babylon also places entries in your firefox profile that you may need to go in and manually remove. One of these is to send you to when you open a new tab.

To determine if you have some or any of these mods do the following:

- Open Firefox
- Type in about:config in the address bar
- Click the "i know what Im doing" - "Ill be careful, I promise" button that pops up
- Enter bab in the search filter box
- For any entries with babylon, you can right click and reset the value or delete the entry
Thanks a lot it works..
my system doesnt meet your requirments for size for your product, and spyhunter sneakily gets you to DL their free version, which does nothing but identify the removal tool available. how rood.
None of the registry values given are found in my registry. There is no sign of Babylon anywhere on my PC (search brings up nothing), and I set my browser default home page to google. Still this FUCKING searc.babylon is coming up. I wish somebody would pour petrol on these fuckerand burn the bastards! I have to format my drive thanks a bunch.
I placed in to my routers firewall as deny from and IP adresses for all protocols and this perfect protect for my full LAN network.
When you place to website filter in to router.... .... this rule not work ( possible bypass for this spam website).Rule for protect must be set as exakttly : any protocol(UDP and TCP) and for all ports 1 - 65535.Only tihs is work correctly. Gud luck for safe surfing on the internet.

Please suggest way to delete registry file. When delete is pressed then no action is taken by window 7.
I read that Babylon has been programmed in Israel. So it is obviously a Mossad spyware, impossible to remove !
stupid sowtware

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