Monday, April 21, 2014

Removing The Bing Toolbar

A toolbar is most often used when a person wishes to open the utilities that he most commonly uses while browsing online. A toolbar is commonly installed on the web browser in order to avoid your hassle of accessing it when you require it. But sometimes, this can turn to be a nuisance. The tool which you have installed hoping would turn useful may give an opposite effect. Even if it would help you to access your most favorite applications or websites, it might use up more of your screen space and thus create difficulty for you.

As you know, Microsoft has introduced a search engine and it is called Bing. Just like any other search engine, Bing too has introduced a toolbar and if you have accidentally installed the same on your web browser, you might get messed up.

Most often, Bing toolbars gets installed to Internet Explorer 8 and this normally comes as a Search Provider and it often gets installed at the top of the web browser. If you are a Bing lover, this toolbar will be useful for you as you will be able to use their services with this toolbar. But if you are not preferring to use Bing on your web browser, you can definitely think about how to remove Bing toolbar from your web browser.

Let us try to remove Bing toolbar completely from the web browser, Internet Explorer 8. Follow the the instructions given below for the same.


  • Open the Internet Explorer 8.
  • On the right side of the Bing Search option, you will find an arrow and you can select the same.
  • This will open up a menu and you can choose Manage Search Providers. A new window will now appear.
  • At the center of the window, you will find the icon of Bing and you can right click the same. This will open up a menu.
  • You can select Disable Suggestions in the menu and this will turn off Bing Search. If you go to the next step, you will be able to uninstall Bing Search toolbar from the browser completely.
  • You can right click the Bing icon and select Remove and you will find that Bing search toolbar is removed from your web browser.
  • Now select Close and select Manage Search Providers and close the window.
Now you know how to remove Bing toolbar from your web browser. For any further tech assistance, contact our tech support center.

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