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Firefox has started adding "Bing" search buttons to images, how do I stop this?

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I do not understand why Firefox has started adding a "Bing" search button to some pictures in web sites I visit. It happens with my own web site, with those of major news services and many others.

I have checked that Bing has not been added as an Add-On or Extension.

How do I get rid of it, it's a nusiance and an intrusion

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hello, can you try to replicate this behaviour when you launch firefox in safe mode once? if not, maybe one of your other addons is interfering here...

Troubleshoot extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems

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You have malware (in bold).


  • Babylon Spelling and Proofreading

1.0.0.1 true adapter@babylontc.com

  • Productivity 3.1 Community Toolbar

3.19.0.3 true {9427041a-a8dc-4d06-9a68-93873486e957}

  • Babylon Toolbar

1.5.0 false ffxtlbr@babylon.com

  • Funmoods

1.5.1 false ffxtlbr@funmoods.com

Microsoft Security Essentials is a good permanent antivirus for Windows 7/Vista/XP if you don't already have one.


Further information can be found in the Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware article.

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This did the trick,it's justa shame I now loose all the useful tools that those apps made available, but I'd rather that than having malware sitting on my PC. Thanks.