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Bing keeps trying to become the permanent browser. I didnt install it SO HOW DO I GET RID OF IT? It installed a tool bar and i want rid of it. Its VERY annoying!

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Bing keeps trying to become the permanent browser. I didnt install it SO HOW DO I GET RID OF IT? It installed a tool bar and i want rid of it. Its VERY annoying!

bing popped up trying to become my web browser. it installed a tool bar and i would like all of the bing stuff gone. its very annoying.

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Re: Bing keeps trying to become the permanent browser. I didnt install it SO HOW DO I GET RID OF IT? It installed a tool bar and i want rid of it. Its VERY annoying!

"Bing" is a search engine, not a "web browser".
SearchToolbar/1.2 - get rid of that Toolbar.

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Re: Bing keeps trying to become the permanent browser. I didnt install it SO HOW DO I GET RID OF IT? It installed a tool bar and i want rid of it. Its VERY annoying!

your correct. I just want the darn thing off my screen. and the tool bar gone.

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Re: Bing keeps trying to become the permanent browser. I didnt install it SO HOW DO I GET RID OF IT? It installed a tool bar and i want rid of it. Its VERY annoying!

Two places to look at to remove it. One is Add or Remove Programs in the Windows Control panel. The second is Tools > Addons > Extensions in Firefox.

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Re: Bing keeps trying to become the permanent browser. I didnt install it SO HOW DO I GET RID OF IT? It installed a tool bar and i want rid of it. Its VERY annoying!

I thank all who answered my plea. i have the problem resolved and tell all IF YOU HAVE SETTINGS FOR AUTOMATIC UPDATES AND DON'T WANT BING THEN CHANGE IT OR YOU WILL GET IT.once it is in it is a pain to get rid of!