Babylon is simple one click translation software that comes with a wide variety of language pairs and tremendous dictionary. This one is having few other features also,
Like community-created dictionaries and even a text-to-speech agent to let users hear the proper pronunciation of words Etc… Babylon is not categorized as malware but the tool bar which gets installed along with this software affects users’ browsing experience and it is not quite easy to remove from using the Add/Remove Programs. It once was identified as Adware:Win32/Babylon by Microsoft because of intrusive behavior, however, Babylon is not categorized as malware anymore.
If you find difficulties when you try to uninstall Babylon Toolbar and restore your homepage, try following steps to remove Babylon Toolbar and restore your homepage.
You can remove Babylon software quite easily but Babylon Toolbar and “Search the web (Babylon)” address bar search provider remain in the system even after removing Babylon. Babylon Toolbar comes bundled with other software as well.
Babylon removal instructions:
Go to Control Panel –> Add/Remove Programs (Programs and Features in Vista and 7) –> look for Babylon and Babylon toolbar on IE —> Uninstall
Once you removed Babylon and Babylon Toolbar don’t forgot to reset your browser home page.
To uninstall the Babylon Add-ons from Mozilla Firefox
1: On the Menu Bar of Mozilla Firefox, go to “Tools” -> “Add-ons“:
Now we need to remove the Babylon from the Search Engines.
4: Click the small magnifier icon at the right top corner as shown in the image below. Select Manage Search Engines… from the list.
5: Select Search the web (Babylon) and click Remove button. Click OK to save the changes.
6: To remove search.babylon.com from Mozilla Firefox’s Home page:
To uninstall the Babylon Add-ons from Internet Explorer
1: On the Menu Bar of Internet Explorer, go to “Tools” -> “Manage Addons“:
3: In the Search Providers you may see Babylon as Defaullt Search Provider. Change that one with any other Search Provider like Google.com or Yahoo.com
4: How to remove search.babylon.com from Internet Explorer’s Home Page:
To uninstall the Babylon Add-ons from Google Chrome
1. Click on Customize and control Google Chrome icon. Go to Tools → Extensions.
Or in new Version Tools →Settings→ Extensions.
2.Select Babylon from the Extensions list and click Uninstall/Remove.
Now you will get a Run Window. Inside the Run window Type REGEDIT and press on Ok.
Now you can see a Registry. (Be Care Full While using registry)If you are uncomfortable editing the registry DO NOT ATTEMPT IT.If you DO want to edit BACK UP the registry first by using ERUNT which can be downloaded from here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/erunt/Or Find the steps here How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
After Taking Registry back up Got to the registry locations
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Babylon and delete Babylon
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Babylon and delete Babylon