What is Babylon search?
Babylon search is a search engine that usually comes with Babylon toolbar or other browser Babylon add-ons. If you download Babylon translation software from babylon.com, together with this software you can also install Babylon Toolbar.
By installing this toolbar you also agree to replace your home page and default search engine with isearch.babylon.com or simply Babylon search. The engine may expose you to unsafe commercial content which could lead to malware infection. That is why we recommend you delete Babylon search from your system and return your browsers back to normal.
How does Babylon search work?
As it has already been mentioned, Babylon search is a part of Babylon Toolbar. The toolbar may have entered your system one of two ways: you either downloaded it yourself from babylon.com or it came bundled with other freeware. If it was installed together with other freeware, you may have some difficulties removing it from your browsers. It does not present you with a Disable button like other add-ons do and even after you uninstall it via Control Panel, it still remains in your web browsers.
Babylon Toolbar is known to track your cookies and thus record your online activity. This is done in order to display various advertisements on your screen. These ads, banners and pop-ups should not be trusted. You may be redirected to a malware harboring website and infect your system. You could also be redirected to other pages containing virtual scams. It is clear that keeping the program could lead to serious financial losses as well as computer malfunction and data loss. Babylon search engine also can not be trusted as it will not provide you with genuine results. If you want to improve your online security and not end up with an infected PC, you should terminate Babylon search.
How to remove Babylon search from my PC?
In order to delete Babylon search manually you will have to delete Babylon software from your system and restore your browser settings. You will find full instructions on how to do that presented right below this article. However, you should also keep in mind that there might be other potentially unwanted or even malicious applications on your computer. That is why we suggest going for automatic Babylon search removal instead. You can uninstall Babylon search using an anti-malware application that will scan your PC, detect all threats and terminate them all at once. The security program will continue being useful as it will safeguard your system in the future.
Tips on Babylon Search Removal
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs → Babylon → Remove
Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → Babylon → Uninstall
- Settings → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → Babylon → Uninstall
Reset Internet Explorer
- Gear icon → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset → Delete personal settings → Reset
Reset Mozilla Firefox
- Menu → Question mark → Troubleshooting Information → Reset Firefox → Reset Firefox
Reset Google Chrome
- Menu → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Reset browser settings → Reset.
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