Sunday, December 15, 2013

Instructions To Remove And Reinstall The Bing Toolbar

You may have come across the Bing toolbar while using web browsers. The Bing Toolbar allows users to search for keywords from the toolbar itself without the need to search from any search engines. This toolbar gives the users immediate access to the current weather, latest news and email notifications. The Bing toolbar is also integrated with Facebook and lets the users access their Facebook account’s newsfeed. Another advantage of this toolbar is that it provides access to the Bing search engine of Microsoft without the need to visit the website. The Bing bar can encounter some errors at times.
 If you encounter an error while using the Bing toolbar, you always have the option to remove Bing toolbar and then reinstall it. Usually removing and reinstalling the Bing toolbar will help you to get rid of most of the errors in the toolbar. The Bing Bar is compatible with Windows XP OS and newer versions. This toolbar also needs Internet Explorer 7 or higher versions to install. This article discusses the steps to remove and reinstall the Bing Toolbar in your computer.


  • Turn on your computer and click on the Start button, which is placed on the extreme left hand side of the desktop screen. Select the search bar that is above the Start icon.
  • Type in the command appwiz.cpl in the search box and press the Enter key on the keyboard.
  • This will take you to the Add or Remove Programs list. Locate Bing toolbar from the list and then click on the Uninstall button. Select the Next button and then click on the Uninstall button to remove Bing Toolbar completely from the Internet Explorer web browser.
  • After doing the above steps, close the Add or Remove programs window and then download a fresh copy of the Bing toolbar from the official website of Bing.
  • Wait until the download finishes and then click on the Run option in the file download dialog box. Click on the Next button and then on the Install button. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the re-install process successfully.

These are the steps to remove and reinstall Bing toolbar in the Internet Explorer web browser. If you have any doubts or if you find any difficulty in following the steps discussed above, you can seek advice from a technical expert.

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