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How do I turn off Babylon

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Lars Brugman, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. Lars Brugman

    Lars Brugman

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    I just restart firefox and suddenly I have Babylon search engine????? How can I turn it off?
     
  2. Johan Top

    Johan Top

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    Babylon is a kind of virus and very very hard to remove.. it's a peice of crap my girl had several problems with as well..

    Well, do this:


    1. delete babylon.xml from Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\searchplugins.

    2. Type this in your address bar:
    about:config

    Search for every instance of babylon and reset the entries

    • Replace the babylon-setting in keyword.url with http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=
    • Replace the others "search the web (babylon)" with "search the web (google)" and you're good to go.
     
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  3. Ho3n3r

    Ho3n3r

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    Was wondering why a Babylon install file suddenly appeared on our desktop, and queried my wife. She didn't recognise it, so delete I went. Glad to know it was the right thing to do.