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Can't uninstall Babylon- doesn't even show up in my programs list.... Help!

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I keep getting pop-up's that state  "Object error", very annoying. I believe the source of this problem is the Babylon software on my PC. I have already uninstalled Google Chrome, which I read could be the source of the problem, this did not solve the problem.

Interestingly, when I seach for this toolbar in my programs file, I canot loacte it it, either manually or using a search.....How can I uninstall Babylon, my OS is windows 7

Any help or feedback is greatly appreciated !:smileyhappy:

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CCCarole
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Re: Can't uninstall Babylon- doesn't even show up in my programs list.... Help!

To uninstall Babylon, see if this links help you.

 

http://www.babylon.com/info/uninstall

 

RE:  Object error

 

See this thread.

 

 

http://forums.comcast.com/t5/E-Mail-and-Xfinity-Connect-Help/How-to-fix-object-error-in-email/m-p/14...



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Re: Can't uninstall Babylon- doesn't even show up in my programs list.... Help!

The program does not appear in my programs list.....even if I search for it, it is not there...

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Re: Can't uninstall Babylon- doesn't even show up in my programs list.... Help!

Also, the Object error appears on different web pages, not in my email...

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Re: Can't uninstall Babylon- doesn't even show up in my programs list.... Help!

Which browser/ version are using?

 

Do you have the Babylon program installed, or is it the Babylon toolbar?

 

Also:

 

** Note: For an alternate removal method – Go to "run" or "select programs and files" in the Start Menu and copy and paste the following: C:\Program Files\Babylon\Babylon-Pro\Utils\uninstbb.exe



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Re: Can't uninstall Babylon- doesn't even show up in my programs list.... Help!

I tried to copy and paste the link into "run", not found in results. I think iit must be the Babylon search bar.

I checked in my Tools menu and was able to find the "seach babylon" under Search providers in my add-ons,

however when I attempt to delete, that link is greyed out. Thanks so far for your help!

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Re: Can't uninstall Babylon- doesn't even show up in my programs list.... Help!

I use IE 64 bit

 

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http://search.babylon.com/?affID=116782&babsrc=HP_ss&mntrId=844dc959000000000000e0cb4e672959

 

This is the address of the babylon "problem", that shows up in my browser when I point to the toolbar....If this is of any help.

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I found this link with directions on how to remove the babylon search. 

See step 2:

http://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-babylon-toolbar-and-search-the-web-babylon/



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Re: Can't uninstall Babylon- doesn't even show up in my programs list.... Help!

Okay, after one of my last posts, when I saw that Babylon was listed as one of my search providers in my tools menu, I said to myself, "Oh, No you don't", then  searched for "homepage", and sure enough, babylon was set as my homepage. I changed it back to my prefered Google. Hopefully this fixes the problem. I will accept your last answer as the correct answer as this is what I did, and we'll hopefully see if this works. I was still not able to locate or disbale Baylon, what a pain!

Thanks again for your good advice:smileyhappy: Leigh

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JustLoveLeigh wrote:

Okay, after one of my last posts, when I saw that Babylon was listed as one of my search providers in my tools menu, I said to myself, "Oh, No you don't", then  searched for "homepage", and sure enough, babylon was set as my homepage. I changed it back to my prefered Google. Hopefully this fixes the problem. I will accept your last answer as the correct answer as this is what I did, and we'll hopefully see if this works. I was still not able to locate or disbale Baylon, what a pain!

Thanks again for your good advice:smileyhappy: Leigh


As you may have reaqd in the links I sewnt to you, babylon puts alot of things on your PC, changes your default browser, etc.  Stay away from it!

 

If the problem comes back, post back please!

 

CC



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Re: Can't uninstall Babylon- doesn't even show up in my programs list.... Help!

Thank you CC  :smileyhappy:

I will stay far away from Babylon, I hope it doesn't reappear! I have my Google back:smileyhappy: which would make my son very happy, since he works there (in CA). Peace!

 

 

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Great- Have a good quiet weekend now! :smileygrin:

Carole



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Re: Can't uninstall Babylon- doesn't even show up in my programs list.... Help!

(I'm an old hippie, lol) well, not too old, lol

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Re: Can't uninstall Babylon- doesn't even show up in my programs list.... Help!

Thank you CC, you too :smileycool: