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Should I remove Babylon?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,230
United States Rank #19,373
Reach 0.0730%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.37 days
453.32 days >
Average installed length: 238.19 days


What is Babylon?

Babylon is a computer dictionary and translation program from Babylon Ltd is a web browser plugin that allows you to get language translations and definitions through an installed web browser toolbar. Typically, the Babylon Toolbar comes bundled with other software, usually freeware and shareware. Before installing the toolbar, users have to agree to end user software agreement and accept all the changes that will be made during the installation. This web browser toolbar can change the default search engine provider; however, you may leave this setting unchanged. The toolbar also comes bundled as an add-on with other software downloads. It changes browser preferences such as the user's home page and search engine, changes that can be very difficult to reverse. A single click on any text using the right mouse button or combination of the right mouse button and a keyboard modifier, and the Babylon window appears providing a translation and definition of the clicked term. Babylon is a tool used for translation and conversion of currencies, measurements and time, and for obtaining other contextual information.

About  (from Babylon Ltd)

Babylon is the world's leading provider of language solutions, such as online and offline dictionary and translation software in over 75 languages in one simple click and is being used by millions of private users and organizations in more than 200 countries and territories. Simply click on any text in any desktop appl...  Read more
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.babylon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\babylon\babylon-pro\utils
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Babylon\Babylon-Pro\Utils\uninstbb.exe
Estimated size: 1.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Babylon

Program executable:uninstbb.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\babylon\babylon-pro\utils\uninstbb.exe
Additional files:
  • BabylonOfficePI.dll - Babylon Office Addin
  • BabylonIEPI.dll - Babylon IE Addin (Babylon Internet Explorer Addin)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • BabylonIEPI.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Babylon IE plugin' with the class of {9CFACCB6-2F3F-4177-94EA-0D2B72D384C1}.

How do I remove Babylon?

You can uninstall Babylon from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Babylon, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Babylon.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Babylon you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.08%
Windows XP 17.22%
Windows 10 8.89%
Windows Vista 1.67%
Windows Server 2003 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 52.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.10%
Windows 7 Professional 6.34%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 1.60%
Windows 8 Pro 1.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.47% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 70.47%
  United States 7.64%
  Israel 6.05%
  Germany 2.29%
  United Kingdom 1.46%
  AF 1.25%
  Italy 1.25%
  Turkey 0.97%
  France 0.83%
  Netherlands 0.76%
  Brazil 0.56%
  Switzerland 0.49%
  SY 0.49%
  Canada 0.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.27%
Hewlett-Packard 14.69%
Acer 13.23%
ASUS 11.46%
Lenovo 4.58%
American Megatrends 2.19%
Intel 1.88%
Sahara 0.83%
MSI 0.73%
Toshiba 0.63%
Alienware 0.52%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 6.51%
Dell Inspiron N5010 6.16%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.58%
Dell Vostro 1520 2.99%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.64%

About Babylon Ltd

Babylon is a computer dictionary and translation program, developed by Babylon Ltd., an Israeli public company.
Publisher URL: www.babylon.com


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