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What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,172
United States Rank #38,849
Reach 0.0130%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.58 days
607.14 days >
Average installed length: 319.01 days

Babylon toolbar

What is Babylon toolbar?

Babylon Toolbar 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.

Functionality of the toolbar includes:
- Changing the web browser's default home page to the affiliate search portal.
- Changing the browser's search provider, built-in search box as well as the address bar.
- Ability to modify the 'new tab' functionality to launch the modified search portal page.
- Adds an alternative error page, DNS error and 'page not' found functionality.
- Adds additional functionality that is designed to protect the search and home page settings.
- May 'inject' advertising in the form of context ads, links and pop-ups.

About  (from Babylon Ltd)

Babylon enables you to translate web pages, full documents and text translations giving you relevant conversions and writing tools instantly with a single click. Just click on any text on your screen and a small window appears with the relevant text translation, information or conversion that you need without interrupt...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Babylon toolbar.
BabylonToolbarsrv.exe (df21c6f3df9d3ff3b65dcf0f022390ab) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8.9045 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Montiera.A
Malwarebytes v2014.04.22.10 PUP.Optional.BabylonToolBar.A
GUninstaller.exe (b0f6507f8666e89dd9f192313d88eb98) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE HW32.Laneul.zosu
Comodo Security 17604 Application.Win32.Agent.~A
Babylon toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\babylontoolbar\babylontoolbar\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\BabylonToolbar\BabylonToolbar\\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Babylon toolbar

Program executable:BabylonToolbarsrv.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Babylon Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\babylontoolbar\babylontoolbar\\BabylonToolbarsrv.exe
(From the publisher) “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...”
Additional files:
  • BabylonToolbarApp.dll - Babylon Toolbar
  • BabylonToolbarEng.dll
  • (Malware detected) BabylonToolbarsrv.exe
  • BabylonToolbarTlbr.dll
  • uninstall.exe - BabylonToolbar
  • GUninstaller.exe - Uninstaller (Uninstaller Application)
  • BabylonToolbar.crx
  • BabylonToolbar.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • BabylonToolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CescrtHlpr Object' with the class of {2EECD738-5844-4a99-B4B6-146BF802613B} (Babylon toolbar helper).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • BabylonToolbarTlbr.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Babylon Toolbar' with the class of {98889811-442D-49dd-99D7-DC866BE87DBC}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BabylonToolbarsrv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BabylonToolbar' which loads as "C:\Program Files\BabylonToolbar\BabylonToolbar\\BabylonToolbarsrv.exe" /md I.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:7.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0024298958%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00152848%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00090141%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Babylon toolbar?

You can uninstall Babylon toolbar 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 toolbar, 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 toolbar.
  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 toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.54%
Windows 10 12.45%
Windows Vista 12.06%
Windows XP 8.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.92%
Windows 7 Professional 10.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.59%
Windows 10 Pro 2.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.36% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 13.36%
  Germany 10.69%
  United States 9.54%
  Israel 4.96%
  Japan 4.20%
  Taiwan 4.20%
  United Kingdom 3.82%
  Austria 2.29%
  Canada 2.29%
  Italy 2.29%
  Netherlands 2.29%
  Russia 2.29%
  Sweden 2.29%
  Spain 1.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.95%
Dell 20.50%
Acer 20.50%
ASUS 6.83%
Samsung 4.35%
Intel 3.73%
Toshiba 3.73%
American Megatrends 1.24%
Lenovo 1.24%
Medion 1.24%
MSI 1.24%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.13%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.48%
INTEL DG31PR 2.48%
Acer Aspire 5750G 1.65%
ASUSTeK K52F 1.65%

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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