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#1 moota1514

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 09:23 AM

Hi do i need "Bing bar" in my Add-ons my friend told me bing is bad news so i disabled it is this the right thing to do plus do i need "search helper extension"

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 09:39 AM

If you don't use it you don't need to keep it installed. You can go to Add Remove programs and get rid of it.

As for Search Helper Extension the only thing I know about that is what I found when searching for info. Don't use it? Leave it disabled. Or get rid of it-directions in the article linked to below.

http://lifehacker.com/5560116/remove-microsofts-search-helper-add+on-from-firefox

A recent Windows Update package, marked "Important," quietly added Microsoft's "Search Helper" extension to both Internet Explorer and Firefox, all for the purpose of making a Bing toolbar work better.

Microsoft pushed out an Important-labeled update for its "Search Enhancement Pack." Many Windows users always install the Important updates, as they're where security issues are regularly fixed. What the "enhancement" really did, though, was install a package that helps Bing's toolbar better integrate itself with IE and Firefox—whether or not you have the Bing bar installed. You'll notice it because Firefox will report having a new add-on when you next start it after the update.


If you want to keep both of them leave them disabled.

*edited to correct grammatical error*

Edited by Queen-Evie, 02 December 2012 - 12:33 PM.


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Posted 02 December 2012 - 11:57 AM

Thanks for your help. :thumbsup:




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