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Regarding Bing Bar / windows update

Minor question. PC working fine.
From time to time I open windows update to see if I missed anything. Almost always it will go into a loop trying to, I guess, update Bing Bar. I don't have it installed, that is to say its not in control panel programs and features and it doesn't show up in revo uninstaller program. I use Firebox and my default search engine is set to Google. Windows 10

So why does it do this and is there any way to stop it.

Thanks in advance

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It May Be In A Different Browser, Tried This?

First, open Internet Explorer, then click on "Tools" in the upper left, choose "Manage Add-ons". First, select "Toolbars and Extensions" and use the drop down menu to select "All Add-ons". Look through the list to see if Bing is listed there. If so, click on it to highlight it, then check below to see if "Remove" is an option. If so, remove it.

Next, click on "Search Providers" and do the same thing but MAKE SURE you have a different one listed there, such as Google. If Bing is there, highlight it and remove it. And next, do the same for "Accelerators".

MS Edge has something similar and it to should be checked. A method for doing so is in the link below:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/extensions/guides/adding-and-removing-extensions

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Followed your suggestions

Now only time will tell if this resolves the issue. It does make sense to do these minor steps.

Thanks, Grif

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Just an FYI

Followed your guide. No more Bing Bar updates when I go to windows updates.
Just did windows update on my Sisters computer and saw the Bing Bar thing, so I will adjust her computer also.

Thanks again Grif

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