Upgrade to Bing Bar version 7.1 from MSN Toolbar and earlier versions of Bing Bar

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INTRODUCTION

An update is available through Windows Update for the following versions of MSN Toolbar and Bing Bar:
  • MSN Toolbar version 3.0
  • MSN Toolbar version 4.0
  • Bing Bar version 5.0
  • Bing Bar version 6.0
This update improves the stability and reliability of these toolbars. After you install this update, the currently installed toolbar on your computer is upgraded to Bing Bar version 7.1.

Note MSN Toolbar is now known as Bing Bar.

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Issues that this update resolves or improves

This update resolves some toolbar issues that cause Windows Internet Explorer to crash. Additionally, this update adds new features. These include news, weather, maps, mail, Facebook, search, finance, games, video, rewards, movies, and translation.

After you install this update, the following extensions are installed in Internet Explorer:
  • Bing Bar
  • Bing Bar Browser Helper Object (BHO)

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Microsoft Update

This update is available from the following Microsoft Update website:
http://update.microsoft.com

How to obtain the latest version of Bing Bar

You can also download the latest version of Bing Bar from the following Microsoft website:
http://toolbar.msn.com
Note You will receive the following message if you are running an earlier version of MSN Toolbar that has been disabled. To download the latest version of Bing Bar, click Try it. Or, click Not now to ignore the message.
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How to uninstall Bing Bar

To uninstall Bing Bar from Windows Vista or from Windows 7, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program.
  3. In the Uninstall or change program list, click Bing Bar, and then click Uninstall.
  4. Follow the instructions.
To uninstall Bing Bar from Windows XP, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. In the Currently installed programs list, click Bing Bar, and then click Remove.

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Article ID: 2673770 - Last Review: February 28, 2012 - Revision: 1.0
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