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
This update improves the stability and the reliability of these toolbars. After you install this update, the currently installed toolbar on your computer is upgraded to Bing Bar version 6.3.
Note MSN Toolbar is now known as Bing Bar.
Issues that this update resolves or improves
This update resolves some issues in which the toolbar causes Windows Internet Explorer to crash. Additionally, the update provides a deeper integration of the toolbar with Windows Live Hotmail and with Windows Live Messenger.
After you install this update, the following extensions are installed in Internet Explorer:
Bing Bar Browser Helper Object (BHO)
This update is available from the following Microsoft Update website:
How to obtain the latest version of Bing Bar
You can also download the latest version of Bing Bar from the following Microsoft website:
How to uninstall Bing Bar
To uninstall Bing Bar from Windows Vista or from Windows 7, follow these steps:
Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Under Programs, click Uninstall a program.
In the Uninstall or change program list, click Bing Bar, and then click Uninstall.
Follow the instructions.
To uninstall Bing Bar from Windows XP, follow these steps:
Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.
In the Currently installed programs list, click Bing Bar, and then click Remove.