Remove Baidu Toolbar

remove baidu toolbarBaidu Toolbar is a browser extension, plugin or addon for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, also called a Browser Helper Object for Internet Explorer. The Baidu Toolbar is made and promoted by Baidu Search Engine¬†Ltd and will replace or hijack your default homepage to baidu.com and in this case the search results are promoted by baidu.com . The Baidu Toolbar is bundled during the installation process of free or shareware downloads by download managers. This PUP – Potentially Unwanted Program is not a malicious process, but it’s build to promote services and should not be bundled during the installation process to trick users into installing it without a decent notice. Please note that Baidu Toolbar and Baidu Search Engine are legit, and not in any case a virus.

It is advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast thru the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers a Advanced or Custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.

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