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#1 Toddsg27

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Posted 14 October 2006 - 11:13 AM

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Figured I'd give Firefox a try. But seems to slow down my computer too much. Now I can't seem to delete from Add/Remove Programs.

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Posted 14 October 2006 - 11:24 AM

1. Go to Windows Control Panel>Add/Remove Programs, and if a 'Mozilla Firefox' entry (or similar) exists, select it and click Change/Remove and uninstall it. Note, you can also uninstall Firefox by going to the \Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\uninstall\ directory and running the UinstallFirefox.exe file. Reboot if required.

2. Go to your Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Mozilla directory and delete the entire \Firefox subdirectory and all of its contents. Note that this will delete all of your bookmarks and saved settings. If you want to backup any or all of your current Profile, see the Customizing Firefox section first.

3. Go to your \Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\ directory and delete it and all of its contents.

4. Using a registry cleaner like RegCleaner 4.3, find and remove all Firefox/Mozilla-related entries (usually there are several Mozilla entries to be found) and remove them. Alternatively you can use the Registry Editor (Start>Run>Regedit) and delete the following keys - that is, right click on their name in the left pane of Registry Editor and select Delete:

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FirefoxHTML]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Applications\firefox.exe]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Mozilla]

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MozillaPlugins]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\mozilla.org]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins]
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Posted 14 October 2006 - 11:24 AM

See this KB article: Uninstalling FireFox.
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#4 Toddsg27

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Posted 14 October 2006 - 10:25 PM

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Thanks for the help. I only have one left.....can't figure out how to get rid of it. "Program Files", "Mozilla Firefox", "uninstall" folder....can't get rid of it....I get a message...says it's being used by someone else or another program.....and I finally did get rid of Firefox in Add/Remove Programs..

Any ideas?

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Posted 15 October 2006 - 09:02 AM

Have you tried unininstalling the file in "safe mode"?
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Posted 15 October 2006 - 10:18 AM

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Thanks..that worked! Gotta remember safe mode in the future.... :flowers:




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