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How To remove Firefox?

by xguy03 / January 18, 2013 5:38 AM PST

I can not remove Mozilla Firefox. I've tried to uninstall it in the control panel and it wouldn't. I tried CCleaner and the same. I am also having the same trouble with Lexmark and don't understand why.

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

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Try
by Blue_Zee / January 18, 2013 6:04 AM PST
In reply to: How To remove Firefox?

Reinstalling Firefox, reboot and then try uninstalling.

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Uninstalling and installing troubles
by mchainmchain / January 18, 2013 6:17 AM PST
In reply to: How To remove Firefox?

Usually indicates troubles with corrupt/missing Windows operating system files.

Blue screens, program errors, etc? Registry cleaners are known to cause issues.

Microsoft Fix-it for Uninstall/Install issues here: http://support.microsoft.com/mats/program_install_and_uninstall/

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2438651 Some of the information may or may not be pertinent to your issues.

Run sfc /scannow from Start>Run scannow will repair/replace any missing or corrupt Windows system files with known good original copies. This will take some time to complete; you must allow this to finish.

Note the syntax is the following: sfc(space)/scannow If not done correctly, this program will not run and report an error.

Report back any errors found or reported exactly.

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Have You Tried Mozilla's Uninstall Steps?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / January 19, 2013 12:49 AM PST
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Their procedures allow you to directly access their uninstall program instead of using the Control Panel "uninstall" link. Here's that link:

http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/uninstall-firefox-from-your-computer

And here are the manual removal instructions of the entire program from the Mozilla site as well.

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Uninstalling_Firefox#On_Windows

And if that still doesn't get it done, try the freeware version of Revo Uninstaller from the link below:

http://www.revouninstaller.com/revo_uninstaller_free_download.html

Hope this helps.

Grif

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