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How can I uninstall Firefox plug-ins?

Posted on 2014-04-24
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I'm trying to clean-up the list. I have a few items I won't use again. I can de-activate them, but there's no option to uninstall plug-ins.
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Lee W, MVP earned 250 total points
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Please reference this Mozilla help article:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/disable-or-remove-add-ons

(Most have their own uninstall programs)
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by:Dan Craciun
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If you can't find the uninstaller, here's the manual version:

Type about:plugins in the address bar.
Check the "File" and "Path" for the plugin you want to remove, then go to that path and delete/rename the file.

HTH,
Dan
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by:jcimarron
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Dan Craciun--
Is it OK to delete the file as suggested rather than uninstall?
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by:Dan Craciun
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No, that's only if you can't find the uninstaller or if it fails.
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