Unable to uninstall FireFox

By transviruses
May 30, 2006
  1. every time i click the change/remove button it freezes on me.
    what should i do?
  2. DonNagual

    DonNagual TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,404

    Boot into safe mode, and try to uninstall it from there.
  3. transviruses

    transviruses TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 52

    nope same thing happened.
    i forgot to metion that firefox is still working.
  4. altheman

    altheman TS Rookie Posts: 425

    reinstall and then uninstall it.
  5. transviruses

    transviruses TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 52

    omg its still doesnt work.!!
    is there a removal program?
  6. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    I found the following from HERE and same problem HERE and HERE

    "Note, you can also uninstall Firefox by going to the \Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\uninstall\ directory and running the UninstallFirefox.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, (or RegscrubXP)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:







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