Uninstalling Firefox – Why Can’t I Remove Firefox 5

on November 1st, 2011 | 5 Comments

firefox-5Firefox 5 is a web browser developed by Mozilla. As the third most widely used browser, Firefox 5 combines a simple design with comprehensive technology to make the web faster, safer and easier. Although Firefox 5 is popular and liked by many people, sometimes people just have to uninstall Firefox 5 for good. This article will offer a simple step-by-step guide on how to uninstall the web browser in three simple methods.

Uninstall Firefox 5 by Windows installer
This is the most common method to uninstall a program and it is also very simple. If you have opened the browser, you should end it in Windows Task Manager before you run the un-installation.

Click on the Start button in the left hand corner of your desktop to find the Control Panel menu. Double click on the Control Panel tab to open it and then choose Add/Remove Program.
Scroll down the currently installed program list to find out Firefox 5, and choose Remove in the drop-down list.
Follow the on screen instruction to finish the process.
Restart your computer if necessary.

Uninstall Firefox 5 by the built-in uninstaller
Most programs would contain a built-in tool for you to install or uninstall the programs easily. You could find the tool in the folder where Firefox 5 has been installed in.

If you have added the browser to the Start menu, you can find directory of Firefox 5 in all programs and you just need to choose the option to uninstall Firefox 5.

If you cannot find the program in all programs, go to the folder where you keep the Firefox 5, find the Uninstall executable program and then follow the instruction to remove the browser.
It is recommended to restart your computer after the un-installation finishes.

Uninstall Firefox 5 by 3rd party uninstaller
In some cases, the two solutions above may not work as expected, and sometimes these two methods would bring us problems such as messing up other programs on the computer. And that is why a 3rd party tool is highly recommended for you to uninstall Firefox 5.
This tool will uninstall any unwanted program quickly and completely. Some installed applications are hidden in your system, so you cannot easily find and remove them, but 3rd party uninstaller would force uninstall those hidden applications of Chrome Extensions. Perfect Uninstaller is an excellent uninstall tool which has performed perfectly on computers for millions people.

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5 Responses to Uninstalling Firefox – Why Can’t I Remove Firefox 5

  1. korar ichter -  November 1, 2011 at 1:51 am

    Easy to follow. My security program has been removed. Appreciate your assistance in this regards.

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  2. sonia l stone -  November 1, 2011 at 5:45 am

    Actually, I haven’t tried the software. I followed the first method and it is useful for removing the program. Thanks for sharing the method.

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  3. scot trichter -  November 2, 2011 at 10:39 am

    Helpful information and excellent uninstaller program.

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  4. sonya lee -  November 2, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    Good post. Can you help me faster my computer running?

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  5. 2nanatte geiger -  November 2, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    For the love of God, keep wiring these articles on uninstalling issues for people.

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