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[Fx31] Windows uninstaller will no longer offer the option to remove personal data

  1. This "shoot yourself in the foot" option in the Windows uninstaller that, when selected, removes all relative profiles will be removed in Firefox 31.

    Related bug:

    • Bug 432017 - Selecting remove personal data description text should clearly state that it removes *all* Firefox personal data

    Phil Ringnalda (:philor) 2014-04-06 09:57:37 PDT
    
    https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/6ddb9a42b78a
    
    Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
    Resolution: --- → FIXED
    
    This "shoot yourself in the foot" option in the Windows uninstaller that, when selected, removes all relative profiles will be removed in Firefox 31. Related bug: * [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=432017 Bug 432017] - Selecting remove personal data description text should clearly state that it removes *all* Firefox personal data ----- Phil Ringnalda (:philor) 2014-04-06 09:57:37 PDT https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/6ddb9a42b78a Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED Resolution: --- → FIXED
  2. Thanks, Alice. I'll update this when it's in Beta.

    Thanks, Alice. I'll update this when it's in Beta.
  3. I've updated the article for fx31 - no more "foot guns". Thanks, Alice!

    I've updated the article for fx31 - no more "foot guns". Thanks, Alice!
  4. Joni said

    I've updated the article for fx31 - no more "foot guns". Thanks, Alice!

    Thanks for updating the article :-)

    ''Joni [[#post-9673|said]]'' <blockquote> I've updated the article for fx31 - no more "foot guns". Thanks, Alice! </blockquote> Thanks for updating the article :-)
  5. Hi

    I am reviewing the Danish translation of this article, and am puzzled about this article for Firefox 31 on Windows XP. It is missing the paragraph 'Remove user data and settings'. instead it shows the 'Remove my Firefox personal data and customizations' instructions. I don't think the option to remove user data is different on Windows XP than other Windows versions. It's different on Firefox 31 from previous versions.

    Jørgen Rasmussen MozillaDanmark

    Hi I am reviewing the Danish translation of this article, and am puzzled about this article for Firefox 31 on Windows XP. It is missing the paragraph 'Remove user data and settings'. instead it shows the 'Remove my Firefox personal data and customizations' instructions. I don't think the option to remove user data is different on Windows XP than other Windows versions. It's different on Firefox 31 from previous versions. Jørgen Rasmussen MozillaDanmark

    Modified by Joergen on

  6. Hi Joergen,

    You're right. I've revised the Windows XP steps and added instructions on how to remove user data as well.

    Thanks for pointing this out. Joni

    Hi Joergen, You're right. I've revised the Windows XP steps and added instructions on how to remove user data as well. Thanks for pointing this out. Joni