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HO DO I REMOVE THE ASK APP FROM MY MAC??>?

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I can't seem to remove the ASK app from my Mac Pro laptop

I can't seem to remove the ASK app from my Mac Pro laptop

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • The Google Earth Plugin allows you to view 3D imagery and terrain in your web browser.
  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r183
  • Microsoft Office for Mac SharePoint Browser Plug-in
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • iPhoto6

Application

  • Firefox 16.0.2
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; rv:16.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/16.0
  • Support URL: http://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/16.0.2/Darwin/en-US/

Extensions

  • MeasureIt 0.4.14.1-signed ({75CEEE46-9B64-46f8-94BF-54012DE155F0})
  • Troubleshooter 1.1a.1-signed (troubleshooter@mozilla.org)

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

  • adapterDescription:
  • adapterDeviceID: 0x 407
  • adapterDrivers:
  • adapterRAM:
  • adapterVendorID: 0x10de
  • driverDate:
  • driverVersion:
  • info: {u'AzureBackend': u'quartz'}
  • numAcceleratedWindows: 0
  • numAcceleratedWindowsMessage: [u'']
  • numTotalWindows: 1
  • webglRendererMessage: [u'blockedOSVersion']
  • windowLayerManagerType: Basic

Modified Preferences

  • accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar: 0
  • browser.cache.disk.capacity: 1048576
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.first_run: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size_cached_value: 1024000
  • browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion: 4
  • browser.search.useDBForOrder: True
  • browser.startup.homepage: http://home.tb.ask.com/index.jhtml?ptb=05599344-75B4-4EE6-86D2-E00A982F6D29&n=781bfec3&p2=^AW6^xdm212^YYA^us&si=XXXXXXXXXX
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID: 20121024073032
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone: 16.0.2
  • browser.zoom.full: False
  • extensions.lastAppVersion: 16.0.2
  • keyword.URL: http://search.tb.ask.com/search/GGmain.jhtml?st=kwd&ptb=05599344-75B4-4EE6-86D2-E00A982F6D29&n=781bfec3&ind=2015100611&p2=^AW6^xdm212^YYA^us&si=XXXXXXXXXX&searchfor=
  • network.cookie.prefsMigrated: True
  • places.database.lastMaintenance: 1444232901
  • places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages: 53688
  • privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs: True
  • security.warn_viewing_mixed: False

Misc

  • User JS: No
  • Accessibility: No
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You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar and search for prefs that refer to ask.com. You can reset user set (bold) ask.com pref(s) prefs via the right-click context menu to the default value.

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I'll be careful" to continue.

The System Detail list shows these prefs that refer to ask.com:

  • keyword.URL
  • browser.startup.homepagekeyword.URL
You can open the <b>about:config</b> page via the location/address bar and search for prefs that refer to <b>ask<i></i>.com</b>. You can reset user set (bold) <b>ask<i></i>.com</b> pref(s) prefs via the right-click context menu to the default value. You can open the <b>about:config</b> page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I'll be careful" to continue. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/about:config The System Detail list shows these prefs that refer to <b>ask<i></i>.com</b>: *keyword.URL *browser.startup.homepagekeyword.URL