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FireFox sent me a prompt to update I didn't then. now says "any search" and does not show firefix at all

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I was asked to update Firefox. I started but didn't finish. Now I can't even go on. It says "any search". I updated on the internet and on my phone but it didn't sink with my old firefox. I don't want to loose my bookmarks. There is no new Firefox icon.

I was asked to update Firefox. I started but didn't finish. Now I can't even go on. It says "any search". I updated on the internet and on my phone but it didn't sink with my old firefox. I don't want to loose my bookmarks. There is no new Firefox icon.

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If you have lost Firefox on your computer, you should be able to simply download Firefox from the Mozilla website. Since your Firefox profile (the folder that saves your Firefox data) is stored separately from the Firefox installation directory, you can reinstall Firefox without losing your Firefox data.

If you are still concerned about losing your data, you can back up your Firefox profile folder before reinstalling Firefox just to be safe.

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If you have lost Firefox on your computer, you should be able to simply download Firefox from the Mozilla website. Since your Firefox profile (the folder that saves your Firefox data) is stored separately from the Firefox installation directory, you can reinstall Firefox without losing your Firefox data.

If you are still concerned about losing your data, you can back up your Firefox profile folder before reinstalling Firefox just to be safe.

If you have lost Firefox on your computer, you should be able to simply download Firefox from the Mozilla website. Since your Firefox profile (the folder that saves your Firefox data) is stored separately from the Firefox installation directory, you can reinstall Firefox without losing your Firefox data. If you are still concerned about losing your data, you can [[Back up and restore information in Firefox profiles|back up your Firefox profile folder]] <u>before</u> reinstalling Firefox just to be safe.
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EllenLois said

I was asked to update Firefox. I started but didn't finish. Now I can't even go on. It says "any search".

Hello EllenLois,

In case the above doesn't solve the problem - would you please take a look at these search results .....

Especially for Mac : https://www.malwarebytes.com/mac/

''EllenLois [[#question-1248721|said]]'' <blockquote> I was asked to update Firefox. I started but didn't finish. Now I can't even go on. It says "any search". </blockquote> Hello EllenLois, In case the above doesn't solve the problem - would you please take a look at [https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&ei=DitVXNafHIXWwALHl7rQBw&q=in+firefox+%3A+how+to+get+rid+of+any+search+on+Mac+%3F&oq=in+firefox+%3A+how+to+get+rid+of+any+search+on+Mac+%3F&gs_l=psy-ab.3..33i160.304987.319339..319720...0.0..0.121.2780.38j2......0....1..gws-wiz.......0i71j35i304i39j0i7i30j0i7i10i30j0i13j0i8i7i30j0j0i8i30j33i10j33i22i29i30j33i21.ncLAYe67KR8 these search results .....] Especially for Mac : https://www.malwarebytes.com/mac/