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I need to remove yahoo toolbar, there is no official mozilla help on this topic, only forums of users. Please give me the necessary instructions to REMOVE ALL YAHOOI THANK YOU !!!

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none, I even unchecked Yahoo upon Installation of FireFox

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I dont' want the Yahoo toolbar either, especially if Yahoo doesn't give me an obvious way to opt out and remove. insight2action@verizon.net

TXGuy 87 solutions 861 answers

Firefox does not come with the Yahoo Toolbar or any other such add-ons. It was probably installed with some other item that you downloaded and installed. WATCH DURING DOWNLOAD AND INSTALLATION OF EVERYTHING FOR OPT-OUT OPTIONS!!

See: https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Uninstalling+add-ons https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Cannot+uninstall+an+add-on

Question owner

Thanks for the link TXGuy. I dislike Yahoo too-- I installed it by accident. (Google is better anyway)

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Thanks for the pointers!

Question owner

I specifically opted out of Damned Yahell Toolbar and other options. But it installed itself anyway. I removed it from the machine, but I cannot get it out of FF. I guess I will have to do a complete uninstall and install... Hopefully that will work.

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For reference

Extensions, plugins, and themes are considered add-ons. Here is how you uninstall them.

Extensions:

1. On the menu bar, select Tools

2. Add-ons

3. Select the add-on you want to uninstall.

4. Click Uninstall . Again when prompted

You will need to restart Firefox

Plugins:

For plugins, you can disable them 1. In the add-ons window, select the Plugins Panel

2. Select the desired plugin.

3. Click Disable

You may need to restart Firefox

If you want to uninstall a plug in:

A plethora of plugins come with their own uninstall wizards, see Popular plugins for steps on how to uninstall common plugins

If you are having trouble uninstalling a plugin, see Manually uninstalling a plugin

Themes:

1. In the add-ons window, select the Themes Panel

2. Select the theme you want to uninstall

3. Click Uninstall. Again when prompted

xerotigercat 0 solutions 2 answers

This option does not work. I opted out of installing the toolbar 3 times during installation of IM, but it still installed. It keeps saying restart Firefox to keep your changes. I am going to try firefox safe mode though.