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how can I resolve this Msg: 'Firefox could not download the search plugin from: file:///C:/Users/(me)/AppData/Roaming/Mozilla/Firefox/Profiles/uvpov3d2.default/extensions/toolbar@ask.com/searchplugins/askcom.xml ?

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This pops up for every Action (Search / PageLoad ...) It seems to have started after I had run one of those CleanUp Registry Program ......

Chosen solution

That is a problem with the Ask.com toolbar.

Try to delete search.sqlite and search.json in the Firefox Profile Folder

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Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 10.2 r152
  • getplusplusadobe16263
  • Cooliris embedded in a tab
  • np-mswmp
  • 1.9.0042.0
  • npdivxplayerplugin
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Default 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.
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.4.2"
  • Google Update
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5.9.615
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • DivX Web Player version 2.1.0.900
  • DivX OVS Helper Plug-in
  • GEPlugin
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_23 for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.0.51204.0
  • Office Live Update v1.5
  • NPWLPG
  • BlackBerry WebSL Browser Plug-In

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-GB; rv:1.9.2.13) Gecko/20101203 AskTbBLT/3.11.3.15590 Firefox/3.6.13

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cor-el
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Chosen Solution

That is a problem with the Ask.com toolbar.

Try to delete search.sqlite and search.json in the Firefox Profile Folder

Helpful Reply

Thank you so much, Cor-el! Life is so much easier without that DANGed PopUp! You rock!