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How do I completely uninstall Firefox on a Mac?


Leaving position, must turn in laptop without added programs. Must completely remove Firefox. Is there more to it than removing Firefox from the Applications folder?

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Helper7677 165 solutions 1653 answers

See: https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/uninstalling%20Firefox

  • the page detects your OS automatically with the browser used to open the page.
  • To get the correct instructions:
    • If you are un-installing from an OSX system, go to the page with a system using OSX.
    • Open the page with a Windows system if un-installing from a Windows system.

Un-install your personal information also (bookmarks, passwords, etc.) as mentioned on that page.

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