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I have the option to disable add ons and extensions but how do i remove them from the list completely?

I have the option to disable add ons and extensions but how do i remove them from the list completely?

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 11.0.02

Application

  • Firefox 20.0.1
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:20.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/20.0
  • Support URL: http://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/20.0.1/WINNT/en-US/

Extensions

  • avast! Ad Blocker 8.0 (adblocker@avast.com)
  • avast! WebRep 7.0.1455 (wrc@avast.com)
  • Troubleshooter 1.1a (troubleshooter@mozilla.org)
  • AVG SafeGuard toolbar 15.1.0.2 (avg@toolbar) (Inactive)

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

  • adapterDescription: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
  • adapterDescription2: NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M
  • adapterDeviceID: 0x0166
  • adapterDeviceID2: 0x0de9
  • adapterDrivers: igdumd64 igd10umd64 igd10umd64 igdumd32 igd10umd32 igd10umd32
  • adapterDrivers2: nvd3dumx,nvwgf2umx,nvwgf2umx nvd3dum,nvwgf2um,nvwgf2um
  • adapterRAM: Unknown
  • adapterRAM2: 1023
  • adapterVendorID: 0x8086
  • adapterVendorID2: 0x10de
  • clearTypeParameters: Gamma: 2200 Pixel Structure: RGB ClearType Level: 100 Enhanced Contrast: 300
  • direct2DEnabled: True
  • directWriteEnabled: True
  • directWriteVersion: 6.1.7601.17789
  • driverDate: 12-12-2012
  • driverDate2: 3-14-2013
  • driverVersion: 9.17.10.2932
  • driverVersion2: 9.18.13.1422
  • info: {u'AzureCanvasBackend': u'direct2d', u'AzureFallbackCanvasBackend': u'cairo', u'AzureContentBackend': u'direct2d'}
  • isGPU2Active: False
  • numAcceleratedWindows: 1
  • numTotalWindows: 1
  • webglRenderer: Google Inc. -- ANGLE (Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000)
  • windowLayerManagerType: Direct3D 10

Modified Preferences

  • accessibility.typeaheadfind: True
  • accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar: 0
  • browser.cache.disk.capacity: 358400
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.first_run: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.use_old_max: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size_cached_value: 358400
  • browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion: 4
  • browser.search.useDBForOrder: True
  • browser.sessionstore.restore_on_demand: False
  • browser.startup.homepage: http:\\yahoo.co.uk
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID: 20130409194949
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone: 20.0.1
  • browser.tabs.loadInBackground: False
  • dom.disable_open_during_load: False
  • dom.mozApps.used: True
  • dom.w3c_touch_events.expose: False
  • extensions.lastAppVersion: 20.0.1
  • font.minimum-size.x-western: 16
  • font.size.fixed.x-western: 16
  • font.size.variable.x-western: 20
  • gfx.direct3d.prefer_10_1: True
  • network.cookie.prefsMigrated: True
  • places.database.lastMaintenance: 1366743262
  • places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages: 104858
  • plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types: application/pdf
  • privacy.cpd.cookies: False
  • privacy.donottrackheader.enabled: True
  • privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs: True
  • privacy.sanitize.timeSpan: 2

Misc

  • User JS: Yes
  • Accessibility: No
jscher2000
  • Top 10 Contributor
2993 solutions 27795 answers

If you do not see a Remove button for an extension, it was installed indirectly. In some cases, it can be removed through the Windows Control Panel, i.e., it is part of another program you installed. In other cases, you could track it down and delete it manually. But disabling the extension usually stops the pain, so you have to decide whether full removal is worth the extra effort.

If you do not see a Remove button for an extension, it was installed indirectly. In some cases, it can be removed through the Windows Control Panel, i.e., it is part of another program you installed. In other cases, you could track it down and delete it manually. But disabling the extension usually stops the pain, so you have to decide whether full removal is worth the extra effort.
Richard456 0 solutions 1 answers

1. Start FF in Safe Mode from the program folder( No Add-Ons or extensions will load) 2. Go to Tools drop down 3. Select Add-ons FF will List all your Add-Ons and it will offer 2 choices for every add-on, Disable or Remove. 4. Select Remove and it will go away.

Plugins are Different They are Not removed but put on a list as a Disabled/Blocked Item. Here is the link to Blocked Items

[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fire.../blocked/]

These usually stay blocked until the author repairs or removes their software. Some are set to never activate, some plugins have a selection box to Never Activate or they have ASK For PERMISSION to be loaded because they have serious security flaws..

If you click on something that is linked to a bad Plug-In item you normally get a pop up that says Blocked because of a Blocked Extension/Plug-In error message. An example is yesterdays shut down of an Adobe update, the download contained malware used to hijack your junk and FB.

[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fire.../i444]

Hope this helps

1. Start FF in Safe Mode from the program folder( No Add-Ons or extensions will load) 2. Go to Tools drop down 3. Select Add-ons FF will List all your Add-Ons and it will offer 2 choices for every add-on, Disable or Remove. 4. Select Remove and it will go away. Plugins are Different They are Not removed but put on a list as a Disabled/Blocked Item. Here is the link to Blocked Items [[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/blocked/]] These usually stay blocked until the author repairs or removes their software. Some are set to never activate, some plugins have a selection box to Never Activate or they have ASK For PERMISSION to be loaded because they have serious security flaws.. If you click on something that is linked to a bad Plug-In item you normally get a pop up that says Blocked because of a Blocked Extension/Plug-In error message. An example is yesterdays shut down of an Adobe update, the download contained malware used to hijack your junk and FB. [[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/blocked/i444]] Hope this helps