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Running Windows XP Home, Firefox will not uninstall, still shows in the program list taking up 1,2698 MB. Clicking "Remove" does nothing. Help? Thx

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The Windows (XP w SP3) does nothing when I tell the program to Remove.

The Windows (XP w SP3) does nothing when I tell the program to Remove.

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.1; Trident/4.0; GTB6.3; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.0.4506.2152; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; MS-RTC EA 2; AskTbFTB/5.13.2.19379; msn OptimizedIE8;ENUS)

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I even ran Perfect Uninstaller, which took alot of time removing ghost entries & files, but there it still is in the list when I click on Add/Remove Programs . . . . . Mozilla Firefox (3.0.3), Size 1,269.00. Please help me figure out how to remove it. My HD is packed.

Vivek 289 solutions 2084 answers

Hi,

Please try deleting the Mozilla Firefox folder in My Computer > ? > Program Files and then Remove the entry in Add or Remove Programs.

Alternatively you can also try this: http://support.microsoft.com/mats/Program_Install_and_Uninstall/

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