|May 19, 2008, 06:25 AM||#1|
How to Uninstall Firefox
How do I uninstall Firefox, the actual application and all the stupid lil files that usually get left behind, cache, history, cookies...
I want to go fresh to Safari!
is there an app. that does this?
15" 2.5GHz MBP 7200rpm HDD 2GB
Dell 20" Wide Screen LCD
Logitech 5.1 Surround Speakers X530
Last edited by Mitthrawnuruodo; May 19, 2008 at 07:12 AM. Reason: Merging, please use EDIT to add to a post...
|May 19, 2008, 12:59 PM||#5|
Below are all files/folders associated with Firefox. Be aware that deleting these files/folders removes all profiles, preference settings and extensions.
/Applications/Firefox.app (the application)
/Users/<username>/Library/Preferences/org.mozilla.firefox.plist (the preferences)
/Users/<username>/Library/Application Support/Firefox (your profiles folder)
/Users/<username>/Library/Application Support/Mozilla (extensions info)
I bought and have used Appzapper when I first switched to Mac. I've used AppCleaner and AppDelete. I have Hazel which monitors the trash for deleted apps and warns of associated files to delete with the app and sometimes they find everything but neither of them find everything everytime. I found an app called Easyfind that I prefer to use to find apps and their associated files/folder to remove. Even better than Leopards spotlight search window. I really miss Tigers spotlight search window, it even searched library and system folders automatically.
21.5-inch Late 2012 iMac, 2.7GHz Quad-core Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M
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