Posts Tagged ‘Clean Uninstall’

Clean Uninstall – Remove Add-On Preferences on Removal

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Often, when you remove an extension from Firefox, preference settings for that extension are left behind. If you need to make certain that all traces of the extension are removed when you uninstall a Firefox extension, here’s how …

Clean Uninstall is a brand new browser add-on for the Firefox web browser that provides you with options to remove add-on preferences from extensions that you uninstall in the browser. One of the shortcomings of Firefox’s current add-on system is that preferences that extensions create during installation are not removed when you uninstall those add-ons in the browser. This is similar to how things are on Windows systems, where the native uninstall routines of software often leaves traces behind in form of files, folders and Registry keys.