Re: FF 3.5 varying Add-on compatibility issues - Mozilla

This is a discussion on Re: FF 3.5 varying Add-on compatibility issues - Mozilla ; On Aug 28, 9:10*am, Thomas Perden wrote: > Ron Hunter schrieb: > > > Installing ANY third-party toolbar is an invitation to trouble, in my > > experience. *Check out your profile for entries that have been added,or > > ...

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  1. Re: FF 3.5 varying Add-on compatibility issues

    On Aug 28, 9:10*am, Thomas Perden wrote:
    > Ron Hunter schrieb:
    >
    > > Installing ANY third-party toolbar is an invitation to trouble, in my
    > > experience. *Check out your profile for entries that have been added,or
    > > changed, by the installation of that toolbar. *One of the bad aspectsof
    > > the add-ons implementation in Firefox is that, like Windows,
    > > applications NEVER clean up their mess when they are uninstalled. *I
    > > would use the config editor to delete all the entries added by the
    > > Anti-Phishing Toolbar, and return any others to default, then test.
    > > Another thing you can try, although it might not affect your problem, is
    > > to delete localstore.rdf.

    >
    > Actually I didn't installed it, I just installed BitDefender which did automatically (wihtout asking
    > me) installed it ;-( ...
    > So I removed now every Firefox related stuff in the BitDefender folder and also any
    > Bitdefender+Firefox stuff from the registry. So this add-on exist no longer on this pc (I also
    > checked about:config etc.).
    >
    > However I doesn't seemed to be the problem, as my problem still persists.....


    I have the problem and I have installed BitDefender as well. Can it be
    BitDefender?

  2. Re: FF 3.5 varying Add-on compatibility issues

    On Aug 31, 3:16*pm, Thomas Perden wrote:
    > Joe schrieb:
    >
    >
    >
    > > On Aug 28, 9:10 am, Thomas Perden wrote:
    > >> Ron Hunter schrieb:

    >
    > >>> Installing ANY third-party toolbar is an invitation to trouble, in my
    > >>> experience. *Check out your profile for entries that have been added, or
    > >>> changed, by the installation of that toolbar. *One of the bad aspects of
    > >>> the add-ons implementation in Firefox is that, like Windows,
    > >>> applications NEVER clean up their mess when they are uninstalled. *I
    > >>> would use the config editor to delete all the entries added by the
    > >>> Anti-Phishing Toolbar, and return any others to default, then test.
    > >>> Another thing you can try, although it might not affect your problem,is
    > >>> to delete localstore.rdf.
    > >> Actually I didn't installed it, I just installed BitDefender which didautomatically (wihtout asking
    > >> me) installed it ;-( ...
    > >> So I removed now every Firefox related stuff in the BitDefender folderand also any
    > >> Bitdefender+Firefox stuff from the registry. So this add-on exist no longer on this pc (I also
    > >> checked about:config etc.).

    >
    > >> However I doesn't seemed to be the problem, as my problem still persists....

    >
    > > I have the problem and I have installed BitDefender as well. Can it be
    > > BitDefender?

    >
    > Thats a good question, how could one test that?
    >
    > I deactivated* (see below) BitDefender now for 2 Windows starts in a row and in the second start it
    > was the first time I could start Firefox without this Issue...
    > So maybe you can do the same and look if it also resolves your Issue?
    >
    > How to deactivate BD (without unistalling) in Windows XP:
    > right click "My Computer" -> Manage -> go to "Services"
    > Go to the Properties of each BitDefender Service (here are four(4) service installed) -> go to "Log
    > on(?)" (second tab) and hit "Deactivate" for the active Hardware Profile,repeat so for all BD services.
    > After reboot your BD installation is out of action, you will still have the tray icon but it should
    > be grayed out.
    > Notice: you need at least an Main User or Admin account to do so.
    >
    > gl
    > tom


    There is a fix already. Manually change the maxversion in the
    install.rdf file. No need to mess with BitDefender.
    https://support.mozilla.com/tiki-vie...arentId=413463

    gl
    joe

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