How To Remove ICQ From Firefox
I am not sure why ICQ decided to take over my firefox browser, but it did.Â At first I thought maybe it was some kind of virus or spyware.Â Long painful story short, I started to try and trouble shoot the issue.
Usually I can figure out these things rather easily. Not this time though this one really had me stumped.. The truth is I don’t even know what all the features in firefox does. I only know how to use the parts of it I need. So I am still unsure how ICQ was able to hijack my system.
Getting Rid Of The ICQ Search Function
So the first culprit I tried getting rid of was the ICQ search function. I figured out how to get rid of that but that still didn’t solve my entire problem. I made a video showing how you can remove the ICQ search feature as well as other search features inside Firefox.
I thought “YA!” I solved my problem. But ICQ wasn’t done with me yet. Little did I know that the little bugger was also on my toolbar. That was causing some major grief for me with some of the websites I use.
For Example: There were occassions where I would type in a url and I would get an ICQ error page. This was starting to get annoying because I wasn’t getting those errors on windows explorer.
Getting Rid Of ICQ Toolbar In FireFox
Finally I decided to get off my lazy butt and start snooping around google to see if I could Figure out what the issue was. Eventually I did find the solution to my problem as explained in this video.
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