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Windows 7: General Crawler in Mozilla Firefox! How to delete it!?

21 Mar 2012   #1
addas

Windows 8 Pro with WMC 64-bit
 
 
General Crawler in Mozilla Firefox! How to delete it!?

Hey Guys,
Today when I opened Mozilla Firefox (as usual) I found a strange add on called General Crawler! I was trying to delete it, but NO UNINSTALL BUTTON! I Googled how to uninstall manually... done it... but I can't find it! I found in some forum to add/remove it in Control Panel, but there is nothing!
Please help me, sorry if I am in a wrong forum, but I think it is a program so you can help me!

Thanks!
addas


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21 Mar 2012   #2
Neutron16

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)
 
 

This advice is pretty good.

That thing is somewhere in these folders (copy-paste folder name as is in Explorer address bar):
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Extensions
%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\

Search for gencrawler@some.com folder as well.

Also, you can try to create a new profile to see if it will appear there.
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21 Mar 2012   #3
Not Myself

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

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22 Mar 2012   #4
addas

Windows 8 Pro with WMC 64-bit
 
 

Thanks Neutron16 for this help!
My problem has been solved by deleting {ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} folder which located in %appdata%/roaming/mozilla/extensions
This works on both General Crawler 2 and 2.5, and General Downloader!
Thanks Neutron16 again
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26 Jun 2012   #5
Technovice

windows xp
 
 

yup
just type%APPDATA%\Mozilla\Extensions in internet explorer
u will find ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384} folder
which is general crawler
just del this
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31 Aug 2012   #6
kmp

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Thanks very much

Have been try'g for weeks to get rid of Crawler. Searched web and found your post followed your advice, and it worked.
Am so glad I got rid of crawler.
I have now just joined Windows 7 Forum, and in future will, if any more problems, will only use this forum.

Thanks once again neutron.
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