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Cant delete Firefox folder?

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So im tryin to do fresh install of firefox cuz its bein stupid, Why cant I uninstall the damn Profiles folder or the Roaming app folder ect?

Im admin on the pc....


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What happens when you try to delete it?

 

Also, is any instance of Firefox open when you try to delete it?

 

If not, then have you restarted Windows?

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booted in safemode to delete it, lol..
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It's possible that something is using it. If you feel like using third party software, I use a tool called unlocker to unlock files which are in use which allows you to delete/rename/copy files. Also it could be a corrupt file. I had an issue a while ago on my laptop where it crashed and my chrome settings became corrupted and I was unable to delete them or save new ones, I solved it by doing chkdsk in cmd




http://filehippo.com/download_unlocker/

Note that it includes delta toolbar which you can opt out of during the install but will install if you use the express install
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booted in safemode to delete it, lol..

 

So, Firefox definitely wasn't using it and you were on a fresh boot of Windows?

 

Those things cannot be deleted if Firefox is open, and sometimes Firefox's .exe doesn't stop running after you think you closed Firefox.

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