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How do I uninstall an extension on my browser?

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asked Sep 29, 2015 in Windows OS by Jane

3 Answers

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Hi Jane, Welcome to Gethelp!

How To Disable Plugins /Add-Ons / Extensions In Multiple Browsers:

Choose the one from the below list which is applicable for the browser that you installed.

A) Internet Explorer  - To turn off add–ons

  1. Open Internet Explorer by clicking the Internet Explorer icon on the taskbar.
  2. Click the Tools button , and then click Manage add-ons.
  3. Under Show, click All add-ons, and then select the add-on you want to turn off.
  4. Click Disable, and then click Close.  Refer the below mentioned link for further assistance-

B) Google Chrome:

  1. Click the menu icon "≡" at the top right of the browser window, choose "Tools" and choose "Extensions" to open a new "Options" tab.
  2. Uncheck "Enabled" to disable an extension, or click "Remove" to delete it completely.
  3. Click the "Disable" link under the plugin you want to disable.

C) Mozilla Firefox:

  1. At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox buttonOn the menu bar, click on the Tools menuAt the top of the Firefox window, click on the Tools menu, and then click Add-ons. ...
  2. In the Add-ons Manager tab, select the Extensions or Appearance panel.
  3. Select the add-on you wish to remove.
  4. Click the Remove button.     

Hope the information provided is helpful. Revert back if you need further help.

Warm Regards,


answered Sep 29, 2015 by Norton (0 points)
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Hi Jane,

If you are using Safari Browser, follow the below instructions to disable the addons / extensions.


  1. Choose Safari > Preferences.
  2. Click the Security pane.
  3. Click Manage Website Settings to see plug-in details for a particular website.
  4. Internet plug-ins installed on your computer appear on the left side of the plug-ins sheet. Select a plug-in to configure its website settings.
  5. Websites that are currently open in Safari appear on the right side of the plug-ins sheet. Websites that you have already configured by clicking "Trust" or "Cancel" also appear here.
  6. You can select Ask, Block, Allow, Allow Always and Runs in Unsafe Mode under "When visiting other websites:". Select Block to disable plugin and Allow or Allow Always to enable. 

Hope the information provided is helpful. Revert back if you need further help.




answered Oct 5, 2015 by Kempton (0 points)
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Hi Jane, Welcome to GetHelp123

For Google chrome ,

You can enable the developer mode from the settings - extensions and then remove the extensions from the user folder

C:\Users\<Your_User_Name>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

Here's the sample image for the location  extensions from chrome 

Sample image to enable the developer mode:

If you have any trouble in this please update



answered Oct 6, 2015 by Jacob (0 points)