How to remove old T-Bird / Firefox installs?

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  1. Rainwalker

    Rainwalker Registered Member

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    I have a ton of older versions of Thunderbird and Firefox installs eating up as much HD.........when i go into control panel i am told the uninstall file is gone..........i went into the registry and remove them under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>>software, but not sure i really did anything.....as you have guessed i have always installed updates over the top....any thoughts on clean up ?
     
  2. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Re: How to remove old T-Birb / Firefox installs?

    Hi,
    BTW, as a rule, I always uninstall previous versions but now it's too late for that... Start uninstalling them, from newest version to oldest, one by one.
    For instance, if you have firefox 1.0.3-1.0.7, remove the 7, then 6, then 5 etc. Finally clean the registry with ccleaner or regseeker or whatever you use, reboot if you like, then install the newest version(s).
    Mrk
     
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    Re: How to remove old T-Birb / Firefox installs?

    Thanks for getting back....so you are saying that if i were to do as you suggest the uninstall would appear for each previous version ?
     
  4. Mrkvonic

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    Re: How to remove old T-Birb / Firefox installs?

    Hello,
    Yes, it will.
    I recently uninstalled on someone's computer 3 versions of Java and 2 versions of Firefox. Make sure you uninstall the newest ones first!!! From newest to oldest!
    Mrk
     
  5. Rainwalker

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    Thank you again Mrk
     
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