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Stop Firefox plugin-container.exe Process

Steps to stop plugin-container.exe process:

  • Open Firefox web browser.
  • Type about:config in the address bar and press Enter key.
  • A warning will appear. Ignore it and press the “I’ll be careful, I promise!” button.
  • In the Filter field type dom.ipc. Six preferences will appear for the filter dom.ipc.
  • Ignore first and last preferences (dom.ipc.plugins.enabled and dom.ipc.plugins.timeoutSecs). Toggle (double-click) each of the four remaining preferences to change the value from “true” to “false“.
  • That’s it. For help, take a look at the screenshot.
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Delete search engines on FireFox

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  • For the default search engine, go to C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\searchplugins, then delete a pair of *.png (or *.gif) and *.src
  • For your added search engine, go to C:\Documents and Settings\YOUR_LOGIN_NAME\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\XXXXXXX.default\searchplugins, then delete a pair of *.png and *.src

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