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How to remove ICQ default search in FireFox

Posted in Computers, Software on April 25, 2017
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I installed ICQ 7 the other (ICQ 7.2) and it took over my PC a little. It installed a toolbar for FireFox and Internet Explorer and also set itself as the default search engine. To remove it I went into my control panel, clicked on Programs and Features, removed the ICQ Toolbar. But ICQ was Read More »

Fix Firefox freezing every 5-15 minutes

Posted in Internet and World Wide Web on February 10, 2017
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I have Firefox 7 and it hangs or freezes about every 10 minutes with all addons disabled. It was driving me nuts! I finally found a solution reading this blog entry and I downloaded the add-on Places Maintenance. I launched the add-on and chose Expire and Execute and after a minute or so my Firefox Read More »

How to find Firefox Sync Key after you lost it

Posted in Computers, Internet and World Wide Web, Software on November 22, 2016
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I Lost My Firefox Sync Key and Device

I forgot my Firefox Sync Key the other day when I had to sync a new device. I didn't even know what it was until this happened (note to self - read things more carefully when you install or sign up for something). If you forget or lost your Sync key or you don't know Read More »

How to fix the Firefox Sync Unkown Error in 3 Steps

Posted in Computers, Internet and World Wide Web, Software on November 12, 2016
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Recently I've been getting an annoying error from Firefox 5.0 at the bottom of the browser saying: Sync encountered an error while syncing: Unknown error. Sync will automatically retry this action. Don't delete anything yet! Many people say you need to delete your FireFox Sync account and even reinstall the browser. But here's the easier Read More »

How to set up a Firefox Sync Account

Posted in Internet and World Wide Web, Software on October 9, 2016
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Options screen click Sync and Setup Firefox Sync

You create an account online, but here's how to set up your Firefox Sync account in your Firefox browser. Also if you already have an account but lost theĀ  key, here's how you can get a new one if you lost the Firefox Sync key.