How to Reset Firefox when it’s not working

You are having problems with Firefox running slow, or have been infected with a Browser-Hijacker. These are a couple reasons that you may wish to reset Firefox. This guide will show you how to do just that, lets get started shall we.

Resetting Firefox

1. To start you will need to type or copy and paste about:support into the URL search bar, then hit enter.

Address Bar: About:Support


2. Now Click on Reset Firefox button.

Reset FireFox


3. Now Click Reset Firefox Again.

Reset FireFox -> Reset Firefox


4. Firefox will now close and begin the reset operation, upon completion you will see the window below. This will list the settings that were saved, after the reset.

Resetting in progress


5. Now Click on Finish, this will open Firefox and hopefully your issue(s) with FF will now be resolved.

That’s it you’re done.

About the Author

Kristopher has been a Windows and Computer Enthusiast for years. His expertise's lies within in Consumer Security and the Windows platform. Kristopher has always been active on many Windows communities where he helps people and writes articles. Not to forget he loves a glass of beer.

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