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How do I get rid of following extensions:

  Amazon.com.au, Bing, Chambers(UK), DoH Roll-Out, DuckDuckGo, eBay, Wikipedia (en).

  I cannot delete them.  If I disable them, they get enabled the next time I look.  I have no need or desire to have them there.

Thanks.

Don

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What browser are you talking about

 

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Presumably it's Firefox, this is a known issue with the Firefox search engine extensions.

They are links to the browsers default search engines and are not a problem, if you don't use them then they don't load the search engine and don't take up any resources.

CCleaner is doing what it is expected to do and disabling the search engine extension links when you tell it to - the issue is that, since about Firefox v75, Firefox is simply re-enabling them again as soon as you launch Firefox.

There is nothing that CCleaner can do to stop Firefox from doing that, there is nothing that anyone other than Mozilla can do about it, shout at Mozilla (or just ignore the extensions).

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In Firefox

Search engines can be removed:
1. In Firefox go to: Tools > Options > Search
2. Highlight a search you don't want, and then click the Remove button.

Add-ons/Extensions/Plugins can be disabled or removed:
1. In Firefox go to: Tools > Add-ons > Extensions
2. In Firefox go to: Tools > Add-ons > Plugins

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Thank you all for your responses.  Yes, I am using Firefox.  It is good to know they do not impact the system.  Sorry about how the message was displayed.  I had included a screenshot but obviously wasn't successful.  Thanks again for the help.

  Don

 

 

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Andavari's method works to 'hide' the search engines in Firefox itself, but it doesn't actualy remove them and CCleaner will still see them.

It's just a quirk that happens with Firefox. it doesn't affect the running of your computer.

PS. I'll edit that whitespace out of your original post seeing as you didn't mean it to be there.

*** Out of Beer Error ->->-> Recovering Memory ***

Worried about 'Tracking Files'? Worried about why some files come back after cleaning? See this link:
https://community.ccleaner.com/topic/52668-tracking-files/?tab=comments#comment-300043

 

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