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borojin7
 
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Post Posted January 23rd, 2018, 2:33 pm

Can I delete the entire folder "browser features" in mozilla firefox?
Is that dangerous? :-k
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Brummelchen
 
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Joined: March 19th, 2005, 10:51 am

Post Posted January 24th, 2018, 4:03 am

you can do that, but it is not recommended. i have left AUS behind, but eg "activity-stream" is needed for the new tab tiles, "screenshots" for screen shots, "formautofill" as self explaining, "getpocket" ofc pocket, "onboarding" i forgot, maybe introducing quantum, "followonsearch" to improve search, "shield-recipe-client" for security. for regular users i would recommend to leave it untouched as long the impacts are not clear. anyhow a reinstallation may solve trouble when you have deleted them. there are other options to opt-out such features in prefs. (eg ghacks user.js -> google)

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