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This little extension automatically installed itself into Firefox when I updated Visual Studio 2008 with SP1. The extension, Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant, describes itself as “Adds ClickOnce support and the ability to report installed .NET versions to the web server.”:
As you can see the Uninstall button is disabled. I could waste several mouse-scrolls of space bitching about the slimy practice of installing bloat, but I’ll just get to the point.
How to uninstall
(or “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Mozilla\Firefox\extensions” for 64-bit versions of Windows
For more complete instructions on how to completely obliterate this extension from your computer, see the article at annoyances.org.
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