How to Reset Mozilla Firefox to Default Settings
If you are facing slow browsing experience, frequent crash, pop-ups, unnecessary addons, and redirects to unknown web pages with Firefox, then it a sign of malware infection. These symptoms can be avoided if you reset the Mozilla Firefox to its default settings. To do that follow the below steps.
Step 1 - Open Menu and Click on Help
Click on 3 horizontal lines to open the menu and click on Help.
Step 2 - Click on Troubleshooting Information
The help menu will show bunch of options. Click on Troubleshooting information.
Step 3 - Click on Refresh Firefox
The troubleshooting page with lots of options will open. Click on Refresh Firefox located right side of the page.
Step 4 - Confirm the Action
Now a confirmation box will pop-up telling that this action will delete all the data and restore the settings to default. Click on Refresh Firefox to confirm it.
How to Remove Malware from Mozilla Firefox
The problem of crashes and slow browsing experience should be resolved after resetting the Firefox to default settings. However, some malware still is on your computer which will come back and the browser will again start facing the issue.
It is a good idea that we completely clean our PC from all malware infection. To do that follow the below steps.
Step 1 - Download MalwareFox Antimalware
MalwareFox is a strong anti-malware. It quickly detects and removes several kinds of malware including browser hijackers, adware, trojan, spyware, keyloggers, etc. MalwareFox is providing 14 days free trial. During the trial, it works fully functioned including real-time protection from the threats. MalwareFox works effectively even if you already have installed any antivirus suite. It doesn't conflict with them.
Step 2 - Install MalwareFox Antimalware
Click on the installer to open it.
Now click Yes on User Account Control Pop-up.
Follow the screen instructions to install Malwarefox.
Once MalwareFox gets installed it will update the signatures from the database.
Step 3 - Scan PC with MalwareFox
Now click on Scan button to start the scan.
Let it scan your computer completely.
Once the scan is complete click on Next to remove all threats.
Now it will remove all the detected malware from your computer.