Today I tried to use profiler.firefox.com which is some webapp that Mozilla makes to help you profile webpages in Firefox.

I have a simple webpage I wanted to profile which just has a small script and almost no html. I captured a profile and then in the profiler UI if I click the Firefox 78 tab a the top it shows I have a bunch of extensions installed.

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I never installed most of these extensions. I never installed a Wikipedia extension, nor Bing, nor Amazon, nor eBay, nor DuckDuckGo.

Checking the adds-on UI they don't show up there

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How do I get rid of these extensions?


I never installed a Wikipedia, Bing, Amazon, eBay, or DuckDuckGo extension

How do I get rid of these extensions?

They are not extensions they are Search Engines. They are not being classified correctly by the profiler.

To remove them:

  1. Open the Search panel in Firefox Options using one of these methods:

    • Click the menu button and select Options. In the Options tab that opens, click on Search in the left pane.

    • If you added the optional Search bar, click the magnifying glass on the Search bar and then click Change Search Settings.

  2. Under One-click search engines, click on the search engine you want to remove.

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  3. Click the Remove button to take it off your list.

Source Add or remove a search engine in Firefox | Firefox Help

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  • didn't work. I removed them as you show. They no longer show up in settings. They still show up in the profiler (yes, I quit firefox completely, checked they aren't listed in settings, then ran the profiler again). – gman Aug 4 at 11:29
  • Then profiler.firefox.com is broken ... – DavidPostill Aug 4 at 11:30
  • or they didn't really get uninstalled and are just marked as hidden/disabled. i mean come on!, the profiler, written by mozilla, is just asking the browser "what do you have installed?" and the browser is reporting what's installed. How is that a bug in profiler.firefox.com? – gman Aug 4 at 11:31
  • I'm seeing the same list, and I've had amazon and ebay at least disabled forever... so yeah they're just sitting there "hidden", is my conclusion. – sitaram Aug 8 at 5:23

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