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I have a strange problem. I installed flash and video download add-on for my firefox browser and I see a bunch of icons in my navigation toolbar. I am not able to remove those bunch of icons by customize option. I disabled the add-on and finally uninstalled it completely, but still I have the bunch of icons placed in my navigation bar. I have a screenshot of it as below. Screenshot

Any suggestions on how to get it removed is appreciated.

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and Firefox 7.0.1

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  1. Reinstall Flash and video download;
  2. Restart Firefox;
  3. Select Tools-->Additional Components in Firefox menu;
  4. Select the extension tab and browse for Flash and video download; click Preferences; uncheck show toolbar icons.
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You can try deleting your default profile for Firefox. Do make sure you backup your bookmarks (Bookmarks/Show All Bookmarks/Import and Backup/Backup...), and make a list of any extensions you want to reinstall. Close Firefox, go to your home folder and press CTRL + H to see the hidden files. Then navigate to .mozilla/firefox/XXXXXXXX.default. Make a backup copy of it if you like, then delete it and restart Firefox.

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I deleted the default profile as you said. But I am not able to start firefox after that. It says Firefox is already running. But when I go to system monitor, firefox is not listed. I restarted my system and still it reports the same Firefox is already running. So what should I do now? –  Vivek Oct 31 '11 at 7:28
    
I restored the deleted folder from Trash and to my surprise, the bunch of icons disappeared. Thanks for your answer. :) –  Vivek Oct 31 '11 at 7:39
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