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I installed FireFox 52.9 on an old (14 years) XP machine I have and while it worked OK, I went looking to put on AdBlockPlus on it AFTERWARDS. 

From what I can view, AdBlockPlus is version 3.7 and while it blocks ads, it has really slowed down FireFox 52.9 considerably and in some cases have made some sites now NOT viewable at all.   As an example, I can view Yahoo MAIL but when I sign out and the news articles come into play, if I click on any, majority wont load and I get Firefox (not Responding), a big white box overlay over everything and only recourse is to X out of Firefox session killing everything so yahoo must sense Adblock and kill access to everything it seems.
 
I do know Yahoo has a LOT of ads but it worked prior to the install of AdBlockPlus
 with FF 52.9

I ran a check for virus and also Malwarebytes and everything came back clean.

I would like to REMOVE AdBlockPlus altogether but I dont see it as a program in Control Panel Add or Remove Programs. 

I know it downloaded to somewhere but I dont know Where it is to be able to remove it.

Is there a secret place to look to get it off FireFox completely?

Thanks in Advance.

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I have followed you people over here from Freedomlist and you have given me advice that kept this VERY non-technical person going in the past and I am back.

It has been a long while though and my ID while it is out here, email I used is no longer available (Poetworld maybe?) so cant get old password mailed so had to create a new ID here.
 
OK, first off, this is on a 20+ year old machine (I got from work when I retired) running XP and I know it is NOT supported anymore but it plays SO NICE offline with all my old 32 bit printers, scanners, camera and games and it has FREE Word on it that I still use to create descriptions for my online listings.

It only has 512 ram and is Very SLOW if used online but only use it
occasionally online for quick research.  I KNOW that many here are NOT big fans of using a machine running XP online already here So dont beat me up that I should
trash the machine because as long as it works with Free WORD, and plays nice with my old equipment that I still use, I am keeping it around until it dies completely.

Anyway, I was online and the machine froze up (It does that occasionally, offline or online) and I had to power it down (as I usually do when this happens) by holding the power button in.

So next day, I power it up and it says something is corrupted and it went thru
CHKDSK to fix whatever it had to.  Everything else works fine (including
being able to get into SeaMonkey) but when I try to get into Firefox, I get the following warning box.... (And even in SAFE MODE).

Firefox Already Running, You must first Close or Restart.

Well Restart did not work, even after I ran TFC cleaner and Ccleaner
utilities and did a google search on this and while many say  to
open Task Manager and look under Processes and close Firefox there,
IT IS NOT THERE in the list to close out.

I tried UN-installing Firefox and RE-Installed it to no avail.  Had to install a newer version of Firefox than the old one I originally had on the machine.
Thank heavens that I also have SeaMonkey loaded as a emergency browser to
be able to even get on the net on this machine but it is just a bit too
different for me as I was really familiar with Firefox and would rather use that as a browser (but SeaMonkey is OK in a pinch, just not what I am used to).   It keeps asking me EVERY TIME to save Passwords (which I dont want to do) but it saves ID's anyway (which I dont care for either).

I also did try downloading PaleMoon, Version 28 installer, a 34MB download for me as I see there are fans here for it but it downloads but it dont install so only thing working now is SeaMonkey.

IE is not an option anymore since it is just too bloated for such an old slow processor with limited ram.

I am NOT real technical and you guys (and gals) have helped me before but is Firefox going to be forever dead on this machine or is there something else SIMPLE that I can do?  I only look online maybe TWICE a day so will check back to see if any suggestions perhaps sometimes this afternoon or maybe tonight.

Thanks in Advance.

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