Remove Free Download Manager crash and its extension in Firefox

We recently covered Free Download Manager 5.1 beta and its integration into Chrome, Firefox and IE browsers, when you uninstall this version of FDM, Free Download Manager Extension for Firefox is not uninstalled, it is left behind, of course, we should expect these errors happen with a beta version of the program, which is the case with FDM 5.

But the latest Firefox stable showed this error on browser startup: Free Download Manager Fatal Error: Unexpected exe helper browser shutdown. Restart your browser to continue using the Free Download Manager extension. We should expect these errors with the Beta version of the Program, which is the case with FDM 5.

Restarting Firefox does not help, you will get the error again and Firefox does not offer To remove option for FDM extension.

Free Download Manager Firefox Extension no removal option

let’s see how remove Firefox extension from free download manager, that fixes the error as well.

1. Exit Firefox, use Windows Search to find [email protected], after finding it in the search results, open the folder, it should exist in this similar path: C:UsersAppDataRoamingMozillaExtensions{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}

2. Delete the entire folder, including the files it contains.

3. Restart Firefox, you will not see the error or the extension in the add-on manager, problem solved.

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