How to disable add-ons pop-up for Custom firefox profile 

Here is the way to disable add-ons window which appears every time when selenium scripts are run on Custom Firefox Profile.

Close all instances of Firefox browser and delete the following files from the Custom Profile folder, this should reset Extension Manager and disable add-ons pop-up:

extensions.cache
extensions.ini
extensions.rdf
and
compatibility.ini

This Add-ons pop-up will not displayed the next time you run selenium scripts.

Submitted by Irina Burdilo


Author: Pavandeep Puddupakkam on September 16, 2010
Category: Automation Tips
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7 responses to “How to disable add-ons pop-up for Custom firefox profile”
  1. Megha says:

    Thanks a Lot !! It worked like a magic for me….

  2. Bastian says:

    It works perfectly. I can’t believe I got rid of that pop-up at last. Thanks!.

  3. Sheila says:

    Irina…thank you soooo much for your awesome solution…it worked perfectly right off the bat!!!

  4. Sheila says:

    Here’s how to find Custom Profile Folder

  5. Sam says:

    thanks for your solution. it worked for me..

  6. Pragnesh says:

    I tried the same and it did not work initially. Then I realized I had multiple versions of firefox installed!! I uninstalled the version that I never used and then deleted the above mentioned files. Worked perfectly!!. Thanks a ton for your help

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