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If you want to reset your Firefox preferences, this article provides instructions on how to reset them through Safe Mode.
To reset preferences:
1. Close down Firefox completely: At the top of the Firefox window, click the File menu, and select the Exit menu item.Close down Firefox completely: On the menu bar, click the Firefox menu, and select the Quit Firefox menu item.Close down Firefox completely: At the top of the Firefox window, click the File menu, and select the Quit menu item.
2. In Windows, click Start, open the All Programs list, and navigate to the Mozilla Firefox folder. In the Mozilla Firefox folder, select Mozilla Firefox (Safe Mode).Hold down the Option key, as you start Firefox.Go to your Terminal and run:
firefox -safe-mode
You may need to specify the Firefox installation path (e.g. /usr/lib/firefox-3.5).
3. Firefox should start up with a Firefox Safe Mode dialog.
Note: You can also start Firefox in Safe Mode by clicking Start, selecting Run (or use the Start Search box in Windows 7 and Vista) and then entering the following in the text field:
firefox -safe-mode
4. To reset your user preferences, click to put a check mark by Reset all user preferences to Firefox defaults.
5. To apply your changes, click Make Changes and Restart.
Firefox will restart with your settings changed back to the defaults.

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  1. Click on the drop down arrow beside your name in the upper left corner, select Edit My Account.
  2. A new browser page will open. Please enter your password and clickContinue
  3. Click Edit to the right of “Member Information”.
  4. In the General Preferences category, click the Preferred Content link.
  5. From the pull-down menu in the “Preferred Content” window, select the country you want.
Are you seeing garbled characters in a non-US-language email? If so, you can change Yahoo! Mail’s character encoding setting. It’s easy! Here’s how:
  1. In the toolbar, click More Actions and select Set Encodings.
  2. From the list that appears, select the encoding that matches the message’s content.
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is there an equivalent program on apple like regedit?


Apple has files that contain the same type of info as the windows registry .

They are referred to as .plist files.

Example:

/Users/YourUserName/Library/Preferences

There is not a typical registry.

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