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I can't shut down my firefox browser. I am trying to uninstall a toolbar and the message says I need to shutdown this brower. How do I do that?

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Hello there:
Normally if you have this message that pops up what it is trying to tell you is that youstill have a program that is running off the internet
so look on your taskbar and see if you have any applications that is using the inter net like desktop weather or messenger or things like this if so simply right click on the application and select exit program or it may also have the quit application
You can also do a end task to see what is all running and shut things down from there too ok
Hope this is very helpful for you
Best regards Michael

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