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Firefox Extension Question? Windows 8.1

Q: Firefox Extension Question? Windows 8.1

Guys,

I have Firefox 47. Have not updated to version 48 yet, but I do have updates set to automatic for the browser and extensions.

I get a message that said, "Another program would like to make changes to Firefox settings." The programs were Ad Block Plus and My WOT which I had for years and years. This is the first time I have ever gotten this message. Why most likely did I get this message. It happened when I opened up Firefox.

Jack

PS. Update history shows that I was auto-updated to version 47.1 yesterday. I also have Windows 10 on a desktop and was updated to version 48 a few days ago. Was version 48 made mainly for the release of Windows 10's anniversary update?

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A: Firefox Extension Question? Windows 8.1

I don't think Ver 48 is only for Win 10. I'm on Win 10 and still sitting at 47.0.1. Mozila doesn't push updates out to everybody at one time.

To answer you question about that message, I think mozila made changes in security for FireFox in 47. That is when I first started seeing that message.

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Well, I know this is an old problem and I overcame it once before but like the ignoramus I sometimes am I failed to bookmark or otherwise save the solution. I know it involves either creating or copying a folder from C\Program Files x86\Mozilla (Mozilla Firefox?), perhaps a plugin folder, and then copying that folder into "Browser" but I can't seem to do it. It may also involve a missing wmp dll file if I recall but I'm not certain. I saw the solution once on one of Interoperability Bridges' webpages but I can't find it now. I've been to the Mozilla Forums to no avail. I've searched this forum and couldn't find any answers. Does anyone have the solution?

Thank you in advance for your time and any assistance provided. If I fail to quickly acknowledge your replies it's because I'm currently in China, 12 hours ahead of Eastern Standard time U.S.A., and when you're awake I'm, in all probability, sleeping.

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Hi .. Which Version of Firefox are you using ? ....

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hi folks, does anyone know a good add-on / extension for ff which 'saves' your open windows/tabs. i tell u why. when i use ccleaner to empty the cache/clear cookies etc. and then restart ff, all my open previous windows are gone. and yes, i have enabled in tools in ff: save last open windows/tabs etc. but no matter what i do it will forget my saved session after using ccleaner.

for example, the brilliant opera never has this issue as u can save multiple different sessions. so, does anyone know of anything similar for ff? thanks all as always.

manhunter .

A:firefox add-on/extension to save previous session windows/tabs ?

xmarks will do it but the free version doesn't , despite the option ,i think you need to pay

Xmarks | Bookmark Sync and Search

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Best 10 extension For
Firefox
Adblock plus
Ever been annoyed by all those ads and banners on the internet that often take longer to download than everything else on the page? Install Adblock Plus now and get rid of them.

Right-click on a banner and choose "Adblock" from the context menu - the banner won't be downloaded again. Maybe even replace parts of the banner address with star symbols to block similar banners as well. Or you select a filter subscription when Adblock Plus starts up the first time, then even this simple task will usually be unnecessary: the filter subscription will block most advertisements fully automatically.



DownThemAll
DownThemAll is all you can desire from a download manager: it features an advanced accelerator that increases speed up to 400% and it allows you to pause and resume downloads at any time!

DownThemAll is fast, reliable and easy-to-use! It lets you download all the links or images contained in a webpage and much more: you can refine your downloads by fully customizable criteria to get only what you really want!

DownThemAll is absolutely freeware and open-source. No Adware, no Spyware.

For more informations,
http://www.downthemall.net/howto/features/


FasterFox
Fasterfox allows you to tweak many network and rendering settings such as simultaneous connections, pipelining, cache, DNS cache, and initial paint delay.

Dynamic speed increases can be obtained with the unique prefetching mechanism, which recycles id... Read more

A:Best 10 extension For Firefox

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Hello,

Here is the issue, I want to listen to online radio at this website . No problem. I click on the "Listen Now" option in the top left under the "WFLA" sign. Not an issue. I want to bookmark this, but the link is only a javascript link. That means, it works if and only if I am at the website, which doesn't make for much of a bookmark because I could simply click the button if I am at the site.

I use Firefox 3.0.8 on Vista.

Any ideas?

Edit: Also, the heading is wrong, sorry. I meant firefox bookmarks.
 

A:Firefox Extension

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Google Send to Phone for Firefox is an extension that enables you to send short text messages of web page content to your mobile phone. For example, you might text message yourself a phone number, an address, or directions that you find on the Web.
See it here
 

A:New FireFox Extension

That would be a really cool extension, if it worked outside the U.S.
 

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....... that opens a balloon when a word or words are highlighted. The balloon contains icons for Google, Bing and 2 or 3 other search engines.

Had this installed but lost it and can't find it when searching for Add-ons.

Anyone recognise it and know its name?

Found another one that copies to clipboard and opens a right click list of search engines but don't like that one - messes with copy and paste.

A:Looking for a Firefox extension .......

is this it?
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/14215/

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I was just wandering what all of you Firefox users think the best extension (or add-on) is for the Firefox web browser. Feel free to post a reply.
 

A:Best Firefox Extension opinion

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and i keep getting a pop that says 'software instillation is currently disabled. click edit options... to enable it and try again' .

when i click edit options i can't find anything that says 'enable software downloads' and i've never had this problem before.

please help
 

A:trying to install firefox 1.5 extension

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I have installed Dictionary.com's extension in my firefox browser. It was working fine but now it isnt poping up when I select a word for its meaning. pls tell me how to fix it?

A:Firefox Dictionary Extension

You have left a "vague idea" of a program that may be one of the dictionaries linked below. They have full FAQ and help pages on them that may help you.
 
I am not sure if this is the correct program, but I looked for Dictionary.com, and this is what I found .........
 
>> www.dictionary.com/ <<
>> Main Contact Page ?? <<<
 
NOTE - You are installing it on XP, which is now a non-supported (by Microsoft) program

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A malicious Firefox extension called FirestarterFox is being installed by some of the latest malware variants. This extension hijacks all search requests through Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Live search and redirects them through the Russian site thebestwebsearch.net. This is done with the intention of showing ads on the search results page which presumably make money for the creator of this piece of malware.Watch out If you ever start Firefox and unexpectedly see a new extension installation dialog you should be wary that you may have malware on your system. This latest one is called FirestarterFox.Click: HERE to read more about it.

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Can anyone tell me about this extension and how to utilize it?

Thanks and have a great day!

A:Firefox extension - Hide My Ip

http://www.hide-my-ip.com/hidemyip.shtml

Quote:




How It Works
When you browse the Internet normally, your computer connects directly to the web site requesting the desired information. With Hide My IP, we relay your request via an anonymous proxy server. This way web sites see the fake IP and not your real IP address. Hide My IP chooses randomly from a list of hundreds of fake IPs from all around the world spanning several countries. Allowing you to have a different IP as often as you choose. There is no need to set proxy settings in Internet Explorer or Firefox as Hide My IP does this all for you automatically.

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First, if you use IE, switch to Firefox as it will not give you the protection against a very serious JavaScript vulnerability just breaking.

If you already use Firefox, but not NoScript yet, you need to download and install it now which requires you to also exit and restart Firefox.

Here's why: Tool Turns Any JavaScript-Enabled Browser into a Malicious Drone

A new tool too dangerous to give away can turn any PC - Windows, Mac, Linux - or any device with a browser into a site attacker.

Although the tool is not distributed its only a matter of time before the crackers upon reading the linked post on the Internet make their own tool.

-- Tom
 

A:If you use Firefox, why you need the NoScript extension

It is a must have extension.

Don't forget to export your NoScript list so your have a copy of all the sites you have given rights so you have them if you ever start over or want to add NoScript to another PC.
You can then just import the list and save lots of time on giving right to the sites you trust again.
 

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So having two browsers is great and all, that being chrome and firefox, and often using chrome i forget certain things on firefox like how insecure it seems to be! It seems that I have found an extension that acts as a virus of some sort. It's called "Relevant Knowledge". Like any self respecting virus you cant just "get rid" of it quite easily as I have found and it wont let me uninstall it from the firefox browser but I can disable it. However using avast I was able to find it, the virus locates itself in the program files folder and is easy to find, but I could not delete some of the components all of the way, even when using avast to locate and delete some of the components. I am not really sure what this thing is capable of doing but I know of leaving things around for to long when they seems "harmless" and next thing you know you have a brick for a hard drive. So basically after this anecdote, how do I delete it?

A:Firefox Extension virus!!!

Taken from another thread, same subject, by a member here:"The surest way is to post an DDSog and have them be certain there is nothing left.as this malwrae has backdoor capabilities.We need a deeper look. Please go here....Preparation Guide and execute Steps 6 - 9.Create a DDS log and post it in the new topic explained in Step 9, which is Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum22.html If Gmer won't run,skip it and move on."Louis

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Anyone know how I can remove an extension from Firefox when it is greyed out in the Extensions menu? It says it is looking for updates, but an update for this extension is already installed.
Which folder should I look in on C drive?
 

A:Firefox extension problem

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Hi, i can't remember add-on that i used to customize my Firefox. I remember that i found that add-on on some forum, and when i downloaded it, it redirected me to some web page or something like that where i could customize everything (color, background, tab look and icons, back, forward icons...) It was really good add on, and now i cant find it. I thought maybe someone here knows the name of that addon i really want this addon i cant find it anywhere. I looked on Firefox web page, but theres only full theme packs.
 

A:Firefox addon/extension

Firefox 3.6 Support with version Live Writerfox 0.5 has been added, it should be soon on Firefox add-ons site, otherwise it is always on this page..
 

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This addon contains all the best functions of some other dictionary addons for firefox. I have read some comments of users to these addons, so i try to write D4G so that it is easy to use and has useful functions. As you can see in the name of this addon, this dictionary addon is for geeks (i mean computer geeks), because you can add more dictionaries by using javascript. But normal users can still use D4G because there are a lot of high quality default dictionaries.

Some features of D4G:
- Trigger the translation via combination of mouse and keyboard (Ctrl/Alt/Shift + Left/Right mouse)
- Translation result showed at mouse position.
- Open dictionary data : this function based on the same function of OAK dictionary (you can still find it here but no support for FF3) . You can write javascript parser to filter the translation from websites.
- Support pronunciation : it's open too, that means, you can add your own pronunciation by using javascript to parse sound from web.
- Translate word in search bar : type word in search box of firefox and click button END on keyboard to translate.
In these pre-release version i used some icons and code of OAK. I just want to concentrate on the usability and functionality of D4G.
I really wait for feedbacks, so that i can change D4G and release the final version soon.
All bugs, new dictionary parsers and so on please post in this Google Group : http://groups.google.com/group/dictionary4geeks
Home page of this project: https://sou... Read more

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Does anyone know if the Firefox extension "NoScript" is still being "supported", or whatever you might want to call it, by whoever developed it?

It works fine, but I am curious because I've noticed that NoScript used to be updated to new versions constantly; sometimes as often as 2-3 times a week. I have not seen NoScript get updated to a new version for a very long time.

Thank you to all who take the time to reply.

A:Firefox extension NoScript

NoScript addon page : https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/722According to that page, NoScript was last updated on 23rd May 2009. Its certainly not a very long time.Yes I use it too

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I have just recently installed Firefox, and would like to know where to get the BB Code extension. I went here: https://addons.mozilla.org/extensions/morei...ication=firefox But there sems to be a controversy as to whether or not it works with Firefox ver. 1.5.0.1 As suggested, I visited the authors website and experienced trouble installing it. Here: http://jedbrown.net/1.0/mozilla/extensions/I have installed other Firefox extensions without any problems. *Shrug

A:Firefox BB Code extension

Ok I went to the authors website again and allowed his website. Then supposedly the BB code extension was installed. But where is it?It shows in my Firefox extensions as having been installed.And yes I have re-started Firefox.

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Yesterday, Forecast fox began doing something weird. It makes firefox freeze for a minute, and all of the weather goes blank. It shows 5 temperatures, and all 5 say 0 degrees with no animation or anything. It'll work when Firefox first starts up, but then it will mess up later. I just cleaned my Cache and cookies from Firefox and IE (almost 400 MB from CCleaner). Any ideas?

A:Firefox extension messing up

Try reinstalling Forecast Fox, or disabling it.

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This has been one of the most useful add-on extensions to Firefox for me. There was a significant update today (0.9), but I have been unable to get it reinstalled. I get this error when trying to install from here. Does anyone else get the same error?

Looks to be fixed now. I was able to get the updated version just now.
 

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Fasterfox.Settings are under Tools > Options.

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The HP Simplepass Firefox extension is not signed, and newer versions of Firefox disable unsigned add ons. Where can I get a signed version of HP Simplepass which works with Firefox?Or is there a other Program i can use to log in to website with the fingerprint reader of my HP Envy?

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I've been using FireFox for about two years now and just started to have this problem since I installed Firefox Extension BackUp Extension(FEBE) it won't install/update extensions. It still says, 'xxxx will be installed when Firefox restarted.'
I've restarted it, uninstalled it, reinstalled it, gotten a new profile. Since I got a new profile, I've been installing new extensions and it's been doing fine. Just now, it started back again. Help, anyone?
Thanks,
Midnerd
 

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Hi all,

Today I want to share with you this extension, which allows you to uninstall an extension and clean its stored preferences, its fingerprints,etc.

Original description:



Usually when you remove an extension, the extension does not clear its created preferences from pref.js. This leads to increasing size of pref.js after a few extension has been tried out. All this extension does is to listen to the uninstall event and look for the missing preferences. You will get the list of the preferences in a dialog like window to decide whether you want to keep these preferences or not.

Two main functionalities:
1. Notify you about the left preferences upon an extension removal
2. Allow you to clean your Firefox profile by removal old unused preferences left by your old extensions. To access this, go to the options page.

Note that the extension works well with extensions built on top of addon sdk, however it might have problem deling with traditional extensions. If you have found these sort of issues please open a bug report in Issues rNeomy/clean-uninstall GitHub

For bug reports use:
Issues rNeomy/clean-uninstall GitHub (open a new bug report)
or
Clean Uninstall :: add0n.com (leave a comment in the discussion section)

For more info about how this extension works please visit:
Clean Uninstall :: add0n.comClick to expand...

Homepage: Clean Uninstall :: add0n.com

This extension is avalaible for Mozilla Firefox and Firefox-based browsers.

Thanks for r... Read more

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FasterFox.

You'll find the settings under Tools > Options.
 

A:New Firefox Speed Tweak Extension

Seems pretty cool. I will pass it around to all my friends. Those Flash ads can be annoying.
 

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Can i somehow save my extentions i have in Firefox so they wont need installation again from the start?

A:Firefox Addon And Extension Back Up?

Your Firefox extension are kept in your profile folder, located at C:\ Documents and Settings \ "your user name" \ Application Data \ Mozilla \ Firefox \ ProfilesThis folder is not removed when you uninstall Firefox from Add/Remove. This folder retains all of your previous settings, and will re-apply them to your new install, if it's not deleted.That's why, when you install a new version of Firefox, your previous settings, bookmarks, passwords, etc., all remain the same.

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Hi,

Recently my firefox plugin, VideoDownloader, nolonger wants to work with YouTube files. It gives the error that:
Code:

[youtube.com] Error: Not a valid URL (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2Ov3fcJF50). Visit our web to know in detail what video sites are supported.

Any ideas how to fix this?
 

A:Firefox Extension giving problems

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Open Link in Silent Tab

Is there any extension for Google Chrome equal to that for Firefox, this extension give you the option for a link to expect, the link is opened only after clicking on the tab, very helpful to me!

__________________________

Open Bookmarks in New Tab

This other extension automatically opens your favorite links in a new tab, find very good! However I do not think anything like this for Google Chrome!

Thank you!
 

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Hi,

I am looking for a firefox extension that allows you to set custom icons for folders on the bookmark toolbar.

I like to maximize the real estate and use custom icons in order to eliminate the need for naming bookmarks. I use favicon picker 2 for this, but it only works for icons (not folders). I have some folders of bookmarks on my bookmark toolbar and I would like to be able to set custom icons for the folders.

Does this make sense? See the attached screen shot for clarity if it doesn't.

I have been searching around the internet and haven't found anything to do this...

Thanks!
 

A:firefox bookmark icon extension

I'm not aware of an extension but there are tons of them out there.

I found this userChrome.css hack. You can try if you want.

Change Firefox bookmark folder icons
 

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I'm looking for an extension that'd allow me to send my downloads to Download Accelerator (v 8.1.3.8) from the Firefox (1.5.0.7) download options menu, rather than DA automatically taking all downloads from Firefox.
I'd greatly appreciate any help.

Secondly, DA does not directly download files from servers requiring passwords eg rapidshare.de and rapidshare.com even when I add these servers and their respective usernames and passwords. Any ideas? [if this question is considered inappropriate for these forums then by all means skip it]
 

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Just read about this, thought everyone should keep their eyes open:

http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/07/27/1543207&from=rss

Apparently it installs itself into Firefox and can log passwords/credit card numbers to be sent to another server.



 

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http://techcrunch.com/2010/10/24/firesheep-in-wolves-clothing-app-lets-you-hack-into-twitter-facebook-accounts-easily/Developer Eric Butler has exposed the soft underbelly of the web with his new Firefox extension, Firesheep, which will let you essentially eavesdrop on any open Wi-Fi network and capture users’ cookies...........Apparently many social network sites are not secured, beyond the big two, Foursquare, Gowalla are also vulnerable. Moreover, to give you a sense of Firesheep’s scope, the extension is built to identify cookies from Amazon.com, Basecamp, bit.ly, Cisco, CNET, Dropbox, Enom, Evernote, Facebook, Flickr, Github, Google, HackerNews, Harvest, Windows Live, NY Times, Pivotal Tracker, Slicehost, tumblr, Twitter, WordPress, Yahoo, Yelp. And that’s just the default setting— anyone can write their own plugins, according to the post...........Update: A TechCrunch reader has discovered a Firefox extension that can prevent Firesheep from accessing your login information.(Teaser Image: Flickr/David Makes)...........https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/12714/Force-TLS allows web sites to tell Firefox that they should be served via HTTPS in the future; this helps secure you from accidentally negotiating an insecure session with certain sites. Force-TLS is also compatible with Strict Transport Security.The FTC’s OnGuardOnline.gov website also advises people about this :Be careful about the information you access or send from a publ... Read more

A:Hacking Firefox Extension For Amateurs

Tools Gut Firesheep Cookie Hijacking Attack.....good info in this article on how to
protect your computer from being compromised while using WIFI.

http://www.techweb.com/news/228200537/tools-gut-firesheep-cookie-hijacking-attack.html

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Hey everyone, I heard that there is an extension for Mozilla Firefox that allows one to view news articles from sites that require registration without having to register on that site. If anyone knows what this extension is and where I can find it, I'd greatly appreciate it! Thanks!
 

A:Looking for Specific Mozilla Firefox Extension

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This is not criticism it is a recommendation - Zemana should make an extension for Chrome and Firefox which uses the engines ZAM Realtime uses, it should block all types of phishing and malicious websites.

Do you think they might do this?
Do you think it's a good idea?

Thank you in advance, hope this helps - have a good day

Regards,
AMR
 

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How do I remove this Firefox extension called PremiumPlay Codec-C. I never installed it. I switched to Chrome but when I went back to Firefox to update it to v6, FF said that PremiumPlay Codec-C was no longer compatible with FF. And I've tried everything possible to uninstall it, even completely uninstalling FF, deleting all the folders and re-installing FF. All my extensions were gone after this except for PremiumPlay Codec-C.My computer has Windows 7 Ultimate K, this is the Korean version of Windows with the English language pack installed; and 90% of window's text switched to English (some things are still displayed in Korean only, and some software like Apple likes to auto-install the Korean version instead of giving a "choose your language" option).

A:PremiumPlay Codec-C Firefox Extension Removal

Hello djloekee27,Checkout this link: "How to uninstall "Premiumplay Codec-C" at http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/questions/850509. Arrow down to "5 Replys" and look at hazelkid (3 out of 6 people found this reply helpful).I hope this helps.Regards,Artrooks

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This FF extension is listed in Iobit uninstaller : Модуль блокування небезпечних веб-сайтів (4.5.3.8).
It is not listed in FF itself.
Two weeks ago there were 2 others but they have now disappeared.
Both Firefox itself and Iobit list 3 Kaspersky plug-ins : Content Blocker, Online Banking and Virtual Keyboard - all 4.5.3.8 as the Russion one.
Clearly it's something connected with KIS.
Everything seems to be working normally, don't think it's a threat.
Would it be safe to uninstall with Iobit or should I just leave it?
Thanks.

A:Russian alphabet extension found in Firefox

Hi Rufford,
to be on the safe side run Malwarebytes free,
(uncheck trial -- settings dashboard enable rootkit)

the 3 you mentioned
https://forum.kaspersky.com/lofivers...p/t301934.html

Roy

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Hi all.

Today I want to share with you this interesting extension, which allows you to encrypt selected text (simply right clicking the selected text) and send it to someone via e-mail. So, with this add-on you can send passwords or sensitive informations securely.

This add-on is avalaible for: Google Chrome (and Chrome-based browsers) and Mozilla Firefox (and Firefox-based browsers).
In the title I wrote wrong it is not avalaible only for Mozilla Firefox.

LINK: Home Page


 

A:EazyCrypt Encrypt and Send Firefox extension

Thanks for the post.
 

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I got the switchproxy extension for firefox, and it seems to be pretty good. But the problem is that the proxies that I get from online proxy lists usually don't work (that is they show 'Problem Page Loading' page). Where can I get strong anonymous proxies that are good for the SwitchProxy extension? Thanks.
 

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When I click on a hyperlink in an email, nothing happens... it won't go to the website or open the browser...
Please help!
Thanks...

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I'm using FF 16.0.1 but it has been like this for me since the past several versions of FF, I've had to manually re-download every extension periodically. Can't find an answer by googling. In about:addons I click the Tools button and then "Check for Updates." It says "Updating add-ons" then "No updates found" (even when my versions are outdated) If I right-click an individual extension and click "Find updates", it briefly says "Checking for updates" then nothing happens. One thread I read somewhere said it could be a problem parsing the rdf file. But the only changes I make to the rdf files is to tweak the maxVersion. And updating fails for all extensions, not just the ones whose rdf files I edited.
 

A:Solved: Firefox not finding extension updates

Doh, this was in my prefs.js: user_pref("extensions.update.enabled", false); Gee I wonder why my extensions weren't updating! Hah but I didn't add that entry myself and don't know how it got there. Anyway now it's gone so yay
 

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This may have already been posted but I just wanted to bring it up again as I was doing a clean install of XP and ran into the issue. My CPU is one of the older Athlon XP's that does not have the SSE2 extension. Firefox 49 will not support these CPU's. Therefore you will be open to possible security vulnerabilities that are found in future releases of Firefox. Chrome dropped support for these CPU's months ago. The extended support release can still be downloaded that supports these CPUs but support will end in March 2017.
 
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/your-hardware-no-longer-supported

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I just got my first laptop today. There's a special area next to the touchpad for scrolling up and down in web pages and documents. It works like a champ in all the Windows apps, but doesn't do anything in Firefox. Does anyone know of an extension that will get this to work within Firefox?
 

A:Looking for a Firefox extension that will enable scroll bar on laptop.

I don't know of any add-on to fix this. I use my arrow keys to scroll. You might check this and see if it helps.
Start> Run> type: control mouse then hit OK.
Click on Hardware tab> Properties button> Advanced Settings tab, beside
Wheel Detection: select Look for Wheel on the drop down. OK, APPLY and OK.
If it doesn't help, you can change it back to Assume wheel is present.
 

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This may have already been posted but I just wanted to bring it up again as I was doing a clean install of XP and ran into the issue. My CPU is one of the older Athlon XP's that does not have the SSE2 extension. Firefox 49 will not support these CPU's. Therefore you will be open to possible security vulnerabilities that are found in future releases of Firefox. Chrome dropped support for these CPU's months ago. The extended support release can still be downloaded that supports these CPUs but support will end in March 2017.
 
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/your-hardware-no-longer-supported

A:Firefox 49 will not support CPUs that do not have the SSE2 extension

To add to what John has posted....From the web:
SSE2 was introduced into Intel chips with the Pentium 4 in 2001 and AMD processors in 2003. Most computers produced in the last several years are equipped with SSE2. If you are unsure about your particular computer, you can determine SSE2 support by:
Windows: A free download, CPU-Z, is available from CPUID that will indicate if SSE2 is present on your system or not.
http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html
OS X: All Intel Macs are equipped with SSE2
Linux: From a terminal, run “cat /proc/cpuinfo”. “sse2” will be listed as one of the “flags” if SSE2 is available.
 
Hey John...looks like you may have a museum quality/ eligible computer.

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