How to Disable/Enable Plugins of Mozilla Firefox

How to Guide - (on March 17, 2014 09:51 AM)

Many of you sometime want something more than browsing in your browser, for this, many of you by downloading and installing enable many of plugins that support enhanced browsing, add functionality to Facebook or Twitter, or add games to your browser i.e. third-party files extending the abilities of your browser far beyond mere Web surfing.



Whatever your browser is be it Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, you can see these plugin are called in different names like "Add-Ons" and "Extensions." respectively.


Normally these plugins, whatever you name them i.e. extensions, add-ons, are very useful for you as you downloaded and installed them for any purpose, however, many a time you feel you browser getting dizzy and slow, so often you like to disable these plugins from your browser temporary.


We have tried to help you in this regard considering Mozilla Firefox that is mostly used by you; some of the ways are given below. So learn how to disable/Enable Extension and Plugins of your Mozilla Firefox browser.

 

 Plugins in Mozilla Firefox

 

How to disable/Enable Plugins in Mozilla Firefox

Click the orange "Firefox" button given in the top left-hand corner of the browser’s window

Select "Add-ons" from the right column of the menu to open an Add-ons Manager tab in the active browser’s window. But if you are using Windows XP, click on "Tools" from the menu bar near the top of the browser window and select "Add-ons."

Click "Extensions" to view the installed extensions that add features to Firefox such as SeoQuake or Lookinglink, or click "Plugins" to view plugins that add compatibility and functionality, such as Apple QuickTime, or Adobe Acrobat etc.

Find the add-on you want to disable or enable and click its "Disable" button or “Enable button”. If you want to delete an extension entirely, click "Remove."

Restart Firefox to complete the process.

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Reference

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Re-enable add-ons that were disabled when updating Firefox http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/re-enable-add-ons-disabled-when-updating

This is easy process of add-ons are now automatically compatible with new versions of Firefox by default. When Firefox updates,

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Learn How to set a plugin to "Never activate" without disabling it http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/979194

Easy steps to replaced the disable/enable button with activation options in the Addons/Plugin page but these are two completely different things.


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