Firefox 52 kills plugins – except Flash – and runs up a red flag for HTTP

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Updated today and all my plugins are gone.  They give you an option to get them back until 2018 and then they are gone for good........https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/03/08/firefox_52/

http://126kr.com/article/6n5kl36937a
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Jim16

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Posted 1 year ago

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Gwalk900, Champion

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Thanks for the heads-up!



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Diana, Viasat Employee

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Hi Jim16,  Thank you for sharing. I'm sure our members will find this  information useful.
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bill nord

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Same here. I simply moved over to Opera.
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?????I'm on 53.0.2 and my plugins are there and working fine as far as I can tell.?????
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david, Champion

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That's strange. My Flash is fine and I use Ublock instead of Adblock, but it's fine too.
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Similarly, my extensions (AdBlock Plus, Flash Control, User Agent Switcher, etc.) were unaffected by installing 53.0.2.

Only plugins other than Flash and Open H264 were removed.

 
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After the 53.0.2 update was installed, AdBlock Plus and Flash Control are still operating normally.
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After 53.0.2 update AdBloock Plus, Flash Control and Flashblock browser extensions  remain alive and well.

Some browser plug-ins  such as Shockwave Flash have been disabled since FF v.52 last January.




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I guess I meant Extensions.  My adblock plus and Flash control disappeared  after the update 3 days ago but I have returned them to their proper places!  Could have been a glitch with the download maybe.
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