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[Fx42] Windows 64-bit Firefox doesn't recognize this plugin

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  1. AliceWyman 5159 posts
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    I posted the following in the Use plugins to play audio, video, games and more kbforum discussion, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/use-plugins-play-audio-video-games/discuss/6223 [Fx41] Add a note for users who install Firefox Win64 that only the Flash plugin works.

    Firefox Win64 installers were made available for Firefox 40 Beta at https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/beta/all/ and should be available on https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ for the Firefox 40 release. When Firefox 41 is released, Win64 installers will be available for download on mozilla.org . We should add a note to this article (and to the linked Java, Silverlight, Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, and QuickTime articles) that only the Flash plugin currently works in Firefox win64 builds. Related bugs: Bug 1165981 - Whitelist Flash for NPAPI on 64 bit Firefox on Win64 Bug 1187005 - Some plugins (Microsoft Silverlight, Java,...) are not recognized as installed with Firefox 64-bit build on Win64 Bug 1181014 - Make Firefox 41 win64 builds on the Release channel available on mozilla.org.
    I posted the following in the [[Use plugins to play audio, video, games and more]] kbforum discussion, https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/use-plugins-play-audio-video-games/discuss/6223 ''[Fx41] Add a note for users who install Firefox Win64 that only the Flash plugin works.'' <blockquote>Firefox Win64 installers were made available for Firefox 40 Beta at https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/beta/all/ <s>and should be available on https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ for the Firefox 40 release</s>. When Firefox 41 is released, Win64 installers will be available for download on mozilla''.''org . We should add a note to this article (and to the linked Java, Silverlight, Adobe Reader, Windows Media Player, and QuickTime articles) that only the Flash plugin currently works in Firefox win64 builds. Related bugs: [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1165981 Bug 1165981] - Whitelist Flash for NPAPI on 64 bit Firefox on Win64 [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1187005 Bug 1187005] - Some plugins (Microsoft Silverlight, Java,...) are not recognized as installed with Firefox 64-bit build on Win64 [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1181014 Bug 1181014] - Make Firefox 41 win64 builds on the Release channel available on mozilla''.''org. </blockquote>
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  2. AliceWyman 5159 posts
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    The release target for Win64 builds was moved to Firefox 42. See bug 1181014 comment 12.

    The release target for Win64 builds was moved to Firefox 42. See [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1181014#c12 bug 1181014 comment 12].
  3. AliceWyman 5159 posts
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    Windows 64-bit Firefox requires Windows 7 or above (bug 1093741).

    I made a revision to add an incompatibility warning {for fx42, win7,win8,win10} since the Windows 64-bit builds aren't scheduled for the release channel firefox/all page until at least Firefox 42.

    Windows 64-bit Firefox requires Windows 7 or above ([https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1093741 bug 1093741]). I made a revision to add an incompatibility warning {for fx42, win7,win8,win10} since the Windows 64-bit builds aren't scheduled for the release channel firefox/all page until at least Firefox 42.
  4. AliceWyman 5159 posts
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    I made a new revision a few days ago (still pending review) to update the 64-bit Firefox warning, to add a link to this Mozilla blog post.

    I made a new revision a few days ago (still pending review) to update the 64-bit Firefox warning, to add a link to [https://blog.mozilla.org/futurereleases/2015/10/08/npapi-plugins-in-firefox/ this Mozilla blog post].
  5. ideato 567 posts
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    AliceWyman said

    I made a new revision a few days ago (still pending review) to update the 64-bit Firefox warning, to add a link to this Mozilla blog post.

    done

    ''AliceWyman [[#post-12641|said]]'' <blockquote> I made a new revision a few days ago (still pending review) to update the 64-bit Firefox warning, to add a link to [https://blog.mozilla.org/futurereleases/2015/10/08/npapi-plugins-in-firefox/ this Mozilla blog post]. </blockquote> done