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Flashblock OR Flashstopper better AND are they comparable with ease of use ?

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I recently refreshed my firefox and I'm wondering if Flashblock OR Flashstopper is better in peoples opinions? I was using Flashblock. Love it and simply disabled it if I actually wanted to watch videos. I see that Flashstopper ranks a little higher yet, I'm seeing more complaints within the reviews. Just really looking for a suggestion OR suggestions on which I should use? Thanks!

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Hi fireside, Try the addon forums, you might get more opinions/bites here. *https://forums.mozilla.org/

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fireside said

I recently refreshed my firefox and I'm wondering if Flashblock OR Flashstopper is better in peoples opinions? I was using Flashblock. Love it and simply disabled it if I actually wanted to watch videos. I see that Flashstopper ranks a little higher yet, I'm seeing more complaints within the reviews. Just really looking for a suggestion OR suggestions on which I should use? Thanks!

Thank you very much guigs2. I will follow your recommendation.

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By the way, if you have Shockwave Flash set to "Ask to Activate", there is an extension that refines the feature so that you can approve individual videos on a page instead of "all or nothing." If you're interested:

To set the permission:

Open the Add-ons page using either:

  • Ctrl+Shift+a
  • "3-bar" menu button (or Tools menu) > Add-ons

In the left column, click Plugins. On the right side, look for "Shockwave Flash" and change "Always Activate" to "Ask to Activate".

To get the extension:

https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/click-to-play-per-element/

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jscher2000,

Thank you so much for everything on my multiple questions! I still need to/want to go back and reread the info on copying my bookmarks from my old profile into my new profile AND a way to keep my bookmarks in my new profile in doing the above as I'm certain I've been given good direction on accomplishing those steps. Thanks!