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In Firefox 62.0 how do I prevent it from reporting on installed plugins ?

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I've been hardening my Firefox 62.0 according to the 'Hardening Mozilla Firefox Quantum For Privacy & Security 2018 Edition' ! I wanted to use the plugin.scan.plid.all option and set it to false, but I couldn't find it in this version. I prefer this to privacy.resistFingerprinting option as setting the latter to true may be more unique.

Is there an equivalent setting in Firefox 62.0 for disabling plugin scans ?

Many thanks

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hi, firefox 62 doesn't support any npapi plugins besides flash anymore, so this preference is no longer relevant.

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Thanks for your answer. Comes down to me not properly understanding the difference between plugins and add-ons. This raises the question (to me at least), are your installed add-ons also a part of your fingerprint ?