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Cant find "Edit Options" on browser page to update Adobe

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Can't find "Edit Option" to click on to open Adobe update. Have to go through allow routine to get Adobe update

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Every time Firefox opened

Can't find "Edit Option" to click on to open Adobe update. Have to go through allow routine to get Adobe update == This happened == Every time Firefox opened

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Installed Plug-ins

  • -Garmin Communicator Plug-In 2.9.1.0
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • Default Plug-in
  • Shockwave Flash 10.0 r45
  • Java Plug-in 1.6.0_07 for Netscape Navigator (DLL Helper)
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • DRM Netscape Network Object
  • Npdsplay dll

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.9.2.3) Gecko/20100401 Firefox/3.6.3

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TXGuy 87 solutions 861 answers

The instructions on the Adobe site that include "Edit Options" are for older versions of Firefox and no longer apply.

Install/Update Adobe Flash Player for Firefox: your ver. 10.0 r45; current ver. 10.1 r53 (important security update 2010-06-10) See: Updating Flash -use Firefox to download and SAVE to your hard drive (save to Desktop for easy access) -exit Firefox (File > Exit) -check to see that Firefox is completely closed (Ctrl+Alt+Del, choose Task Manager, click Processes tab, if "firefox.exe" is on the list, right-click "firefox.exe" and choose End process, close the Task Manager window) -double-click on the Adobe Flash installer you just downloaded to install/update Adobe Flash -when the Flash installation is complete, start Firefox, and test the Flash installation here: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=tn_15507&sliceId=1


Install/Update Adobe Reader for Firefox: your ver. N/A; current ver. 9.3.2 See: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Using+the+Adobe+Reader+plugin+with+Firefox#Installing_and_updating_Adobe_Reader You may be able to update from the Adobe Reader installed on your system instead of going to the Adobe site and downloading. In Windows, Start > Program Files, find and click Adobe Reader to open, click Help, click Check for Updates. If you go to the Adobe site to download the current Adobe Reader: -use Firefox to download and SAVE to your hard drive (save to Desktop for easy access) -See the images at the bottom left of this post to see the steps to take on the Adobe site -exit Firefox (File > Exit) -In Windows, check to see that Firefox is completely closed (Ctrl+Alt+Del, choose Task Manager, click Processes tab, if "firefox.exe" is on the list, right-click "firefox.exe" and choose End process, close the Task Manager window) -double-click on the Adobe Reader installer you just downloaded to install/update Adobe Reader


You can check the status of some (not ALL; this is a "work-in-process" page) of your plug-ins here: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/plugincheck/


Other Issues: ~~red:You have installed plug-ins with known security issues. You should update them immediately.~~


Update Java: your ver. 1.6.0.07; current ver. 1.6.0.20 (important security update 04-15-2010) (~~red:Firefox 3.6 and above requires Java 1.6.0.10 and above~~; see: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Java-related+issues#Java_does_not_work_in_Firefox_3_6 ) (Windows users: Do the manual update; very easy.) See: Updating Java Do the update with Firefox closed.

The instructions on the Adobe site that include "Edit Options" are for older versions of Firefox and no longer apply. <u>'''Install/Update Adobe Flash Player for Firefox'''</u>: your ver. 10.0 r45; current ver. 10.1 r53 ('''important security update 2010-06-10''') See: '''[http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Managing+the+Flash+plugin#Updating_Flash Updating Flash]''' -'''<u>use Firefox to download</u>''' and <u>'''SAVE to your hard drive'''</u> (save to Desktop for easy access) -exit Firefox (File > Exit) -check to see that Firefox is completely closed (''Ctrl+Alt+Del, choose Task Manager, click Processes tab, if "firefox.exe" is on the list, right-click "firefox.exe" and choose End process, close the Task Manager window'') -double-click on the Adobe Flash installer you just downloaded to install/update Adobe Flash -when the Flash installation is complete, start Firefox, and test the Flash installation here: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=tn_15507&sliceId=1 *<u>'''NOTE: On Vista and Windows 7'''</u> you may need to run the plugin installer as Administrator by starting the installer via the right-click context menu if you do not get an UAC prompt to ask for permission to continue (i.e nothing seems to happen). See this: http://vistasupport.mvps.org/run_as_administrator.htm *'''<u>NOTE for IE:</u>''' Firefox and most other browsers use a Plugin. IE uses an ActiveX version of Flash. To install/update the IE ActiveX Adobe Flash Player, same instructions as above, except use IE to download the ActiveX Flash installer. *Also see: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Flash ~~red:'''''and'''''~~ [[How do I edit options to add Adobe to the list of allowed sites]] ----------------------------- <u>'''Install/Update Adobe Reader for Firefox'''</u>: your ver. N/A; current ver. 9.3.2 See: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Using+the+Adobe+Reader+plugin+with+Firefox#Installing_and_updating_Adobe_Reader ''<u>You may be able to update from the Adobe Reader installed on your system</u>'' instead of going to the Adobe site and downloading. In Windows, Start > Program Files, find and click Adobe Reader to open, click Help, click Check for Updates. ''<u>If you go to the Adobe site to download the current Adobe Reader:</u>'' -'''<u>use Firefox to download</u>''' and <u>'''SAVE to your hard drive'''</u> (save to Desktop for easy access) -See the images at the bottom left of this post to see the steps to take on the Adobe site -exit Firefox (File > Exit) -In Windows, check to see that Firefox is completely closed (''Ctrl+Alt+Del, choose Task Manager, click Processes tab, if "firefox.exe" is on the list, right-click "firefox.exe" and choose End process, close the Task Manager window'') -double-click on the Adobe Reader installer you just downloaded to install/update Adobe Reader *<u>'''NOTE: On Vista and Windows 7'''</u> you may need to run the plugin installer as Administrator by starting the installer via the right-click context menu if you do not get an UAC prompt to ask for permission to continue (i.e nothing seems to happen). See this: http://vistasupport.mvps.org/run_as_administrator.htm *'''<u>NOTE for IE:</u>''' Firefox and most other browsers use a Plugin. IE uses an ActiveX version of Flash. To install/update the IE ActiveX Adobe Flash Player, same instructions as above, except use IE to download the ActiveX Flash installer. *Also see: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Flash ~~red:'''''and'''''~~ [[How do I edit options to add Adobe to the list of allowed sites]] --------------------------- You can check the status of <u>'''some'''</u> (not ALL; this is a "work-in-process" page) of your plug-ins here: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/plugincheck/ --------------------------- <u>'''''Other Issues'''''</u>: ~~red:You have installed plug-ins with known security issues. You should update them immediately.~~ <u>'''Update Java'''</u>: your ver. 1.6.0.07; current ver. 1.6.0.20 (<u>important security update 04-15-2010</u>) (~~red:Firefox 3.6 and above requires Java 1.6.0.10 and above~~; see: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Java-related+issues#Java_does_not_work_in_Firefox_3_6 ) ''(Windows users: Do the manual update; very easy.)'' See: '''[http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Using+the+Java+plugin+with+Firefox#Updates Updating Java]''' Do the update with Firefox closed.
cor-el
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See also [[How do I edit options to add Adobe to the list of allowed sites]]
TXGuy 87 solutions 861 answers

cor-el: That link is under the "Also see"

cor-el: That link is under the "Also see"