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If I remove "flash player" will it hurt Firefox??
I wish to get rid of the "Flash player". I do not want it on my computer as it is a virus magnet. Will it hurt FF other than not being able to run flash animations. I have scanned my registry and found that it has wormed it's way into a lot of other programs and I want to take it out by editing my registry.
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Dennis, Firefox will work fine without the Flash player or any other plugins, for that matter.
Close Firefox and follow instructions at http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/141/tn_14157.html to uninstall Flash.
Edit: To be clear, I am not endorsing manually editing your registry.
To disable the "missing plugins" yellow info bar for pages with Flash on them, see http://kb.mozillazine.org/Disabling_yellow_plugin_bar_-_Firefox