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firefox 5 does not support my plugins. how do i go back to firefox 4

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my add to amazon wish list no longer works. i need to go back to firefox 4 so i can use it.

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Read this entire reply, there is a possible solution to use your current Extensions with Firefox 5.

It is the responsibility of developers of the various Extensions and Plugins to be certain that their products are compatible with new versions of Firefox. Firefox 5 underwent 7 beta cycles over approximately 4 weeks time during which developers should have ascertained compatibility of their product.

With Mozilla's accelerated release plan, the "plan" is for 5.0 to replace 4.0.1, with no further support for 4.0.* versions.

  • This will also be the case with versions 6 and 7, currently scheduled for release later this year.
  • As new versions are released, support for the prior version will be dropped.
  • The only exception, as of right now, is that version 3.6.x will continue to be supported for 3-4 months, as of this posting.

No significant user-interface changes occurred between Firefox 4 and Firefox 5.

95% of the Add-ons hosted at the official Add-ons website are compatible with Firefox 5.0 -

For extensions that are hosted elsewhere, you can try using this extension - - to force "incompatible" extensions to be enabled in 5.0 and see for yourself if they work. Then there's a "compatibility" button in the Add-ons Manager tab to report if each extension is working properly or to tell the developer of each extension what problems you're having.

You need to update the following. The Plugin version(s) shown below was/were submitted with your question and is/are out of date. You should update to avoid known security issues with the version(s) you have installed. Click on "More system info..." to the right of your question to see what was included with your question.

  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_21 for Mozilla browsers
  1. Check your plugin versions on either of the following links':
  2. Update the Java plugin to the latest version.