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I installed Firefox5 and now mt plug ins don't work. I want to go back to FF4 - how can i do this?

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I use property bee and the valuations tool bar all the time. When I upgrade to Firefox 5 I did not realise that these would no longer work. I need these so i want to go back to the previous version of firefox - it worked just fine! how can i do this?

I use property bee and the valuations tool bar all the time. When I upgrade to Firefox 5 I did not realise that these would no longer work. I need these so i want to go back to the previous version of firefox - it worked just fine! how can i do this?

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If they worked in Firefox 4, there's a really good chance they will still work in Firefox 5.

Extensions for Firefox include a list of compatible Firefox versions. You can ignore add-on version restrictions by (what else) installing an add-on. Then you can test whether the add-ons important to you actually work in Firefox 5.

Add-on Compatibility Reporter :: Add-ons for Firefox

Please report back on your results.

Oh, and due to security vulnerabilities, rolling back to Firefox 4.0.1 is not recommended.

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Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
  • ActiveTouch General Plugin Container Version 103
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.4.1"
  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r181
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_22 for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.0.60531.0
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • BlackBerry WebSL Browser Plug-In
  • DRM Netscape Network Object
  • Npdsplay dll
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:5.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/5.0

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jscher2000
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Chosen Solution

If they worked in Firefox 4, there's a really good chance they will still work in Firefox 5.

Extensions for Firefox include a list of compatible Firefox versions. You can ignore add-on version restrictions by (what else) installing an add-on. Then you can test whether the add-ons important to you actually work in Firefox 5.

Add-on Compatibility Reporter :: Add-ons for Firefox

Please report back on your results.

Oh, and due to security vulnerabilities, rolling back to Firefox 4.0.1 is not recommended.

If they worked in Firefox 4, there's a really good chance they will still work in Firefox 5. Extensions for Firefox include a list of compatible Firefox versions. You can ''ignore'' add-on version restrictions by (what else) installing an add-on. Then you can test whether the add-ons important to you actually work in Firefox 5. [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/add-on-compatibility-reporter/ Add-on Compatibility Reporter :: Add-ons for Firefox] Please report back on your results. Oh, and due to security vulnerabilities, rolling back to Firefox 4.0.1 is not recommended.

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Svetlana 76 solutions 915 answers

You can try this extension to override compatibility issues like jscher2000 said,

If you still want to downgrade, see here:

You can try this extension to override compatibility issues like jscher2000 said, * https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/add-on-compatibility-reporter/ If you still want to downgrade, see here: * http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/latest-4.0/win32/en-US/ * [[installing firefox]]

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Thank you both. I installed the compatability reporter and hey presto both add ins turned up working just fine!

Thank you both. I installed the compatability reporter and hey presto both add ins turned up working just fine!