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I am unable to update my Adobe flash player. How do I temporarily TURN Mozilla Foxfire off so it can update?


Often I get messages that say 'turn off Mozilla Firefox' in order for software to update. ie. Adobe Flash Player.

But I don't know how to turn Mozilla Firefox.. off so I can update.

Heeeellllp please?

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Installed Plug-ins

  • Coupons, Inc. Coupon Printer DLL
  • Coupons, Inc. Coupon Printer Plugin
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r181
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • Foxit Reader Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • BlackBerry WebSL Browser Plug-In
  • Version 1.1.5, copyright 1996-2010 The VideoLAN Teamhttp://www.videolan.org/


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:6.0.2) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/6.0.2

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Please close the following programs to continue:
* Mozilla Firefox

W2PIO 0 solutions 11 answers

Simply close all open Firefox windows/tabs before running the update installer.

Note that you will have to SAVE the update installer, then close Firefox, navigate in Windows Explorer to wherever you saved the update, and double-click on it to run the update installer.