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is MozillaFirefox conflicting Adobe Reader?


So i wanted to install an Adobe Flash player like always. In my several years of Mozilla Firefox using I never bumped into; you have to close conflicting Application mozilla firefox in order to instal this version; so how is that, why is that al of a Sudden?

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  • 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 10.1.5
  • VLC media player Web Plugin 2.0.2
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hello, firefox isn't conflicting with adobe, but the adobe pdf & flash plugins are also running within firefox - therefore the browser will have to be closed during the update/installation of those plugins.

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thanx for the answer madperson

rbrillan 0 solutions 1 answers

I have a similar problem. I'm on Win XP with Mozilla Firefox v18. Recently installed Adobe Air 3.6, and now the websites are slow in connecting on firefox - facebook, google etc. Does anyone have helpful info ?