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My firewall is questioning Plugin Container for Firefox, requesting access to the net. Is this legit?

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using ZoneAlarm. It is questioning plugin-container.exe, ver.1.9.2.4, created 6/22/2010.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== after updating to 3.6.4

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Yes it's legitimate.

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Yes it's legitimate.

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This also happens on Win7 64-bit

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Time to find a new browser I think.

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The plugin-container.exe is a helper to separate out the plugin memory usage and crashes into a separate process from taking down firefox. If you read the release notes you'd know that.

Since plugin's need to access the internet, they need to get through the firewall. Its right, let it through.