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Which of my plugins are not necessary? FF slow sometimes.
I have a lot of plugins and extensions and sometimes I don't know which stuff I need/use all the time and which ones I don't use and could be slowing down FF. Could you please go through my plugins and stuff and see which ones you think are unnecessary and why/what it would be used for/what it does - if you know - and how to not only disable them but uninstall too, if necessary. I'll post my most recent crash just in case. It was several days ago - the 18th. It crashes only once in a while. I've kinda been considering Chrome recently; I hope this fixes it. I tried clearing my cookies too, just in case - which I think is shown in the Troubleshooting Info, I think.
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Here's the about:plugins and about:builtconfig just in case.. idk:
(sorry, I can't go back and edit my original post.. most forums have that option. Oh well).
Google Earth Plugin
File: npgeplugin.dll Version: 18.104.22.168 GEPlugin
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled application/geplugin GEPlugin Yes Shockwave Flash
File: NPSWF32.dll Version: 10.0.32.18 Shockwave Flash 10.0 r32
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled application/x-shockwave-flash Adobe Flash movie swf Yes application/futuresplash FutureSplash movie spl Yes Adobe Acrobat
File: nppdf32.dll Version: 22.214.171.124 Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled application/pdf Acrobat Portable Document Format pdf Yes application/vnd.adobe.pdfxml Adobe PDF in XML Format pdfxml Yes application/vnd.adobe.x-mars Adobe PDF in XML Format mars Yes application/vnd.fdf Acrobat Forms Data Format fdf Yes application/vnd.adobe.xfdf XML Version of Acrobat Forms Data Format xfdf Yes application/vnd.adobe.xdp+xml Acrobat XML Data Package xdp Yes application/vnd.adobe.xfd+xml Adobe FormFlow99 Data File xfd Yes 2007 Microsoft Office system
File: NPOFF12.DLL Version: 12.0.4518.1014 Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled application/x-msoffice12 12.0.4518.1014 * Yes Centra Updater Plugin
File: NPCentraUpdater.dll Version: 126.96.36.199 Centra Updater Plugin: 7,6,1,3
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled application/x-centra-updater-plugin Centra Updater Plugin File * Yes Mozilla Default Plug-in
File: npnul32.dll Version: 188.8.131.52 Default Plug-in
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled
- Mozilla Default Plug-in * No
File: npGoogleOneClick8.dll Version: 184.108.40.206 Google Update
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled application/x-vnd.google.oneclickctrl.8 Yes Shockwave for Director
File: np32dsw.dll Version: 220.127.116.116 Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled application/x-director Shockwave Movie dir,dxr,dcr Yes Silverlight Plug-In
File: npctrl.dll Version: 3.0.50106.0 3.0.50106.0
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled application/x-silverlight npctrl scr Yes application/x-silverlight-2 Yes Windows Live® Photo Gallery
File: NPWLPG.dll Version: 14.0.8081.709 NPWLPG
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled application/x-wlpg3-detect Windows Live® Photo Gallery wlpg Yes application/x-wlpg-detect Windows Live® Photo Gallery wlpg Yes NVIDIA 3D Vision
File: npnv3dv.dll Version: 18.104.22.16845 NVIDIA 3D Vision plugin for Mozilla browsers
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled image/jps JPEG-based stereo image jps Yes image/pns PNG-based stereo image pns Yes image/mpo Multi-Picture Format image mpo Yes Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U18
File: npjp2.dll Version: 22.214.171.124 Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_18 for Mozilla browsers
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled application/x-java-applet Java Applet Yes application/x-java-bean JavaBeans Yes application/x-java-vm Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.1.1 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.1.1 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.1 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.1 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.2 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.2 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.1.3 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.1.3 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.1.2 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.1.2 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.3 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.3 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.2.2 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.2.2 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.2.1 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.2.1 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.3.1 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.3.1 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.4 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.4 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.4.1 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.4.1 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.4.2 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.4.2 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.5 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.5 Yes application/x-java-applet;version=1.6 Yes application/x-java-bean;version=1.6 Yes application/x-java-applet;jpi-version=1.6.0_18 Yes application/x-java-bean;jpi-version=1.6.0_18 Yes Adobe Acrobat
File: nppdf32.dll Version: 126.96.36.199 Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.3.2"
MIME Type Description Suffixes Enabled application/pdf Acrobat Portable Document Format pdf Yes application/vnd.adobe.pdfxml Adobe PDF in XML Format pdfxml Yes application/vnd.adobe.x-mars Adobe PDF in XML Format mars Yes application/vnd.fdf Acrobat Forms Data Format fdf Yes application/vnd.adobe.xfdf XML Version of Acrobat Forms Data Format xfdf Yes application/vnd.adobe.xdp+xml Acrobat XML Data Package xdp Yes application/vnd.adobe.xfd+xml Adobe FormFlow99 Data File xfd Yes
Built from http://hg.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla-1.9.2/rev/28ef231a65a3 Build platform target i686-pc-mingw32
Build tools Compiler Version Compiler flags cl 14.00.50727.762 -TC -nologo -W3 -Gy -Fdgenerated.pdb -DNDEBUG -DTRIMMED -Zi -UDEBUG -DNDEBUG -GL -wd4624 -wd4952 -O1 cl 14.00.50727.762 -GR- -TP -nologo -Zc:wchar_t- -W3 -Gy -Fdgenerated.pdb -DNDEBUG -DTRIMMED -Zi -UDEBUG -DNDEBUG -GL -wd4624 -wd4952 -O1
Configure arguments --enable-application=browser --enable-update-channel=release --enable-update-packaging --enable-jemalloc --enable-official-branding --enable-tests
No one..? Really?
This is my second time trying to get help using Firefox's forum and both times I didn't get a single response. What a great experience...
Your above posted crash ID links to a crash caused by the Flash plugin.
Your plugins list shows outdated plugin(s) with known security and stability risks.
# Shockwave Flash 10.0 r32 # Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_18 for Mozilla browsers
Update the Java and Flash plugin to the latest version. See http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp#jdk (you need JRE) http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ --- Start Firefox in Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode to check if one of your add-ons is causing your problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Tools > Add-ons > Themes). See Troubleshoot extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems and Troubleshoot issues with plugins like Flash or Java to fix common Firefox problems
You can create a new profile as a test to check if your current profile is causing the problems. See [[Basic Troubleshooting|#Make_a_new_profile|Basic Troubleshooting:Make a new profile]]
There may be extensions installed by default in a new profile, so check that in "Tools > Add-ons > Extensions".
If that new profile works then you can transfer some files from the old profile to that new profile (be careful not to copy corrupted files). See http://kb.mozillazine.org/Transferring_data_to_a_new_profile_-_Firefox
Okay, I updated my flash - seems like a new version is coming out every other day.. - but the Java gave me an error. See screenshot.
Didn't get attached in my last post..
Wish you would make it clearer about how to check out plugins. A lot of what you say is Greek to me.