Search Support

Avoid support scams. We will never ask you to call or text a phone number or share personal information. Please report suspicious activity using the “Report Abuse” option.

Learn More

Lolu chungechunge lwabekwa kunqolobane. Uyacelwa ubuze umbuzo omusha uma udinga usizo.

what plugins do I need to have?

  • 5 uphendule
  • 29 zinale nkinga
  • Igcine ukuphendulwa ngu cor-el

more options

I got a message telling me to manage my plug-ins. I went to "tools"/"add-ons" and got a list of "shaded" plug ins. What does that mean AND what plug-ins do I need?

All Replies (5)

more options

The plugins that are "shaded" are not enabled and won't work.

Any idea of where that "manage plugins" came from?
That isn't a message from Firefox that I ever heard of before.

more options

If a plugin is disabled then you get a message asking to enable that plugin that brings you to the Tools > Add-ons > Plugins window. If you want to use that plugin then you can click the Enabled button, no restart needed.

You can force a rescan and enable all plugins if you delete the file pluginreg.dat in the Firefox Profile Folder.

  • Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Open Containing Folder
more options

When you write that You can force a rescan and enable all plugins , what does that mean?

Restating my question, how was I to know which plug in was needed. I enabled all but I don't know if that is a good practice. There is one from Microsoft that I have read is questionable.

more options

Unfortunately all these answers are dealing with the shaded plug in's, I am looking for the answer to his other question.... WHICH plug in's should I have on my FF, what ones do I need to have installed?

more options

You only need to install plugins that are used on pages that you visit and then only if you need all features of that page.