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Install Silverlight for Mozilla Firefox without administrative privileges

Is there any way I can install silverlight plugin for Firefox without admin privileges? For Flash there's an .xpi extension so that I can install it on Firefox Portable.
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Why does Mozilla Firefox 3.5 freezes?

I recently upgraded Firefox from 3.0 to 3.5. Since then I have a lot of trouble running this app. It freezes after 1 sec and stops responding to any commands. How can I make it work again? If there's ...
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Windows 7 default programs won't let me choose Firefox as my default browser

I googled this problem thoroughly before posting here. I did everything in the books to set Firefox as my default. I went to default programs, and looked for it there -- it's not there. I went to the ...
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Increase Firefox Speed?

Found a way to really speed up Firefox - I've implemented it and noticed serious speed improvements. Can anyone comment ? Type in the Firefox address about:config Accept the Warning notification and ...
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How to set up Firefox on Windows to ignore registry settings?

It seems that a number of vendors are silently installing Firefox extensions via registry settings. I would like to prevent Firefox from reading any Windows registry settings at start-up. Does anyone ...
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Windows Domain Authentication with Firefox

We have many internal web sites on our domain: a.blah.com b.bhah.com c.blah.com IE authenticates automatically using the currently signed in domain user but fire fox pops up a login box, sometimes ...
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How can I synchronize Firefox settings between machines using MY server?

I know that Firefox plugins exist to synchronize settings between machines, but all such plugins I have seen require you to synchronize your settings to some 3rd party server. Is anyone aware of such ...
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How can I simulate a slow connection, or limit the bandwidth that Firefox can use? [closed]

Is there a way I can simulate various connection speeds from within Firefox? I need to be able to check http://localhost with varying speeds. I know there are standalone applications that can do ...