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Windows 8.1 has locked down “c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files” can't manually install/remove plugins for IE

I've discovered that the folder c:\windows\Downloaded Program Files\ where IE puts ActiveX plugins that have been installed ... is seriously locked down in windows 8.1 The situation I'm seeing is ...
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is it safer to just not install flash player on Windows? [closed]

I have a laptop that I use strictly for financial software and logins. None of the websites I use on this laptop require Flash player. I use my other laptops for browsing and extracurricular ...
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235 views

Windows Search OCR plugin/extension

Is there any plugin or solution available to let Windows Search index text in graphic pages embedded into pdf files. Something like the amazing Omnipage OCR plugin which was available for Google ...
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0answers
120 views

How to only allow a custom subset of plugins in Firefox?

I keep the Firefox setting plugin.scan.plid.all set to false, since too many programs automatically add their own invasive Firefox plugins to the Windows registry whenever they are installed and/or ...
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2answers
169 views

Program or Firefox plugin to automatically manipulate website HTML using specific rules?

I have noticed dozens of times how tedious some websites are. Therefore, I need a program, plugin for Firefox, or whatever that does the job - to be able to add some sort of checks to specific ...
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3answers
662 views

Program or Firefox plugin to keep cookie alive?

I need to make some cookie to stay alive forever, because some website I use doesn't have "remember me" option when logging in. Is there any plugin, or program for this?
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1answer
154 views

Firefox doesnt see java plugin

I work on a machine without administrator access. There is java installed on it however Firefox doesn't pick it up somehow. IE has no problems running Java content however. My question is how can I ...
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2answers
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Microsoft's Windows Media Player plugin doesn't register on Chrome (Windows)

After installing the "Windows Media Player plug-in for Firefox" (either automatically or by downloading wmpfirefoxplugin.exe manually) and running it, the WMP plugin still does not appear in ...
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1answer
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How to disable some plugins of adobe-reader X?

There are a lot of plug-ins (I mean not a browser plugin to view pdfs, but plugins of reader itself, e.g. for internet access, commenting a pdf, javascript in pdf, 3d in pdf and so on) pre installed ...
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1answer
747 views

No Subversion Plugin Available for netbeans

I think there are missing repositories for netbeans plugins in my installation. I can't find subversion in my 'available plugins' tab. Here are my repositories: ...
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1answer
633 views

windows file system / explorer ssh plugin [closed]

Does anyone know of a Windows explore/filesystem plugin that maps to remote system via SSH? There was a tool called GmailFS that exposed Gmail account as file system that appeared in explorer so ...
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315 views

Start a conversation in pidgin from launchy/anywhere

I use pidgin for all my chatting, and all my regular contacts are available in pidgin roster. I also use Launchy to launch a bunch of things. As a logical consequence, I wonder if it is possible to ...
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How to remove MetaStream 3 Plugin for Firefox

I just reformatted a machine, and installed Firefox 3.6.8, now when I use Firefox I get a message that says: "Firefox has determined that the following add-ons are known to cause stability or ...
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1answer
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How come all except one of the VIM plugins I installed in Windows Vista VIM do not work?

The Problem Circumstances have arisen where I have to use VIM on Windows Vista 64bit. I have tried to recreate my Ubuntu Linux set up but all except one of the plugins I have installed are not being ...
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2answers
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Using Off-The-Record and Trillian Astra together

Does anyone know how to use Off-the-Record (OTR) with Trillian Astra? I've found the OTR for Trillian plugin here: http://trillianotr.kittyfox.net/ For the most part, it works and I can use OTRĀ for ...
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1answer
61 views

What options are there to do a mail merge?

I tried (and failed) to do a mail merge to send a generic(ish) mail merge to send a bunch of emails using Thunderbird with the the Mail Merge addon but couldn't get it to work. What other options ...
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4answers
2k views

Removing HTML from Pidgin conversations

I'm using Pidgin 2.5.5 with SIPE for talking to MS Communicator user at work. The MS Communicator was just now upgraded and I'm seeing HTML markup with messages. Are there any plugins to interpret ...
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Keyboard shortcut for creating a new folder or file? (Windows)

Does anybody know if there's a keyboard shortcut equivilant to the right click -> New context menu in explorer? Given that I suspect that there isn't, does anybody know of an explorer extension that ...
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Firefox PDF plugin to view PDF in browser on Windows

Is there any plugin or extension so I can view any PDF directly within Firefox 3.5 on Windows just like with Safari on a Mac? It's annoying to always download and open the file. So I'd like to be ...