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In what versions did major browsers drop support for NPAPI plugins?

From Wikipedia: Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface (NPAPI) is an application programming interface (API) that allows plug-ins (more specifically, browser extensions) to be developed ...
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How to use Skype for Business (full client) after upgrading to Firefox 52+?

I have a client with whom I frequently communicate using Skype for Business meetings. The common use case is that they sends me an invitation to a Skype meeting (hosted on their system), which I open ...
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Using Chrome NPAPI plugins

How do I use NPAPI plugins in Chrome? I know they are old, etc. But many plugins are still NPAPI plugins, and I would like to install them.
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How to enable npapi in chrome without permission to change config

Is there a way to change enable npapi, that i need for silverlight in chrome without admin rights(Webpage Blocked ERR_BLOCKED_BY_ADMINISTRATOR) this chrome://flags/#enable-npapi doesn't work.
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When Firefox drops Java applet support, how will I run old Java applets?

Java applets are soon to be killed off forever. I understand why we shouldn't make new ones. But what will happen to old ones? There are still Java applets that people may use, and there's no ...
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NPAPI Alternative for Legacy Sites? [duplicate]

So, Firefox has announced to drop NPAPI support at end of 2016. What would be an alternative for legacy sites? For example, Google Chrome introduced Chrome Legacy Browser Support (Chrome LBS), that ...
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Where to download the last Chrome version with Java (NPAPI) support?

The Google Chrome browser version 45 completely dropped support for NPAPI in September 2015. This means plugins for Java, Silverlight, Facebook Video and other similar NPAPI based plugins will no ...
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How to use NPAPI (Silverlight for Netflix etc) in Chrome after September 2015 (version 45 update)

Come September Google want npapi to RIP - https://www.chromium.org/developers/npapi-deprecation What is a good strategy to prevent Chrome from updating beyond version 44 or a similar workaround? ...
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How can I enable Silverlight in Google Chrome 42+?

I have Silverlight 5 installed on my Windows 8.1 64-bit computer. When I try to watch Amazon Instant Video I get a prompt telling me to install Silverlight for better quality. I also can't get ...
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Need to reboot after waking from sleep mode on my windows 8.1 tablet

I searched and tried much but it does little help to my problem. When I put my tablet pc aside and it will sleep after 5 mins. This is what I expected by setting power config. However if I leave it ...
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Does a Java plugin for Chrome exists that does not use NPAPI?

This is my follow-up question to "Java plugin doesn't work in Chrome — how can I fix this?". Google writes that they will completely remove NPAPI support in Chrome 45. My question: Is there an ...
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What does the removal of NPAPI plugin support mean to an end user?

I'm somewhat familiar with the family of legacy plugins - namely QuickTime, Flash, and the Java Web plugin to name a few. They've been kind of a mainstay of web applications for quite some time. So, ...
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What does the “Run PPAPI Flash In The Renderer Proces” flag do?

In Google Chrome's about:flags, I see an opton labeled "Run PPAPI Flash In The Renderer Proces". The only resource I've found is that PPAPI, "Pepper", is an alternative to Netscape's NPAPI. My ...
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What are the 'chrome:' and 'resource:' protocols in Firefox?

From reading the error console, I've noticed that Firefox has several internal protocols, such as chrome: and resource:. What are they used for, and why are they necessary? Are they part of the ...
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How to remove NPAPI plugins from Chrome?

How do i remove an NPAPI plugin from Chrome? For example: if i wanted to see how Google Maps behaves if i don't have the Earth Plugin available, and contrast it to how it behaves when it's available ...