Posts Tagged ‘disable plugins’

How to Disable or Remove Google Chrome Plugins

Friday, July 27th, 2012

If you’re concerned about security risks from out-dated browser plugins, here’s how to get rid of them …

The Google Chrome web browser – just like Firefox and other browsers – integrates plugins automatically that it finds on the system. While this is comfortable in a way, as these can be used by websites to display contents without the user having to enable them first, it can also be a security risk, especially if plugins are not up to date.


QuickJava – Disable Plugins Like Flash Directly in Firefox

Friday, May 20th, 2011

I guess this would come in handy for those who don’t have the time or patience to wade through a couple of configuration menus …

Firefox, like any other web browser, offers options to disable specific plugins or features in the browser settings. It is for instance possible to disable plugins like Flash or Java, scripting languages like JavaScript or the loading of images. Problem is, it is not very comfortable to make those changes in the browser, especially so if you need to disable and enable certain features on a regular basis.