Mozilla Firefox Plugin Check and Updates

What is a plugin?

  • Plugins power videos, animation and games
  • They’re built outside of Firefox by companies like Adobe Systems and Apple
  • Plugins don’t always update automatically.

Why should I update my plugins?

  • Old plugins can interrupt browsing and waste your time.
  • Old plugins increase your risk for attack by malware, viruses, and other security threats.
  • Updated plugins have improvements that make the web better and safer for you.

Screenshot of Add-Ons window

How can Firefox help me?

In the future, Firefox will update plugins for you. Until then, you should regularly check this page and update your plugins to stay safe.

Which Plugins do I have?

We automatically detected your plugins above, to view your installed plugins in Firefox follow these steps:

  1. Open the Tools menu.
  2. Choose Add-ons.
  3. Click the plugins tab.

Want to spread the word?

Help your friends stay safe online! Visit Firefox Affiliates to get a plugin check badge for your site.

How do I disable a plugin?

In Firefox:

  1. Open the Tools menu.
  2. Choose Add-ons.
  3. Click the plugins tab.
  4. Click on a plugin in the list.
  5. Click the Disable button.

Caution: disabling a plugin means that you will no longer be able to do certain things. For example, if you disable Flash, you will not be able to watch videos on YouTube.

Source – Mozilla