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How to Avoid The Adobe Download Manager Firefox Extension

Having recently updated my Adobe Flash Player software for the umpteenth time on two different PCs, I discovered that if you download and install it in the normal way, you end up with a new and unwanted Adobe Download Manager Firefox extension that cannot be removed. Here’s how to avoid this: On the Adobe Flash

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How I Configure Firefox

I have recently reinstalled Firefox on a number of computers (iMac and two Windows 7 beta machines). Every time I do this, I have to recreate my Firefox configuration from memory. For the benefit of my future Firefox installs, and for anyone else interested in how I configure/optimize Firefox, in this post I describe the

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Fix For Firefox 3's 'Open in Tabs' Overwrite Bug

On May 25, 2008, I wrote this post about Firefox 3’s ‘Open in Tabs’ Overwrite Bug. That post has been, by far, the single most accessed post on The Daleisphere. I’m delighted to report that thanks to Martijn Warger (see comment 57 here), there is now a tiny Firefox extension that completely solves the problem.

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Work Around for Firefox 3's 'Open in Tabs' Overwrite Bug

Bugzilla Reports: Bug 175124 |  Bug 395024 Forum Threads: mozillaZine | whirlpool Last Update: August 1, 2008 ————- [Nov 8. 2008 Update: There is a new add-on from the Mozilla add-on directly to solve the problem: ‘Openintabs-erase’. If you try it, please let us know how it went for you in the comment section  below. I