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Windows 7: favorite firefox addons

30 Aug 2010   #21
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31 Aug 2010   #22

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
Now using back to top, i wish I'd known about this last October when i joined seven forums, my scroll wheel has done several miles since!
thanks Corrine
I have found a better way (IMO).

I cleared all the gestures and add a simple flick up - Top of page, flick down - bottom of page.

The only negative is that it works so well that is addictive, I find myself trying to flick up/down in every application. I can't even think about using Opera as a browser since you can't seem to customize gestures.

Use at peril of getting addicted...

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31 May 2011   #23

Windows 7 Professional X64 SP1, Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
Firefox Addons and Plugins

FireFox Add-ons and Plugins

If You use firefox, do you use its add-ons ??
If Yes which is the one you really like??
Below is a list containing some real good ones that Dustin and I found.
Vote and Post

(The add-on's Name is near the bullet and underneath it there is the description, then underneath the description, there is the link where you can view or download the add-on)
Note: If you go on the url you can see some images on the add-ons and long description of them.

For those that they dont know how to install add-ons, here is the answer.
1. Click on the url that you like the most, from these below, then click on 'add to firefox ' button.
2. a window will popup, wait 3 seconds and press install now, the add-on is being downloaded
3. when ready, press restart firefox or restart firefox manually
4. enjoy your add-on

  • Sxipper
Forget your passwords! Sxipper accurately fills in forms, manages passwords and your OpenIDs.
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  • Fast Dial
Fast access to your favorite sites through thumbnails, like Opera Speed Dial.
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  • Pic Lens
Full-Screen, 3D -- Cooliris (formerly known as PicLens) transforms your browser into a visually stunning experience for searching, viewing, and sharing online photos and videos. Our "3D Wall" lets you effortlessly search and zoom your way around thousands of images, videos, news feeds, sports feeds, and more. To share stuff with friends, just drag and drop.
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  • Undo Closed Tabs Button
Tired of going to History -> Recently Closed Tabs just to undo a closed tab? Then this extension is for you!This extension allows you to undo closed tabs via a toolbar and/or tab bar button or the right-click context menu.
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  • Fast Video Download
Download video files from popular sites like YouTube, Dailymotion, and more.
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  • Gmail Notifier
The original notifier for Gmail. Supports checking multiple accounts as well as Gmail Hosted accounts.
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  • NoScript
The best security you can get in a web browser!
Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS attacks.
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  • DownThemAll!
The first and only download manager/accelerator built inside Firefox!
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  • Ctrl-Tab
Ctrl+Tab navigation and "All Tabs" panel
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For now these 10, but Dustin2524 and me will post more recommanded add-ons later on

Another Add-on, i think people use this a lot to keep their computer clean from spam,malware and more.
  • WOT
WOT, Web of Trust, warns you about risky websites that try to scam visitors, deliver malware or send spam. Protect your computer against online threats by using WOT as your front-line layer of protection when browsing or searching in unfamiliar territory. WOT's color-coded icons show you ratings for 20 million websites - green to go, yellow for caution and red to stop – helping you avoid the dangerous sites. Surf safer and add WOT to your Firefox now.

  • Acrobat Reader

For viewing and printing Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
Adobe - Adobe Reader Download - All versions

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  • Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player is the universal rich client for delivering effective Adobe Flash experiences across desktops and devices.
Adobe - Install a different version of Adobe Flash Player

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  • Java

The Java Runtime Environment enables your computer to run applications and applets that use Java technology.
Download Free Java Software - Sun Microsystems

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  • Quicktime

QuickTime Player is an easy-to-use application for playing, interacting with or viewing video, audio, VR or graphics files
Apple - QuickTime - Download

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