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Post by Breezey Breezey on Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:19 am

Can and will effect the speed and stability of your browser?

I never gave it much thought until more recently.

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Post by roxanna on Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:04 pm

breezey there was a little reminder thingy about that only today, but i haven't disabled them, not sure exactly WHAT it would disable and if it affects anything else .

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Re: Have you been told that "add ons" and extensions for browsers...

Post by Breezey Breezey on Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:07 pm

add ons and extensions are usually things you choose to add after you choose a browser to use. They are usually found in "tools" at the top of your browser page.

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Post by JackRabbit on Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:11 pm

roxanna wrote:breezey there was a little reminder thingy about that only today, but i haven't disabled them, not sure exactly WHAT it would disable and if it affects anything else .

I know JUST what you mean! You take a chance, disabling some of this stuff. I can never tell, when some things are connected -- you disable one thing, and then something else stops working (sometimes, several things!). "Been there, done that" ... and it really makes a bunny "hoppin' mad!" Computer programmers have NO idea how much trouble they cause at times! (Or then again ... maybe they DO!)
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Re: Have you been told that "add ons" and extensions for browsers...

Post by Breezey Breezey on Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:18 pm

Video downloaders offered for your browser, smiley xtras, Cooliris, bit torrents, personas, etc...
All things your browser doesn't have, but are offered to add on.

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Re: Have you been told that "add ons" and extensions for browsers...

Post by Breezey Breezey on Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:18 pm

Any of those can be disabled without any problems.

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Re: Have you been told that "add ons" and extensions for browsers...

Post by Ja'aj on Wed Apr 20, 2011 2:51 pm

Sure! (Ol' Mo ya know...)
I have to know! what will *tee-hee-snicker* slow us down.
(Yup, I can tell - and youdamnedbetcha! Mo can and will get slooower)

That's another reason I WUV [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] Firefox - Nice, neat, SEPERATE! plugins
container and extensions.
Along with various "types"/"Presets " :MSN, Yahoo, a specific set (there are 3)
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Firefox lets you swipe [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] I mean BORROW... [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.] any and add them [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.].

They are separate and individual and can separately and individually
disabled or deleted without effecting -or affecting- anything else.
A lot of 'em (like their version of screenshot) - 'Fireshot' -
I don't need to use it very often so it's disabled - therefore adding
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and disable it again.
AdBlock is IN USE always and so is their 'Just Smile'
(I don't need the Smileys but I WANT 'EM.)
Also, their smileys can be "added onto" so they become part
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Also, I have the "Dictionary.com" toolbar plus a couple of others
that I add & subtract the same way.
Useful - and more useful-er! yet ! to not have them up-&-running
when they're not needed.
OTHERWISE... Ol' Mo would have had a heart attack & died! a long
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Re: Have you been told that "add ons" and extensions for browsers...

Post by Guest on Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:34 am

Yes 3-4 times a day i get it. Shocked Used to click,ask me later,now i click the X and thought it would stop,but it still ask's me later! Mad
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