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Additional plugins needed?

Discussion in 'Support' started by vefatica, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. vefatica

    vefatica

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    FireFox tells me additional plugins are needed to display all the info on the forum pages. What plugins are needed and what info am I not seeing without them?
  2. rconn

    rconn Administrator Staff Member

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    I have no idea. (FireFox doesn't say that here.)
  3. vefatica

    vefatica

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    It happens on the thread page, where I see the text of the articles.
  4. rconn

    rconn Administrator Staff Member

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    Doesn't happen here.
  5. vefatica

    vefatica

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    Actually it happens when I "Reply".

    What plugins do you have? I have five: Adobe, Java, Java, Office, Office.
  6. rconn

    rconn Administrator Staff Member

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    Acrobat, Google Update, Java Deployment Toolkit, Java Platform, Office 2010, QuickTime, Shockwave.

    Do you have javascript disabled?

    Did you try it in IE or Chrome?
  7. vefatica

    vefatica

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    It wants to install Flash Player ... why?
  8. rconn

    rconn Administrator Staff Member

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    Beats me. I don't have Flash installed here, and it doesn't ask for it.
  9. rconn

    rconn Administrator Staff Member

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    According to the XenForo developers, they only thing they use Flash for is uploading.
  10. rconn

    rconn Administrator Staff Member

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    I abandoned FF as my everyday browser several months ago when they were afflicted with a case of the galloping stupids. (Coming out with a new version every month, and breaking all of the plugins every time.)
  11. vefatica

    vefatica

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    Now it's not doing it. Did you change anything?
  12. rconn

    rconn Administrator Staff Member

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    I told it not to use the Flash uploader. (The purpose of the Flash uploader is to upload multiple files simultaneously, which isn't of any particular use in this forum.)

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