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Checking if plugins are up to date in Firefox 50.0

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Post Posted November 16th, 2016, 2:29 am

Hello,
I just updated to Firefox 50.0 from Firefox 49.0.2 on Windows XP.
The plugins section of the about:addons page does not display anymore the very useful link "Check to see if your plugins are up to date" at the top of the plugins list.
Is this a bug that needs to be fixed or is this feature available from somewhere else?
Thx

dfoulkes

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Post Posted November 16th, 2016, 11:12 am

Probably not a bug... that somewhat 'built-in' function has not worked properly for some time...

FWIW ... I use this app to check from time to time ... checks if app. updates are out there...

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/

EDIT ... or, you can visit this link to check...
https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb ... ndows.html
As you can see she's (The CAT) always alert and on the prowl for Meoware !!

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Post Posted November 16th, 2016, 11:16 am

ref; > viewtopic.php?f=38&t=3025294

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Post Posted November 16th, 2016, 6:00 pm

Bookmark https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/plugincheck/. It doesn't list all plugins, probably because they aren't in the database referenced.
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