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What are these plug ins, and why can they not be deleted?

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do you mean CC > Tools > Browser Plugins > Firefox ?

if so, what about the File column, that would help pinpoint the culprit and reason for the plugin?
if you can't Delete them, can you Disable them?
do they show up in Firefox > Tools > Add-ons?

what's your FF version?

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Yes it is a firefox plugin,  they both are, but NO further explanation is given. I disabled them in the morning and of course it is right back now, after another computer start.

This means that I can disable them, even as often as I want to, but as there is NO delete buttom (why?)..... they will re-appear

They do NOT show up in tools > add ons

I have just updated to 57.0.2. but this had been there before also.

 

As ccleaner is the ONLY place where it truns up, ccleaner ought to be able to tell me what it is, and why I cannot delete it, if indeed itis not needed, right?

 

Safe to text looks the same: I ma talking abou the two near the end

.......

No    Extension    Photon onboarding    1.0        default    Firefox 57.0.2    
No    Extension    Pocket    1.0.5        default    Firefox 57.0.2    
No    Extension    Shield Recipe Client    76.1        default    Firefox 57.0.2    
No    Extension    Thumbnail Zoom Plus    4.2    David Adler and Andres Hernandez Monge    default    Firefox 57.0.2    
No    Extension    Web Compat    1.1        default    Firefox 57.0.2    
Yes    Plugin        0        default    Firefox 57.0.2    
No    Plugin        1.6        default    Firefox 57.0.2    
Yes    Plugin    Shockwave Flash    28.0.0.126    Adobe Systems Incorporated    default    Firefox 57.0.2    C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\NPSWF32_28_0_0_126.dll

 

3 hours ago, mta said:

do you mean CC > Tools > Browser Plugins > Firefox ?

if so, what about the File column, that would help pinpoint the culprit and reason for the plugin?
if you can't Delete them, can you Disable them?
do they show up in Firefox > Tools > Add-ons?

what's your FF version?

 

3 hours ago, mta said:

 

 

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boot the PC into Safe Mode and see if you can delete them from there if you really want to.
my guess is they are Mozilla system controlled extensions and are fine, but really, who can say

see rule #10 here; https://forum.piriform.com/announcement/15-forum-rules/ for some help in checking your PC for malware.

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Yes    Plugin        0        default    Firefox 57.0.2    

 

i mean this is from firefox itself - i have it to by mine

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trium...

What exactly is that supposed to mean? Are you telling us, you believe these plug ins are from firefox, and that means they are o.k? And you do not even want to know what they install on your computer????

 

mta

 

Basically I wan to know what they are!  And why they cannot be deleted....

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sorry, I do not know.

I don't have them in mine, so it must be linked to some FF settings, like I use mine in Private Mode, have telemetry turned off and don't use hardware acceleration.

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To figure out where exactly they're installed rather they're something from Firefox itself, or something Windows related type this into the Firefox address bar to launch the Install Plugins page:
about:plugins

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On 12/19/2017 at 01:47, Andavari said:

To figure out where exactly they're installed rather they're something from Firefox itself, or something Windows related type this into the Firefox address bar to launch the Install Plugins page:
about:plugins

I did that of course, but they do not turn up there.

I can disable them as often as I want, they always return as enabled... So they are something else. Is there a way to research this?

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makes it difficult to research without anything to start you off, like a Publisher or Filename? :(

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On 12/20/2017 at 10:56, mta said:

makes it difficult to research without anything to start you off, like a Publisher or Filename? :(

That is why I put the picture in the first post...

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22 hours ago, hazelnut said:

For example this plug in Thumbnail zoom plus, doesn't work in FF 57 and later. (read half way down page on right-hand side)

 https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/addon/thumbnail-zoom-plus/

https://thumbnailzoomplus.wordpress.com

Yes, but I know what that one looked like and anyway, it would no longer re-install inself and activate itself everytime I disable it, after it has been removed from the profile.. I guess ?

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