Saturday, July 16, 2011

plugin-container.exe Process In Firefox, How To Stop It?

Posted by shah shahid

plugin-container.exe Process In Firefox, How To Stop It?

The process which called is plugin-container.exe, is functionality of loading plugins like Flash, Java, Quicktime and Silverlight, it is a separate process, and thus provide an uninterrupted navigation to the users browser. The only problem is that this process consumes much RAM, and it is probably because it lacks the mechanisms of release.

Let me tell you that Plugin-Container.exe is 100% free of virus, has no objective problems against Windows users, so you can relax. Users can remove this process without any problems and it do not affect the operation.

To remove it, we just have to do, is to type "about: config" into the address bar so that we show the area of ​​your browser settings, and then it would be conducted as follows:

For Firefox 3

* Dom.ipc.plugins.enabled.npctrl.dll
* Dom.ipc.plugins.enabled.npqtplugin.dll
* Dom.ipc.plugins.enabled.npswf32.dll

For Firefox 4

* Dom.ipc.plugins.enabled

In both cases, double click on the items and go to "false". That would disable the process, as shown in the picture below where my Firefox 4've made the process:

The plugin-container.exe process is a additional process, which is started every time one of the supported Firefox plugins starts running.
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