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    Disable plugins in IE, Mozilla, Opera, Safari, Chrome

    Is there a way to disable a plugin using javascript? Currently, the plugins can be accessed for the navigator object and plugin property. e.g. navigator.plugins and you determine if a plugin is currently enabled.
    e.g. mimetype.pluginenabled

    These properties are readonly, is there anything in javascript to turn off or disable a plugin in javascript?

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    Quote Originally Posted by trackersoftware View Post
    These properties are readonly, is there anything in javascript to turn off or disable a plugin in javascript?
    no, there's not.
    my site (updated 13/9/26)
    BROWSER STATS [% share] (2014/9/03) IE7:0.1, IE8:4.6, IE11:9.1, IE9:3.1, IE10:3.0, FF:17.2, CH:46, SF:11.4, NON-MOUSE:38%

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    Quote Originally Posted by trackersoftware View Post
    Is there a way to disable a plugin using javascript? Currently, the plugins can be accessed for the navigator object and plugin property. e.g. navigator.plugins and you determine if a plugin is currently enabled.
    e.g. mimetype.pluginenabled

    These properties are readonly, is there anything in javascript to turn off or disable a plugin in javascript?
    That would be a security risk, I believe.
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    you can run your code in a WebWorker, which doesn't have DOM access much less plugins.
    my site (updated 13/9/26)
    BROWSER STATS [% share] (2014/9/03) IE7:0.1, IE8:4.6, IE11:9.1, IE9:3.1, IE10:3.0, FF:17.2, CH:46, SF:11.4, NON-MOUSE:38%


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