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Make your Firefox extensions work

Many times we run across Firefox extensions which are are not compatible with the version that we are using. But there's always a workaround. Two of them actually. The first one -
Type about:config into Firefox's address bar and click the "I'll be careful, I promise!" button.Right-click anywhere. Choose New>Boolean. Make the name of your new config value extensions.checkCompatibility and set it to false.Make another new boolean pair called extensions.checkUpdateSecurity and set the value to false. Restart Firefox.The second one -

Download the *.jar , *.xpi file.Open the file with WinRAR.Look for the file install.rdf. It contains the information about which versions of Firefox it is compatible with.Edit the file in Notepad. For that you may have to copy the file to hard disk, edit it,save it, then copy it back to the file with WinRAR.Change the x.0.0.* in <em:maxVersion> x.0.0.* < /em:maxVersion > to 4.0.0.* or any higher number that you think f…