Add Add-ons to Mozilla Firefox on Windows 7

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Steps

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    Start off by double-clicking Mozilla Firefox icon to open the browser
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    Wait for it to load.
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    Once the browser is loaded, go to the "Add-ons" section
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    To do so, click the icon with three lines in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
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    Click "Add-ons" once, and a new window will open
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    There are no add-ons yet in the example
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    Click "Get Add-ons" located at the left side of the screen, and wait for it to load.
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    It will show you a lot of new add-ons that you can download for free or for a price
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    YouTube FlashHTML5 player was chosen in the example. Click the add-on.
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    Click "Add to Firefox" once, and wait for the download to finish
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    Once the download is finished, a message box will pop up
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    Click "Install Now", and wait.
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    YouTube FlashHTML5 has been added to Firefox in the upper right-hand corner
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    Go to YouTube and choose a video
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    In the example, the video "Jimmy Fallon Thanks David Letterman" was selected.
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    In the example, the video will not open because it requires HTML5 or Adobe Flash Player
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    To change this, click on the add-on.
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    Click the "HTML5" icon
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    Now, YouTube HTML5 player is active.
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    Refresh the page, and the video will load
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    This means the add-on has been successfully added, and it's now fully working.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to add add-ons to the Mozilla Firefox browser on a Windows 7 computer
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any comments or questions, please leave them in the comment section below.
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Recent edits by: Melissa Rae, Lukward Thomason

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