Browsers forum: IE 9/Firefox 11 in Windows 7

by: blucyg April 18, 2012 12:11 PM PDT

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IE 9/Firefox 11 in Windows 7

by blucyg - 4/18/12 12:11 PM

My new Window 7 desktop came with IE 9. However I did not do anything with it because I use
Firefox as my default browser. I have customized
Firefox with Ad Block Plus, WOT (Web of Trust)
and Ixquick search engine.
Now - I would like to have IE 9 with the same add-ons/plugins (just to have in case Firefox goes
down). These 3 add-ons download without a problem and appear in 'Programs and Features'.
However - they do not appear in IE9 under
downloads.
I have tried making IE 9 the default when I do
these downloads - and using the 32 bit and the
64 bit versions to do the downloads. I have even
tried an alternate add-on (one that is not available in Firefox). The results are the same.
Doesn't IE 9 allow add-ons in Windows 7 (it did
in Vista {as I remember}). Is there a trick to
installing them?
Thank you for your help.

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