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Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: Blackstone, Ma, USA
Insane since: Jan 2001

posted posted 11-10-2002 23:12

Is there any way to detect which plugins are installed in IE?

Maniac (V) Mad Scientist

From: 100101010011 <-- right about here
Insane since: Mar 2000

posted posted 11-11-2002 01:15

Not directly. I have to say that has always been one thing done nicer in Netscape.

IE can be a complicated mess of detecing mime types and ActiveX controls usually with VBscript.

Here's a pretty good script (done by apple no less) for detecting the main 5 plugins

.:[ Never resist a perfect moment ]:.

[Emp edit: fixed url]

[This message has been edited by Emperor (edited 11-11-2002).]

Maniac (V) Mad Scientist with Finglongers

From: Cell 53, East Wing
Insane since: Jul 2001

posted posted 11-11-2002 04:22

Started FAQ on this:


FAQs: Emperor

Paranoid (IV) Inmate

Insane since: Apr 2000

posted posted 11-11-2002 07:39

Added to the wish list

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