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Firefox will end plug-in support in 2016 tells Firefox (like Chrome and Edge) will stop supporting plugins like Java and Silverlight near the end of 2016.

So it could well be that good old Internet Explorer (still present in Windows 10, although Edge is the default browser there) will be needed then to view sites that still use Silverlight. It won't be many then.

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That's a deep well, isn't it?

I looked at that and came away that only the old NPAPI plugins were going away. Addons such as Web Of Trust are going to be fine.

Could have read it wrong but it appears that only NPAPI (the oldest of them) interface is ending.

This could be a good thing.

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Firefox not support only npapi plugins

Firefox will no longer support "most NPAPI plugins" by the end of next year, Smedberg said. "Firefox began this process several years ago with manual plugin activation, allowing users to activate plugins only when they were necessary."

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