How To Find Out-Of-Date Browser Plugins and Initiate Update

Obsolete plugins may slow down your browser performance at large level. So can we completely avoid plugins? Nope! You can’t, because it power videos, animations and games. In the point of view secure browsing, you need to update your plugins or check whether all of your third party plugins are up-to-date periodically. Third party plugins like java, flash etc. are must for browsers. So let us see how to update them or check for updates in order to avoid security vulnerabilities in the form of malware, viruses, and other security threats.

For Chrome users there is an add-on from Google itself available at Chrome Web store. Visit the below URL and install the add-on.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/pgkcfihepeihdlfphbndagmompiakeci?hl=en

This add-on acts in the background and periodically checks for outdated plugins and notify you, if found any. Otherwise you will not find any trace of this add-on after installation. That means no toolbar icon if all of your plugins are up-to-date.

Ensure Plugin Updates on Firefox

If you are a Firefox fan, just visit the below URL to check plugin update and complete all recommended updates. Works on Chrome too.

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/plugincheck/

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