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The plug-in is listed by name. The file name of the plug-in is displayed.
The alert lets you know how many plug-ins are installed (see Figure 10.12).
Figure 10.12 A list of plug-ins for Firefox.
What Is ActiveX? Instead of plug-ins, Microsoft has something called ActiveX con-
trols. 1 ActiveX controls are used as a means to embed objects or components into a Web
1. FF ActiveX Host can run ActiveX controls in Mozilla Firefox for Windows. Mozilla ActiveX Control was
last updated in late 2005, and runs in Firefox 1.5.