How To Disable VLC Plugin From ( Firefox, Chrome, Safari )

How To Disable VLC Plugin From ( Firefox, Chrome, Safari )


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In Microsoft Windows,  generally windows users install five most common web browsers,  Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera Mini and Internet Explorer. According to the W3Schools report the browsers stats of this year is Chrome (71%), Firefox (17%), Safari (3.2%), IE (5.5%) and Opera Mini (1.1%).

Web Browser one the most important web tool for every computer because without a internet connection your computer is just a machine without electricity. So what I am trying to saying is you totally going to become internet addiction.

Recently one this blog reader ask us “How Can I Remove VLC Plugin From Firefox” or else other browsers includes Google Chrome, Safari Opera Mini etc.


How To Remove VLC Plugin from Mozilla Firefox in Windows 

How To Disable VLC Plugin In Firefox

You’ll install plugins also called Extension on web browsers to add some other additional features.

VLC extension is one those plugin that enable you to play videos on web browser with the help of flash player. But
there is one problem using VLC media player plugin, it reduced the loading speed of web page that contain videos and any other stuff such as online games etc.

Look :

You can easily disable VLC from Firefox browser without taking help of any computer expert. Just read the article and remove the plugin.

Step 1 : 

Open up Mozilla Firefox Browser

Step 2 : 

Click on the Open Menu ( three parallel lines ) and then Click on Add-ons.

Step 3 : 

Scroll down a little bit and Click on Plugins (shown in screenshot)

Step 4 : 

As you see on the right side “VLC Web Plugin”.

Step 5 : 

Go to the VLC Web Plugin, Click on Always Active drop down. Select a Never Active.

By following the above steps you can successfully disable the VLC plugin from web browser. In future if you would like to use it again. Just go to the Add-Ons and set the VLC to the Always Active.


How To Disable VLC Extension to the Google Chrome 

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How To Disable VLC Plugin In Chrome

Google Chrome world most used web browser windows users love using chrome browser because of lots of features that also includes Web Extensions.

You can easily enable VLC Plugin for chrome, to Chromecast the videos but if you don’t to use you can also easily disable it.

Step 1 : 

Open up Google Chrome on you computer

Step 2 : 

Copy and Paste this URL address (chrome://plugins/) on Chrome browser and hit Enter button.

disable vlc plugin in chrome

Step 3 : 

Scroll down and navigate the VLC plugin. When you find it

Step 4 : 

Click on Disable.

Now restart the google chrome browser and open up any video you see a message like this “Install Video Plugin ” or “Enable Click To Play” plugins in chrome.

Which means you’ve successfully temporally disable VLC chromecast plugin on Google Chrome.


How To Disable VLC Video Player Plugin From Safari Browser 

Safari is the best browser for mac and windows but the usage percentage of safari browser is more in mac computers compare to windows users. However if you using safari in windows and install some unwanted plugins such VLC video player and want to remove.

In this case, keep reading we guide you how you can easily disable VLC plugin from safari web browser in windows or mac. If you own a Mac then you’ve to read this article to remove VLC Plugin.


Removing VLC Plugin From Safari In Windows


To remove VLC from mac you’ve to follow given below guides.

Step 1 : 

Open up Safari Browser using Start Menu

Step 2 : 

Go to the Preference. Click on Extension.

Step 3 : 

Click on VLC Plugin and then hit Uninstall button.


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