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Disable Plugins, Add-ons, and Extension in Major Web Browsers

When you find that your web browsers are slowing down, even crashing on you. You may want to take actions to speed up your browsing experience. It’s a good idea to disable plug-ins or add-ons, here will show you how to do.

Part 1: How to Disable Plugins for Google Chrome

Step 1: Type: chrome://plugins in the address bar, then hit Enter.

Step 2: Next to the plugin you'd like to turn off, click Disable.

Disable Pludins in Google Chrome

Part 2: How to Disable Add-ons for Firefox

Step 1: Open Firefox, type about:add-ons in address bar, then hit Enter.

Plugins option in Firefox

Step 2: Select the plugin you wish to disable. Select Never Activate in its drop-down menu.

Disable Plugins for Firefox

Part 3: How to Disable Add-ons for Internet Explorer

Step 1: Open Internet Explorer, select the Tools button and then select Manage add-ons.

Manage add-ons

Step 2: Under Show, select All add-ons and then select the add-on you want to turn off.

Step 3: Click Disable.

Disable add-ons for IE browser

Part 4: How to Disable Extensions in Microsoft Edge

Step 1: Open Microsoft Edge, click More button, then select Extensions for the menu.

Click More button

Step 2: Click on the installed extensions that you want to disable, click Turn off.

Turn off Extensions in Microsoft Edge