[Project_owners] problem with first time extension install (Windows)

Shivanand Sharma / Varun varun21 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 19:20:12 PST 2008


can you export this registry (the entries that you have created), open with
notepad and paste into the email?

Cheers!
Shivanand Sharma
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On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 8:45 AM, can <can at ecpcorp.net> wrote:

>  I am just learning about Firefox extensions, so I hope this is the
> appropriate list.  I spent quite a bit of time searching, and this seemed
> like the best place to start.  Please correct me if I should be posting
> elsewhere.
>
> I am using Windows and Firefox 3.0.3.
>
> I have managed to build an extension .xpi file which seems to install
> correctly "by hand."  That is, if, from within Firefox, I do:
>
>   File -> Open File -> <browse to .xpi file>
>
> the installation goes as I hope (after a warning and a Firefox restart, of
> course).
>
>
> However, I would like to be able to install "automatically," via the
> Registry, as documented here:
>
>
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Adding_Extensions_using_the_Windows_Registry
>
>
> The instructions seem very simple, but nothing I have tried has worked.  I
> should note that I have tried putting the Registry entry under both
> "Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions" (as instructed on the page), and also under
> "Mozilla\Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3\extensions" which is the key that is created
> by the Firefox install.
>
> I don't know how to go about trouble shooting this.  Can anyone help?
>
> Thank you,
> can
>
>
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