Saturday, February 2, 2008

User Agent Switcher

This is a wonderful add-on for firefox that makes webpages believe that you are using in fact MS Explorer. This is really useful with some problematic webpages

FireFox Alexa Toolbar User Agent Hack for MegaUpload and SexUploader

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  1. Download and install the User Agent Switcher extension for FireFox.
  2. Restart the FireFox web browser after installation ended.
  3. Go to Tools -> User Agent Switcher -> Options.
  4. Then click on User Agents and then click on Add.
  5. Key in the following information:

    Description: MegaUpload
    User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; Alexa Toolbar)

  6. Exit by clicking on OK twice.
  7. Whenever you want to download from MegaUpload or SexUploader, go to Tools -> User Agent Switcher and select MegaUpload as FireFox’s temporary user agents.
  8. After downloading the files, you may want to switch back to original user agents, by selecting Default.

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