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Internet Explorer 8 Accelerator feature in Firefox browser

Accelerator (Activities) is a new feature in Internet Explorer 8 that allows quick access to several services from any webpage via the context menu.

For example, users can translate text from a webpage into any language by just selecting the text, find a location by selecting the place name or just select a word from a webpage and find results on Bing, Yahoo, Google, and many more.

That is Accelerators enables users to find information without leaving the current webpage. You need not copy and paste from one webpage to another; Accelerators bring the desired information directly to the user.

To get accelerator feature in Firefox, users who like to have this on their browser, just install the add-on from Mozilla. Run the browser Firefox, right click and select ‘Find More Activities’ from the context menu. Add any item you would like from the IE add-on site.

Following information may also helpful to you:

  1. More information on Accelerators
  2. How to disable installing extension on Firefox?
  3. How to install extensions that are not compatible with new version of Firefox?


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