> Is there a way to stop windows media player from executing in the browser?
Excluding globally disabling plug-ins in Opera and content-sniffing firewall
blocking, I can think of a few other ways to achieve this:
First, you could try adding npdsplay.dll to Opera's plugin-ignore.ini file.
Second, you could try modifying the MIME file type download behavior of the
following (via Preferences> Advanced tab> Downloads section)...
Third, you could try creating a UserJS or UserCSS file to specifically block
WiMP <object>s and links in HTML.
Finally (and probably the easiest), if it's just specific sites that are
annoying you with WiMP content, try right-clicking on any page of those
sites, select "Edit site preferences...", goto the "Content" tab, and
uncheck the "Enable plug-ins" checkbox. That way, plug-in content will be
enabled for the majority of sites you visit, but disabled for those annoying
[BTW, renaming the npdsplay.dll file indicated in opera:plugins might also