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Windows 7: Firefox and Flash player crash problem

22 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
Firefox and Flash player crash problem

Firefox started to give me some trouble a couple of days and it seems I can't view pages who have Flash content installed. It seems to crash for no apparent reason, or if I let it play, after 2 seconds or so the browser also stops responding. I updated both, Flash player and Firefox to their latest version and it does the same thing. I even tried updating the video card drivers thinking that it might not work because of it. Any ideeas why this is happening?

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22 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Someone move this page to the browsers category. Accidentally I had placed it here.
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22 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

anyone knows what's going on?
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23 Jun 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Ok folks, figured it out myself after doing more research of the subject, so basically for anyone having the same issue as I and wants to know what to do to make videos work again here's how:
1. Click on any YouTube video it can be either a particular video searched by you, or just one available on the main page, it really doesn't matter just be sure you're on a particular YouTube video's page so you can make the next steps.
2. Right click so a list with options can appear and select Settings.
3. Uncheck "Enable hardware acceleration" and click on Close.
4. Refresh the video you're currently vieweing or search/view another one to verify that the change has been made.
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