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Does anybody else's Flash plug-in crash ALL THE TIME??

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Jupiter, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. Jupiter

    Jupiter Doctor of Teleocity

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
    I surf with Firefox on my Dell laptop with Windoze 7. My Flash plug-in crashes all the time. All the time. It's been happening for many weeks.

    Anybody else having this?
     
  2. Frodebro

    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity

    Aug 17, 2012
    Seattle
    Nope, OSX 10.6.8 and Safari 5.1.7.
     
  3. Jupiter

    Jupiter Doctor of Teleocity

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
    Yeah, mine's fine at home, too, on OSX.
     
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  5. Jupiter

    Jupiter Doctor of Teleocity

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
    I have the latest version (11,5,502,146) installed on both, along with the latest Firefox.
     
  6. Bulldog87

    Bulldog87 Tele-Afflicted

    Jul 2, 2008
    Louisiana, USA
    I got away from Firefox and moved to Google chrome because mine was crashing every time I used it!

    Good luck!
     
  7. Brad Pittiful

    Brad Pittiful Doctor of Teleocity

    Dec 22, 2008
    Philly Burbs
    im having problems with firefox...when i search whats wrong it says...i have a memory leak...so i disabled some stuff that uses lots of ram and added a program called...memory fox...nothing has worked...its very annoying

    right now i have two tabs open and my ram is running at 50%...in 20 minutes itll be at 70% and i will need to close firefox
     
  8. Jupiter

    Jupiter Doctor of Teleocity

    Jun 22, 2010
    Osaka, Japan
    Hm, maybe it's time for Chrome. I've liked Firefox pretty well for a lot of years.

    Memory leak? That sounds like stuff oozing out of my ears....
     
  9. Westerly Sunn

    Westerly Sunn Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 28, 2006
    S.E. North Carolina
    I run XP with firefox, no probs... I run Pale Moon on my WIN7 machine, no probs there either...

    Pale Moon is just an "Optimized for Windows" build of Firefox... You may want to try that...

    http://www.palemoon.org/
     
  10. czgibson

    czgibson Tele-Afflicted

    Jan 3, 2012
    UK
    I find that every now and then it'll crash repeatedly for a day, but it's normally sorted itself out by the next day. To quote Faust: "it's a bit of a pain".
     
  11. Guitarzan

    Guitarzan Friend of Leo's

    Feb 28, 2006
    Hotlanta, GA
    Perhaps you should clear Flash and reload it.
     
  12. pblossom

    pblossom Tele-Meister

    408
    Sep 12, 2005
    Guilford, CT
    Mine crashes using Chrome and OSX 10.8. Annoying.
     
  13. J-man

    J-man Super Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 25, 2004
    North Wales
    Admin Post
    Flash has a history of being pretty rubbish. It's good that it's finally being phased out in favour of html5.

    Try updating or reinstalling it.
     
  14. Boubou

    Boubou Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 30, 2005
    Montreal, Quebec
    Try Internet Explorer LOL

    Sent from my iPad using TDPRI
     
  15. TomTomGPS

    TomTomGPS Tele-Meister

    131
    Dec 11, 2012
    N/E Coast
    Yep, Windows whatever and Google Chrome and occasionally Fire Fox on an HP Pavilion Laptop from 2005. Do I ever care or do anything about it? No. It hasn't made much of a difference on my computer system. And believe me, I have treated this computer REALLY poorly, and it still runs better than most new ones everyone else has, even with Adobe Flash down.
     
  16. AndyLowry

    AndyLowry Friend of Leo's

    May 1, 2012
    Prescott AZ
    Chrome has its own plugin for Flash, and it seems to work better for me than other browsers. Nonetheless, Flash is bad news and I try to avoid it.
     
  17. Ironwolf

    Ironwolf Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    60
    Mar 11, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    I run IE9 on a Win7 system and IE10 on a Win8 system. Never had a problem with either.
     
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