Share this article: http://mzl.la/14Ad7Md Was this article helpful? The root-cause of the issue; however, is not solved. Content available under a Creative Commons license. Adobe is threatening to discontinue this page, but it seems to be there this morning: https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html Scroll about 2/3 of the way down the page, and in the table for that http://drivit.net/shockwave-flash/shockwave-flash-unresponsive-chrome.html
Everytime I try to watch a video, everything just freezes and this message pops up that says:"Warning: Unresponsive Plugin" "Shockwave Flash may be busy or it may have stopped responding. FF is not telling me Shockwave or Shockwave for Director needs updating etc. noahw60649262 Mar 16, 2015 5:48 PM (in response to chris.campbell) It is difficult to say with 100% confidence exactly when this problem started since many updates were occurring within the same Working... https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/warning-unresponsive-plugin
When the download has finished, close Firefox. There's a link to it here: https://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/uninstall-flash-player-windows.html You can try the "Extended Support Release" of Flash 18, which is still getting security updates. Playing Flash videos makes Firefox hang If Firefox stops responding or if the Flash plugin hangs or stops working when playing Flash videos or games, try these solutions: Pause or stop gforcewarp9 Posted 10/21/14, 10:47 AM Question owner Is it possible that I didn't disable protected mode properly?
Find Shockwave Flash in the list of plugins and click the Options button. Like Show 1 Likes(1) Actions 12. This is what happened after I disabled hardware acceleration and disabled "protected mode." Everything worked for a bit, and then went back to hanging and crashing. Shockwave Flash Firefox Update Ok, I just installed a fresh copy of the newly shipped Firefox 45 and the problem has resolved itself; Flash works!
When I deactivated this plugin, the issue immediately disappeared, but obviously this is not a solution, as so many sites require Shockwave Flash to work properly. Then a friend told me he had no problems since he installed add blocker plus. This is extremely annoying and until this version of Shockwave Flash was installed, I had not noticed it at all. https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1079316 If Mozilla's Plugin Check page or Adobe's test page says that Flash is outdated and you don't want to wait for the automatic update, you can update Flash manually by downloading
One way would be to test the same pages in Firefox's Safe Mode. How To Disable Flash In Firefox They happen nearly every time I open a new tab in Firefox. gforcewarp9 Posted 10/21/14, 11:51 AM Question owner No, I have selected it to remember history and cookies. That feature has security benefits, but seems to have serious compatibility issues on some systems.
I installed it on both computers and no more crashes. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/adobe-flash-plugin-has-crashed Adobe's Flash protected mode can cause hangs or plugin crashes for some users. Unresponsive Plugin Like Show 1 Likes(1) Actions 25. Mozilla Plugin Check Last year, a user discovered that extension can cause problems with Flash.
LuisTutorialTV 46,083 views 3:46 How to fix firefox won't open (Problem Solved Working 100%) - Duration: 3:26. http://drivit.net/shockwave-flash/shockwave-flash-plugin-chrome.html Please type your message and try again. In Safe Mode, Firefox temporarily deactivates extensions, hardware acceleration, and some other advanced features to help you assess whether these are causing the problem. https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Using+the+Shockwave+plugin+with+Firefox https://support.mozilla.org/kb/using-flash-plugin-firefox Do not confuse the Shockwave for Director plugin and the Shockwave Flash plugin, both are different plugins. *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Using+the+Shockwave+plugin+with+Firefox *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/using-flash-plugin-firefox saspegas 0 solutions 1 answers Posted 8/27/15, 2:40 PM gotoandbliss Shockwave Flash Keeps Crashing Firefox 2016
As far as I am concerned this is 100% a Firefox issue, and until they nuke the plugin-container.exe the problem will always exist unfortunately. It happens with no other browser. 4) If you want to do a clean install of Flash for any version go here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/adobeflashupdater/This is 100% automated and safe. You'd be better off switching to a browser with a modern sandbox implementation (Chrome, IE on Win8.1+, Opera PPAPI, etc). weblink janne pukkinen 16,296 views 4:13 How To Fix Shockwave Flash Crashes in Google Chrome - Duration: 2:34.
I am using Firefox v46.0 on Windows 10 Home system. Adobe Flash Plugin Has Crashed benb46654231 Dec 24, 2015 11:56 AM (in response to heavywulf) The short answer is to remove the Adobe Flash install. Go to Adobe's Flash Player download page.
Install the Flash plugin to view videos, animations and games Adobe Flash protected mode in Firefox Send plugin crash reports to help Mozilla improve Firefox jscher2000 Top 10 Contributor 5720 solutions Firefox crashes consistently on Youtube, and pretty much any Flash based website won't open and I'll get the error message. Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 4. Shockwave Flash Firefox Download Will do all the work for you easily.
Click the menu button and then click ExitQuit . Hi gforcewarp9, you were going to get us some crash report IDs to see whether that points to a specific problem. If Adobe cannot address these concerns I think it behooves everyone to begin the moves away from its use however painful. check over here jeromiec83223024 Oct 19, 2015 9:42 AM (in response to nemod2403986) According to the bug, it sounds like you figured this out, and it was a problem with graphics or audio drivers
It's very strange - the problem persists even throughout backup restoration... Still strange... I doubt there are any registry settings that make a difference. Loading...
I think I've actually discovered the extension that is likely causing the problem, and very unfortunately, it seems to be Adblocker Plus :( There were no problems in Safe Mode again, SabbathFanatic Oct 20, 2015 7:25 PM (in response to heavywulf) Tried installing a new version of Firefox 41.0.2 and installed a new version of Adobe Flash Player and it still freezes. Other solutions The Flash plugin could be crashing because of an extension, theme or hardware acceleration in Firefox. Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading...