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How do I suppress "plugin container for firefox has stopped working" ?

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I am doing some Flash programming and using Firefox to debug. Every time I end the debug session from Flash Builder I get the error "Plugin container for firefox has stopped working". Is there a way to suppress this false error message? There is not a problem with the container or any plugins, simply that Firefox thinks the container has crashed because it is being closed by the IDE. I have already had to change several options to suppress false error alerts, but just seem to get new ones like this.

I am doing some Flash programming and using Firefox to debug. Every time I end the debug session from Flash Builder I get the error "Plugin container for firefox has stopped working". Is there a way to suppress this false error message? There is not a problem with the container or any plugins, simply that Firefox thinks the container has crashed because it is being closed by the IDE. I have already had to change several options to suppress false error alerts, but just seem to get new ones like this.

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Installed Plug-ins

  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.55.2 for Mozilla browsers
  • Shockwave Flash 13.0 r0
  • 5.1.30214.0
  • np-mswmp

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:29.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/29.0

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the-edmeister
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"Plugin container for firefox .."

Are you sure that message is from Firefox, and not from Flash?

Maybe post a screenshot of that message for us to see?

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-create-screenshot-my-problem

It is best to use a compressed image type like PNG or JPG to save the screenshot and make sure that you do not exceed a maximum file size of 1 MB.

Then use the Browse .... button below the Post a Reply text box to upload the screenshot.

''''' "Plugin container for firefox .."''''' Are you sure that message is from Firefox, and not from Flash? Maybe post a screenshot of that message for us to see? https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-create-screenshot-my-problem <br /> It is best to use a compressed image type like PNG or JPG to save the screenshot and make sure that you do not exceed a maximum file size of 1 MB. Then use the '''Browse ....''' button below the '''''Post a Reply''''' text box to upload the screenshot.

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I am fairly certain it is the plugin container rather than Flash. I think the screenshot verifies this. This happens when i click Terminate in Flash Builder's debug perspective. If I try to close Firefox with the close button it sometimes hangs and this has caused Flash Builder to crash so I prefer to use the Terminate button. I am constantly debugging so it is getting pretty irritating!

I am fairly certain it is the plugin container rather than Flash. I think the screenshot verifies this. This happens when i click Terminate in Flash Builder's debug perspective. If I try to close Firefox with the close button it sometimes hangs and this has caused Flash Builder to crash so I prefer to use the Terminate button. I am constantly debugging so it is getting pretty irritating!
cor-el
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Firefox uses the plugin-container process to run plugin out of the current Firefox process (Out-Of-Process-Plugins) and you may not see the plugin mentioned. Flash uses protected mode by default and that causes two plugin-container processes to be active.


You can check for problems with current Shockwave Flash plugin versions and try this:

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Firefox uses the plugin-container process to run plugin out of the current Firefox process (Out-Of-Process-Plugins) and you may not see the plugin mentioned. Flash uses protected mode by default and that causes two plugin-container processes to be active. *http://blogs.adobe.com/asset/2012/06/inside-flash-player-protected-mode-for-firefox.html ---- You can check for problems with current Shockwave Flash plugin versions and try this: *check for updates for your graphics drive drivers<br>https://support.mozilla.org/kb/upgrade-graphics-drivers-use-hardware-acceleration *disable protected mode in the Flash plugin (Flash 11.3+ on Windows Vista and later) *disable hardware acceleration in the Flash plugin See also: *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Flash#Troubleshooting