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Shockwave keeps crashing and locking up my computer. The suggested fixes are more that I can comprehend. Is there a simple fix or tool?

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The suggested fixes are more that I can comprehend. Is there a plain English fix or tool? Someone I can hire?

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If you have problems with current Shockwave Flash plugin versions then check this:

  • see if there are updates for your graphics drive drivers

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)

https://forums.adobe.com/message/4468493#TemporaryWorkaround

  • disable hardware acceleration in the Flash plugin

https://forums.adobe.com/thread/891337 See also: