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screen freezes trying to open site

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screen freezes when opening a site like theblaze.com can only exit when force quit firefox

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FredMcD Thanks for your help.I was able to find that my problem was in the plugin Shockwave Flash.It is now disabled,no more problem. Thanks again.

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I went thru the site with no problems.

Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web Link} by holding down the <Shift>
(Mac Options)
key, and then starting Firefox. Is the problem still there?

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FredMcD Thanks for your help.I was able to find that my problem was in the plugin Shockwave Flash.It is now disabled,no more problem. Thanks again.

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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: