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firefox randomly freezes. Entire PC affected. Something is accessing hard drive

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Firefox randomly freezes. Cannot move on screen, select any functions, cancel or enter data

Entire PC affected. Can do nothing on the PC.

Something is accessing hard drive. Hare drive light is blinking rapidly as is there is a process running.

Firefox randomly freezes. Cannot move on screen, select any functions, cancel or enter data Entire PC affected. Can do nothing on the PC. Something is accessing hard drive. Hare drive light is blinking rapidly as is there is a process running.

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Your System Details shows;

Installed Plug-ins

Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202 Shockwave Flash 19.0 r0


Shockwave Flash 19 is not compatible with your system. Remove ALL Shockwave flash.

Flash Player (Linux) Version 11.2.202.540 https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html

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Your System Details shows;

Installed Plug-ins

Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202 Shockwave Flash 19.0 r0


Shockwave Flash 19 is not compatible with your system. Remove ALL Shockwave flash.

Flash Player (Linux) Version 11.2.202.540 https://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/distribution3.html

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The Flash player 19.0 may actually be possible on Linux if using a freshplayer wrapper plugin to use the Pepper Flash from Chrome in Firefox.