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Firefox suddenly slow due to adobe flash player problems - script unresponsive

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Hello, today I fiddled a bit with windows 10 to get it performing a bit better and while that was a success my firefox became unuseable in the process since I cannot have the flash player activated anymore.

When I try to go to e.g. an anime site it loads fine but as soon as a flash element is loaded firefox is unresponsive for about a minute and then gives me a single prompt that a script bugged out and if I want to debug/ignore/or stop executing.

I press stop executing and it goes into a loop. Watching the task manager I see more and more adobe flash player.exes open. Usually 2 per instance of "script debugs". Nothing is crashing at all, but it becomes unuseable. I restored basic functionallity by disabling the flashplayer alltogether, which would still be fine if I could still watch videos on fullscreen - which I cannot.

What I tried to resolve the issue: De-installing flash player (I never could deinstall it COMPLETELY since I am on windows 10 it won't let me remove the one in sysWOW64 but for the purpose of firefox it didn't know it was still installed) Re-installing it several times.

Activate/De-Activate hardware acceleration.

Starting in safe mode, setting up a new profile. Nothing helped.

Now unfortunately my "fixing win 10" coincided with the critical update that was delivered out today so I am not sure what exactly is to blame. However I would still like to see what I can do to resolve the issues - whatever can be googled I likely tried already.

If you want additional information just let me know

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Do you have NVidia’s network access manager or Forceware Network Manager software installed? Disable / remove it.

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Does that mean I cannot use gamestream co-op? I just have the geforce experience installed and I can see diverse network managers in the services.

Will try to remove it and give feedback

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First, we see if NVidia is the problem. If it is, contact it's support.

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It seems to be NVidia but not the program mentioned. I deactivated all the network services (required for game-stream) and the problem vanished so far.

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Check everything for updates.

I've called the big guys to help you. Good luck.

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Everything was updated already.