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Adobe Flash crashed so I disabled hardware acceleration

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I guess so many people are aware of that problem. When exiting a fullscreen video, flash player crashed. So I looked at the solution in this site. It told me to disable hardware acceleration. If it worked I am supposed to upgrade my graphic drivers but it is already up-to-date. I don't want to keep my hardware acceleration disabled but when I enable it I still have some problem. Help me! Thanks

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Disabling hardware acceleration in Flash settings is the workaround given in the Flash videos won't play full screen article. If it works, the article suggests updating your graphics driver. If you can't do that, it's OK to leave hardware acceleration disabled. This Adobe help page has more information:

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If I have display problems with Flash Player, what should I do?

If you have display problems with Flash Player, such as poor picture quality or slow display times, deselect Enable Hardware Acceleration in the Display panel. This should eliminate hardware or driver compatibility problems with Flash Player. Flash Player then uses software to scale and display the content.


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There are many problems with Flash player 11.3 right now. Unfortunately, at this point your best solution is to leave hardware acceleration disabled until Flash 11.4 comes out, then update and try again. I'm sorry I don't have a better answer.

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Could you please let me know if leaving hardware acceleration disabled causes problems? What happens when we disable it or enable it? Thanks for the answer by the way :)

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I wonder how many thousands of people gave up on FireFox because of that bug ... I switched to Chrome, after years of being a FireFox-fan. And I love it.

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Disabling hardware acceleration in Flash settings is the workaround given in the Flash videos won't play full screen article. If it works, the article suggests updating your graphics driver. If you can't do that, it's OK to leave hardware acceleration disabled. This Adobe help page has more information:

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If I have display problems with Flash Player, what should I do?

If you have display problems with Flash Player, such as poor picture quality or slow display times, deselect Enable Hardware Acceleration in the Display panel. This should eliminate hardware or driver compatibility problems with Flash Player. Flash Player then uses software to scale and display the content.


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Thanks for giving the information I needed. :)

So if anybody looking for a solution, there is a new update for Flash Player. Just do it :)