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why do youtube videos start,freeze & then won't pause,play or anything,except maybe play a few secs.?


i have vista 32-bit & as i type a youtube video that i tried to pause i can hear play a sec. or 2,but won't continuously play.this happens on all my browsers,ie,chrome,firefox,& all youtube videos.i've tried uninstalling & reinstall chrome,firefox & flashplayers,no good.this started after malwarebytes (thank them) unlocked my pc from reveton-fbi-ransomware virus!any solutions out there?Thanx in advance.can't watch videos anywhere damn!

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  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r183
  • Google Update
  • VLC media player Web Plugin 2.0.2
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.9.2 for Mozilla browsers
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • 5.1.10411.0
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:17.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/17.0

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Yousef 15 solutions 71 answers

Recent crashes of certain multimedia contents (this includes Youtube videos, certain flash games and other applications) in conjunction with Firefox are most probably caused by a recent Flash 11.3 update and/or a malfunctioning Real Player browser plugin.

In order to remedy the problem, please perform the steps mentioned in these Knowledge Base articles:

Flash Plugin - Keep it up to date and troubleshoot problems

Adobe Flash plugin has crashed - Prevent it from happening again

Flash 11.3 doesn't load video in Firefox

Other, more technical information about these issues can be found under these Links:



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