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FireFox 18 does not work with youtube, web video

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Youtube, Flash Videos do not work in Ver. 18.0.0 I have run FireFox with all add-on disabled installed new drivers for Flash player etc. The wife's laptop also has crashed with the new update as well .

Any suggestions? or is it a known/typical bug?

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502
  • Pando Web Plugin
  • RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
  • RealPlayer Download Plugin
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.5
  • RealNetworks(tm) RealDownloader Chrome Background Extension Plug-In
  • RealNetworks(tm) RealDownloader PepperFlashVideoShim Plug-In
  • RealNetworks(tm) RealDownloader HTML5VideoShim Plug-In
  • RealDownloader Plugin
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision plugin for Mozilla browsers
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision Streaming plugin for Mozilla browsers
  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking Rich Internet Application Support - Plugin
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • 5.1.10516.0
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 10.4.1 for Mozilla browsers
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • NPWLPG
  • Unity Player 2.6.1f3
  • Coupons, Inc. Coupon Printer Plugin
  • Coupons, Inc. Coupon Printer DLL
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • np-mswmp

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.0; rv:18.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/18.0

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Andrew
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Hello FrancF,

Thank you for posting on Mozilla Support. We value and appreciate you as a user.

Please do a malware check on both computers.

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Donnie 31 solutions 331 answers

Opt-out of HTML5 video on YouTube.

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Scanned for Mal ware- 0 found, Scanned for virus's -0 found. Once I reinstalled FF 18 all was good, The second you shut it down It reverts to the same problem.