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I'm unable to steam flash videos in Firefox. I can view youtube videos, but nothing else. Some videos take forever to load and my webpages are starting load slo

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I can view youtube videos, but nothing else. Some videos take forever to load and my webpages are starting load slowly as well.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.5
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.6.8.638
  • Inquisit Mozilla Plugin 4.0.0.1
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_31 for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.1.10329.0
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • DivX Plus Web Player version 2.2.0.52
  • Inquisit Mozilla Plugin 3.0.6.0
  • DivX VOD Helper Plug-in
  • NPWLPG
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5.8.612
  • The plug-in allows you to open and edit files using Microsoft Office applications
  • np-mswmp

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:18.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/18.0

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cor-el
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Clear the cache and the cookies from sites that cause problems.

"Clear the Cache":

  • Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Cached Web Content: "Clear Now"

"Remove Cookies" from sites causing problems:

  • Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies"

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance).

  • Do NOT click the Reset button on the Safe mode start window or otherwise make changes.