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Flash player not working properly on firefox since windows 10 installation

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I recently installed windows 10 on my PC and just found out i can't watch anything on firefox with the flash player plug-in, it doesnt crash but instead of a video, the screen is just green but there's sound, and when trying it with other browsers, it works fine. I've attached an image to highlight this...

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The green screen is an old problem with the Flash plugin. As a workaround, you can disable the plugin from using hardware acceleration:

On a site with Flash, right-click the media and choose Settings, then the first mini-tab and uncheck the box to use hardware acceleration.

More information in this support article from Adobe: http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/video-playback-issues.html#main_Solve_video_playback_issues

Does that help in Windows 10?


By the way, your Question Details > More System Details shows two versions of Flash, 15.x and 18.x. To locate and remove the old version, you can type or paste about:plugins in the address bar, then use Find (Ctrl+f) to look for NPSWF and find the physical location of the old DLL file. Usually it's safe to remove but if you're nervous, renaming it with a .OLD extension should hide it from Firefox.

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Soluzione scelta

The green screen is an old problem with the Flash plugin. As a workaround, you can disable the plugin from using hardware acceleration:

On a site with Flash, right-click the media and choose Settings, then the first mini-tab and uncheck the box to use hardware acceleration.

More information in this support article from Adobe: http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/video-playback-issues.html#main_Solve_video_playback_issues

Does that help in Windows 10?


By the way, your Question Details > More System Details shows two versions of Flash, 15.x and 18.x. To locate and remove the old version, you can type or paste about:plugins in the address bar, then use Find (Ctrl+f) to look for NPSWF and find the physical location of the old DLL file. Usually it's safe to remove but if you're nervous, renaming it with a .OLD extension should hide it from Firefox.