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Trying to download my Irish Times Crssword and 1 second after it appears on screen the Adobe flash plugin crashes. No problem with my email, Can anybody help?

Tony.

Trying to download my Irish Times Crssword and 1 second after it appears on screen the Adobe flash plugin crashes. No problem with my email, Can anybody help? Tony.

Chosen solution

If you have problems with current Shockwave Flash plugin versions then check this:

  • see if there are updates for your graphics drivers

https://support.mozilla.org/kb/upgrade-graphics-drivers-use-hardware-acceleration

  • disable protected mode in the Flash plugin (Flash 11.3+ on Windows Vista and later)

https://forums.adobe.com/message/4468493#TemporaryWorkaround

  • disable hardware acceleration in the Flash plugin

https://forums.adobe.com/thread/891337 See also:

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Installed Plug-ins

  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape
  • Google Update
  • DRM Netscape Network Object
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • Shockwave Flash 21.0 r0
  • Npdsplay dll
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:44.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/44.0

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Chosen Solution

If you have problems with current Shockwave Flash plugin versions then check this:

  • see if there are updates for your graphics drivers

https://support.mozilla.org/kb/upgrade-graphics-drivers-use-hardware-acceleration

  • disable protected mode in the Flash plugin (Flash 11.3+ on Windows Vista and later)

https://forums.adobe.com/message/4468493#TemporaryWorkaround

  • disable hardware acceleration in the Flash plugin

https://forums.adobe.com/thread/891337 See also:

If you have problems with current Shockwave Flash plugin versions then check this: * see if there are updates for your graphics drivers '''https://support.mozilla.org/kb/upgrade-graphics-drivers-use-hardware-acceleration''' * disable protected mode in the Flash plugin (Flash 11.3+ on Windows Vista and later) '''https://forums.adobe.com/message/4468493#TemporaryWorkaround''' * disable hardware acceleration in the Flash plugin '''https://forums.adobe.com/thread/891337''' See also: * '''http://kb.mozillazine.org/Flash#Troubleshooting'''