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How can I decrease processor overheating? Mostly by Shockwave

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Hi, there! I am close to Firefox more then 10 years, but the last one I see that Firefox overload my old Macbook A1260 C2D processor and overheat it. Mostly it appears using Adobe Sockwave. May be anyone can recommend any other plugin instead of it. It seems possible, just because Chrome is more friendly browser to my Mac :(

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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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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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You could set Flash Player plugin to Click to activate so Flash will only run when you want it to.