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Firefox hangs many times..
Firefox hangs many times.It's very annoying. It crashes after a pop up which says :
(Warning: Unresponsive Plugin; Shock wave flash may be busy, or it may have stopped responding.)
I updated the flash player another day but still this problem continued. Some other day a similar kind of pop up came but it didn't said anything about Shock wave flash but it is a script problem.Firefox always hangs because of some script problem. When i open Windows media player, Photoshop on the other side..Firefox hangs. I never had any problem with Firefox before.
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Modified by Aman Routh
Still the same problem.
Try to remove all video programs that Firefox uses. Then, go to the web site and reinstall only the flash player.
You can check for problems with current Flash plugin versions and try these:
- disable a possible RealPlayer Browser Record Plugin extension for Firefox and update the RealPlayer if installed
- disable protected mode in the Flash plugin (Flash 11.3+ on Windows Vista and later)
- disable hardware acceleration in the Flash plugin
The 2 plugins which are out of date are java-deployment-toolkit and Adobe Acrobat.I never use to update them.Can that cause this problem too ?
Out of date anything can cause problems. Go to their web sites and install the current programs
That didn't work.
I didn't updated those 2 programs but removed it because both of them are not needed for me.But still i am having this hanging problem.It's more than annoying.If i open 4 pages or more,sometimes Firefox hangs.If i open VLC player or Photoshop on the other side,it hangs.What else could be there to try...I think its better to quit Firefox.