Shockwave player is loaded, but does not work. Flash tests fine; appears to work. Please help.
Shockwave for Director - 12.0.2r122
Description: Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 126.96.36.199
Shockwave Flash - 11,7,700,169
Description: Shockwave Flash 11.7 r700
Note that Shockwave for Director and Shockwave Flash are different plugins.
The former Shockwave for Director is hardly used these days.
Which plugin isn't working?
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).
You can check for problems with current Flash plugin versions and try these:
I installed "Shockwave Player", and I think "Director" is in reference to that. I think "Shockwave Flash" might be what you get when you ask for Adobe Flash, which passes the test as if it works. Why the name games; who knows.
This one has a 3D image working for me, but it automatically invoked some SW install: