Not only does Flash crash (every version since v9), but Microsoft Silverlight hangs the plugin container as well. Something's clearly not right with the design of this.
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You mean like this? Plugincontainer doesn't actually crash it just uses 99% of CPU.
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Recent crashes (and Hangs) of certain multimedia contents (this includes Youtube videos, certain flash games and other applications) in conjunction with Firefox are most probably caused by a recent Flash update and/or a malfunctioning browser plugin such as Real Player.
In order to remedy the problem, please perform the steps mentioned in these Knowledge Base articles:
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Yes, "plugin container" crashes often.
Hi dlandiss, based on the latest crash data, I recommend disabling the Flash Player plugin's protected mode. See this support article from Adobe under the heading "Last Resort": Adobe Forums: How do I troubleshoot Flash Player's protected mode for Firefox? Note the specific folder path for 32-bit vs. 64-bit Windows (both folders exist on 64-bit Windows, but Firefox only uses the Flash plugin in the SysWOW64 path).
jscher, I made the change you proposed and Firefox still crashes:
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