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Why does a white dot appear on the left side of the screen when I have Shockwave flash enabled?

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  • Igcine ukuphendulwa ngu Vivek

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The version of Shockwave Flash is 11.1.102.62 . The white dot appears on sites that use flash objects. This happens the last 3 days. When I disable this add-on the dot disapperas but the flash object don't load.

Okulungisiwe ngu dimsgr

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It could be that the Flash Player has a problem adjusting to the graphics card/drivers. It may disappear with the next Flash update. You can also try the Flash Player Forum, users may have reported similar problems.

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No it doesn't happen on Safe mode.

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Safe mode disables the installed Extensions and themes (Appearance) in Tools (Alt + T) > Add-ons. Hardware acceleration (Tools > Options > Advanced > General) is also disabled. You can try to isolate the cause starting with the extensions.

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I 've already done it and I saw that Shockwave Flash causes this problem.

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You can try right-clicking on a Flash video, click the left end icon and deselect Enable hardware acceleration. Can you also post a screenshot: Add images: Browse below Post a Reply on this page.

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I disabled the hardware acceleration but the dot is still there. You can see it on the left side inside the circle.

Okulungisiwe ngu dimsgr

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That looks like a dead pixel on the LCD. Nothing to worry though. It is a common phenomenon and would only appear on very dark visuals.

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That is what I thought at first. But it isn't a dead pixel. I told you that when I disable Shockwave flash the dot disappears. And I have tested it on a second monitor as well...

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

It could be that the Flash Player has a problem adjusting to the graphics card/drivers. It may disappear with the next Flash update. You can also try the Flash Player Forum, users may have reported similar problems.

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Ok. I 'll just wait for an update. I think the problem exists since the last update of Mozilla and Windows 7 (same day). Thank you anyway.

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No problem. You can check with the Flash Player forums in the meantime. There could be a solution.