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brand new mac, freezes sometimes when running flash


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#1 sommaw

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 03:18 AM

well the title says it all pretty much.

I recently purchased a Mac--I'm in love!!! :blink:

Only problem is, if I'm running a flash vid on safari, the comp freezes sometimes. Any ideas why? It's less now than before, but still; I'd rather find a way to get rid of the issue completely if possible.

Someone suggested dl firefox. What do y'all think?

Oh yeah, I have snow leopard in case u were wondering...

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#2 Buddyme2

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Posted 22 November 2009 - 07:03 AM

I'd try uninstalling the flashplayer.
http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/141/tn_14157.html
Then download and install the latest version.
http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/
Repair Permissions after installing flashplayer.
http://guides.macrumors.com/Repairing_Permissions

It won't hurt to try Firefox.

Just a thought. You do have 90 days of free phone support. Take advantage of it and give an Apple tech a call.
Another is update the software from the blue Apple menu > Software Update.

Edited by Buddyme2, 22 November 2009 - 07:01 PM.


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Posted 15 February 2010 - 08:39 PM

Check the RAM. also does the freeze happen randomly or on particular sites?

#4 Doug E Fresh

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Posted 16 February 2010 - 09:58 AM

I'd say install Firefox if you can't get it working and maybe even if you can. I don't like the way Safari runs in Snow Leopard. Especially while using LIttle Snitch.




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