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Issues with Shockwave Flash plugin and opening wmv video crashes


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#1 Houdini5150

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Posted 16 September 2015 - 12:03 PM

Not sure if this is the right forum, however a few days ago I realized my Google Chrome was having issue with Shockwave flash.  I got a popup saying there was an issue and it would not respond.  Then I tried firefox and got same issue.  I tinkered around with flash, removed and re installed it however when I attempted to play a flash video online, it displayed only a picture and not play video. 

 

So  I attempted to play a WMV file on my computer and that too ended up freezing and slowed my system down where I had to exit out of media player. 

 

I ran Malware and Virus scans, and I dont seem to have any issues there unless I missed something. 

 

Also, I did hear something about Flash being replaced by html5 soon. 



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Posted 21 September 2015 - 02:35 PM

This may be a helpful article.

 

http://www.howtogeek.com/103292/how-to-fix-shockwave-flash-crashes-in-google-chrome/

 

Best of luck,



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Posted 23 September 2015 - 05:19 PM

Try the "Fix Flash Problems" section here: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/6213033?hl=en


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