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Author Topic: Shockwave Flash issue (possibly fixed)  (Read 1809 times)

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Shockwave Flash issue (possibly fixed)
« on: June 21, 2013, 12:32:59 am »
For the last week or so, Shockwave has been going nuts on me.  At first, it had only occurred with a stupid little tower defense game, and only on the level where I had enough towers up that I thought that could be overwhelming it.  In the past day or so, it got to the point of nearly every page I loaded getting stalled with a 'The plugin has stopped responding' message.

At that point, I started looking for answers to what I thought must just be my aging machine getting dyspeptic on me.  Then I find pages and pages of people complaining about it, and particularly complaining about how Adobe won't talk to you unless you shell out $39.  >.<

So, on the off-chance that this is affecting other people here, I figured I'd post what seems to have brought me some relief.  I went into my Add/Remove Programs and removed anything that said Flash or Shockwave, and rebooted.  Then, I hit up one of the sites that I knew used Flash, and re-installed the plug-in when prompted.  So far, everything is running smooth as satin.

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Re: Shockwave Flash issue (possibly fixed)
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2013, 11:55:54 am »
If It's Adobe, it's going to have issues.

It's like written into their quality inassurance guarantee.  Great tip you put out there to save people some headache and money!