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Both plugins detected ok. By the way I run Windows XP with Service Pack 2 and of course I downloaded the act30pkg.exe toolkit too which was a little tricky to find since after typing the Thanks, but here it is in layman's terms: You need the act30pkg.exe download from Microsoft. Additional suggestions are given here. [edit]Hang loading websites Note: If Firefox stops loading websites but does not actually hang, try modifying the network.http.max-connections preference in about:config to a lower value, such Check This Out

At > > this point I rebooted the computer just in case. > > > > Now, if you go ahead and run Mozilla you can go to the Shockwave test Comment 23 Kevin Ar18 2004-03-02 19:08:41 PST I should mention that a little while ago I started using a new profile. Moz 1.7b & shockwave director 10.0. If Firefox does not crash when you restart in Firefox Safe Mode (at the "Firefox Safe Mode" window, click "Continue in Safe Mode" or, in Firefox 15 or above, "Start in

Sign In Help English (US) cancel turn on suggestions Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches You can download and install the latest version of Firefox from or you can use the Software Update feature from within Firefox. On the next screen choose to deselect all and > > tell the warning box "OK" to continue. That's the process that needs to > > happen to get Shockwave to work, but the other 2000 mode changes aren't > > necessary so that's why you don't let Windows

It wouldn't install for me from there - I had to do manual install by downloading Shockwave_Installer_Slim.exe - then 11.0r429 successfully installed What us macromedia' take on this? (several are cc: re-install the plug-in > > > > Normally, that should be ok now. > > This suggestion was raised in the Mozillazine forums, and didn't work for > everyone (not me, Disable all extensions ("Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions") and restart Firefox. If you have many installed extensions, see the Extension issues section of this article for suggested diagnostic steps. [29] [30] [31] Certain Java applets can cause the Firefox process to persist

The 2.0 version is on the XP > cdrom, but I downloaded the newer version just in case. As a consequence, the installaiton of Flash or Shockwave does not "see" the Firefox browser in the Registry and thus does not service it. The only thing I can think of that might have changed my system is I had some Macromedia tools like Dreamweaver and Flash MX installed but I uninstalled them (and even I > named the fix, "Mozilla Shockwave Fix," and then saved it with that name to the > Mozilla folder. > > But, we're not done yet because the fix must

A program called WagerLogic and older versions of TortoiseCVS have been known to cause this problem. I > > named the fix, "Mozilla Shockwave Fix," and then saved it with that name to the > > Mozilla folder. > > > > But, we're not done yet Crash logs may help you to locate the problem. They are all in: C:\Windows\system32\macromed\Shockwave 10\ I am totally stumped and I was hoping some of you wizards in here would be able to HELP?

On Windows, you can also use Process Explorer to determine which thread is using the most CPU. [edit]See also Firefox CPU usage Error loading websites Browser will not start up [edit] Last edited by Pixel on June 5th, 2012, 5:55 pm, edited 1 time in total. Comment 37 Kevin Ar18 2005-02-07 19:52:28 PST (In reply to comment #36) Sorry about the above post. Please help!

Last edited by tomasz86 on August 6th, 2012, 12:12 pm, edited 9 times in total. his comment is here download the program "uninstall_flash_player.exe" from the support center of MacroMedia 2. I am a software engineer who worked for many years in a test department diagnosing and reporting bugs, and I would be very happy to provide any kind of support needed So, I click the Restart Now button and it restarts.

It will appear on the Start Menu. would it be possible for firefox to automatically populate these registry entries on startup if they are missing or invalid? freibooter Posts: 23Joined: March 20th, 2008, 7:51 am Posted June 5th, 2012, 7:29 am Out of pure curiosity: why and where are you still using Windows 2000?Considering that even extended If you use this software, try disabling it as follows: [27] On Windows: Go to "Start -> All Programs -> Trusteer Endpoint Protection -> Stop Trusteer Endpoint Protection" On Mac: Go

Comment 10 Jeremy Morton 2004-01-24 14:25:25 PST Thanks to a helpful poster on MozillaZine forums, I think I've found a (kind of) solution to this bug, although it's not althgether satisfactory. Thanks, but > here it is in layman's terms: > > You need the act30pkg.exe download from Microsoft. The unofficial kernel and the libraries associated with it are included in the UURollup itself.

If it doesn't, and you use one of the following applications, try these suggestions: If you use ZoneAlarm Firewall on Windows Vista, Firefox may stop loading pages or hang at exit.

No such luck, the problem STAYED. This thread is about a bug in Mozilla/Shockwave and we should be badgering the writers of whatever code causes it not to work to fix it so it runs *natively* in If you right-click in the Immunization window on the right, you can select "deselect all". Try updating Java to the latest version or, if you don't need Java, disable the Java plugin as a workaround.

re-install the plug-in Normally, that should be ok now. All Rights Reserved - Privacy Policy Main Page This Page ArticleDiscussionEditHistory What links here Related changes Printable version Your Account Log in Tools Recent Changes Upload file Special pages Search Firefox 4 users can use the much smaller "Restartless Restart" extension with the same keyboard shortcut. [edit]Other causes of hanging [edit]Places database Firefox can hang, or it may freeze at regular Official updates ceased in July 2010 but there are a few "custom" M$ official updates available which were released after that date and leaked to the Internet.2.

The trigger is that, once I solve the Jigsaw Puzzle and click "Play Again" and it crashes. Most of the other updates have been already ported by people like WildBill and BlackWingCat who modified Win2k system files accordingly to the fixes done in the XP security updates. It's also very light and doesn't really affect the performance. Flash - A number of browser crashes involving the Flash 11.3 plugin have been reported on Windows 7/Vista.

Moz will not run if set to win2k compat (or any for that matter). For more information, see Unable to save or download files#Clear_the_download_history. Note that Flash is not the only cause of problems after waking the computer from hibernate or standby. [8] As a workaround, close Firefox before placing the computer in standby/hibernation mode.