I just added the above to MozillaZine's Flash article section on disabling Protected Mode in Flash and thought it should be added to this article. I also made an edit to the Flash Plugin - Keep it up to date and troubleshoot problems article on Dec 24, 2013 to add a bullet point about disabling protected Done AliceWyman 12-01-2015 12:21 PM Mark as Read Mark as New Bookmark Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report abuse 12-01-2015 12:21 PM AliceWyman said P.S. If you suspect a certain plugin, disable it first, then test for your problem. Check This Out
forums.adobe.com/thread/1018071 AliceWyman 30-05-2013 06:25 AM Mark as Read Mark as New Bookmark Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report abuse 30-05-2013 06:25 AM This has come up before. Re-initializing the plugins database may fix this problem: Open your profile folder: Click the menu button , click help and select Troubleshooting Information. Also note that some locales (like ours) may not allow including words starting with a capital letter when they follow a colon (:) so sentences like "Close Firefox: [template content]" may that may makes Firefox hang, sorted troubleshooting sections by commonness, removed duplicated keywords.
This came up in the KB discussion forum, where a Firefox extension was causing Flash not to work: /forums/knowledge-base-articles/711062 Flash not working on Fox News/PBS? I'd like to get an admin's opinion beforehand (or better yet, let an admin make the change) since like you mentioned in /forums/contributors/709473, making changes to the Flash Player kb articles As the super user, copy the extracted file, libflashplayer.so, to your Firefox installation directory's plugins sub-directory.
I'm on the fence. To check if Flash is up to date, visit Mozilla's Plugin Check page. Currently it's buried under Other solutions. Shockwave Flash For Firefox Firefox Get help for Firefox on Windows, Mac and Linux.
ideato 30-12-2014 10:50 AM Mark as Read Mark as New Bookmark Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report abuse 30-12-2014 10:50 AM AliceWyman said so, we can add the about:config steps Firefox Flash Plugin To check if any of your installed plugins are out of date, visit Mozilla's Plugin Check & Updates page. This should be by design (see Bug 661961). Content available under a Creative Commons license.
Portions of this content are ©1998–2017 by individual mozilla.org contributors. Adobe Flash For Firefox See Upgrade your graphics drivers to use hardware acceleration and WebGL. I forgot to mention that these line feeds were actually inserted after optionsPreferences, but before closeFirefox. Now that we have a new article on how to disable Flash protected mode in Firefox 38, I made another edit based on your revision, to link to the Adobe Flash
Thunderbird Email software for Windows, Mac and Linux Support Questions Ready to Get Involved? https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1075644 If Flash content does not work, acts strangely, or causes errors, or if you see a notice that you need to update Flash (e.g., at Mozilla's Plugin Check) even after installing Adobe Flash Player For Firefox Free Download At time of writing, however, this option does not work on Windows 8. Flash Player Not Working Chrome Flash installation instructions are the same as for updating flash, now that the Plugin Finder Service is gone.
To re-enable Flash Protected Mode, reset the preference back to the default "false" value. his comment is here Right-clicking that box, the "Settings" item is greyed-out (only the "Global Settings" item is clickable but that doesn't include the needed option). On a related note, we are working to fix the ESR / Safari compatibility problem with cooperation from Apple in an upcoming release. The new bug tracking the Windows 8 issue is bug 1121829: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1121829#c2 Benjamin Smedberg [:bsmedberg] 2015-01-15 10:57:03 PST As a continuation of bug 1112709, this means the Flash protected-mode hook doesn't Firefox Plugin Check
My FF plugin list: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/171/firefoxpluginlistjuly.png/ (Only extension is Performance Cache and only the Default Theme) What I have done to "solve" the issue: Uninstalled Flash completely (twice) including clearing all its Content available under a Creative Commons license. Cor-el gave his usual answer for Flash issues: You can check for problems with current Flash plugin versions and try these: disable a possible RealPlayer Browser Record Plugin extension for Firefox http://casualobserver.net/flash-player/firefox-flash-problem.html Restart Firefox.
The default firefox settings along with an updated Flash plugin work great. Flash Player Firefox Download This is only for testing, though. If the Flash plugin continues to crash, updating to the latest version of Flash may fix the issue.
to this article under "Other solutions"? The heading Flash does not work properly and/or will not update Will be intended as a description of the symptom, i.e. Here's the response from Adobe on this: http://forums.adobe.com/thread/1447282 ATTENTION MAC CUSTOMERS - Flash Player 13 "Plugin Failure" Workaround Personally, after uninstalling Flash 13 I would choose the latest Flash 11.7 Extended Shockwave Flash Firefox Download See this related SuMo "KB content" bug: Bug 1147877 - Need a KB article for the Flash protected-mode checkbox April 2, 2015: edited to remove horizontal scrollbars.
The default firefox settings along with an updated Flash plugin work great. The related Windows 8 bug (bug 1112709) is marked fixed in mozilla37 so, we can add the about:config steps for win7, fx35 and control for a future fx37 update for win8. Mozilla 21: There is no way to display the full file path in the about:plugins list. navigate here Done AliceWyman 12-01-2015 12:21 PM Mark as Read Mark as New Bookmark Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report abuse 12-01-2015 12:21 PM AliceWyman said P.S.
Help please Quote: Following your link, right clicking on the Flash logo and disabling hardware acceleration there has fixed my issue. ideato 30-12-2014 10:59 AM Mark as Read Mark as New Bookmark Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report abuse 30-12-2014 10:59 AM AliceWyman said I just added the above to MozillaZine's Request to be a Contributor Portions of this content are ©1998–2017 by individual mozilla.org contributors. Update: Bug 1119941 is now Resolved-Fixed (currently, in firefox38).
You need to uninstall the third party player before your Adobe Flash player will work properly. AliceWyman 05-04-2015 07:26 AM Mark as Read Mark as New Bookmark Highlight Print Email to a Friend Report abuse 05-04-2015 07:26 AM Here's a screenshot I just uploaded but didn't include Blocks: 1112709 tracking-firefox36: --- → + status-firefox36: --- → affected tracking-firefox37: --- → + status-firefox37: --- → affected We have to keep an eye on this before showing the about:config steps Options Article History Subscribe to RSS Feed Mark as New Mark as Read Bookmark Subscribe Email to a Friend Printer Friendly Page Report abuse Adobe Flash plugin has crashed - Prevent
At time of writing, however, this option does not work on Windows 8. Table of Contents1 Determining if a plugin is the problem2 Updating or re-installing your plugins3 Manually uninstalling a plugin4 Re-initializing the plugins database Determining if a plugin is the problem You