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Why does flash player suck so badly?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by D007, Jun 16, 2012.

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    It keeps crashing on me constantly, I'm so sick of it. Is there anything else I can use to play flash? Flash is so fail, it hasn't worked right or reliably in years..
    Idc if it's some hack method or w/e.. Anything is better than this.
    It even crashes my entire system sometimes because it hangs so bad I have to hard reboot.. What garbage..
    Adobe, you are fail...

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    Flash can't do that. You got a hardware/driver problem.
     
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    This. I'd try disabling hardware acceleration and see what happens. I've had flash f up a lot because I was using my GPU to fold and the folding was starving flash player if resources.
     
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    Flash can indeed crash your system but I've only seen it happen with the help of buggy video drivers. Was an issue with 4670s up until I think 11.4
     
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    Hmm, ok I'm going to try a clean install of drivers and some driver sweeper action.
    Thanks fellas. ^^
    I also disabled hardware acceleration but it kept crashing.

    Did a clean install after running driver sweeper in safe mode. Uninstalled flash using the uninstaller and reinstalled it.
    Will let ya know.. ^^

    EDIT: So far so good.. Didn't crash on the video I just watched. Maybe it was just driver related, to soon to tell.
     
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