Shockwave Flash keeps crashing

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  • #1104097

    What is Shockwave Flash and why does it keep crashing?

    The blog I need help with is leannecolephotography.com.

    #1104231

    timethief
    Member

    Are you trying to embed Flash? If so, then have you read this? http://en.support.wordpress.com/code/#flash-and-other-embeds

    Or do your mean your computer or browser are crashing? Try confirming your Flash is updated http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ and if required installing the latest version of Flash http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/

    #1104420

    I’m not trying to embed anything.

    I am just trying to look at the reader, it keeps crashing, slowing down to a snails pace and then the browser tells me the Shockwave Flash plug in is crashing. No idea what that is. Happens on both computers.

    #1104422

    I forgot to add I am using the latest version of Chrome, just tried it on Firefox and the reader just goes around and around and around in circles.

    I have tried Chrome with Ubuntu and with Windows.

    #1104442

    stanzebla
    Member

    I got the same problem, the reader doesn’t stop loading and it slows my whole computer. Chrome and Firefox.

    #1104447

    furzeinahaze
    Member

    Same problem.

    #1104461

    hmoverload
    Member

    Hi, I’ve been having this same problem. I’m using Chrome (latest version). Anytime I am on the reader tab, Shockwave Flash can’t load and crashes. It’s impossible to scroll through posts. It’s only been doing this for the last few days.

    I’ve made sure there are no conflicting Flash plugins as this is a problem with Chrome… but still no joy. It just seems to be the WordPress Reader page. It’s not happening anywhere else.

    Any help much appreciated.

    #1104463

    Exact same problem. :-(

    #1104479

    Misery loves company, so I’m glad to see I’m not the only one having this exact same problem. I tried re-installing, disabling the virtual snow (which seemed to help, but then the box in Settings re-ticked itself!) What’s the deal, WordPress? I’ve had extremely prompt responses with past problems, so I’m hoping the same holds true this time.

    #1104480

    I also don’t understand the deal with the reader loading so much, that means you are downloading heaps which means if you live somewhere where you have to pay for that, you are paying for downloading stuff you don’t want. You press the page down button and you are 14 hours ago, not really what I wanted.

    #1104488

    scienerf
    Member

    Same here and after I posted about it most people who read me are too…I’ve tried Chrome and Safari and internet explorer(last resort!) but the same problem on all of them with the latest flash installed.
    I can’t comment, I can’t reply, I can’t browse my reader…what’s going on WordPress??

    #1104495

    Same problem here. It’s been happening for a couple of days. Instead of loading a set number of posts in my reader, and then checking for new posts every so often, it just keeps loading past posts into my reader and never stops until my browser crashes. I tried to view my reader on my Nook Tablet, and it crashes that, too.

    #1104555

    zandyring
    Staff

    The Reader was tweaked over the past few days, and you shouldn’t have this issue any more. Please let me know if you are still experiencing it!

    Cheers!

    #1104556

    @zandyring
    No more problems, thank you so much, it is perhaps even better now. Brilliant. Thank you again.

    #1104566

    hmoverload
    Member

    Working great for me now too! Many thanks for your help.

    #1104576

    zandyring
    Staff

    I’m glad to hear it!

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