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Shockwave Flash Crashes in Google Chrome

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  • Started 1 year ago by MikeJones
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MikeJones
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continued help with this topic:
http://www.howtogeek.com/10329.....le-chrome/

As described in that topic I deleted the second shockwave flash plugin, however it made no difference, my chrome is still plagued with crashes and all around bad performance (honestly its to the point of being unusable) but I notice this as well

is this necessary?
Thank you

Posted 1 year ago
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scorpion99
Posts: 1033

HI,
check this if it can help :
http://www.howtogeek.com/10329.....le-chrome/

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StringJunky
Posts: 2454

I have been an avid fan of Chrome but think Google have mucked it up now with the flash. I use Comodo Dragon which is Chrome with improved security and minus the flash headache! Most Chrome extensions work as well in Chrome Store. You can run it beside GChrome to see if you like it. i've uploaded pic so you can see how similar it is to GC.

http://www.comodo.com/home/bro.....rowser.php

Posted 1 year ago
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MikeJones
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scorpion99, I came from that thread, you didn't notice the same link in my post?

Posted 1 year ago
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MikeJones
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StringJunky, I will look into that, thank you. Can you import your bookmarks, etc. ?

Posted 1 year ago
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scorpion99
Posts: 1033

Sorry , Mike Jones , i didn't...
Did you try to uninstall Chrome and reinstall it again ??

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StringJunky
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Yes you can export/import your bookmarks by clicking Google Icon > Bookmarks > Bookmark manager > Organise > Export Bookmarks To HTML File. When you've installed Dragon click the Dragon icon and follow the same path you did in G/Chrome but instead choose Import Bookmarks From HTML File. You will have to get your extensions again.

Tony

Edit: Just noticed under Bookmark Manager entry is Import Bookmarks and Settings, choose Chrome from dropdown list. It's a good idea to save bookmarks the first way anyway and put the file in a safe place in case your browser goes wrong.

Posted 1 year ago
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tlwmomof3
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THANK YOU!!!!!! No more shockwave crashing and everything is loading so much faster!

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StringJunky
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tlwmomof3

Happy to hear you sorted your problem. :)

Tony

Posted 1 year ago
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MikeJones
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scorpion99, I did try re-installing chrome a while back and it seemed to make no difference, I think chrome is one of those programs that doesn't really un-install itself completely?
That brings me to part 2 of this post, I went and installed the Komodo dragon browser, and so far seems good, much better performance! And yes it is nearly identical to chrome so there is no "learning curve." Thanks for the tip StringJunky. Now I'm not sure if my chrome browser is compromised in some way (I ran virus and malware scans + system file checks and it always came up clean) but irregardless it is not functioning in a usable way and I just want to remove it from my system. Is there any specific procedure beyond just the usual control panel/remove program? Short of re-installing windows I'd just like to be certain there aren't any lingering troublemakers.

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StringJunky
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If you want to remove GC thoroughly use Revouninstaller on advanced setting. Chrome's uninstaller will run first then Revo will check the registry after for leftovers...delete what it finds.

http://www.softpedia.com/progD.....74235.html

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