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Old 08-03-2013, 09:41
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Why does Flash player keep crashing & causing my Browsers to crash as well
Affecting Firefox , Palemoon & Chrome
I installed FF & Chrome just as a test
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Old 08-03-2013, 10:46
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Why does Flash player keep crashing & causing my Browsers to crash as well
Affecting Firefox , Palemoon & Chrome
I installed FF & Chrome just as a test
Is it always on the same site?
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Old 08-03-2013, 11:58
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No, Its not
Some sites are not even running flash !!!!!
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Old 08-03-2013, 12:24
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Some help here possibly.
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Old 08-03-2013, 12:28
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I got rid of Firefox a while back too much trouble overall.

There does seem to be more instances of Flash crashing on Chrome and IE recently. I just put it down to going thru a bad patch of updates, that happens.

Just chill out and let the storm pass.
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Old 08-03-2013, 12:39
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First thing I would do is remove Flash entirely then test for a period without it to see if browsing is any more stable. If it is then download the very latest version and install it and test again.

Always possible it's not Flash and equally possible it's something that got screwed in your current installation. Hence zapping it completely and starting again from scratch.
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Old 08-03-2013, 18:05
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For another reason I did a fresh install of XP last week
I have got rid of flash & reinstalled my default browser Palemoon today
Still the browser crashes
Even an install today of Chrome crashes
Anti virus scan & Malwarebytes found nothing
What is there on my system causing crashes !! I just dont know
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Old 08-03-2013, 18:50
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For another reason I did a fresh install of XP last week
I have got rid of flash & reinstalled my default browser Palemoon today
Still the browser crashes
Even an install today of Chrome crashes
Anti virus scan & Malwarebytes found nothing
What is there on my system causing crashes !! I just dont know
Have a look in Event Viewer (see here ). Look for any entries in the logs around the time of the crash. Especially any that have a red icon alongside.

Double click on the entry to bring up the full details. if it is all gibberish to you copy and paste it here and maybe we can translate it for you.

It might give you a clue to what is going on.
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Old 08-03-2013, 19:24
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For another reason I did a fresh install of XP last week
I have got rid of flash & reinstalled my default browser Palemoon today
Still the browser crashes
Even an install today of Chrome crashes
Anti virus scan & Malwarebytes found nothing
What is there on my system causing crashes !! I just dont know
It is not clear why you think the problem is caused by Flash. Also you don't say whether you tried Internet Explorer before installing any other browsers. If not, try it first and see what happens. If IE crashes as well, do another fresh install of Win XP and test whatever version of IE is there before installing anything else.

I assume your fresh install of Win XP is updated to SP3 plus all the subsequent updates. If not that should also be done before you do any more browser installs. You will also find that IE is updated so try its later version as well.

If a clean install of IE is fine your alternative browser installations are probably causing the crashes.
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Old 08-03-2013, 21:16
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is your Java upto date > Java(TM) Platform SE 7 U17

or Graphic's drivers up to date also ,try auto detect and instal latest drivers if available
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Old 09-03-2013, 08:11
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I did a full scan with Iobit Advance System Care 6
Amazed it found one item of maleware that Malwarebytes didnt find
Over 9000 errors were found over the range of areas covered by the scan
Most were reigstry errors & a few system errors
Waiting to see if all ok now
To REDBUS
yes Java up dated & the drivers
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Old 09-03-2013, 10:24
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I did a full scan with Iobit Advance System Care 6
Amazed it found one item of maleware that Malwarebytes didnt find
Over 9000 errors were found over the range of areas covered by the scan
Most were reigstry errors & a few system errors
The reason it found all those "problems" that Malwarebytes didn't is because Advanced System Care 6 is malware/scam software.
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Old 09-03-2013, 10:53
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Nothing wrong with Advance System Care 6
My system seems ok now
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Old 09-03-2013, 16:03
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Over 9000 errors were found over the range of areas covered by the scan
Most were reigstry errors & a few system errors
I would not trust any program that told me that.
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Old 09-03-2013, 16:47
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I would not trust any program that told me that.
Especially when the OP says he did a fresh install of Win XP a week ago.
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Old 09-03-2013, 17:04
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worst piece of software ever ,will destroy registry and i speak from experience ,once i tried removed it and done malware scan and found loads of infections ,piece of shit software ,had to reformat ,used it because the 'turbo boost' that was free at the time ,gave me some more speed ,but it done this by switching of essential security and other systems .

Only registary cleaner i'd ever use is CCleaner .

you will probably get free trial at first then functions you use will have to be paid for as your windows functions will all be locked ,not just disabled , AND corrupted.

IIRC only a full reformat will remove it completly and fix windows system's damaged/locked by this crap, sorry to break the news ,if i was you i'd do a system restore to remove it and try fixing origional problem or your in for a nightmare time with you p.c.
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Old 09-03-2013, 17:34
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The two key questions are:

Why did you reformat XP and why do you think Flash is causing the problem?

And as the others have pointed out, you should never rely upon some magic cure-all piece of software - especially when it tries to convince you that your system has over 9000 'errors'.
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Old 11-03-2013, 12:21
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I did a fresh install of XP because @ start up I got an error message saying
' parser error, entry failed @ line 32 '
within that message box was an x which after clicking on several times XP would start
That message has now stopped
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Old 11-03-2013, 15:45
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I did a fresh install of XP because @ start up I got an error message saying
' parser error, entry failed @ line 32 '
within that message box was an x which after clicking on several times XP would start
That message has now stopped

You wont be seeing any messages from windows now or for ever i'm afraid ,flash has been notorious for chrashing browsers ,all browsers ,terrible app ,sooner it done away with the better, i would have just tried to roll back to a stable version untill new version released/updated after system restore to remove ASC6 ,flash problems are very common and real pain for us all ,would system restore and go to flash help page ,if i was you i'd get rid of one of your mozilla browsers ie. palemoom or firefox ,maybe conflict there then run flash uninstaler then CCLEANER to remove all traces ,this work's for a lot of flash install issues ,ano it's furstation but you dont want to re-install/re-format XP again ,everyone get's teething prob's after re-format ,ASC 6 will only destroy your system ,been there ,trust me
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Old 12-03-2013, 20:20
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new flash updated today ,try system restore to rome ASC6 then update flash if i was you.
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Old 12-03-2013, 23:58
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yes this happened to me too so i now dont use it as i dont really need it
I have since got rid of adobe flash player and havent had any problems since
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Old 13-03-2013, 11:32
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Sounds a lot like bad memory
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Old 13-03-2013, 12:08
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Only registary cleaner i'd ever use is CCleaner .
There is no reason you should ever have to "clean your registry" in normal use, it has no benefits, only risks.

Any speed up is placebo effect, leave it alone.
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Old 13-03-2013, 12:21
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Are you using a legal version of XP?
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