Fix Google Chrome Crashes

Flash content has become an indispensable part of modern websites, and necessitate an uninterrupted jockey to play this content. It can be realized that how consistently flash is used, when in an unresponsive situation, every single tab of your web browser locks up with a crash warning, stating ‘The following plug-in has crashed: Shockwave Flash’. This text is directed towards the same issue and its resolution. No matter the webpage has already been loaded or not, a dying flash player crashes each page with active flash material.

Prior to proceeding this piece for the solution, let be advised to first Scan and Fix your system’s concealed disorders which most probably is eliciting the inconsistencies:

As stated earlier, the use of flash content at webpages has experienced a rapid growth in the recent times. Google Chrome is a browser, well known for its integral flash utility, and preferred by many users. Unlike other browsers, Chrome’s built-in flash plugin does not require you to install Flash on the host system. However, two of them can co-exist at the same instance.

Chrome Crashes Fixed

Webpages crashing in Google Chrome result due to a non-responding flash player. The most anticipated reason of crashing pages in this browser is a possible conflict between the two flash players: One installed internally in Chrome and the other installed on host system. To troubleshoot this situation,

  • Open Google Chrome web browser
  • Open a new tab, type ABOUT:PLUGINS’ in the address bar and hit Enter
  • In the list of appearing plugins locate the one named as Flash or Adobe Flash Player
  • (2 files) written next to Flash category indicates two players; Chrome Flash and OS Flash
  • Click Details near upper right corner of plugin screen to expand each plugin and view its details
  • In the Flash section, you will find out two items with different Locations
  • Disable one of these players, preferably the one installed in Chrome, by clicking on Disable text

Fix Double Flash Player Issue in Chrome

Restart the browser and try running flash embedded webpages

Please note that the path given in Location field identifies whether it is installed on the host system or within Google Chrome itself. If you are still facing the problem of crashed Shockwave Flash, switch the flash player by enabling the one resided at Chrome directory and disabling the one resided at Windows directory.He

It is also notified that once the Chrome Flash is disabled, it would not be automatically updated with upgrading Google Chrome. In this connection, you would have to update it manually by visiting Adobe’s Flash download page or scheduling your OS Flash for automatic updates.

2 Thoughts on “Fix Google Chrome Crashes

  1. Joe.Bejm on May 16, 2014 at 12:44 pm said:

    The problem I have that this ABOUT:PLUGINS is crashing the page same way. Installing and uninstalling does not work. It also every plugin is crashing every time I start Chrome.

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