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    More computer issues

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Alesia, Sep 7, 2013.

    As if my computer problems weren't bad enough, now I'm getting the following message when I browse these forums:

    Normally it wouldn't bother me, but the forums look all scrambled on my screen now. I can barely get a message posted. Anyone know what's up with this message?
     
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    Nevermind. I think it's a Firefox issue. The forums are working just fine on Chrome.
     
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    You can disable flash player. I keep mine disabled most of the time because Adobe Flash screws up all sorts of pages when they load. I just enable it for the videos I want to watch that use it, and disable it when I'm done. You should have a page with plug in commands on Chrome (chrome://plugins/):

    Adobe Flash Player (2 files) - Version: 11.8.800.97 (Disabled)
    Shockwave Flash 11.8 r800
    Name:Shockwave Flash
    Description:Shockwave Flash 11.8 r800
    Version:11.8.800.97
    Location:/Applications/Google Chrome.app/Contents/Versions/29.0.1547.65/Google Chrome Framework.framework/Internet Plug-Ins/PepperFlash/PepperFlashPlayer.plugin
    Type PAPI (out-of-process)
    Enable
    Description:Shockwave Flash 11.3 r300
    Name:Shockwave Flash
    Version:11.3.300.257
    Location:/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/Flash Player.plugin
    Type:NPAPI
    Enable
     
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    Well, did you run chkdsk on volume c? :)

    Seriously, though, I doubt that is the real issue. Flash Player screws stuff up. Good luck!
     
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    Yeah, I ran a chkdsk and the issue vanished, but Firefox is still acting kind of goofy. And my laptop is still randomly freezing up (Compaq CQ61) and when it does, the blue WiFi light next to the power button turns bright red. I dunno what that's all about.
     
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    Make sure everything important to you is on a location other than just your hard rive. (Good advice in general AND in particular. )
     
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    No worries, the entire memory of this machine is backed up on disc, flash drive, and and external HD for triple protection :D
     
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    This is the way to go :)

    I suggest to re-install Firefox and FlashPlayer to put things back on track.
     

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