What exactly is a Shockwave Flash crash and what causes it in your browser? The problem becomes a great nuisance when the videos do not play on the internet. There may be some error with the Shockwave Flash plugins or some settings in your Windows. What you need to do is to maintain your computer and perform a little maintenance activities on it to get rid of such crashes.
The plugins contain various active-x components and they may conflict with each other which can cause the Flash content to crash on internet browsers. The first thing you should try to figure out is that while you are having this problem in all browsers or just one browser. For instance, some people are experiencing Google Chrome Shockwave Flash crash only. If this is the case you could try fixing and repairing Windows Registry through some powerful registry repairing solution.
However, if you are encountering the same situation in all web browsers you should follow some concrete steps detailed in the following lines.
– Try to uninstall the Adobe Flash Player Active-X and Plug-in components and then reinstall Shockwave Flash Player as there could be traces of previous versions in the computer which are interfering and making it difficult for the browsers to properly display videos on your Computer. You can do this from the user settings and manipulating the "Add / Remove" programs list.
– Try to use the latest Flash Player if your Flash Player 10 (or the current version) is not working fine. You can simply download it from the Adobe official web site.
– Update the drivers. Some of the softwares / hardware have their drivers available within the computer but you may have to download the files through internet and run these files on your computer to successfully update all of your computer drivers.
– The problem behind the Shockwave Flash crash could be your sound drivers. Follow these steps:
1) Open Device Manager
2) Look for the sound-card device
3) Note down the name for that device
4) Just uninstall the it.
5) After uninstalling restart your machine.
6) Your Windows 7 or Windows Vista would automatically download and reinstall the sound driver. You can also do it manually through approaching the sound card company's web site.
– Fix your Windows Registry which is a highly recommended thing you should do to find a quick and reliable fix for common PC errors and crashes.