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Jan 21, 2008 09:59 AM

Flash plug-in crashes?

Hi there,

When I'm browsing Chowhound from work (PC with IE7), and open many CH windows (new tabs), quite often I get an error stating that "Flash9.ocx has encountered an error". It crashes IE, and I have to restart the program. I've tried un-installing and re-installing my Flash plug-in, which hasn't helped. Have you heard of this error, and is there anything to correct it? Besides simply making sure I use Firefox for CH? :)


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  1. Hi, I just wanted to add the plugin that keeps crashing when using CH is actually flash9e.ocx (Shockwave Flash plugin). I took a screen shot of the error for reference.

    Does anyone have any info on this?

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    1. re: Tara9000

      It's most likely a problem with either the video block or the ad block -- both contain flash based content, but beyond that, I can't add much.