100% CPU Usage Caused By Adobe Flash Plugin

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by xwhizx, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. xwhizx

    xwhizx Guest

    So i've been dealing with 100% CPU usage for the last 3 weeks. I'v
    narrowed down the cause to the Flash plugin for ANY browser, regardles
    of IE or Firefox

    *Here's the deal:

    Anytime Flash is loaded in the browser, the CPU shoot straight up t
    100% until you close the browser. I've google'd solutions for this. Th
    only one I've seen is the all FULL CONTROL for the Everyone user on tw
    of the Flash drives

    This does not work. So I tried something else

    I reformatted and started from scratch. As soon as the Flash plugin wa
    installed, BOOM, right to 100% CPU usage again. This happened on bot
    Vista x64 Ultimate w/ SP2 and a clean install of Windows 7 x64 Ultimat
    RTM (It's a legal copy.)

    *My desktop is a P4 3.2ghz with 3GB ram on a 80GB WD 10,000rpm sat
    drive. Plenty of power.

    *_Now_here's_a_weird_sidenote:_* I have a company laptop with Window
    XP x86 w/ SP2. Flash works fine. Both computers are on the same version
    The latest as of today from Adobe.com.

    Obviously the only difference besides OSes is I'm using 64-bi
    Vista/Win7 on the desktop. But because there is no 64-bit flash, only 3
    bit, they are using the same version

    Ok, thoughts? Suggestions

    *_I've_ruled_out:_
    1. Virus/Spyware/Malwar
    2. Other processes running (i tried when I did a clean install wit
    nothing installed
     
    xwhizx, Sep 22, 2009
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    David B. Guest

    Having the same issue on Win 7 x64 on my laptop, causes random browser
    crashes as well, have yet to find a solution, just another piece of crap
    from adobe, hopefully an update will fix it.
     
    David B., Sep 22, 2009
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  3. xwhizx

    xwhizx Guest

    I'm hoping that a 64-bit version of Flash will solve the program, bu
    they currently only have one for Linux. v10 is a CPU usage hog, and
    can't find what part of the v10 is causing the problems. v9 is les
    problems, but still the CPU usage issue
     
    xwhizx, Sep 22, 2009
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  4. xwhizx

    xwhizx Guest

    Anyone else has any thoughts?
     
    xwhizx, Sep 23, 2009
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    xwhizx Guest

    bum
     
    xwhizx, Sep 29, 2009
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    xwhizx Guest

    bum
     
    xwhizx, Oct 13, 2009
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    David B. Guest

    What is the point of this? There isn't going to be a solution until adobe
    fixes their crap.
     
    David B., Oct 13, 2009
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    Malke Guest

    There is no "bump" on Usenet. And since you didn't quote any of the original
    thread, no one here can help you. This is why:

    You are not posting on a real forum as you think you are and you didn't
    quote any of the thread to which you are replying. You are using a web
    interface that leeches Usenet posts and most of the rest of us are using
    real newsreaders. We don't see what you do. If you want to participate in
    Usenet, the better way is to set up a newsreader. This is very easy to do
    and I'll give you information about that below. If you prefer to use a
    forum, then here are two excellent ones:

    http://forum.aumha.org/index.php
    http://http://computerhaven.info/

    Since you are using a web interface, you may not realize that this is really
    a newsgroup. You will get far more out of this resource if you learn to use
    a newsreader. There are many good newsreaders for Windows, but you can use
    Outlook Express (XP) or Windows Mail (Vista) since you already have it. Here
    are some links to information about newsgroups:

    About Usenet:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Usenet
    http://www.faqs.org/faqs/ - Usenet FAQs from the Internet FAQ Archives
    http://www.usenetmonster.com/infocenter/
    http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/page2.html#Usenet - a brief explanation
    of newsgroups

    Outlook Express/Windows Mail as Newsreader:
    http://michaelstevenstech.com/outlookexpressnewreader.htm
    http://rickrogers.org/setupoe.htm
    http://vistasupport.mvps.org/accessing_newsgrousp_with-windows_mail.htm

    How to Post:
    http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/page2.html#Usenet
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/555375 - How to Ask a Question
    http://users.tpg.com.au/bzyhjr/liszt.htm - How Not to Get Technical Help on
    Usenet
    http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html

    http://aumha.org/nntp.htm - list of MS newsgroups
    microsoft.public.test.here - MS group to test if your newsreader is working
    properly
    http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/munad.htm - how to munge email address
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crossposting - crossposting
    http://www.blakjak.demon.co.uk/mul_crss.htm - multiposting

    Other Newsreaders for Windows:
    http://www.forteinc.com/main/homepage.php - Forte
    http://www.mozilla.org - Thunderbird

    Malke
     
    Malke, Oct 13, 2009
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    xwhizx Guest

    Hoping someone found a work around (i.e. regedit, 3rd party solution,
    etc.)
     
    xwhizx, Oct 13, 2009
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    lemur Guest

    Obviously you can't use IE 64. Does this happen with FF, or just IE 32

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    lemur, Oct 13, 2009
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    lemur Guest

    lemur, Oct 13, 2009
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  12. xwhizx

    xwhizx Guest

    I have both IE 64 and IE 32. Obivously, IE64 doesn't work, so I us
    IE32
     
    xwhizx, Oct 13, 2009
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    lemur Guest

    Have you tried FF (just curious)

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    lemu

    ::If *ANYONE* in this forum helps you, please click o
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    lemur, Oct 13, 2009
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    xwhizx Guest

    yes same resul
     
    xwhizx, Oct 13, 2009
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