User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021120 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021120 Browser crashes on starting to load this url. Using latest build ( Mozilla 1.3a Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021120 ) Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. load frontpage.com 2. see browser crash 3. weep Actual Results: Browser crashed Expected Results: Browser should have loaded page in staed of crashing.
What version of flash are you using?
AboutPlugins reports: File name: npswf32.dll Shockwave Flash 5.0 r41 When I tried to go to www.macromedia.com to see if this was out of date, Mozilla crashed again! Hmm! This may in fact be the trouble, but... if I can't get to the macromedia site, I dunno how I'll update the flash-plugin... :(
Assignee: asa → beppe
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Browser-General → Plug-ins
Ever confirmed: true
QA Contact: asa → shrir
Update: I found and renamed the "npswf32.dll" file. This allowed me to go to www.macromedia.com and download an updated flash-plugin. This fixed my immediate problem of crashing when I visit frontpagemag.com and macromedia.com. The fact that Moz crashes this way is a problem, though. Telling the average user to zap his plugin will not be acceptable... There should be a way to switch on/off individual plugins in the interface... There should also be a way to block ".swf" just as there is for images... esp since many ads are now swf's... This is still a real bug...
Flash 5 is crashing because Mozilla has recently started being compiled with -DUNICODE. Either pick an older build, make one yourself with the flag off, or get the Flash 6 that comes with Netscape 7: ftp://ftp.netscape.com/pub/netscape7/english/7.0/windows/win32/ewc9e/flash.xpi *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 179822 ***
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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