Firefox crashing

#1
About half a dozen times over the last 24 hours, Firefox has crashed when I've returned to the ARRSE page from whatever other tab I've been on. I get the FF apology/embarrassed page which suggests that the crash may have been due to the page that was being opened (i.e. ARRSE).

It doesn't happen every time - I usually have 20-40 tabs at the top of the screen and browse between them - but the problem only happens when I return to ARRSE (and can happen when I've only got half a dozen or so tabs).


I don't know if it's relevant but I've also been plagued by the Flash plug-in crashing for a few weeks. I can't say what's causing that one as it usually happens when I'm away from the computer. That one doesn't appear to be confined to ARRSE (although with ARRSE as one of my home pages and permanently tabbed, perhaps there is a link). I've assumed that it's to do with an overload of Flash content on different pages.
 
#2
#3
Have you checked that Firefox and flash plugins are up to-date?

Firefox version - 22.0

Flash plugin - 11.8.800.94
 
#6
Have you checked that Firefox and flash plugins are up to-date?

Firefox version - 22.0

Flash plugin - 11.8.800.94
They're what I've got.

What antivirus are you using? I never had FF crash per se but my corporate antivirus kept crashing the flash within FF.....
MSE, also up to date and run with no nasties.

Oh, and also ran Malwarebytes, also with no nasties.
 

maguire

LE
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#8
are you remembering to think in Russian??

;)
 
#9
OK. I've disabled the graphics acceleration, one of the suggestions.

This is the crash report:

crash report 190713.jpg

The top one coincides with me forcing a shut-down to install a printer driver, so I'll ignore that one. Of the other most recent ones all but the second on the list seem to be associated with shockwave flash (oh, oh). Now, some of the time I've been running mind-numbing games on the shockwave site though I'm not totally convinced it's that site that's causing it, nor does it explain why the crashes have been happening on attempted re-entry to ARRSE.

The second on the list has this header:
[h=2]Firefox 22.0 Crash Report [@ EMPTY: no crashing thread identified; corrupt dump ][/h]
The next 5 have this:

[h=2]Firefox 22.0 Crash Report [@ hang | WaitForMultipleObjectsEx | RealMsgWaitForMultipleObjectsEx | MsgWaitForMultipleObjects | F_1152915508___________________________________ ][/h]
with Process type "plugin Shockwave Flash Version:11.7.700.224 Filename:NPSWF32_11_7_700_224.dll"

Full reports (2nd report onwards):
https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/1f43d131-a70c-41a7-9c98-9260e2130718
https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/421739b9-c4ac-489c-934d-c90cf2130719
https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/42cf379c-4508-47bc-a890-0cdc82130719
https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/ea40a8bc-744b-415f-a20e-699eb2130719
https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/bbf82e70-5977-4b1b-8e21-b1aeb2130719
https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/d577a7e0-0a15-48f2-9a3e-f0bda2130719
https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/b61e7cf8-f6ec-47b7-b998-8c0c62130719


Now that I'm aware of the crash reports, I'll check what tabs I've got open at the time if it happens again. Thanks for that lead.
 
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