Flash player crashes IE

It is reported on Internet that Flash Player crashes IE (Internet Explorer).

Flash Player is used to display multimedia content on websites. You may experience this problem if there is issue with Shockwave Flash Plug-in, Windows registry is corrupted and browser add-ons contain malicious content.

Below are outlined some resolution steps through which you can fix this problem

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Disable Add-ons:

Some websites forcefully add extensions on the browser. Oftentimes these extensions contain malicious code which later create problems for your web browser to properly display data. This leads to problems similar to Flash Player crashes in IE. To solve this problem, disable these extensions and toolbars. Below are steps to do that.


  • Open IE (Internet Explorer).
  • Click on Tools in menu bar.
  • Click on Manage Add-ons.
  • Under show, select Download Controls to display all ActiveX controls.

These add-one can also be in the add/remove program list of control panel. Uninstall through control panel. Start | Control Panel | Add or Remove Programs | Toolbars | Uninstall

Uninstall and Reinstall Adobe Flash Player:

Old version of Flash Player can conflict with browser while displaying data. To prevent this situation you need to uninstall and then reinstall Adobe Flash Player to solve Internet Explorer (IE) Flash Player Crash. Below are some steps through which you can properly remove Adobe Flash Player.


  • Click on Start button on the task bar.
  • Select Control Panel and double click on Add or Remove Programs.
  • Click on Adobe Flash Player and Uninstall it.
  • Download a latest version of Adobe Flash Player install it.

Disable Flash Add-ons in IE:

The problem, Flash player crashes IE, can also be fixed by disabling flashy content. Below are some steps to do that.

  • Open Internet Explorer.
  • Click on Tools | Internet Options.
  • Now click on Programs tab.
  • Click on Manage Add-ons.
  • Click on Add-ons currently running on Internet Explorer.
  • Scroll down to reach Shockwave Flash Object.
  • Disable ActiveX control.

Fix Windows Registry:


If browser related settings in registry are invalid, you can experience multiple issues including program crashes, lags, freezing and so on. To solve this problem use some good system utility program that includes feature of registry cleaner.

To avoid from Flash Player crashes IE, you need to repair Windows registry, optimize Internet, manage services and optimize your web browser. You can do all that simply by using Intel Software Partner, RegInOut System Utility.

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