What is Shockwave Flash Crash

Shockwave Flash is a plugin that is installed in web browsers. It allows users to enjoy online videos, flash games and view other flash content. But many users have experienced Shockwave Flash Crash in their browsers and they are wondering how to fix this issue with Flash plugin for browsers.

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Shockwave Flash crash occurs when there is some problem in Windows registry or with the browser plugin. To fix this problem follow the simple steps given below:




  • Disable Unwanted Add-ons
  • Re-Install Sound Drivers
  • Repair Windows Registry
  • Re-Install Flash Player Plugin

Disable Unwanted Add-ons

Installing too many unwanted add-ons decreases the overall efficiency of the browser. This may also be a reason of Shockwave Flash crash. To fix this issue you have to uninstall or disable unwanted add-ons. To do so follow the steps given below:

  • Open Internet Explorer
  • Click on Tools
  • Select Manage Add-Ons
  • Now select the add-on and click on Disable
  • Disable all add-ons one by one and restart the browser
  • Restart the browser

Re-Install Sound Drivers

Sometimes problem in sound drivers may be a reason of Flash crashing. Installing the sound drivers again may fix Shockwave Flash crash. To do so follow the steps below:


  • Right click on My Computer
  • Select Properties
  • Click on Device Manager
  • Right Click on Sounds and click on Uninstall
  • Follow the onscreen instructions
  • Restart your computer
  • Now let the Windows install the drivers

Repair Windows Registry

Errors in Windows registry may result in Shockwave Flash crash. To solve the problem you are required to repair the registry. Registry Cleaner program can be used for repairing registry. It fixes errors automatically and saves your time. You can also download good System Utilities software that includes Registry Cleaner to fix registry issues.

Re-Install Flash Player Plugin

Problems in installation files of the Flash plugin may cause Shockwave Flash crashing. Installing the plugin again may resolve the issue. Here is a guide http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/141/tn_14157.html)for uninstalling Adobe Flash Player.

To download the latest version of Flash Plugin at http://get.adobe.com/shockwave/.

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