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#1 2013-02-02 04:31:39

MarioMaster100
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Registered: 2011-04-02
Posts: 261

Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

I had flash working on chrome earlier today and then after a certain point, may have been after an update to chrome, not sure, youtube won't play videos. Also other sites with nice little music plugin players won't play either hmm Flash is still working on iceweasel but I like chrome the best.

Last edited by MarioMaster100 (2013-02-02 23:32:51)

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#2 2013-02-02 05:25:11

lcafiero
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From: Felton, California, USA
Registered: 2011-07-21
Posts: 2,225
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Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

Try it again. It stopped working for my daughter around the same time you posted, and then started up again magically. That's the only way I could explain it.

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#3 2013-02-02 15:18:29

MarioMaster100
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Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

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#4 2013-02-02 16:08:29

runpc2deth
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Registered: 2012-10-31
Posts: 73

Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

have you checked your chrome plugins? make sure its enabled.  maybe uninstall flash and reinstall.

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#5 2013-02-02 17:02:55

MarioMaster100
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Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

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#6 2013-02-02 17:21:27

atiroch
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Registered: 2012-08-11
Posts: 40

Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

Happened to me last night. I had one YouTube video preloaded and it was working but any new video opened told me "Could not load plug-in". I was running Waldorf and thought something must have bugged out, booted into Statler, same problem. Works today though, so I have a feeling it was Chrome's fault (since non-Google websites were affected as well).

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#7 2013-02-02 17:26:35

runpc2deth
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Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

try this in your browser

chrome://plugins

have you updated chrome of late?

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#8 2013-02-02 17:27:54

runpc2deth
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Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

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#9 2013-02-02 17:33:14

MarioMaster100
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Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

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#10 2013-02-02 18:33:48

Barnabyh
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From: Church of the Subgenius
Registered: 2012-11-07
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Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

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#11 2013-02-02 19:09:06

MarioMaster100
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Posts: 261

Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

Tried purging and reinstalling, issue is still there.

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#12 2013-02-02 19:54:33

chillicampari
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Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

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#13 2013-02-02 23:32:30

MarioMaster100
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Registered: 2011-04-02
Posts: 261

Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

I renamed the folder and it worked. Thanks chillicampari smile

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#14 2013-02-03 03:21:13

runpc2deth
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Registered: 2012-10-31
Posts: 73

Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

google really dropped the ball on this  lol

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#15 2013-02-03 04:08:05

chillicampari
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Registered: 2009-10-09
Posts: 2,728

Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

@MarioMaster100, cool and you're welcome! I don't know if they're still gonna try an update at a later time but if it goes weird again I'm guessing that's the place to check. Some people have set the directory to read-only but I'm just leaving it be.

@runpc2deth, yep, yep they did.

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#16 2013-02-03 10:25:40

leolana
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Registered: 2009-05-18
Posts: 6

Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

thank you , renaming then restarting is working

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#17 2013-02-03 15:27:47

runpc2deth
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Registered: 2012-10-31
Posts: 73

Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

ok now i notice i also have the problem lol   big_smile  oh well i dont really use flash that much.  ill just wait for update.

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#18 2013-02-05 23:04:31

Barnabyh
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From: Church of the Subgenius
Registered: 2012-11-07
Posts: 825
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Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

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#19 2013-05-11 08:52:05

thrib
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Registered: 2013-05-11
Posts: 3

Re: Flash not working on chrome suddenly (solved)

First post, o/ beautiful people. big_smile

I know this post is marked as solved, but the solutions didn't work for me, i found something really basic that did the trick for me, just in case someone out there is in the same boat!
Simple case of :

type > chrome://plugins in your chrome browser
click>Details (upper right of screen)
scroll> Till you see the two(or more) entries under Adobe Flash Player
Disable> One(possibly two) of them

winner winner, chicken dinner! cool
Hope this helps someone in need  smile

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