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My web browser locks up after about 2 to 3 min at

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  • kirknash Feb 25, 2009

    No other programs open except for browser open to MSN,...........YES, lots of ads,.............need to check Adobe Flash 10,.......

  • kirknash Feb 25, 2009

    How can I tell if it Explorer 7,.........and is there an Adobe Flash 10 out there for free?

  • kirknash Feb 25, 2009

    OK,.....I have IE 7. Is Adobe Reader separate from Flash? If I have Flash at all, it SHOULD show up in my "All Programs",....right?

  • kirknash Feb 25, 2009

    Thanks for your help! I've downloaded Flash 10,...we'll see if it works. Funny,...I thought about applying to join your group here, but had so much trouble on my own. And I just finished A+ Computer Tech Training. Guess I better think again!

  • kirknash Feb 25, 2009

    Actually, I had NO Adobe Flash Player installed at all. Now, I my problems persist, I will disable 10 and downgrade to 9. Again, Thanks!

  • Garrett Murray
    Garrett Murray May 11, 2010

    look in tools, Internet Options, programs, manage IE7. No Flash is seperate and will not show up in programs, if its in addons, highlight it and disable it. Then try and see if that resolves the issue.

  • Garrett Murray
    Garrett Murray May 11, 2010


    Open IE and click on help and About to find out what version of IE you have. As for the Adobe flash follow the directions above. Yes Flash is free and normally installed as an add-on in order to see ads in webpages.


  • Garrett Murray
    Garrett Murray May 11, 2010

    Also need to know if you are in Internet Explorer 7.

  • Garrett Murray
    Garrett Murray May 11, 2010


    What other programs do you have open? What browser are you using? Are there a lot of adds on that site? Do you have Adobe flash 10 installed as an Add-on? If IE7 look in tools, Internet Options, programs, manage add-ons.



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No, I didnt want you to Download Flash 10 I wanted to see if you had it installed. If might have already been installed and that is the issue. Go into your add-ons in IE7 and disable it. If that works then look at downloading Flash 9 because their is a known issue with IE7 and Flash 10.


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