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Post by Onyx Sun Dec 09, 2012 3:57 pm

Does anyone have the problem where 'Shockwave Flash' occasionally freezes tabs on Chrome?

Also I think it might be one of the reasons Chrome becomes laggy when there's numerous tabs open.
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Post by Lex Mon Dec 10, 2012 2:25 am

Chrome is starting to get on my tits
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Post by Bellabong Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:31 pm

This is where you guys start using the Browser that has innovated every major feature in browsers from disk caching to tabs, speed dial, cloud history/bookmark/speed-dial/form completion syncing, and even the oft promoted omnibar in Chrome but in this browser it's customizable (aka when I type "g lolcats" it searches lolcats on google or "y fails" it searches youtube for fails and "xh horny red heads") . The browser that has gone toe-to-toe with Chrome for speed since Chrome's release without having to be as anorexic as Chrome. It had tabs before Google was founded and I didn't realize
Torrent downloads required a separate client because this browser had it built in. I had to install program that allowed me to use mouse gestures for Windows Explorer (no not internet explorer) because it's so f****** useful.

They even have dedicated servers for those with trully shitty bandwidth and mobiles to compress the web pages and pictures so you don't use up your bandwidth or "data plan"

The only major new feature they didn't come up with was porn-mode/private browsing.

Sadly for this innovative half of you wouldn't be able to name this browser Sad

It's always been marginally 2nd fastest and never fastest for long enough for them to use that line of marketing and of course can't hold a candle to the open source customizability of Firefox/Netscape which is really just living off its awesome free alternative to IE fame when it was released. (This browser wasn't free at the time)


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After coming into contact with a lot of shitty computers lately I can tell you that Chrome does not handle flash well at all.
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Post by Onyx Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:17 pm

Which browser is it?

Also I think Firefox is slow as well.
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Post by RealGunner Tue Dec 11, 2012 6:37 pm

Chrome is the fastest, but its core is really weak. Firefox is the best overall browser.
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Post by Bellabong Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:06 pm

What do you mean with "fastest". Fastest at starting up? IE9. Fastest at handling multiple tabs? Opera. Fastest at rendering web pages? Depends on the composition of the web page because different browsers are faster at rendering different elements and nowadays the difference in page rendering speed is miniscule anyways and is bottlenecked by your ping to the server 99/100 rather than your browser.

Different browsers are faster at different things.

Opera may not be neck and neck with the Webkit based Safari and Chrome anymore in overall rendering speed but like I said, the differences in rendering speed since two years ago are insignificant to the point where other factors come into play. FF wins by far on user customization but start customizing Firefox a little too much and you can kiss its speed goodbye.

Apart from its features, some of which I can't live without I go for Opera for a reason I took for granted before extensively using the other browsers and that's its stability and responsiveness when having large amounts of tabs open. Firefox & Chrome are absolutely horrendous compared to Opera in this respect and IE despite becoming a legit browser just ends up crashing lol

All in all IE9 and Chrome are best for casual browsing (although I'd go for IE because of performance reasons), Firefox for the best personalized experience and Opera for the power user who values reliability and stability and built in features to avoid FF bloat.

To each their own thing - I can't live without the customizable search in the address bar, mouse gestures and stability of Opera as well as Opera Link so it remains one of the few things in the world I would go full fanboy over.
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Post by Onyx Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:47 pm

Gonna try out Opera. When I go on a tab I haven't been on in a while on Chrome, Shockwave crashes/the tab lags etc.
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Post by Onyx Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:04 am

I think the problem could be too many tabs = using up too much memory = slowing down Chrome.
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Post by Lex Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:35 am

One issue i have with Chrome and Youtube is that a video will be loading.....then the load bar jumps to the end and the video freezes at the point the jump was made and i have to refresh, start again and hope it doesn't happen again

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Post by the xcx Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:58 pm

Format C, that should fix it.
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Post by Bellabong Sat Jan 05, 2013 4:14 pm

Lex you'd have to post more than that if you want to find out what the problem is - system specs, driver versions and the format of the youtube video you want to play back (FLV, WebM, h264).
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Post by spanky Sun Jan 06, 2013 5:36 pm

@The xcx wrote:Format C, that should fix it.

lol

anyways jokes aside there seems to be a problem with the current version of flash because a similar problem happens on firefox as well.
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Post by Onyx Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:15 am

Chrome seems to use a lot of memory.
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Post by Onyx Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:55 pm

Anyone else have this problem?
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Post by RealGunner Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:09 pm

use firefox
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Post by Onyx Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:14 pm

Nah, Firefox is too laggy. The tabs, loading etc feels all laggy. hmm
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Post by RealGunner Tue Feb 12, 2013 11:24 pm

not agile enough ? hmm
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Post by Pedram Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:01 am

@RealGunner wrote:not agile enough ? hmm

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Post by Onyx Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:03 pm

Chrome is just running slow overall now. No
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Post by RealGunner Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:26 pm

u got a virus
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Post by RedOranje Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:36 pm

How often do you clean out your Temp files, MT?
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Post by Onyx Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:42 pm

I used Advanced SystemCare to get rid of every temp file, history etc etc like last week. I've probably got a virus/malware etc, but BitDefender can't detect it, nor can Malwarebytes.
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Post by RealGunner Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:48 pm

how slow is chrome anyways ?
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Post by Onyx Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:57 pm

I've just cleared the cache again from inside the browser and it's working alright atm. I'll have to wait to see if it starts freezing etc again.
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Post by Onyx Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:55 pm

GL seems to load quicker with AdBlock off.
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