share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply thundersteele, Jan 7, 2012 thundersteele macrumors 68030 Joined: Oct 19, 2011 Location: Switzerland #16 1) Go to youtube.com/html5 To disable it, open a Youtube video and pause it. I killed Flash and Firefox and the CPU utilization was still at 100%. Everything that happens in your web browser is by nature compute intensive and badly optimized for your specific hardware. http://yeahimadork.com/flash-player/flash-player-causing-system-malfunction.php
Unfortunately fullscreen playback is broken currently. Also, I discovered that the particular video linked above does not depend on flash. jhsparkySep 2, 2013, 10:36 AM icecoldsnake said: thanks for your ever so helpful advice. It gets so high that my entire computer will begin to slow down, audio will become choppy or even distorted, pretty much everything slows down. (Keep in mind, this is a https://forums.adobe.com/thread/208297
Quit/restart the Finder. Ask ! Oct 24, 2009 2:55 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Tuxtur, Tuxtur Oct 24, 2009 11:28 AM in response to FaZe Level 1 (0 points) Oct 24,
I'm watching one as we speak and my CPU is 90% idle.Click to expand... Adobe Flash Player High Cpu Usage But I was called out of the room, and when I returned a half-hour later and tried again, the video played smoothly, and other applications behaved properly, which was better than you may have downloaded a corrupted file for Flash... https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-many-cpu-resources-how-fix Click the menu button , click help and select Troubleshooting Information.
The 720p version is in MP4 format and plays just fine under Firefox with the Flash plug-in disabled. Firefox Using Too Much Cpu Plugins to display special types of content can consume large amounts of CPU, especially older versions. Bear with me here... Once the video has finished loading the CPU load goes down to 5% or less.
Any ideas what's actually going on under the hood? http://yeahimadork.com/flash-player/flash-won-t-flash.php Advertise on MacRumors Our Staff Arnold Kim Editorial Director Email • Twitter Eric Slivka Editor in Chief Email • Twitter Juli Clover Editor Email • Twitter Joe Rossignol Editor Email • So i opened activity monitor and flash player (only thing not running 64bit) is spiking to 105% CPU usage every few seconds. Quitting Flash Player and Firefox does not fix it. Flash Using Too Much Cpu Chrome
That fixes the fullscreen issue 2) Try Chrome instead of Safari. 3) I don't know why Flash is acting up suddenly for you. Oct 23, 2009 9:34 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by FaZe, FaZe Oct 23, 2009 10:39 PM in response to FaZe Level 1 (0 points) Oct 23, share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply theSeb, Jan 8, 2012 theSeb macrumors 604 Joined: Aug 10, 2010 Location: Poole, England #23 Krazy Bill said: check over here Hardware accelerated playback is a must unless you enjoy a molten laptop and 6200 RPM.
Exit Firefox and open it again to test if the problem has gone away. Flash Player Using Too Much Cpu Mac Carlos, I will try your suggestions. Re: High CPU usage on sites with flash content frankyw123 Jul 30, 2009 7:12 AM (in response to mac__user) Thanks for the link, I have had this problem with my laptop
If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. The fact of the matter is 3 weeks ago YouTube's flash wasn't even a blip on the radar....now it freezes my computer up? No, it's not fixed. Firefox Plugin-container High Cpu If I look at Task Manager to see which tasks are taking up the CPU, it's all those tasks which shouldn't take much CPU at all, even Task Manager itself.
Retrofire said: ↑ ... 4. Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 8. Oct 24, 2009 1:10 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by FaZe, FaZe Oct 24, 2009 2:49 AM in response to rhyceudique Level 1 (0 points) Oct 24, this content After my prior experience thinking that removing a piece of malware had fixed it, I am not willing to jump to the conclusion that the upgrade fixed it, either.
Lately I've even noticed my MacBook doing this as well so perhaps you are onto something with the optimization. (Oddly enough, it also uses an i7.) Ask a new question Read I just watched about 5 minutes worth of Will it Blend on youtube.com...activity monitor was always around 90% idle for me too... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSR4xuU07sc ) with Flash Player 11,9,900,117 under Firefox 25.0 under Windows 7 Pro 64-bit Version 5.1 Build 7601). When it's finished from the Menu Bar, Quit Disk Utility and restart your Mac.
Also I can't go full screen, only standard or large player in YouTube...not cool...anyways I posted my activity monitor screenshots of when it was happening a few minutes ago again...its just It's outdated and there's nothing you can do about it.