Safari (Flash-player plugin) eating up CPU?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by B.LI, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. B.LI macrumors regular

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    Lately I've been quite concerned about the cpu heat of my mbp, so I've checked the activity monitor, and what it showed was the Flash player plugin for Safari is consuming a large amount of CPU thus producing the heat which I am worried about.

    Is anyone experiencing this sort of problem and knows the solution to reduce the CPU consumption? I do not wish to remove the plugin unless there are no other options... :(

    Cheers
     
  2. Dsync macrumors member

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  3. rowley macrumors 6502

    rowley

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    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_3_5 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/533.17.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.2 Mobile/8L1 Safari/6533.18.5)

    There is a plugin for safari called click to flash. This has helped me no end.

    Another alternative is to remove flash altogether. It is a CPU and memory hog.
     

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