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    90% of CPU used by Flash Player (Safari Internet Plug-in)
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    90% of CPU used by Flash Player (Safari Internet Plug-in)
    As seen in the attached picture, obscene amounts of my memory is used by this one... thing. I don't know what it is, but it's causing my fan to sound like a 747. Is there any way to get rid of this? Help!
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    90% of CPU used by Flash Player (Safari Internet Plug-in)
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    Yes - quit whatever's using flash. Safari can get locked up sometimes - quit Safari and restart and I bet it goes away. Use an extension like click-to-flash so you can pick and choose what flash is running.

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    90% of CPU used by Flash Player (Safari Internet Plug-in)
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    Yikes, what kind of Mac is this? Macbook? iMac? Specs?

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    90% of CPU used by Flash Player (Safari Internet Plug-in)

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    This is one of the reasons everyone wants Flash to be placed in the scrap heap. I second Brian's advice about Click-To-Flash if you must use it. Alternately, why not try uninstalling it for a while? More and more sites are going away from it.

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