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just wondering if anyone knew why mt ibook is painfully slow at running fkash movies. and games are sometimes unplayable
 
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Which games are you trying to run ? How is you ibook performing with other tasks ?
 
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Mr Bobbins said:
Which games are you trying to run ? How is you ibook performing with other tasks ?
pretty much every game. ibook works fine otherwise but flash games are slow as christmas
 
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Have you got the processor performance set to high in system preferences Energy savers options tab ? May help a little.

If they are new games then laptops are going to struggle a bit as they are not really made for playing hi rez games. Try turning some of the options off or down in the game.
 
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thathanks for the reply but i think you might be missing the oint of my post . i probably diddnt phrase it too well. i meant is it a common problem like for macs in general mot just my i book. not new games just little flash games
 

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Have you updated to the latest version of Flash Player?
 
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Sorry for the misunderstanding Gar, My ibook runs flash games fine and it's only a G3 800mhz. Which program are you running them in ?
 

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I have also tried play flash games on my iBook using Firefox, and I had a horrible time trying to play the games. Flash games played the best in Safari or Camino. But if you are having problems with Safari, you'll want to use Camino. I have had much success with Camino with flash content.
 
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Flash in general is a bit laggy on my 800 mhz g3 ibook. Do you have any suggestions to boost performance overall on the ibook?
 

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Not sure, have you tried using Camino yet? I have only 256mb on my iBook, so flash works very nice and smooth with Camino. I still have no luck with flash content on Firefox.
 
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