WMF VPX video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash

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Post Posted April 1st, 2019, 10:52 am

WMF VPX video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.
CP+[GFX1-]: WMF VPX video decoding is disabled due to a previous crash.

That appears in about:support, there is a "Reset on next Restart" button above it with the name wmfvpxvideoCrashGuard that clears the errors when clicked... but eventually the errors will re-occur. I've no clue what is causing it.

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Post Posted April 1st, 2019, 11:41 am

Odd feature. I'm running latest Nightly build and checked 'about:support' and mine was Disabled as well with 'Reset on next Restart'. Unsure what that meant I closed browser and opened it again and it was still disabled. Clicking the Reset button did clear the error in about:support but what is strange there was no visual indication to the end-user that it was disabled. I had never beard of it before so would never have found that.

Does that mean if its disabled there is no 'crash-guard' running? Like I said 'strange feature'.

This is the bug that created the crash-guard: just for FYI. I have not read the entire bug its lengthy.


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Post Posted May 20th, 2019, 1:41 pm

Just came across this. Thanks for the bug link.
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