|There is nothing wrong with your CPU maxing out, it means that it is working at its most efficient.|
Update or uninstall and reinstall Shockwave and see if that helps.
If you are using onboard graphics or basic office graphics card, you may need to add or upgrade to a basic gaming graphics card (desktop only).
Since you have omitted your system specs, these are just reasonable possibilities. Tell us what you have (exact make and model number, or details on all system components) and we may be able to tell you more.
You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.