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Trouble with YouTube?

Postby Weemaryanne » Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:17 pm

Can anyone suggest why YouTube videos - both on YT and embedded - start to slow down after four minutes?

After updating Chrome the other day, I thought maybe I'd messed up an extension or plug-in; but the Flash plug-in appears to be fine so I'm at a loss. Should I disable it in Chrome and download it from the Adobe site? Other suggestions?

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I follow a bunch of YouTube channels and would miss them if I have to give up watching. Also I can't watch Cenk Uygur's rant on that poor dead woman in Ireland so I haz a sad about that. :(
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Re: Trouble with YouTube?

Postby vms » Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:58 pm

You sure your Internet connection isn't slowing down and YT is pausing while it waits for more download? Does YT pause? If it pauses or slows down is there a grey bar in front of the white circle indicating there is data already downloaded and waiting to play?

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Re: Trouble with YouTube?

Postby Weemaryanne » Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:47 pm

The vid does slow down (both video and audio) but no gray circle. If the problem is my Internet connection and/or broadband limiting by my ISP then I suppose I'm SOL; I've tried re-watching videos at different times of day, but that doesn't seem to make any difference. Ah well. First world problems. Thanks, vemsie.
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Re: Trouble with YouTube?

Postby zilch » Tue Nov 20, 2012 7:32 pm

re first world problems:

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