slow video in browser

  bemuzed 21:41 21 Oct 11
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When I watch video in a browser such as youtube it is OK for 1-2 minutes then gets jumpy for about 30 secs and restarts. Task Manager shows that jumpy video coincides with CPU usage jumping to 100%, but I cannot see any application or Process causing this jump. Happens with Firefox and Chrome.

  rdave13 22:00 21 Oct 11

Are you updated to the latest flash player, Adobe.

  johnnyrocker 22:12 21 Oct 11

what connection speed have you and anything else running at the same time?

johnny

  bemuzed 08:09 22 Oct 11

Adobe is up to date and internet speed is 3Mbps. It plays DVDs OK.

  Terry Brown 09:35 22 Oct 11

At 3 Mbs, I assume that is the Maximum speed, which is rather slow for Video watching, escecially if the video's are in a High defination format. DVD's are a different subject as they run via the Processor & graphic card and do not rely on an external source.

It seems that the automatic quality control ( adjust video input to match your computer) has been upgraded and you now have to set it yourself.

Have a look at link for further advice.

http://www.google.co.uk/#sclient=psy-ab&hl=en&source=hp&q=youtube+-+adjust+quality&pbx=1&oq=youtube+-+adjust+quality&aq=f&aqi=g-b1&aql=1&gssm=e&gsupl=6062l13703l1l14234l19l13l0l2l2l0l859l4702l2-6.3.3.0.1l14l0&bav=on.2,or.rgc.rpw.,cf.osb&fp=6070734588b6ef9b&biw=1024&bih=535

Terry

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