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post #1 of 22
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When ever i try to watch a movie on netflix through firefox, my computer freezes when loading the movie. No errors, nothing. It just locks up.

Any suggestions?

Thanks
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Okay so its not just firefox, internet explorer freezes to when its loading netflix movies....

So frustrating.
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Bump for help please
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post #4 of 22
Hi,
Do you have the last flash player (10.3) ?
Flash player needs CPU (the mine is always @ 100% when playing flash video), can you monitor the cpu temp to see if the freez is caused by it ?
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post #5 of 22
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ITs not temp, not even worried about that. I could see if the flash player needs updating, but it seems that flashplayer updates automatically every few months normally.
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post #6 of 22
I thought Netflix used MS Silverlight.
Are you running anything in the background? Check your RAM usage when you try to load the NF viewer.
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post #7 of 22
Check your hardware i.e. RAM stable?
post #8 of 22
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Id assume its stable. I play video games with it and fold when im not using the computer. So my bet is that they are stable. Stock OC and voltage on the ram.

It only freezes when loading the movie. Youtube and other media is fine.
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post #9 of 22
silverlight up to date?

could anything be blocking it from streaming?

also, are you using hardware acceleration for browser based media?
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I would have no idea if i am using hardware acceleration. How would i know that? I do use a K-lite codec to play dvds? Could that affect it?
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