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Why does youtube restart downloading every time I move the seek bar?

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If I open a video and it starts streaming and playing, then I 'rewind' a bit or restart the video, why does youtube start downloading from the beginning instead of just continuing streaming from where it already was (like it used to)? Not sure when this started, but its very annoying when you have crap internet.

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Possibly a simple Flash issue. Have you tried an uninstall and reinstall of the latest version of Flash?
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I bump into this issue also intermittently, but i've reinstalled 64bit flash a few times now, clean uninstall, multi browser tested.

IE, IE 64, Waterfox, Chrome, SWrion, Opera, Safari, And yes... Netscape...

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