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Was wondering if you guys knew why youtube lags so much?

Waterfox and Cyberfox 64-bit. Cleared cache, cleared all history, cleared registry, cleared flash player cache, reset modem, reset pc, etc. etc. etc. Turned off hardware acceleration and even turned it on but youtube still lags. Even on IE, FF, and Chrome. I even went as far as to put the videos at 240p and it poops. Any ideas? mad.gif

Try turning off Flash and use the HTML5 version of youtube. It's a setting that needs to be enabled within youtube, but it runs circles around Flash in my opinion.
post #12 of 14
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Thanks for the tips guys. I'll try that HTML flash idea. So I have a few leads.

One being that my Verizon ActionTec router has very little RAM or NAT table space.

http://www.dslreports.com/faq/16233

The second is blocking the IP address YouTube uses for buffering.

http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,28041414

The third is using HTML5 to play YouTube instead of flash.

And the four is by-passing the router all together and putting a shield CAT cable directly into the ONT. (Optical Network Terminal)

Which seems the best course of action?
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post #13 of 14
I already posted this in another thread here, but I wrote a how to on how to block your ISP's cache server (hopefully).

http://www.reddit.com/r/techsupport/comments/1978yt/are_your_youtube_videos_loading_slower_than_your/

This brought my download speeds on youtube from 500 kbit/sec to 2800-3200 kbit/sec.
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I'll look into it.
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