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Issues with streaming video websites

Q: Issues with streaming video websites

Hello! To keep it long story short, when using websites to stream videos with a friend it lags on my end which makes the video skip around and overall do other unpleasant things. This lag is not present when I watch videos with myself, and this happens on both firefox and chrome. I used to be able to stream without any problems, but this has been happening for atleast a good month or 3 now and I haven't done anything except for switch which browser I use. I've tried cleaning my web browser, cleaning up my computer, switching from wireless to wired internet, etc. My notebook is currently wired to a modem that is hooked up to the "family" computer, a desktop using windows 7.
A list of streaming websites I use and the symptoms I experience are
watch2gether.com and mycircle.com - Video pauses without me touching anything. When I sent a message in chat, it doesn't appear until seconds later.
watch2gther.com only - Chat "refreshes" itself (i.e. reloads everything said).
mycircle.com - Getting "sync aborted" messages. When I refresh the page the only thing that loads is the top banner and a blank chat.

I have e-mailed mycircle.com about what was going on, they said
The problem you describe seems to be linked to a saturation of the memory used by the processes of your browser while using mycircle.Click to expand...

I don't know what that means though and google searching didn't help.

I was wondering if there was anything I could do to solve this or atleast make most of the lag go away.
Computer Specs
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD E-300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 20 Model 2 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1642 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics, 384 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 281130 MB, Free - 144339 MB; D: Total - 19849 MB, Free - 2154 MB; E: Total - 4055 MB, Free - 1103 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 3577
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

I mainly use chrome, so here are my browser specs
Your Browser User Agent String is
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/31.0.1650.57 Safari/537.36

Operating System:Microsoft
Platform:Windows 7
Internet Browser:Chrome 31.0.1650.57
Beta Version:Yes
Connection Speed:1.23 Mbps
Restrictive Firewall:No
Local Date/Time:11/16/2013 10:46:43 PM
Language:English
System Language:Not detectable with this browser
User Language:en-us
Popups Blocked:Yes
SSL Support:Yes
SSL Enabled:Yes
Style Sheet Support:Yes
Supports Tables:Yes
Table Cell BG Colors:Supported
Table Cell BG Images:Supported
CDF Support:No (Channel Definition Format)
Color Depth:16.77 Million Colors (32-bit True Color)
Supports GZip:Yes
Supports Cookies:Yes
Cookies Enabled:Enabled
Supports JavaScript:Yes
JavaScript Enabled:Yes
JavaScript Version:1.8
JavaScript Build:Not detectable with this browser
Supports VBScript:No
Supports ActiveX:No
ActiveX Enabled:No
Supports Java:Yes
Java Enabled:Yes
Java Vendor:Java N/A (requires Java plugin, not available)
Java Version:Java N/A (requires Java plugin, not available)
MS JVM Build:Not detectable with this browser
Supports DHTML:Yes
Supports Uploads:Yes
Supports Frames:Yes
Gecko Engine:Yes
Screen Dimensions:1366 x 768
Browser Dimensions:1366 x 642
Supports IFrames:Yes
Images Enabled:Yes
PNG Support:Yes
XML Support:Yes
MS XML Parser:Not detectable with this browser
Background Sounds:Supported
Supports MouseOver:Yes
Windows Installer:0.NET CLR Installed:No
MS Media Player:Not installed
Apple QuickTime:Not installed
RealPlayer:Not installed
Adobe Acrobat:Installed (version 11.0.05)
Adobe SVG Viewer:Not installed
Macromedia Flash:Version 2 (version 11.9 r900)
Macromedia Director:Installed (version 12.0.4.144)
Macromedia Authorware:Not installed
Citrix:Not installedi
PIX Image Viewer:Not installed
Crystal Reports:Not installed
Viewpoint:Not installed
Autodesk MapGuide:Not installed
NetMeeting Build:Not detectable with this browser
Using PDA:No
WAP Support:No
Proxy Connection:No
Font Smoothing:No
Font Sizing:Yes
IE Text Size:Not detectable with this browser
Fonts Installed

Extensions
AdBlock 2.6.14
BugMeNot Lite 0.3.10
Google Docs 0.5
LastPass 3.0.11
NotScripts 0.9.6
Tumblr Savior 0.4.9
WOT 2.2.2
XKit 7.2.3

And no, NotScripts isn't blocking any scripts related to the websites listed above.

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Preferred Solution: Issues with streaming video websites

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Every time I get on NBA.com I try to access the streaming video, but all it shows me is a gray screen. I have upgraded to IE 11, I have Windows XP, 2 GB of RAM. Intel Pentium M processor 2.00GHZ. Other sites such as ESPN.com works, but the NBA.com and MLB.com websites are having problems. ANy suggestions as to how to fix this? Thanks.
 

A:Problem getting streaming video on websites such as nba.com

Do you have the Adobe Flash Player installed? What about the latest version of Java Runtime Environment 6 update 14?
 

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Hi,

Am facing problems in PC speakers recently when ever i expand the player to full screen.
If the player pertaining to any video streaming sites, is in the normal viewing (half of screen) there is no distortion in sound, but if the player is expanded to full screen, the distortion in speaker is heavy.
I have uninstalled and reinstalled adobe flash player but still the problem persists.
 

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Hey there. I have a problem with all of my browsers, they won't work, I have to disconnect my internet connection and reconnect so they work again (but that's only for like 5-10 minutes, because they will stop working again). Also, when I go to youtube videos or other streaming websites videos, the streaming loads 100% in just a second (before I had viruses it would load as the video was playing), and the video stops randomly, after 5-10-15 seconds. Also, when trying to connect to a VPS it doesn't work. Team viewer doesn't work either. But other applications like Skype, Yahoo Messenger work perfectly. Hope you can help me

Hijackthis log:
Code:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:49:52 PM, on 9/14/2012
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16448)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskhost.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Program Files\NVIDIA Corporation\Display\nvtray.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Energy Management\utility.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Energy Management\Energy Management.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Users\dan\Local Settings\Apps\F.lux\flux.exe
C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Bluetooth Software\BTTray.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Users\dan\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\mscormmc.exe
C:\Users\dan\AppData\Loc... Read more

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I have for the last four days been experiencing some extremely slow video streaming problems with all website involving flash (netflix, youtube, hulu, etc.). The video will play for about 2 minutes and then stop, then play again for 2 minutes, then stop. Buffering is extremely slow, even with my network operating at the same speed. This problem started happening when adobe flash updated to version 10.3.181.26.

I went through a series of steps I will describe below.

Here is a description of my system:
ASUS UL50AT Notebook
Windows 7 64 bit
Mobile Intel (R) Series 4 Express Chipset - with latest driver 8.15.10.2302 (2/11/11) - 1 GB
Adobe Flash version 10.3.181.34 (updated)
2.52 Mbps download, 1.52 Mbps upload speed (AT&T DSL)
Firefox 5.0 and IE 9.0.8112.1611
2GB RAM (only about 10% used during heavy internet use)

I started out by cleaning my cache and registry. I did so on firefox cleaning out everything, then went on my Registry Mechanic and did the same thing. Didn't fix it.

I then updated my graphics card driver to the latest version (as in above). It is surprising to me that their latest driver is from 2/11/11, but that was the latest they had.

I tried using IE instead of firefox with netflix, hulu, and youtube. Got the same issue.

I tried streaming video without my wireless card, going directly through my router via ethernet cable. Video streaming issues persisted. Also did a speed test and got same results as with wi... Read more

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I have IE7. I watch videos on youtube all the time but for some reason when I go to NFL.com and click the "videos" link it doesnt want to show me the videos. Buccaneers.com gives me problems too. I have java and flash installed. I usually get and error at the bottom of the window saying, "object is null"or "permission denied".I installed VLC but still, the problem persists... Can anyone help?Moderator Edit: Moved topic to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Hi, what Internet browser are you using and what version of media player do you have?

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Hi guys,

This is my first post on this forum and it looks like a ocean of knowledge, which is what I've been looking for.

I've have an issue with a friends PC that I said I would look into for him.

Basically he can open video files mpeg, avi, mov etc... when loading them from his hdd but as soon as he goes online to say bbci player, youtube, myspace etc he cannot view the video and his PC locks up and you have to pull the power to restart as task manager won't open to close the browser.

He's tried explorer and mozilla but the problem appears on both browsers.

Strange thing is if the stream is set to open with mediaplayer it runs fine, so it's leading me to believe that it's a codec issue.

I've set default player as mediaplayer but still BBCi player won't I've sorted him out with the lastest Divx and drivers/firmware versions for all hardware.

I know youtube uses a flash player so is there a specific codec for media player to run flash streams?

All comments welcome as I'm starting to rn out of ideas.

Thanks for reading.
 

A:Streaming video issues

Firstly run IE Reset (I know it's both, but please follow the steps)
How to use Reset Internet Explorer Settings (RIES)

Then CCleaner

Then to go to http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/flash/trigger/en/3/index.html and install the latest Flash Player

Then update your Java

Then run the defaults on your personal Firewall (or uninstall, for the moment)
Also confirm you don't have another background pogram running like Spybots S&D

Then (after a restart or two) try the video pages again

Still faulty?

Have a look at:

Viruses/Spyware/Malware Preliminary Removal Instructions
 

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Hello everyone. Thanks for taking time to read this, I really appreciate it.

So, here's how it goes. All of a sudden, I've been having strange video streaming issues with my laptop. I've had it for about eight months now, and everything has always worked just fine. Now, when going to places like Youtube, Hulu, Comedy Central, Megavideo etc, the buffering is just not happening well at all. I could watch 90 minute videos in 720p on Youtube and would never have an issue. I've tested the video in IE (ugh) and it all seems to be working fine. But I can't go back to IE. I just can't stand it. I've gotten spoiled with AdBlock and I can never go back. (Tested with AdBlock uninstalled as well, with no luck.)

So far I've uninstalled and reinstalled Flash and Firefox. Reset my computer, and router. Cleared cache, temp files, history. I am fully optimized with zero viruses or spyware of any kind. Always defrag-ed and all that maintenance jazz.

Win 7 Home Premium 64bit
1.6 Dual Core Pentium
Nvidia Geforce 410 or 420 laptop card or some such nonsense
4gig RAM

Any advice would be wonderful. Thank you for your time.

A:Streaming Video Issues

Just for the sake of it - test the videos in Chrome too and see if you have the same problem.

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Hi i have a HP windows 10 laptop pretty standard, having an issue where when i try and watch some livestreams (bt sport etc) where the picture is extremely zoomed in and blurry. Watching Youtube is fine but some streams are unwatchable if anyone knows how to fix this would be appreciated. Cheers
 

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Howdy and Hey, I recently upgraded to WMP 10 , since doing so I have lost the ability to watch videos on the web. I can watch the ads before the video but when it starts the video just goes " buffering 00/100% " never plays buffers for about 2 minutes, with no increase in percentage, then flips to "playing 0:00/ 4:28" , but never plays anything. Black screen and no audio. If anyone has any advice I would greatly appreciate it. I have tried numerous times with firewall turned off anti-virus shut down and everstuff, no dice!

A:Windows MP 10 Streaming Video Issues

Go into tools then options and then click on the performance tab. Then select Buffer 5 seconds of content and see if that helps.

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Hi guys,

Not sure if this is the place to post this issue but here goes:

When i try to watch videos (streaming from websites) the video and sound are in sync with each other. However after about 15 minutes in, they start to get out of sync and it gets progressively worse as time goes on. (The sound comes through about 2-3 seconds before the video). Is there anything i can do about this problem? i'm fairly sure my laptop is up to the challenge as it is a brand new Dell Inspiron with dual-core processor running Vista.

Any Suggestions would be appreciated.
 

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This is a bit of a complicated issue, and I'll admit I'm over my head on this one. I have a Gateway laptop running Vista SP1 that is connected to my home wireless network. The wireless connection will work great....except when I try to stream any video. Once I stream video, within 10-15 minutes of the video starting my wireless connection will go from Connected to Limited or No Connectivity. If I am doing anything else on the web, be it reading web pages, streaming audio, or anything else that does NOT involve video I will stay connected.

Here's where things get stranger, when I go into Network & Sharing Center to try to repair the connection, I'm unable to do so. If I try to disconnect from the network, Network & Sharing Center will stop responding and cause Windows Explorer to crash. Checking the culprit of the crash I noted that svchost.exe is causing the system to crash. Once Windows Explorer restarts, I'm able to use the computer normally, except when I try to get back into Network & Sharing Center, Windows Explorer will stop responding and crash. The only way I can resolve this is to restart the computer.

I originally thought that this was an issue to a recent Windows Update, so I performed a System Restore to before the updates, which did not resolve the issue. I'll be happy to provide any more information if asked later on, and any advice would be helpful.

A:Wireless connectivity issues when streaming video

Just a quick bump to see if I can get any help with this issue.

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Hi,
At first I'd like to apologize for my bad english

I got a lot of BSOD for the past 2 months.
It mostly happens when I watch youtube videos, I got some also when installing the Planetside 2 beta via the launcher.

I've also noticed my computer makes more noice than it used to make. The sound seems to come from the cpu.

I've got problem to boot my computer sometimes, it will boot but the screen will remain off (yellow led).
SOmetimes it starts to make a lot of beeps and when I try to boot it, and I have to power the computer off and then on to make it boot again.
I've read my dump files with whocrashed and it seemed to point at nokernel.exe and drivers like the ones from daemon tools (removed the program, still got bsod), directx driver, and watchdog.sys

I made a Ccleaner for registery yesterday so unfortunately my dump files are gone, and I haven't been able to get new dump files since then even if I got BSODs.

I've updated my drivers via the intel website.

I've been running Memtest86+ for 10passes with no errors.

I've checked my temps with speedfan and they seem ok.

My computer was originaly running on vista 32bits, I've installed win 7 2months ago.

I'm linking my SF diagnostic tools files even if I don't think there is any dump files in it.

I'm open to suggestions, thanks in advance.

A:BSOD streaming videos, or other flash websites

What's the age of all the hardware? And CPU making sounds does not sound good.
Go through this thread and let us know what you tried.
STOP 0x101: CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT troubleshtg

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I recently installed Windows Service Pack 2, actually three times after reinstating my computer software to the original state by erasing and reinstalling the full software install CD on my computer's hard drive for Window XP Home. I have no problems playing games with my new FX 5200 Ultra video card by BFG, but I am at random times getting the annoying green screen that blanks out my videos I am streaming or playing(happens when I am streaming more often). Then after that happens usually, the computer reboots or shuts off. I never had this happen before. My computer's memory tests ok so why can I play games with this never happening but when I am streaming or watching video through Windows Media Player, etc do I get the "green screen blankout" and then often the shutdown of my computer? I have 512 MB of system memory and 128 MB of video memory! I use System Mechanic and it shows I have at least half of my memory even during playback so what is the problem here? I can attach my system computer file of my information if you like in an e-mail if it will help. AND YES I HAVE THE DIVX CODECS. I thought about that to and uninstalled and reinstalled them with the same random problems. PLEASE HELP ME. This is really annoying.
 

A:video playback and streaming. Video card problem or software?

Well, it seems u dont have a hardware problem. this problem occurs only when u r watching videos. so i guess its the media player. take my suggestion, stop using it. Download this pack: KLite Codec Pack. I think the latest version is 3.2. Its got all the codecs u need to play compressed videos, and dvds. Its also got an advanced media player which can play any video u open it with like wmv, dat, mpg, rm, mov, avi, divx..... of course, the codecs for these formats r included in the pack.
 

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This has been happening on and off ever since I started with Win 10 and its always very annoying .

System just hangs, no error message, no bsod, just complete freeze and loud hum.

I cant say I can remember having issues watching youtube videos, its the streaming of live content such as filmon. Sometimes I can watch filmon for days and not have the issue and then randomly it will start again. Today I was watching hypermole playing on twitch tv (live) and it just happened. Getting tired of it.
I can also report having all my video content display as a green screen after using hyper v although that may be totally unrelated.

As far as I am aware, I'm using the latest drivers for my graphics, I always try update everything. I have attached the log files as requested.
FUJITSUMAT-14_04_2016_130358_77.zip

A:Hang up/Crash when streaming video, especially live video

Hi m1a1t,

Welcome to the 10forums

I'm not a specialist when it comes to freeze problems, but I do have a tip (or 2 when talking about reverting back the changes)
IObit software is known for causing problems, I would highly recommend that you remove it and revert back the changes it made when it comes to drivers.
DB3 may install corrupted or the wrong drivers what may cause problems,Malwarefighter is IMHO garbage,Advanced SystemCare may cause more harm than good
About the uninstall program I can't tell you anything, because I have no experience with it and I prefer to keep it that way.

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This has been happening on and off ever since I started with Win 10 and its always very annoying .

System just hangs, no error message, no bsod, just complete freeze and loud hum.

I cant say I can remember having issues watching youtube videos, its the streaming of live content such as filmon. Sometimes I can watch filmon for days and not have the issue and then randomly it will start again. Today I was watching hypermole playing on twitch tv (live) and it just happened. Getting tired of it.
I can also report having all my video content display as a green screen after using hyper v although that may be totally unrelated.

As far as I am aware, I'm using the latest drivers for my graphics, I always try update everything. I have attached the log files as requested.
FUJITSUMAT-14_04_2016_130358_77.zip

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hulu, youtube, cnn, everything is out of sync i tryed using eevery web browser i have, and no change. im running vista. i had service pack2, but then it updated to service pack1, and then it updated to service pack2 againg..LOL! didnt make much sense to me. please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Hello. I am trying to watch live video on nbcolympics.com. When I load a video, the advertisement comes up and plays, then when the streaming loads, the video goes black, but I can hear the audio .

Any suggestions? I'm running an intel i7 on Win7 ATI Mobility Radeon HD 58XX graphics card. I have tried upgrading my drivers, to no avail...
 

A:Solved: Streaming Video - Audio, no Video

I found the solution on another website - disabling hardware acceleration by right clicking on the video and going to 'settings' resolves this issue. Then the browser needs to be restarted.

Apparently its a fairly common problem with the current Flash build.
 

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HI,

For about a month now, when streaming audio and video online the sound stutters at random points. I have an 8Meg connection so streaming shouldn't be a problem but I have new speakers and sound card so potentially isn't a hardware issue?

Many thanks
 

A:Streaming issues

it would depend on how good quality that 8M connection is
try this website http://www.pingtest.net/ to test the quality

Also are you using wireless - as that may be the issue , if so post an xirrus screen shot

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{run Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector} Download and install
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to copy the program across to the faulty PC

http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifitools.php
Direct link to the program is here http://www.xirrus.com/library/wifi_download_redirect.php
Then run and install the program
if you get an error - You need NET Framework installed for the WiFi Inspector to function.

Run the program

post a screen shot of the program running - if there are a lot of networks showing can you click on "networks" top lefthand area - so we can see all the network information, and also post which network "Adapter Name" (1st column) is yours on the list

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
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Hi. I am running a pc with windows 7 and my browser is Firefox.

I'm having problems with streaming video and audio in a synchronized fashion., wherever I go....I can hear the audio, but the visuals lag behind often freezing.

I have tried pausing and letter it buffer but it still happens.

Any ideas on what this maybe?
 

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Hi

Just got a new pc (win 7 i5 cpu) and all was running fine until recently. For some reason many video's online (sky player, bbc news items even five live radio)all have stopped working and just try to keep buffering. You get a second of play then buffering again.

I have another older pc with the same network connections, anti virus and firewalls that seems to work fine and my broadband speed is fine.

Strangely some video's work fine ie youtube and bbc i-player.

Anyone got any suggestions of what is blocking the players ?

cheers
Steve

A:Streaming Issues

How long does the buffering last? 10-15 secs is normal. Wait until the video loads completely and then play it. See if that helps. The problem may not be at your end.

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Starting sometime last week I've been having MAJOR issues with streaming online. For instance, when trying to watch a youtube video or using Pandora, I get a stuttering effect or echos. My computer is older (6...7 years), and it has slowed down over time. Usually my computer takes a bit longer to load content, but then can stream it ok once it got going.

My question is, how can I diagnose what's wrong? My guess would be that I'm running out of memory or something like that. I've done a virus scan with Malwarebytes and Norton, but nothing came up. Has tecnology simply passed me by and it's finally time for a new computer?

Any help in figuring out what's going on and fixing it would be really appreciated. If it helps, I'm on a Dell with Windows XP Version 2002 Service Pack 3, Pentium 4 2.80 GHz, and 2.00 GB of RAM.

Thanks

A:Issues Streaming

I have a very similar machine which has no problem at youtube. Have you tested your internet speed ?

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Here is the issue.

No matter the website i go to to stream any video, be it youtube or spikedhumour... it takes up to 10 seconds to start streaming, then roughly every 5 seconds it has to rebuffer...

The weird thing is, I typically download from 300kb/s to 1.2mb/s.

So... I tried my own troubleshooting.
First I tried multiple browsers.
Firefox, EI, Flock, and Opera.
All give me the same problem.

So I kept on looking for a solution, and found a program called:
Speedbid video Accelerator. (This is not an AD)

It still starts off slow with the frequent rebuffering. But It does work as the video progresses, Its like it streams a part of the video to itself and the amount that it streamed is put into the video you are streaming... So not really the solution I was looking for... I will keep using it until I figure this out.

I had multiple ads suggest a registry scan. So I bought a copy of some registry scanner at walmart... fixed some errors.... found hundreds... but then again these programs are always trying to make themselves amazing... I figured it wouldnt fix anything, and it didnt...

I am new to this "proxy" thing i stumbled on, what do they do and can it help me?

I am on a college campus, Internet isn't shared from what I can tell.
If i can download up to 1.2megs a second I should be able to stream quite easily.

Azereus Vuze, I have had this program for a while now. But I recently started to stream videos with it. With Vuze I am able to stream ANY video... Read more

A:Streaming issues! Help

I have tried other approaches...
I have vista, And i Disabled iPv6, and disabled TCP Auto-Tuning.

Neither helped....

Oh and an update, I downloaded at 3.5 megs a second on the ubuntu website...

I am curious if it is just vista in my case so I was going to try Linux OS... but partitions aren't working too well for me.

Anyway... even if you cant help...
Maybe you can post a possible source for my issue.
I will do the work on the research....

So far I have made the prediction that my issue that the internet is run through a campus network(router) and the security needs to be dampened. I am not connected via wireless, I have an Ethernet cord which runs into the wall.... not a modem... unless there is a modem behind the well......... riiiiiiight haha... so I am most likely run through a router.

So far my issue remains exclusive to this forum.
 

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Hi! Some time after I'd installed Windows Media Player 11, audio stopped working when watching a streaming video (like CNN Pipeline etc.). Some servers offer a RealPlayer stream as well and there's no problem watching that, but when the stream is in Windows Media Format, the WMP plugin in Firefox is used and I can watch it, but I can't hear anything. I downloaded&installed Windows Media Codecs from Microsoft.com and it didn't help. I uninstalled WMP11, but the previous version (WMP10) does the same.

When I copy the address of the video stream and open it in VLC Player (or WinAmp), it works fine, so there must be some problem with WMP.

Does anyone of you know what to do? Or is there any chance of changing WMP Plug-in in Firefox for a different one - i'd like to be able to watch streaming videos embedded in wep pages as before.

A:Streaming Video & WMP

solved... reinstalled my codec pack and everything runs smoothly.

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Hello, i was wondering if anyone on here new any sites that you can get streaming video that can be directly linked to, not like youtube or veoh, something i can directly link to and stream to my game (secondlife)
 

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hey, when i try to stream windows media vidoes i get this

the video wont load or show any activity
quicktime videos do stream, and windows media videos on my other pc do stream also, dunno if it has to do with codecs or what, help is apreciated. thx

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Doe anyone know of any good software we can use to stream high quality video (preferably MPEG) over the Internet? We have a high speed line, and a very high quality camera.

Thanks a lot,
Dan
 

A:Video Streaming (HELP!)

Most NLE's have rendering codecs built in that will allow you to render in many different formats. If its MPEG you want, just capture your video, then encode to MPEG-- and you are good to go. You willl need a place to host your files because they tend to be big and not conducive to emailing.
 

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I want to stream my video files from my main computer to my laptop, due to the fact that my laptop has limited space on the hard drive. I've tried using VideoLAN to do it but I can't seem to get it to work. Can you offer any other programs that can do what I want?

Thanks in advance!
 

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I think that streaming video is the problem, but I know nothing bout it ;). When I goto websites like mtv.com and [email protected] I try to watch music videos and things of that sort, the audio plays decent but the video... It's all jumpy and pauses alot even though the audio continues to play. All my friends say they can see it just fine, and I keep much better care of mine. I've got a dsl connection so speed isn't a problem. All the leaves is... Dunno.

Useful information
-I use Windows media player 10.
-I own other media players, but don't know how to get websites to use them instead.

-Derek

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What speed is your DSL connection? Even with our T1 (1.5Mb up/down) we still get lag. I have a 5.0Mb connection at home and I can stream video with ease.

You may also want to up the buffering if you have a slower DSL line.

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Hello everyone, I've recently built myself a little HTPC system for the living room but I'd like to stream some of the movies stored on it to my laptop downstairs over wireless.

Problem is that only the SD videos will stream reliably, any of the HD ones buffer every minute or so making them unwatchable. My isp is Be and my connection speed is usually around 10Mbps. If I use a wired connection I can stream 1080p stuff without problem it's just over wireless I'm having problems. I'm using XBMC for media playback.

Is there anything I can do with my wireless to enable me to stream HD stuff reliably?
I don't think it's signal related as it happens even if I sit right next to the router. I was thinking of getting a new USB highspeed wireless adapter but I'm pretty sure my router is only capable of the lower speed not the new 802.11n standard that seems to be the way to get the high speeds I need.

The only other thing I'm thinking would work is using one of those ethernet powerline adapters to get a wired connection for the bedroom. However these seem quite expensive, so my questions are is there anything I can do to improve my wireless or is there an easier way of getting a wired connection?
 

A:Streaming HD video over Wi-Fi?

Can anyone help? Just ask if you need more info.
 

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Hi. I am running windows 10 and want to stream the video on my PC with my TV which are both on the same network.
I had used Samsung smart view but even that has stopped since I updated to 10.
I have tried to add the TV to my home group but that doesn`t work either.
Any suggestions on the simplest way to stream from PC to TV.

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From PC to TV?
VLC Player - http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html

Howto - http://www.wondershare.com/vlc/stream-vlc-to-tv.html

VLC Player is free and lightweight - plenty of YouTube howto vids.

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I've been streaming my work via ustream and a logitech orbit cam. For some reason, when I broadcast it will only work half the time. I have no problem with the original software talking to the cam, but when I use their site, it only works half the time. You can hear the mic, but no picture.. It's running about 50/50.
So I am wondering if it's their site that is the issue, my cam or this computer that has the issues.
On another note; is it possible to address the cam as an IP on our network and have people directly plug that address into their browsers? What kind of issues would I have with the router and our firewall (Norton)?
-Mike
 

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Hi Help please, I have a desk top with Vista I am unable to view any streamed video, BBC Iplayer, You tube, ect, I get the message that I need to update my Flash player, I have deleted my Flash player, and downloaded a new one with out any change to the problem, my lap top works ok on the wireless system, I am useing, and I have no problem with my other desk top which is an Windows XP. any help would be appreciated.:

A:Streaming Video

What version of IE is it?

Do you have these problems in any other browsers? Please try one of the below (both are free):

Firefox
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
Opera
http://www.opera.com/

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Does anybody know how to take streaming video from a website and save it as a regular video file that you can watch anytime without being on the internet? I am talking about Windows Media Player streaming video. Thanks.
 

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Sure.
There are freeware programs that can record video and audio files.
You can search Google - don't use any myself. Maybe something like this...
record streaming video freeware -shareware -trial

sekirt
 

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Hello I was looking at getting the Tonido Plug 2 and use it for backups but mostly to stream video to my DLNA players. Is this a good decvice for this?? Or would you recomend something else? Thanks..

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As of this week I am unable to watch video at nbc.com. I am able to watch nbc programs on hulu - wouldn't they be the same file type? cbs, comedycentral and youtube all work fine. I noticed that one of the videos was shockwave so I downloaded a new version but that didn't correct the problem. nbc's site doesn't address this or offer help to users so I'm hoping someone can advise me.
I use Firefox, and may have downloaded some updates, but not a new version.
I had a little trouble with Bitdefender last week , but it isn't interfering with any other streaming video sources so I don't suspect it's the problem. (but what do I know?)
Thanks, V
Dell Dimension 8300
Windows XP sp2
 

A:help with streaming video

I just went to NBC.com on Internet Exploror and their videos worked fine. Maybe you can try IE? Also, IF you do NOT live in America, some websites restrict access from outside America. I know MTV Overdrive does that.
 

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we are having trouble streaming video online. It only buffers for a minute or two and then freezes. For example the movies on you tube will only buffer for approximately half of the video and then freezes. Please help. We installed the flash player 9 and the shockwave player. we don't know what else to do.

A:Help With Streaming Video

What else do you have running in the background?

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i currently have broadband, and i would like to use my webcam as like a home CCTV over the Internet. How would i do this would i use software to set it up and use it, or is there a way of just using html/website?

Thank you
 

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Hi,

I wonder if anybody have this same problem but sometimes when I am streaming web tv all I see is a jumble of colors. I get some tv stations fine (so that rules out there being something wrong with my PC doesn't it?)but there are always some stations where I can't get anywhere with. All there is is the sound is there fine but I am seeing only shapes of people and things. And colors!!! Its like I am seeing them giving off heat signatures in some kind of thermal imaging device.

It happens when I am using media player as well as when I am streaming directly from the station web pages.

I am wondering if it have anything to with flash player technology/quicktime? I haven't installed quicktime though I doubt its absence affects performance of general tv/video streaming, or could it?

And what is codecs anyway?

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is there any way to save streaming video? i was watching movie trailers with quicktime and wondered...if im downloading it to somewhere, where? are there any programs that allow you to do this?
 

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sdp3501
Here is a little utility that should help.
http://www.dawnload.net/audio_software/audio_tools/streambox_vcr.cfm

I have never used it so let me know how it works.

Dave
 

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hello,
How can i download streaming video from a website on to my computer? Instead of the video passing through a buffer, i want to store it on my hard drive... how can i do this?!?!?!?!
 

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In alot of instances you can't because they purposefully setup the webpage code and delivery method of the video so you can't download the file. About all you can do is right click on the video link and then select "Save Target As". Depending on how the page and delivery method is setup, you may or may not actually get a video file. You have to try it and see.

[Edited by Bryan on 04-08-2001 at 09:18 AM]
 

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Hello I hope I am posting in the right place. if not I apologize. I just got yahoo dsl a few months ago but as I remember I had this problem before that. Whenever I try to watch streaming video such as yahoo music videos, the video starts but then it just stays there and all i see is the picture for a second. The sound keeps on playing but the media stops and I cannot figure out why. I have unselected the lan proxy setttings, did endless things with the firewall etc. Any suggestions?
Thank you
Misty
 

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Hello I just built my new computer and I've encountered a problem I cant seem to fix or find any solution to. When streaming videos from any site the colors are very bad. They have about 5 total bright colors of red, blue, light blue, green and orange. Its really hard to describe so I was going to do a print screen and post that image but when I paste it into paint the streaming movie spot is black. So I took a picture on my phone and here it is. No idea how to fix it anyone got any ideas?



-Its also like this on every streaming video site not just this one.

A:Streaming Video Help?

hello outkast82889,


now what i need to do is go to your (device manager)

now once there you will want to select from the toolbar of the window(veiw) then a drop down menu / from it you will select (show all hidden devices)

now if you see any (red or yellow) quotation marks , make a note of what they

now go to the (event veiwer) this is thru the (administrator tools) in the control panel
here you will find 3 to 4 subcatagories

you will want to check each of them for this is where windows keeps track of all errors
now you will want to make notes of the errors that have been recorded ( you do not have to make notes of double entries just of the dates of their happenings & how many there is)
you will get more information on the errors if you (right) click them / then select properties

then get back to us


Mike

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Help! I just got a new computer with XP home. Emachines w3506. Everything is OK but I can't play on line video content from either IE or AOL. On IE, it just flashes "Your video is loading" and flashes between stop and play on the control buttons. My DVD works fine, and everything else is fine. What is wrong? Any ideas?

You tube works fine, videos play fine from this site.

A:Streaming video help

Hi arahod

I'd expect one of your Internet Options settings is in conflict with what the sites you wish to play videos from require. You can take a look at the settings a typical site needs to play videos & try those settings (we'll use the New York Times as an example --- http://www.nytimes.com/ref/membercen...imediaqa9.html ). Another strategy is to add the sites from which you often view videos to your trusted sites (in the Security tab of Internet Options).

If you feel your favorite media player is at fault, check in EventViewer to see if any errors are showing in the logs that happen at the same time your video fails to play [Start/Control Panel/Performance and Maintenance/Administrative Tools/EventViewer].

...and, of course, since this is a brand-new machine, you can contact eMachines to see if there are any problems specific to your model.

Best of luck
. . . Gary

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I have a balky computer that has a hard time navigating to websites, downloading, or following links. Nearly all scans by malware detectors are impossible as are updates to existing software. I first noticed that we could not view an entire music video and now we usually don't get through the ad that precedes most videos. After many tries I was finally able to run a PC-Cillin scan that found threee objects;Java_Bytever.BJ, Java_Bytever.dl and another that has an extension that I can't remember. On a subsequent scan it did not find any malware so I think that they are, somehow, now hidden. Spybot and Adaware gave me a clean bill of health also, but I could update neither of them before the scans.Here is HJT scan:
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:09:17 PM, on 12/30/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16574)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~4\PcCtlCom.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~4\Tmntsrv.exe
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How do I improve quality of videos that I watch on the computer, or say, logging on cbs' site to watch clips of tv programs? They always seem to be somewhat distorted. Would the latest version of direct x help?
 

A:streaming video

Hiya

yep, it would. Also, and this is just a maybe as some sites are getting more involved, you might want DivX:

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/directx/downloads/default.asp

http://www.divx.com/divx/

Also, you will want to improve your browser speed:

Go to Tools | Internet Options. General tab. Under Delete Files, delete offline content. Also, clear the History.

Content tab, under AutoComplete, clear Forms and Passwords.

Advanced tab, under Browsing, look for Enable Insta on Demand. Untick.
Under Security, look for Empty Tempory Internet... Tick.
Apply and OK

Go to Find Files and type in cookie. When found, open the folder, and delete all the cookies found. You won't be able to delete the .dat file found.

For this, go here and get the Spider:

http://forums.techguy.org/showthread.php?threadid=55214&highlight=Spider

Go to Run and type MSINFO32
On the left choose Software Enviroment, then Startup Programs. Copy/paste the list here.

Also, go here and download AddAware

http://www.lavasoftusa.com/

Download and run, ensuring that Deep Registry scan is enabled. Remove all except any references to Web3000 or new.net. If you're unsure, copy/paste the list here.

Also, whilst you're there, download and install RefUpdate to get the latest updates. Just click Connect.

Regards

eddie
 

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