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WillNeedsHelpFast

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    Youtube videos hanging on the loading circle
    « on: April 02, 2015, 08:53:14 PM »
    So this started a day or 2 ago and I cant quite find the issue. Videos on youtube just wont play. They do the loading circle for buffering but never actually load. Like so:



    I've tested this problem on my phone, but my phone's youtube app works fine. Unfortunately I can't test it on my laptop.

    I've tried updating my flash player to the newest version, but it has not made any improvements.

    The best I can think of is recently I modified some of my video card settings to try to get better performance. I didn't mess with any video options but who knows if I accidently clicked something.




    Any ideas? I've asked friends if their youtube vids are loading fine, and they are so I'm not sure what the issue is.
    Doesn't need help as fast anymore ;)

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    Re: Youtube videos hanging on the loading circle
    « Reply #1 on: April 02, 2015, 10:30:30 PM »
    No, I do not have a simple answer.
    Possibly you may have altered some settings that mattered.
    My I suggest something you can try.
    Try making a new user account on your compere.
    Rest and log into the new account. It will take a bit to save the settings for the new user. Then go to YouTube and see if that makes a difference.
    What happens?


    WillNeedsHelpFast

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      Re: Youtube videos hanging on the loading circle
      « Reply #2 on: April 02, 2015, 11:18:35 PM »
      So an interesting note. I decided to try another browser.

      Loaded up a video in google chrome and it played no problem.

      I created a second user account, but logged onto it immediately and it worked on firefox then too. Will check again in the morning too. 
      Doesn't need help as fast anymore ;)