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Youtube Slow

By Rizz
Oct 11, 2007
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  1. I've realised that youtube has turned incredibly slow for me. It never used to be like this, i could watch 5-8 min clips without any problem. Now, even watching a 50 second clip takes 5=10 minutes to load. Any ideas???
  2. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    You could try clearing your browsers cache.

    Download Ccleaner from HERE.
    Once installed, open it and clear all your browsers Temporary files, URL history, cookies.

    Regards Jase :)
  3. Rizz

    Rizz TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 32

    Yeah, i tried that. No luck =(
  4. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    Well i don't seem to be experiencing any problems at all.

    Regards Jase :)
  5. Rizz

    Rizz TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 32

    Arghh..where's Howard?? XD
  6. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    I'll give the link to this thread to Howard, see if he can fix it.

    Regards Jase :)
  7. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Lets have a quick check to see if there`s something running on your system that might be causing the problem.

    Go and read this thread HERE and post a HJT log as an attachment into this thread.

    Regards Howard :)
  8. Rizz

    Rizz TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 32

    Heres the HJT file..thanks
  9. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Nothing nasty there.

    See this thread HERE for info on how to speed up your system.

    If that doesn`t help, I`m not sure what the problem is.

    Maybe your ISP is throttling YouTube or something. Is the rest of your download speed behaving as normal?

    Regards Howard :)
  10. Rizz

    Rizz TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 32

    Yes, my downloads are all fine. Ill try cleaning my drives. If that doesn't help then ill post back.

    What do you mean when you said that my ISP may be throlling youtube?
  11. Jase123

    Jase123 Banned Posts: 1,122

    This means that your ISP (Internet Service Provider) could be stopping traffic from youtube. Therefore, slowing your connection to Youtube.

    This happens alot in P2P programs.

    Regards Jase :)
     
  12. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Your ISP can is they want, throttle or reduce the amount of speed you can get to certain sites. If you contact your ISP, i`m sure they`ll tell you is this is the case.

    Regards Howard :)
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