TechSpot

YouTube videos lag for 2 seconds every 30 seconds or so?

By BlackScarlet
Jan 8, 2011
Post New Reply
  1. that's what's happening. I have XP with 4G ram, radeon hd 6850, dual core processer intel.

    Really, I can't think of any reason why this should be happening. It really ruins videos to have this happen. Any ideas?
  2. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,716

    Are you letting the video buffer sufficiently?
  3. Benny26

    Benny26 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,575   +47

    Maybe other programs are pulling it down...Anything that's using the net or trying to use the net.

    For example: An Anti-Virus that quickly scans the page of everything, before it lets you carry on..That's what Avast web shield does, and sometimes it can get stuck on videos, creating a lag.


Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...


Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.