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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2009

    Firefox slow streaming videos

    hi i am using vista with Mozilla as internet browser .My internet seems to be fine as fast as it was before, but streaming video on mozila now days is slower. Does anyone knows how streaming video process, and how to speed up it. please tell me any one.
    thank you.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2008

    Re: Firefox slow streaming videos

    Streaming video or streaming media allows the Web user to avoid waiting to download a large file before seeing the video or hearing the sound. Instead, the media is sent in a continuous stream and is played as it arrives. The compression of the video allow it to be played simultaneously. Depending on your choice of media player and the file's compression rate, the time it takes for the video to stream may vary.

    The file is hosted on a server which can "multi-cast" the same file to multiple users at the same time. When you click on the on the video it is partially loaded before you can access it. This is known as “buffering”. Now lets take a look on how to cut down on buffering time, stop slow streaming video and eliminate choppy PC video playback .

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2008

    Re: Firefox slow streaming videos

    clean up temporary files ,try to reinstall the flash player sometimes it's the cause of issues with streaming videos.check the "response time" where some sites and especially downloads off a good server are much quicker and some are slower.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2008

    Re: Firefox slow streaming videos

    try to create More Resources to Receive the file try this
    1. Quit Internet Explorer, Firefox, or any other web browser
    2. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Internet Options.
    3. On the General tab, click Delete Files under Temporary Internet Files.
    4. In the Delete Files dialog box, click to select the Delete all offline content check box , and then click OK.
    5. Click OK.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2008

    Re: Firefox slow streaming videos

    Disable the use of hardware acceleration. Hardware acceleration can cause choppy PC playback slow streaming video problems.
    Disable Hardware Acceleration by using these steps:
    1.Click on Start
    2.Click Control Panel and Click Display
    3.Select the Settings tab and click on the Advanced.
    4.Click on the Troubleshoot tab.
    5.Disable the hardware acceleration completely

  6. #6
    Join Date
    May 2008

    Re: Firefox slow streaming videos

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    bargle Guest

    Re: Firefox slow streaming videos

    Try using speedbit video accelerator it will make it so you are using multiple connections to access the file not just 1. I use high speed internet and was having to wait on YouTube for videos to load/buffer before I installed this and now I am able to watch them without having to pause once for it to buffer. You will need the premium version for the hd vids but for non hd the free version works fine.

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