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Windows 7: YouTube issues?

27 Nov 2010   #1
Windows i7 920

Windows 8 Pro x64
YouTube issues?

YouTube has been broken for me for over a year now. It does not stream properly. It goes EXTREMELY slowly on the desktop version, but when played on my iPod touch, it runs very well. So, what's up with that? Is there any way of forcing it to buffer quicker on the desktop version?

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27 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium X64 SP1

Have you tried different browsers? Firefox, Chrome,Opera ?
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27 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

i have heard many people recommending dns server address change as a possible way to speed up youtube... check this: Why is YouTube Slow? Learn How to Fix If Your YouTube is Running Slow
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27 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Windows i7 920

If changing your DNS is something you want to look into check out Steve Gibson's DNS Benchmark utility.

No installation necessary and it works like a champ.

You can get it here: GRC's*|*DNS Nameserver Performance Benchmark**
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