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Windows 7: Choppy video playback [mainly in browser Flash player]

14 Sep 2010   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1

clear the internet cache then restart the browser

also clear all the history that should make it come back to full speed get rid of cookies you dont need as well

Ps by the way that is a Internet browser problem has nothing to do with your vidcard

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05 Jan 2011   #12

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

I've had the same problem the moment our organization switched to Windows 7 installed on new laptops.
Our previous laptops were installed with Windows Vista and no problems with any browser.
Also my XP Prof. and Linux laptops have no problems.
All using the same wireless networks (albeit older laptops are generally a bit slower).

I have tried all the browser "cleaning" suggested here as well as installing and testing Chrome and Safari.
All have the same chop so I also installed the latest Adobe Flash Player 10.1 and
still no luck. It must be something to do with Flash Player on Windows 7 since it works everywhere else.

Just to be complete...

Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit
Dell E6410
Intel Core i5
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07 Jan 2011   #13

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Some additional observations....

When playing "live" video streams, there is no problem. Additionally, certain video "clips" on news sites do play fine but the embedded player seems to be an older version (when you right click on the video and see the player info on top). The problem only manifests with more "up to date" source player versions. I haven't yet done an extensive set of "apples to apples" tests using XP and Linux.
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08 Apr 2011   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

I've had the same problem with video ever since upgrading to SP1. Microsoft screwed the pooch on this one.
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20 Oct 2011   #15

windows xp home 32bit

I had the same problem, and all i did was right click on the flash player plugin and uncheck the hardware acceleration checkbox and restarted the browser and that seemed to take care of the problem for me. Hope that it helps
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13 May 2012   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
fixed for me

Updated audio driver, it fixed.
The reason I have experienced choppiness is that after installing windows 7 on my PC, there was sound drivers installed automatically, which was a generic sound driver and was not working perfectly with sound card. So I downloaded correct driver for my sound card and choppiness has gone.
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