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Windows 7: YouTube spinning circle (hour glass) on IE 11

22 Sep 2015   #1

windows 7 64 bit
YouTube spinning circle (hour glass) on IE 11

I've searched on Google and many forums for solutions for this problems at nauseum. None of the suggestions posted work for this issue: at least HALF of the time I launch a video on Youtube, its version of the hour glass processing sign, an annoying spinning circle, goes on for a long time and then either plays my requested video or gives me the Youtube error message.

I've done everything from malware cleanings to restarting my computer and modem. This problem is only occurring in the IE 11 browser, which I prefer

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Sep 2015   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

If the Flash add-on is installed - uninstall it. Test the videos without Flash.

If they still fail, start IE11 without any add-ons:
"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"  -extoff
Reset IE11:
Internet Explorer - Reset
Including step 5.

Maybe these steps can help:
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
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 YouTube spinning circle (hour glass) on IE 11

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