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Windows 7: Video not playing, unknown cause (youtube works)

14 Feb 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Video not playing, unknown cause (youtube works)

Hello everyone, I've recently been having some issues with my new computer. It's custom built and I've noticed that it hasn't been playing videos. Youtube video works fine and all but other sites like, err "explicit" sites doesn't load the video. Sometimes it does but it takes an extremely long time and I feel like it waits till the entire video is loaded before watching (happens with 30-60 seconds clips). Other times, the videos are stuck at (1%).

Things I've done:

Update my Video card
Checked my internet ~ this is weird because on my laptop, the videos play perfectly fine
Up to date Adobe Flash Player
Disabling Antivirus
Disabling Adblock Plus

I haven't found a solution yet, I hope you guys can help me on this one. Thanks

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14 Feb 2014   #2

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14 Feb 2014   #3

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

I'm not sure playing videos on explicit site is wise to disable your security
Probably the worst thing you could do actually,
I would suggest right clicking the video players if having an issue and click on Settings,
There should be a yellow folder on the settings page click on it and see where the slider is located,
Drag it to the right and see what happens,
Although most players on these questionable sites usually use windows media player that would depend on the file type,
VLC is a great player but I don't know that it helps for playing on the web it's more of a player for personal videos ?
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