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Windows 7: Youtube plays 720p windows 7 vs 1080p windows 8.1 IE11

11 Jul 2018   #1

windows 7 professional 64 bit
Youtube plays 720p windows 7 vs 1080p windows 8.1 IE11

I hope im posting in the right place but I've noticed i can only get 720p on youtube, but windows 8.1 allows higher resolutions, 1080p and even 1440. Is there a codec i can add to windows 7 to get 1080P?

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12 Jul 2018   #2

Windows 7 pro 64-bit sp 1

I tried a video and I got the same thing. On IE I got 720p but on Firefox I got 1080p. I didn't try in 8.1. You might want to see these links.
YouTube videos missing quality options on this browser - YouTube Help
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