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It seems that any site I go to, or anything I download, it takes a while for it to begin downoad, but then it downloads like a rocket, same with youtube, it will be like 3 minutes before the movie starts downloading, then it downloads in three seconds.

My father does not have this problem on his computer, and using different browsers does not help.

I think this is a windows setting, my question is how do you adjust the buffering time?
 
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wmp "tools-options-performance-buffering options"

alternatively just right-click on the player displaying teh video
 
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It may be something else if it`s also happening with youtube (Flash Based) I know you can change it with WMP but Flash.. I don't know.:confused:
 
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so didja right-click on the player (i.e. the flash player ?)
 
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so didja right-click on the player (i.e. the flash player ?)
There is no option for buffering with web based flash players at least not by right clicking.;)
 
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nothing helped.

but its not only streaming video, it is also downloading, it will be like a minute before the dialog saying save etc. comes up, but when I start downloading, it goes around 1mb/s then it drops to its normal rate.
 
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r u on aol ?
 

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hell no....thats an insult!
 
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hell no....thats an insult!
lol well I don't know what to tell you. If your on a router try a direct connection and see if the lag stops if it does you know it's the router.
 

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well my father uses the same connection and router...so idk.
 
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have you got a wireless connection by any chance ?
 
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what firewall you using?
 

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have you got a wireless connection by any chance ?
wireless router? no, its a wired network

but the connection itself is wireless (we have an antenna in my fathers room)

but there is nothing wrong with the connection itself...
 
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