YouTube Gets Stuck After 2 Seconds

//YouTube Gets Stuck After 2 Seconds

YouTube Gets Stuck After 2 Seconds

I recently started having an issue with YouTube playing a video without sound for 2 seconds, then stopping. This is a new laptop, so everything is fresh and new, leaving me with a ton of potential culprits: OS X, Safari 3.1.1, Flash, network, Perian, etc….

Googling showed that other people were having this issue across many OSes and browsers. Unfortunately, most of the advice was “reboot” or “change your network buffer” or “YouTube sucks!”. None of which helped me.

What did help, is downgrading from Flash Player 9.0.124.0 to 9.0.47.0 using the Adobe archive of Flash Players. I uninstalled the 9.0.124.0, and installed 9.0.47.0, and poof, no more problems with YouTube videos.

I hope this helps someone.

By |2008-05-08T19:50:31+00:00May 8th, 2008|Apple|1 Comment

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Devon is a husband, amateur photographer, avid reader, and motorcycle enthusiast.

One Comment

  1. Chad June 2, 2008 at 1:43 pm - Reply

    Thanks, I have been experiencing the same issue, fixed for me as well.

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