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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-27-2011, 12:09 PM Thread Starter
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WiFi Slow on Youtube/Streaming Video

About two months ago I converted my entire house to wireless. Since then, I have noticed that youtube and streaming videos are much slower to load. First thing I thought was since I went WiFi, I lost some bandwidth. After testing that theory, I found I stayed the same, if not got a bit of a boost. I have Comcast cable and even during peak times, I receive 20Mb+ down and 4Mb+ up.

I'm using a Cisco Linksys - E2000 router and a NETGEAR - WG111 USB wireless adapter.

On a side note... My Blackberry 9700 loads youtube videos instantly and I don't have any lag issues with my Xbox either. But, I'm not sure if this is apples to apples.
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On a side note... My Blackberry 9700 loads youtube videos instantly and I don't have any lag issues with my Xbox either. But, I'm not sure if this is apples to apples.
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youtube has been sucking ass for me since google took over.

guess they used the server space for their ad software rather than the vids.

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