Computer help forum: Streaming video choppy

by: KarenElissa April 22, 2010 7:23 PM PDT

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Streaming video choppy

by KarenElissa - 4/22/10 7:23 PM

Up until recently I was able to stream video from the internet (hulu, cbs, netflix) more or less fine, not super high resolution, but not bad. Fairly recently (past month or so) every time I try and stream pretty much anything, the sound works fine, but the video is choppy and behind the sound. I can play a DVD fine and downloaded stuff also works fine.

I have an inspirion 1521 (2gb ram, running vista sp2). Internet should be plenty fast enough. Antivirus is up to date. I use firefox, but tested it and have the same problem in both chrome and ie. I can't think of anything that I changed when it stopped working.

So any help would be great! Thanks!

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