Internet is not working well. It's slower than usual and I can not open videos such as you tube videos. I also can not listen to the radio because doesn't work and I have also problems to talk with skype. Maybe one of my friends touch my computer but I don't know what he did, he sad he probably did something with firewalls but I don't know exactly. How can I have my previous connection???
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I am not good with computers...
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Re: problems with internet
The first step is to determine if it's your computer being slow on the downloads, or is it the router being slow.
The best way to rule out your computer is not the problem is to get some friend who has a laptop to connect to your internet at your house.
If their laptop gets on the internet just fine and plays videos, then the problem is in your computer. If you are not computer savy, then I'd suggest taking it to your local computer store and have them check it out. (some do the check for free)
If they have the same problem with the internet connection then it's probably the router:
The actiontec GT704WG is a router normally provided from the Internet Service Provider (ISP). Contact your ISP and tell them that you internet is slow and that you would like for them to reset your configuration on your router. They either will do it themselves, or walk you through performing the steps.
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Buffering occurs when you have slower internet connection . Use the link http://www.wikihow.com/Make-YouTube-Stop-Buffering to stop buffering . If you want to increase your internet speed, contact your ISP to upgrade your internet plan and make your youtube videos loads faster .. To check your internet speed gets raised or not by using Scanmyspeed.com
My best guess is that if it is a YouTube program, you are using the program to stream videos over internet and so without the internet the video can't stream. I hope this is the answer you were looking for;)
Firstly, check you internet connection. Broadband connections usually high speeds to play YouTube videos at 480p/720p. If you have a slower connection try a lower quality like 240p/360p. If it still doesn't work, try a different browser. If all else fails, contact your ISP to either fix it or upgrade your broadband conenction
1) If your country has a president or king that hates free internet and blocks or limits the speed of youtube.com - overthrow him.
2) If only youtube site opens slowly, while other sites open quickly - your internet provider might be cheating in order to save usage of bandwidth (video sites take 50-90% of the total internet bandwidth). Make a complaint to your internet provider, supervising authorities, or even change for another - better internet provider.
3) If all websites load slowly - check your internet connection speed at speedtest.net - for normal youtube video watching >2Mbps download speed is sufficient.
Have you tried another browser? like Mozilla firefox or google chrome? Adobe flash player doesnt work on 64-bit Internet explorer and that usually is the cause of your problem. You can try opening a 32-bit internet explorer on your system though and check if youtube will work.
click on my computer, then double click on drive C. Look for the folder that has X86 on it. open it and look for the internet explorer folder. open it again and then double click on the icon that says Iexplore. It will open a 32-bit internet explorer. if that wont work. go to mozilla.com and download firefox.
The problem that you are facing is a grave issue as it is related to internet browser itself. All you will have to remember the video website that you have been through recently and check where you have muted the sound. The situation that you are in currently is dealt like this only as muting sound on a website effects all other video or audio websites on your internet browser. However you can try resetting internet browser to manufacturer's default to check it further. Resetting Internet Explorer is easy. Open Internet Explorer > Tools Menu> Internet Options> Advanced tab> Reset.
If you are using Firefox, open Start Menu>Run and then type "firefox -safe-mode" without quotes and reset firefox completely.
Hope that resolved your issue.
It has to do with what is called "bandwidth", or more simply the amount of data your internet connection can send and receive. Your internet connection is slower than what the video player needs.
One solution is to press the pause button on the You Tube player, let the video "cache" (load) until the red bar is further to the right than the place it is currently playing. You should be able to play the video uninterrupted after that, but be sure to wait 15-30 secs for the video to load.
Streaming audio/video quality can be affected by connection rate and
Internet congestion. Many types of interruptions between your computer,
your player, your computer's OS, your local network, your ISP and a
streaming server can exist and cause trouble....
When you listen to the live audio/video stream, the sound or video skips, cuts out or buffers if the player doesn't have enough network bandwidth, it will buffer. Try increasing your player's buffering setting.Also:
Make sure you are choosing the appropriate bandwidth version of a media stream based on your Internet connection.
Make sure you are choosing the appropriate bandwidth settings in an Internet media player or streaming audio/video recorder.
Make sure NOT to download applications or files while
watching/listening to media streams. Your Internet connection is shared
between all open applications including your web-browser, your download
manager and your streaming player. Closing applications that use your
Internet connection simultaneously with your streaming player may
Close other unnecessary applications that may be open on your computer. Reboot
your computer. If you have lots of other programs open, they may be
using too much processor time and/or RAM for the player to work
Make sure your Internet connection is fast enough to reliably listen to streaming audio and/or watch streaming video online. High speed Internet connection is recommended.
Make sure your computer is fast enough. If your computer is old, it might be too slow to play an audio/video stream regardless of what else it's doing.
Update your media players and streaming audio/video recorders regularly.
Internet congestion can slow down the delivery of the stream,
make it difficult for you to connect or cause buffering. Often the
interruption is temporary. Please try to connect a few times at
different times of the day, if possible. If you repeatedly have
problems connecting, please notify your ISP - there are often quick
fixes they can make when they learn about your issue.
Try the above steps you will find a solution to your problem....100% it will work.....