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I have vista installed in my laptop. while browsing the internet and watching videos, it is using a hell lot of bandwidth which is bothering my ISP and my monthly usage has gone upto 100GB per month. I don't download anything. Please help

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Hi. please make sure you dont have a virus because some viruses you get just keep downloading everything it can and wont stop.

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Vidios on youtube stop for two or three minutes at a time,why?


Hello,
This account for many things but most times it is slow Internet connection. Video take up a lot of bandwidth. If you are downloading a video AND veiwing other websites AND someone else is using a laptop, your bandwidth is narrowed down a lot.

Option 1. Increase your bandwidth - upgrade to a faster Internet speed.Option 2. Close programs not in use.

One final option is to refresh the connection. Unplug power from your modem for 1 min, plug back in and retry your download.

Good Luck
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Feb 12, 2012 | Dell PC Desktops

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I am using DELL STUDIO laptop with Windows VISTA and recently i am facing issues in voice chat (Yahoo Messenger, Gtalk, Skype etc..). At the time of online voice and video chat we were not able to hear...


Most likely, it's not due to the computer, it's due to bandwidth. Either you're direct connection to the internet, or the bandwidth you pay for from your internet service provider...
1.) So, if you're connected wirelessly, try connecting directly with a CAT5(or 5E, or 6) ethernet cable, that will speed your connection up A LOT.
2.) If you ARE connected by cable, check your download/upload limits set by your internet service provider. If you have only dial-up, it probably won't be fast enough. You'd need at least a DSL or ADSL connection, cable broadband is best.
Hope that helps!

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Every time I download a video it stops every few seconds


The cause of your problem is simple: your "cache"
memory & "temporary internet files" are nearly full.
This is especially true if you've been watching lots
of videos or playing a lot of games/music.

If you are experiencing either: A) slugglish loading
and buffering, B) "choppy" videos which frequently
start/stop/start/stop, C) the YouTube dotted circle
looking like it might spin for ever, or D) videos that
will sometimes come to a sudden "stop" or freeze,
that is often a sign that your cache/memory is full
and cannot take anymore.

Exit out of YouTube (but not your browser) and do
one of the steps below. Afterwards, shutdown and
reboot. Not only will this "free up" your computer's
memory, everything will be "fresh", and load faster:

Internet Explorer 6:
→ Tools → Internet Options
→ Delete Cookies → OK
→ Delete Files → OK
→ Clear History → Yes
→ OK

Internet Explorer 7:
→ Tools → Internet Options → Delete...
→ Delete files → Yes
→ Delete cookies → OK
→ Delete history → OK
→ Close (browsing history window)
→ OK

Internet Explorer 8:
→ Tools → Delete Browsing History
[. ] Preserve Favorites (leave blank)
[x] Temporary Internet files
[x] Cookies
[x] History
→ Delete

Mozilla Firefox 3:
→ Tools → Clear Private Data
[x] Browsing History
[x] Download History
[x] Saved Form and Search History
[x] Cache
[x] Cookies
→ Clear Private Data Now
Google Chrome:
→ Tools (wrench) → Clear browsing data...
[x] Clear browsing history
[x] Clear download history
[x] Empty the cache
[x] Delete cookies
Clear data from this period: → Everything
→ Clear Browsing Data

Please rate me if this solution works for you

Thanks......Have a great time.



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I have a good connection to my home network, this is a new computer I use for school, everytime I move from one page to another, I loose my internet connection, I believe I have a wrong setting on this...


check your bandwidth if this is with in 80% of the internet speed given by your ISP you can determine by using the www.speedtest.net site or some other sites that measures the speed of internet prior from this you need to delete the cookies. temporary internet files and history. if your bandwidth seems to be below from the speed of internet which you applied for, you need to report to the technical supports of your ISP to fix the problem.

Jan 11, 2009 | PC Desktops

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I bought an HP Laptop 3 months ago (with Windows Vista) and the Internet keeps crashing when I'm online. It starts up again automatically, which helps, but I lose the pages I was on. Is is my PC or Vista?...


Try clearing your browser history & cache. When these get to full it causes the problem you describe. You can access these features from the tools icon on your browser>internet options. Hope this helps.

Dec 26, 2008 | PC Desktops

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My dell laptop will not connect to linksys 54g ,why


Let me try to solve this. Please try to see if the wireless antenna switch (physical switch) is turned on. For Vista, please click on Start-Connect to- then please select your network. If it says you are connected to the network, please click on "Open Network and Sharing Center to see if there is a red x mark between "network" and "internet". If there is none, please launch your browser (Internet Explorer) If there is, please click on that red x and see what is the message after. If it could not be identified, please contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP). If there is no problem with your ISP, please go to Start-Control Panel-Network and Internet-Internet Options-General Tab-Delete (Under Browsing History)-Delete All. After these, please try to launch your IE. You can also download the latest driver for your wireless network adapter using a different computer if the first offered solutions did not work. Please let me know if any of these works. Thank you.

Sep 30, 2008 | PC Desktops

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HI.I was watchinglive streaming but there is a eror sudenly.this eror:rtsp://78.129.143.64/broadcast/pull/81.31.32.47:2030/broadcast/pull/81.19.7.50:3051/stv3.rmvb Can you help me...


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 reduce buffering.
  • 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 properly.
  • 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.....

Sep 18, 2008 | PC Desktops

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WHEN I GO TO WATCH SOMETHING ON LINE IT KEEPS FREEZING AND STUTTERING


The reason why this is happening is because the internet bandwidth may not be enough to stream the content at an acceptable speed. You can try to check if there is a lower bandwidth version of the clip but its unlikely.

If you are sure your internet connection can handle the video you are viewing, visit www.speedtest.net and run a internet speed test to determine your connection. Now compare this speed with the speed you are supposed to get for the price you pay. If this is way off, you may need to tweak your network connection slightly.

A site called DSL Reports has quite a few tools you can use to tweak your network connection.

If after using those tools you are still encountering a problem, you should contact your ISP and let them know you are having bandwidth problems.

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Pc hang up


If you do two of these things, such as browsing and watching video without downloading, what is the result? Does the PC still hang up? Watching Video could mean several things, 1. Is the video that you are watching downloaded to your PC or are you on a website watching streaming video? Also, what are you downloading? If you are on a Torrent site downloading, the Torrent seeding process will eat up your bandwidth and RAM causing the PC to freeze or hang up.

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