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HTML5 player video freezing but audio is fine

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Im using the current stable version of Firefox, but on Youtube it seems whenever I play a video every few seconds the video will freeze and sometimes display the buffering icon, but the audio continues on fine. I am using hte HTML5 player and it does not do this using any other browsers. I have tried turning Hardware Acceleration on and off, but the problem persists regardless.

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I did a reset of Firefox and disabled plug-ins that were not useful and the problem seems to have gone, so it was either a bad plug-in or a corrupted install I guess.

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Use this link to check that your plugins are up-to-date. If any are listed as unknown or research, do not worry about them.

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The only one that needed updating was Flash Player, and after updating, the problem persists.

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I did a reset of Firefox and disabled plug-ins that were not useful and the problem seems to have gone, so it was either a bad plug-in or a corrupted install I guess.

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Good work. Try enabling one plugin and restart Firefox. Continue until the problem comes back.