Youtube videos freeze upon loading.
Upon starting a Youtube video the browser freezes momentarily. The video loads slowly regardless of the video quality selected. This is what happens: >click on video >link opens >Video starts loading, but won't play immediately >Freezes momentarily if interacting with the browser >Starts playing without issues (loads incredibly slow when trying to forward of rewind the video). Things I have tried: - Disable hardware acceleration. Did not make a difference. - Other browsers do not have the same problem. - Internet speed is fast enough at all times. - Clearing Cache/cookies. - Disabling add-ons. - Graphics drivers are updated.
Laptop specs: Dell XPS 9500 OS: Windows 11 Processor: 10th Gen Intel Core i7 Graphics: Intel UHD graphics. NVIDIA Ge-Force GTX 1650 Ti Memory: 16GB DDR4 Channel SDRAM at 2933MHz. Storage: 1 TB
I can provide a screen recording to show the exact issue.