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Youtube videos refreshing automatically after 3-5 seconds. The resolution quality options also disappear when it happens. What's causing this?

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After clicking on a youtube video it will play for 3-5 seconds. Then the video will refresh (not the entire site). The gear that allows you to change quality will still be there but when I click it all of the quality options disappear. Then the video plays fine but I'm stuck watching it in 480p. It doesn't happen on chrome or even when I play a youtube video in a private window! This started happening about a week ago and it's getting really annoying watching 480p videos and listening to the first 3-5 seconds of every video twice.

After clicking on a youtube video it will play for 3-5 seconds. Then the video will refresh (not the entire site). The gear that allows you to change quality will still be there but when I click it all of the quality options disappear. Then the video plays fine but I'm stuck watching it in 480p. It doesn't happen on chrome or even when I play a youtube video in a private window! This started happening about a week ago and it's getting really annoying watching 480p videos and listening to the first 3-5 seconds of every video twice.

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Clear the cache and cookies only from websites that cause problems.

"Clear the Cache":

  • Firefox/Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Cached Web Content: "Clear Now"

"Remove Cookies" from sites causing problems:

  • Firefox/Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies"

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance).

  • Do NOT click the Reset button on the Safe Mode start window.
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தீர்வு தேர்ந்தெடுக்கப்பட்டது

Clear the cache and cookies only from websites that cause problems.

"Clear the Cache":

  • Firefox/Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Cached Web Content: "Clear Now"

"Remove Cookies" from sites causing problems:

  • Firefox/Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies"

Start Firefox in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions (Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Extensions) or if hardware acceleration is causing the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/Tools > Add-ons > Appearance).

  • Do NOT click the Reset button on the Safe Mode start window.