Flash videos (like youtube) do not play right / stuttering

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ideman

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I had the same problem for a few months now of video stuttering only in chrome, especially on facebook, and disabling hardware acceleration in the chorme advanced settings worked great and fixed the problem! Thank you!



 

helispot

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I did both of the suggestions provided - cleared the contents of C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash (I'm on Windows 7 64-bit) (yes, one file wouldn't delete)... plus I disabled Hardware Acceleration in the Advanced Settings for Chrome... and...

SUCCESS!!!!!!!!
 

cwoldberg

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I've been having the stuttering problem described in this thread for the last few months and went through the exercise of changing out a high-end AMD card for an Nvidia card. That didn't help at all. So I wiped the machine and reinstalled Windows. That didn't help either. Very happy that I came across this thread. Disabling hardware acceleration in Adobe Flash completely resolved the problem.
 

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I have a Dell XPS 8500 and a Dell XPS 8700 running Windows 8.1 and both have intermittent "stuttering" problems playing back videos (youtube, ect...). After much searching I found that the most likely cause is CPU DPC Latency, which in my Dells is apparently caused by the Wireless LAN adapter. I went to device manager and disabled the Wireless LAN adapter (I have a wired home LAN) and the problem seems to have disappeared (while I was at it I disabled the Bluetooth adapter also, don't have need for either). If you are using a Wireless LAN I'm not sure what the fix is (maybe disabling the LAN port:??: )
 
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