Why does youtube lose the buffered part of a video when i try to rewind or fast forward?

JustinX

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i had a pc in my workplace(windows 8) and when i try to play videos and i rewind or fast forward video the video didn't break or load but when i use my laptop(windows 7) and i did the same thing but the video loads and break the buffered red line. any idea guys?
 

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I was having the same problem with Firefox when playing YouTube videos but now it is already SOLVED.
The solution is very simple. Using your Firefox browser you just have to visit YouTube link http://www.youtube.com/html5 and click
on "Request The HTML5 Player" button.
 

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even if it finished buffering and i'm half way of the video length and when i try to go back the loading bar breaks and reloads
 

JustinX

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as what i've noticed only chrome doesn't break the buffered videos and not working with firefox...i only tried the chrome here in my office and i will try chrome when i go home
 

cryptominer

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I was having the same problem with Firefox when playing YouTube videos but now it is already SOLVED.
The solution is very simple. Using your Firefox browser you just have to visit YouTube link http://www.youtube.com/html5 and click
on "Request The HTML5 Player" button.
 
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