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Windows 8 video issues

Green Balls

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I bought a laptop and a desktop that have windows 8. Watching videos on youtube is a pain. They play for 15-30 seconds and then end abruptly or hang forever. I did everything I could find on the net. Disabled pepper flash in chrome, installed the latest flash, checked video drivers, etc. Video seems to play fine on other sites.

I figured out increasing the storage size in flash (from 100KB to 10MB) helped make it through an entire video, but it doesn't seem to buffer properly. Does anyone have any suggestions? I'll let you know if it's something I already tried.

My guess is both the laptop and desktop have 32MB video cards with shared memory that is causing the issue.
 
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