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Cannot watch any tv show on computer

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Cannot watch any tv show on computer

Beit, dvr or on demand, the buffering is beyond intolerable.

 

I have searched high and low for any fix and there is nothing to be found.

 

I have a top end computer and watching videos on it is not a problem but when it comes to Xfinity X1 and videos...forgetaboutit.

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Re: Cannot watch any tv show on computer

Comcast Phil was a huge help in that he lined up a tech visit.

 

While working with him today, my internet crashed. I did a reboot and lo and behold...I stream perfectly now.

 

 

Go figure.

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Re: Cannot watch any tv show on computer

Cliffs,

 

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Re: Cannot watch any tv show on computer

Thanks, I shall await with bated breath

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Re: Cannot watch any tv show on computer

I am also having this issue. It's eating up so much resources that it actually slows my computer down till I close the video, and my computer is also no slacker either...Just started happening today, had no issues when I watch Game of Thrones on Sunday.

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Re: Cannot watch any tv show on computer

Well, I went ahead and tried to watch a dvr'd show last night.

 

It actually went better than it has of late.

 

Only 15 times did the stream freeze up.

 

It lasted anywhere from 10 seconds to a full minute +

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Re: Cannot watch any tv show on computer

Hi Cliffs, I would want to get a tech scheduled to isolate and fix the buffering issues you are experiencing. I will send you a private message to further  assist?

 

Thank you


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Re: Cannot watch any tv show on computer

PM received and replied to.

 

 

I watched The Night Manager On Demand earlier and didn't have any buffer problems at all.

 

Could it be related to different channels?

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Re: Cannot watch any tv show on computer

Comcast Phil was a huge help in that he lined up a tech visit.

 

While working with him today, my internet crashed. I did a reboot and lo and behold...I stream perfectly now.

 

 

Go figure.

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Re: Cannot watch any tv show on computer

Thank you for the update, glad everything is now working for you.

 

 


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