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Adblock can be the problem, so if you have one try to deactive it.


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Disclaimer: I am one of the core developers of youtube-dl. What you see as a unified YouTube is in reality a lot of different protocols and variations. So while every video looks the same, there is considerable variation: For some videos, the API is quite stable and uses HTTP. This class seems to be picked for most "ordinary" videos uploaded by you and me ...


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Youtube policy is to deny certain video files in certain countries. The rules apply for both viewing and downloads. In order to still get them, you could use a proxy server from one of the allowed countries (this is specific for each video).


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Try to block these sites in your router: googlevideo.com, l.google.com. Other YouTube domains, you might consider blocing also includes: youtube.com, m.youtube.com, youtu.be, ytimg.com.


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Download an add-on called YouTube Flash Player. It will automatically force YouTube to use the Flash player, not HTML5.


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As DrMoishe Pippik said YouTube changed the default to HTML5 (i.e. use HTML5 even if Flash is installed), but this is only in the beta version 36 for Firefox. Problem is doing that they disabled HTML5 in Firefox 35 when there is no Flash installed. I installed the beta version of Firefox and it works fine now.


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This is a strange behaviour. If your computer is recent enough, there mustn't be any problem on playing HTML5 videos on Youtube. If you like to continue with Firefox, try to use this extension. If not, try another browser, like Google Chrome


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It may be an issue with YouTube rather than Chrome itself. YouTube recently switched to using HTML5 videos by default: http://techcrunch.com/2015/01/27/youtube-goes-html5-flash-is-now-deader/ I'd report playback errors using the instructions here: https://www.youtube.com/html5 Also, in case it's a problem with Chrome or any installed extensions, try ...


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YAYS Userscript. Check out this. For me it works.


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You can try doing this if you have a YouTube account: Sign in to your account Go to https://www.youtube.com/account_playback Select the "I have a slow connection" option, and click save. Now, every video should be in low quality.


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I think I solved it. I unchecked "use hardware acceleration when available". Now it's everything faster and consumes lower CPU.



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