When in Microsoft Internet explorer and video is played it comes in choppy , stops & restarts?

Why is it that when in Microsoft internet explorer abc news and a video is played it comes in choppy, it stops and restarts over and over? Why does this happen and what can be done about it:? Would appreciate any help you can give me. Thanks dk5242

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  • 1 decade ago
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    the reason for it stopping and starting is because your system hasnt been able to "buffer" enough information on the file, so your viewing rate is faster than the downloading rate of the file, so it has to pause to get enough information back on your machine, to carry on your viewing

    inside media player, i believe there is an option to increase the amount of buffer required before it starts to play the file,or, when it starts to download(buffer) the file, simply click stop, the file should continue to be downloaded and when it has finished you can play it back in its entirety

    you will notice how much buffer is available by the different coloured marks on the viewer

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