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Videos on YouTube are stopping and starting. Do I need more memory?

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Sometimes when I play videos on YouTube they suddenly freeze, then start again a few seconds later. This tends to happen several times in a video. Is this a RAM issue? Or is there another explanation for it? I have 1.25 GB RAM installed. I always take care to shut down all other running applications when playing video, but it still seems to happen.

Thanks in advance to anyone who can help with this!
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I have 4 Mb broadband. My main computer is connected via ethernet, but there is an Airport Extreme wireless network that the tenants in the apartment downstairs use (there are 2 of them and they each have a laptop). I guess the problem could be that they are using the internet at the same time and that is what is causing the freezes.

Also, it's true that this seems to happen with some videos and not others, so perhaps this is something to do with the speed the videos are loading. I haven't watched much on other sites but will try doing so to see if I have the same problem.
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Is this resolved?

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Thanks for the reminder to close this!

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