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Certain YouTube Videos Not Loading

Question asked by kirashi on Sep 10, 2013
Latest reply on Nov 13, 2013 by phillipsjk

At approximately 8pm Pacific Standard Time, I started experiencing YouTube Video loading issues on certain videos. Specifically, the HTML page loads fine, most of the time with thumbnail images, and even the SWF and/or HTML5 players load, but the actual video file never streams.

 

Yes, I have tried multiple web browsers, resetting cache and extensions, as well as another computer in the house. (and of course, the obligatory Router/Modem reboot.) In fact, other people and friends in my area are experiencing the same issues I describe. We are on Shaw Cablesystems (shaw.ca) here in Lantzville, BC, Canada; specifically V0R2H0 postal code.

 

I'm not here to complain or accuse any wrongdoing on either Google or Shaw's part; I'm simply inquiring as to other people having the same issue in case there's a backbone network or routing problem with YouTube's Content Distribution Network streaming certain videos.

 

This video works fine for me:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCfKdw_0xS8

 

Strangely enough, another on his channel does not:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oHzKRq7qkU

 

These videos below are the ones which don't load:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vW8nXTzroos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xadoX2E7wY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPyjib3qgO8

 

This is also posted on Google Product Forums here:

https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!category-topic/youtube/3i9nwRJ00V4

 

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