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Chromecast Network Problem - Help!

OP SeanPlunk

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18th February 2014, 04:19 AM   |  #1  
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I'm having a major problem and I can't seem to figure out the issue :\

I've been using Avia + Chromecast without issue for weeks.

However, recently I'm having an issue where all of the sudden the video playback goes to crap and things start playing at a slideshow rate.

Once things go wrong there is no recovering. If I play the movie on a tablet or my phone it works fine. As soon as I try to cast it through Avia though it takes forever to load and then when it finally does play it's a choppy mess. Restarting the Chromecast has no effect. Restarting the device I was using to cast also has no effect. The network is showing full speed ahead (21 down) and everything plays smoothly on any of the Android devices until I try to cast it.

The only thing that fixes the problem is restarting my router. I don't understand how it could be a router problem though because if that were the case wouldn't the speed drop, and why would everything play smoothly on the individual devices themselves?

I have also tried using AllCast to see if it's an Avia problem but the same thing happens. It'll work great, I stream an entire movie in high and then once I move onto the next piece of media/movie all of the sudden it's like the Chromecast gets confused and that's all she wrote until I restart the router

I have AT&T Uverse and my connection averages 20+ down.

I have the following devices connected to my network and the problem occurs casting from any of the Android devices eventually:
Computer
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (4.3)
Samsung Galaxy S3 (4.3)
LG G Pad 8.3 (4.2.2)
Google Nexus 7 (2012) (4.4.2)
Motorola Droid X (2.3.4)
Sony Blu-Ray Player

Does anyone have any clue what could be causing the problem?
Last edited by SeanPlunk; 18th February 2014 at 06:17 AM.
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