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Hulu and Netflix Issues

OP thorntonwd

29th June 2014, 08:25 PM   |  #1  
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Is anyone else having issues with Hulu and Netflix freezing. I would be watching Hulu and the video will freeze and the audio will continue to play. Then after several seconds the video will catch up. I am running 100mb internet speed so I know its not my connection. The Prime videos run perfect but Hulu and Netflix have issues. I contacted Hulu and they couldn't fix anything. I have done 2 factory resets trying to fix this. Anyone else have this problem?
29th June 2014, 09:23 PM   |  #2  
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Do you have Comcast by any change? They love to slow down netflix connections. Can you check if you have the same issue on other platforms?
30th June 2014, 03:28 AM   |  #3  
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Actually yes I am... Neither of my Fire Tv's (both rooted running will stream Hulu or Netflix, but internet is working on them. I have OTA's blocked on my Fire TV. Thinking of just updating it. Thoughts? Suggestions?
30th June 2014, 09:15 AM   |  #4  
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When I first rooted mine, I was having issues with Hulu. Once I uprooted it, it started working again. Try unrroting one of the and see if any changes.

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1st July 2014, 06:36 AM   |  #5  
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This Fixed It For Me
I finally read somewhere that you can change the display settings for the Fire TV from 1080P to 720P. Now that I have done that I have watched 3 movies and 4 episodes on both Netflix and Hulu without any issues Hopefully if you are having any issues this will fix it for you.
1st July 2014, 05:07 PM   |  #6  
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Where'd you read that? If it makes Netflix request the lower-res streams that could definitely have an effect.
My TVs aren't 1080p anyway.

E: Nevermind, found it here:
Last edited by muriani; 1st July 2014 at 05:11 PM. Reason: info!
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