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Movie Stops Frequently - Not a Buffering Issue

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    Movie Stops Frequently - Not a Buffering Issue

    Over the past week, I have been experiencing what I thought was a buffering problem but it's really more like the movie just stops or times out. I have a 6 Mbps connection at home and I thought perhaps it was this, but Hulu, Amazon and Netflix work fine. I then tried watching the SD version of Sons of Anarchy on my laptop at work on a 100 Mbps connection and I am experiencing the same issue. Stops for no reason every 3-4 minutes.

    I just spent a lot of money on the whole season 5 of Sons of Anarchy, only to experience this?! I am new to Vudu, and now I wish I bought the series from Amazon instead. It looks like this is a Vudu problem according to the thousands of recent posts and views in the forum - but they keep blaming the user's internet connection.

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    Re: Movie Stops Frequently - Not a Buffering Issue

    What exact episode are you having this problem with? Perhaps there is an issue with the encoding. Are you using a device other then a laptop?

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      Re: Movie Stops Frequently - Not a Buffering Issue

      My movies stop at minute 56 and then every ten minutes after that it stops and has me hit the resume HD button. It totally interrupts the flow of the movie and is very annoying. I using 720p HD. I can see by the multitude of complaints that this is happening frequently to a lot of people. Perhaps this technology is just not ready, even though we all really want it to work. Perhaps DVD's are going to make a comeback. I'm getting sick of it and may go back to DVD's on Netflix or just start trying Amazon.

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