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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 160266 30-Dec-2014 16:00
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Hi there

Both at my half brother's house and here sometimes when we load a youtube video we get 'An error occurred, please try again later.' Any ad preceding the video loads and plays, and a refresh of the page loads the video. This is happening on both my desktop (ethernet to router) and laptop (wireless), and desktop (ethernet) at my half brother's house. Both houses are on cable in Lower Hutt.

Is anyone else experiencing this issue? Is it specific to Vodafone, or a wide range of ISP's? Problem with Youtube perhaps?

The tracert performed on my laptop just now to gives the following:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
(c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Tracing route to []
over a maximum of 30 hops:

  1     1 ms     2 ms     1 ms
  2     *        *        *     Request timed out.
  3    12 ms    17 ms    10 ms []
  4    20 ms    20 ms    89 ms []
  5    18 ms    17 ms    18 ms []
  6    19 ms    22 ms    20 ms []
  7     *        *        *     Request timed out.
  8    44 ms    43 ms    61 ms []
  9    56 ms    44 ms    41 ms
 10   181 ms   185 ms   175 ms
 11   209 ms   200 ms   209 ms
 12   182 ms   179 ms   179 ms
 13   181 ms   181 ms   181 ms
 14     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 15   178 ms   180 ms   181 ms

Trace complete.

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 1206143 30-Dec-2014 16:32
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I get this intermittently as well (I'm on VDSL with Xtra).

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 1206153 30-Dec-2014 17:05
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Me too from time to time.  On Voda VDSL.  I find the issue more prominent with Apple devices, not so much on PC.  

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 1206154 30-Dec-2014 17:09
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I've noticed it has flared up mainly this week (maybe some of last week also - can't really recall), otherwise videos loaded fine before.

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