How to Increase Streaming Video Speed in Windows 7by Diana Braun
Users of Windows 7 can stream video using the built-in Windows Media Player application. To ensure the streaming speed is as fast possible, adjust the buffer settings. The buffer collects and stores the video stream and stores it in memory. A slow buffer may cause the video to lag. Increase the buffer speed to increase the video speed in Windows 7.
Click “Start” then “All Programs.” Click “Windows Media Player” from All Programs.
Click “Tools” and “Options” from the Windows Media Player menu.
Click the “Performance” tab from the Options window.
Select “Buffer” under Network Buffering.
Type “1” in the buffer speed next to “seconds of content.”
Click “Apply” and “OK.”