Dealing with Slow Network Speeds, OR My Stream has Become a Trickle!

Most Home Theater setups these days will include one or more methods for playing "Streamed" content.  For example, playing movies from Netflix, or music from Spotify.  Or even for playing your own media files -- streamed over your house network from a Network Accessible Storage (NAS) device or home computer.  The convenience of such streaming services can quickly turn into exasperation, however, if you discover your network speeds are not up to the task!  Playback may revert to lower quality, or may stall altogether as your system repeatedly tries to "re-buffer" enough content to continue going.

In this post we'll discuss practical troubleshooting steps when somebody shuts off the tap, and your streaming turns into a trickle!

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