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Windows Media freezing

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I posted here a few months ago but I didn't get many responses and my problem hasn't gone away.

What happens is video/audio files that are embedded in web pages (and often, files that I try to stream/download) cause my browser (Firefox) to freeze. If they are streaming, then the player itself freezes. Attempted fixes:

Uninstall/Reinstall Windows Media Player (via the add/remove programs list)
Uninstall/Reinstall IE6 and Firefox
Download updates for WMP/browsers
Running norton, spybot, ewido

And all of those came up empty. I am at a loss as to what to do next. Any suggestions would be greatly, greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Open Media Player then click tools, options, performance, set the buffer to 30 seconds, click apply, close Media Player
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