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Why are unicast clients experiencing excessive buffering?

You may be serving too many simultaneous connections. Due to hardware limitations, a Windows Media server can only transmit a limited number of streams at one time. Servers that are overloaded will often lose data, interrupt transmissions, and drop clients. Alternatively, you may be exceeding the bandwidth capacity of your network. Your network may have a weak point or a failure, or it may not have been designed to transfer the amount of data that your clients require.

There are several ways to solve this problem. You can implement any or all of these solutions to ease the data transfer load on your server or network:

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