Netflix, Inc. is an American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media in North and South America, the Caribbean, United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and flat rate DVD-by-mail in the United States, where mailed DVDs are sent via Permit Reply Mail.

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Will a Canadian Chromecast work in the UK? [on hold]

I'm traveling to the UK and I'm wondering if my Canadian Chromecast will work there. I've heard from a few sources that Netflix will not work outside of Canada due to geo restrictions within the ...
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Removing Netflix From WMC8 And Adding Online Libraries?

I just installed Media Center on my 8.1 Pro laptop earlier and I am trying to figure a few things out. I looked for a good online guide to MC but I couldn't find one... First question, how do I get ...
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Why does plugging headphones in cause Netflix to re-buffer the video feed completely?

I noticed that any time I'm watching Netflix (iOS, Windows8, OSX), and I plug in headphones, the video feed stops and buffers all the way from 0%. Why?
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Netflix Windows Media Center Plugin Missing Windows 8.1

Due to various reasonings I upgraded to Windows 8.1 Pro. I also purchased the Media Center addon from MS. On Windows 7 I had Netflix for Media Center, in Windows 8.1 I cannot seem to download/find ...
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Filtering for IPs that send a packets of a certain length

I'm trying to find all the IP addresses that netflix uses to deliver content, as the lists I've found online do not include many of the servers that I've observed sending content. Is there any way in ...
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How to block Google DNS on my TD-W8961ND router

How to block Google DNS on my TD-W8961ND router? I want to watch my US Netflix on Chromecast here in the UK, but it will not broadcast the US Netflix over. I have been reading on a few different ...
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Why do video streaming services buffer when I plug in my headphones?

I've noticed while using Netflix, Xbox Video, and Amazon, when I plug in my headphones the video will buffer as if the audio output change affects the streaming services. Can anyone explain why this ...
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Using OpenVPN, yet netflix.com blocks access

I have set up an OpenVPN server on a VPS in the USA and configured it to route all clients traffic through it. Everything seems to work fine regarding the VPN connection in gerneral. All ip lookup ...
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Truly terrible streaming video (Netflix/Skype) quality over fast wi-fi

I have Verizon FIOS with a 50/25 plan. Speedtest.net reports 21/28 over my 802.11n wi-fi connection. I can reliably pull over 4MB/s when downloading Ubuntu. But watching Netflix on my wi-fi enabled ...
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Why does Netflix perform better (more efficiently) in full-screen mode?

I noticed the other day that when watching a movie on Netflix in Chrome on my Retina MacBook Pro, the fans would spin up more quickly when I was just watching the video in a single tab in a regular ...
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How can I run a speed test for Netflix and Hulu?

Since the FCC rules were struck down I have noticed that Netflix and Hulu often stall on my Time Warner home connection. I've heard others are experiencing the same delays. I use Speedtest.net ...
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Using Fiddler to capture traffic from smart tv

I've set up Fiddler to capture HTTPS CONNECTs and decrypt HTTPS traffic using a certificate. I also enabled "Allow remote computers to connect" and set up the proxy on both Fiddler and my tv. It ...
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Streaming Issues

If this question is in the wrong place, please feel free to let me know where I should post it. Thanks! My computer has been having some strange issues lately. I cannot stream Netflix, can't watch ...
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Netflix (Silverlight) Crashing after 30 seconds

For some reason Silverlight is crashing when I watch Netflix. It plays about 30 seconds then just stops, about 30 seconds later I get an alert saying the plugin stopped responding. I have tried: ...
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vpn for my smart TV

I am looking to connect my Samsung smart tv into a VPN connection in order to get American tv porgrams on netflix. Unfortunately there is no app on the TV for VPN. On my laptop I use HMA which ...
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Watching Netflix through a VPN

Recently I bought a VPS from DigitalOcean. I setup a PPTP VPN so I could watch us Netflix content from outside the US. Now that I have it setup and all my traffic is going through the VPN, Netflix is ...
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How to watch Netflix from Europe with an US account and without VPN

When I open the Netflix website from Europe I get: "Sorry, Netflix is not available in your country yet." However, there is still the Member sign in button. If Netflix is blocked in Europe ...
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Netflix or Hulu maxing out bandwidth at Airport? [closed]

I work at a smaller international airport and recently the airport authorities are claiming that the network bandwidth is being maxed out due to employees (no more than say 7 personal computers at any ...
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Netflix app System Configuration error

When I try to watch a movie or TV show on Netflix, this is the error I get, after it is done loading: System Configuration Problem An unexpected error occurred when trying to play video. ...
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windows 8 compatablity issues with netflix

Has anyone encountered the DRM error with netflix in Windows 8 and found a fix for it. I consistently get prompted to install silverlight, and am informed of its successful installation, yet like a ...
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Netflix HD on PC

Some content on Netflix says "Available in HD on your TV". Whats does this meen? Only through an Xbox360/PS3? I chatted with their support, who told me it would work if I connected my PC to a TV with ...
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Install Netflix on Media Center

This feels like one stupid question, but I can't for my life find Netflix on Win 7 Media Center. In extras library it says No Extras are available. In Extras -> explore there are only two icons: ...
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Silverlight hardware-accelerated playback is greyed-out - How do I enable it?

I am trying to play Netflix videos (which only play via Silverlight), but they play choppy because Silverlight's hardware-accelerated playback is disabled. (video playback on WMP11 and VLC is ...
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Is there any way to play Netflix (stream) in Windows Media Player 11?

Googling for a solution yields a ridiculous page on eHow that instructs to insert a DVD from Netflix. But I am not interested in the DVD option. I am only interested in streaming and unfortunately ...
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Problems with Netflix Streaming, DDWRT, and Xbox 360

Basically, I have been having problems getting Netflix Streaming to play on my Xbox 360 with my DD-WRT router. The thing is, it will play some movies, sometimes. For example, the other day, I could ...
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Limit Netflix bandwidth

Netflix massacres my ping whenever I play online games. Preferably, I'd like to be able to monitor and limit/assign priorities to any applications using my home network, but if it's a ...
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Preventing NetFlix from saturating my internet connection

I am watching videos streamed from NetFlix using Chrome and Windows 7 over a Wi-Fi connection to a Belkin N150 (F6D4230-4) router. NetFlix appears to completely flood my internet connection, and other ...
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XMBC Flicks missing from plugin list

I have just installed XBMC on a Windows XP machine, and would like to use it to play Netflix. The XBMC Flicks plugin is not in the list of video plugins. The version of XBMC is 11 (Eden). The machine ...
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Netflix lags on my laptop

I just got an Acer Aspire 5250 and have been trying to run Netflix on it with little or no success. The laptop has Windows 7 as the OS and Verizon Fios as the ISP. The picture is fine is just that it ...
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Netflix very quiet on Mac OS

Possibly a very simply problem but I'm not as familiar with OSX as I am with Windows or Linux. When I watch anything on Netflix on OSX (10.7.2) which uses Silverlight (5.0.61118.0) whether I use ...
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What port does Netflix device streaming use?

What port does Netflix device streaming use? Is this port also used by the website direct streaming in the Silverlight app? What is the HTTP Content-Type if it uses port 80? Thanks.
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How to stream netflix on fixed space on screen

I'm wondering if it's possible through any browsers or software to stream Netflix with a set size, minimal screen space used, but most importantly the "Always on top" functionality. Currently I just ...
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How to remove Netflix from Windows 7 Media Center menu?

I'd like to remove the Netflix menu item in Windows Media Center 7's Movies section. I saw recommendations for Windows Media Center Studio, but at the time of writing, the website is down.
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How can I throttle Netflix' bandwidth usage?

My ISP enforces a monthly bandwidth cap of 250GB. Normally, that would be plenty, but Netflix is burning through my month's supply in about three weeks! How can I force Netflix to use less ...
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Play Button Disappeared From Netflix in Windows 7 Media Center

For the last year and a half I've enjoyed watching Netflix movies in Windows 7 Media Center. Within the last few days I've encountered a problem where the play button no longer shows up reliably. I ...
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Video on demand requirements [closed]

I am wondering how can Netflix get the needed upload bit rate to sustain their service. I would like to start my own Netflix-like service, what type of infrastructure, internet service I am going to ...
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Netflix streaming stops loading at 98% on Revo 3700

I'm trying to stream Netflix on an Acer Revo 3700 running Windows 7 Home Premium, but it hangs on the loading screen at 98% (after it has formatted the player to the right aspect ratio and added the ...
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Alternatives to Boxee

I have a mac mini that I'm using as a media hub. After hearing about Boxee I was quite excited. After installing it, however, I am far less excited. It's current state is... well... broken. 90% of ...
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Macbook Pro Fall 2010 (i7): Excessive Heat with Netflix playback

When I watch Netflix on Safari or Chrome on OS X Snow Leopard (with the latest version of Silverlight), the computer gets fairly hot. Is this a problem with the way Silverlight is programmed for OS ...
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Netflix streaming: how much bandwidth does it use?

Title more or less says the question. I'm thinking about getting netflix, but want to make sure that our connect is fast enough to watch movies streamed. So: what is the bandwidth used by netflix, ...
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Streaming Netflix on my CR-48

I'm running Chrome OS on my CR-48. I know Chrome OS doesn't currently support Silverlight and thus doesn't support Netflix but I'd like to give it a shot anyway. What about playing it on my PC and ...
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Netflix watch instantly doesn't stay fullscreen anymore

I've been using netflix on fullscreen on my secondary monitor, and the first time I used it, it asked if I wanted to stay in fullscreen when I switched applications, I said yes, and it worked like ...
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How to watch Netflix, Hulu etc. abroad, 2011 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Access hulu/youtube outside the USA Make my IP address appear to be from another country Hey guys, How can I watch Netflix and similar services outside the US? Is ...
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How to connect to my US network overseas via VPN?

I purchased an Apple TV for my parents and I have a netflix account. My parents live overseas, and I was wondering if they could use my account to get it to work. I read that it won't work unless ...
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Is there a way to get Netflix streaming movies to work on Fedora 13? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Watch Netflix “Instant Watch” in Linux Is there some way to watch Netflix streaming movies on my Fedora 13 machine? Can I install the windows version of ...
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Troubles streaming NetFlix to PS3 through router

I just downloaded and installed the new NetFlix application for the PS3, but it turns out my router is blocking it for some reason. If I connect the PS3 directly to the cable modem, NetFlix works ...
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Is there any software that can play a subtitle file without a video file?

My friend likes to stream movies through Netflix on her 360, and the problem with this is that Netflix does not usually provide subtitles or captioning on anything but foreign films. A few select ...
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Streaming Netflix through Wifi kills all other devices

I have a "Belkin N150" Router. My current setup is wired connection to my personal tv and xbox with wireless going to the Wii and Bedroom laptop. Anytime I try streaming Netflix Instant Queue on the ...
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Is it possible to play Netflix Watch Instantly on a PS3 Slim without the DVD? [closed]

I was shipped a Netflix DVD but lost it. Is there any way to stream Netflix "Watch Instantly" without the DVD?
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Consolidated queue for video on demand?

It's great having lots of video on demand options, but actually choosing something to watch is turning into a mess - I have to jump from one website or application to another. I'd like to have a ...