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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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What could be the reason for Netflix proxy false positive?

After recent Netflix worldwide launch I gave it a try. I can watch it fine from office, but when I go home, it gives me error: Streaming Error. You seem to be using an unblocker or proxy. ...
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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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What causes monitors to turn fully green while 'Netflixing'?

I noticed that when I watch Netflix and turn off all monitors but the one I'm using to watch and turn them back on, they turn solid green, or just are black. I can fix this by restarting or unplugging ...
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TCP RST Connection - Netflix - Only on Linux

I wouldn't have asked this here, but I am at wit's end, this makes absolutely no sense at this point. I have been trying everything. I have a single iptables rule: -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -j ...
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Why does my HTPC's HDTV refresh rate go to 23hz when powering on (sometimes)?

I have an HTPC connected with an HDTV through a receiver, and sometimes when turning the TV on, the refresh rate is set to 23hz instead of my setting of 60hz OS: Vista Home Premium (32bit). Graphics ...
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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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Is there any software that can play a subtitle file without a video file? [closed]

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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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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Netflix and apple tv resolution

Is it possible to force netflix to play standard definition when using apple tv? Or do the in browser netflix settings apply to apple tv streaming of netflix also. By settings I mean the play back ...
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Netflix Metro App Desktop Shortcut Icon Missing

I am not understanding why this would be happening and can't seem to fix it. What it looks like: I've tried deleting the shortcut and creating a new one and it worked once, not any more. I've ...
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Netflix on Kali in a crouton chroot

Hi I have been playing with Kali as a secondary chroot to my Ubuntu one, both are hosted under the Chrome OS shell. It is a c270 and has an Intel® Celeron. I swapped out iceweasel for Firefox, and ...
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Single Queue for Multiple Streaming Video Services

I use multiple streaming video services (iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, YouTube), and I'd like to create a single, consolidated streaming queue across all services instead of having to jump from service to ...
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Cannot run the Netflix Modern app on Windows 8.1

I'm trying to run the Netflix Modern app on my PC running Windows 8.1. To be clear, this is the app that you can install in the Modern interface using the Microsoft Store. I'm not trying to run ...
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Netflix is not loading properly in chrome on mac with ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE for most requests

Every time I try to load netflix on chrome I get an almost empty black and white page. It seems all assets on the webpage are failing to load with an ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE. It works fine on Safari ...
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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 use NPAPI (Silverlight for Netflix etc) in Chrome after September 2015 (version 45 update)

Come September Google want npapi to RIP - https://www.chromium.org/developers/npapi-deprecation What is a good strategy to prevent Chrome from updating beyond version 44 or a similar workaround? ...
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Websites and Netflix blocking connection from VPN

I use a VPN to browse internet sites. But when connected to the VPN, some sites are blocking or limiting access. One site declared that I had shut off the VPN before I could make a purchase from ...
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How can any “replace your DNS and watch netflix from another country” company work with HTTPS traffic?

There are many services like "unblock-us.com" that make it possible to use geo-restricted services from other countries. The setup is always the same: just replace DNS and that's it. My question is: ...
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Netflix Windows 8.1 app can't be found on applications list and can't be installed from the Store

I installed Netflix app from Windows Store, and I was using it normally. Suddenly one day it stopped working, the pinned tile at Start Screen turned blank, if I search the system for "Netflix" it ...
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Netflix in Silverlight missing the HD option on one PC

This is Netflix on my laptop: This is Netflix on my desktop PC: Eagle-eyed viewers will notice that the HD button is missing from the latter, and the quality is poor. Actually, it does ...
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Is it possible to export your Netflix queue? [closed]

I'm about to cancel my Netflix account and I'd like to be able to keep the list of movies in my queue. Is there an easy way to export the list in plain text so I don't have to resort to printing it ...
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Unable to watch multiple video streams simultaneously

In my house we have a number of devices that can access video streaming sites (Amazon Prime, Netflix, etc.). It seems if one person is connected to one of these services already then you are lucky if ...
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How can I run a speed test for Netflix and Hulu? [closed]

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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Shortcut directly to Windows Media Center Netflix plugin

How would I create shortcut that, when executed, would launch Windows Media Center and immediately open the Netflix plugin? The idea would be to then link that to another application, or an external ...
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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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How does Netflix know my password?

Whenever I go to the Netflix main page in Firefox, I'm automatically logged in. However, when I open up Firefox's list of saved passwords, I notice that Netflix is not among the sites Firefox is ...
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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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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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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 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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Why does plugging headphones in cause Netflix to re-buffer the video feed completely? [duplicate]

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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Watch Netflix “Instant Watch” in Linux

I'm having trouble finding anyone who has successfully been able to watch Netflix Streaming in Linux, which is a bit surprising. I had trouble installing WM11 under Wine because of the Windows ...
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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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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 ...