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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...