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Questions tagged [netflix]

Only question about PC related issues interacting with Netflix should be asked here. Questions about normal use of Netflix are off topic as it is a web streaming application and should be asked a [webapps.se].

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Trying to watch Netflix on Debian using Firefox

I am using Debian Stretch and and Firefox 60.5.0esr (64-bit). Widevine and OpenH264 are installed in Add-ons and I toggled 'Play DRM-controlled content' in Preferences. However I am still unable to ...
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Reboot after clicking on movies on Netflix only

This problem happens only on Netflix, not on any other video viewing site. After clicking on a movie, I get blue screen with stopcode message and page fault in nonpaged area. Message says wait while ...
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Zuul not recognizing service

I am getting this exception below when I make a request for zuul to my microservice, both the zuul and the service appear registered in Eureka. 2019-01-30 15:57:09.418 INFO 1 --- [nio-8080-exec-7] c....
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How do I stop Netflix from losing sync between audio and video?

When I play Netflix on my Windows 10 computer, the audio gradually becomes desynchronized from the video. This happens on any browser, and on the Netflix Windows Store app.
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Use Netflix with Arch Linux and Firefox

I'm trying to run Netflix with Firefox on Arch Linux. I thought Arch Linux and Firefox are now supported and checked the DRM box and made sure that I have the OpenH264 Video Codec and Widevine ...
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Do you need a computer to use a Chromecast? [closed]

Does a Chromecast require a computer to use it? Do you need a computer to set up a Chromecast? Can I stream Netflix with only the Chromecast, an HDMI TV, wall power, a Google account, a Netflix ...
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Netflix/Amazon Video keeps stuttering

I keep getting stuttering whenever I want to watch Netflix/Amazon Prime Video and I have had this problem since I recently installed Windows on my new Samsung SSD. I have tried: Updating AND ...
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should i get a better router if i lag when someone is streaming youtube

my internet provider is TM , a malaysian internet provider. they gave us a free router . its a D-Link DIR-615 , i live in my parents house. we have around 5 people here. me and my 2 other bros game ...
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Monitor Acer KG271: keeps disconnecting watching Netflix

I recently bought a new Acer KG271 monitor (it's a pretty new item, on the market since the first half of 2017 - full specs here). I connected it with the HDMI cable provided in the box and ...
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how does specifying mssfix for openvpn enable use of netflix?

The AirVPN forums contain this bit of advice for those trying to use Netflix with the VPN on a tomato router: For whoever has run into trouble as not being able to use Netflix when the VPN is ...
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Youtube and Netflix log me out even though I enabled cookies

I have an annoying thing here. In Firefox, I chose to delete cookies after I close firefox, and entered some exceptions which allow the cookie to be saved. This works well for some forums where I dont ...
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Netflix on Firefox Linux: “EME has been preffed off”

I'm trying to watch Netflix on Firefox 53.0 (Fedora 24). When I try to watch any video, I get the following error message: CREATE: Request mediaKeySystem access rejected: EME has been preffed off
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“Verify your account” when opening Netflix's app on Windows 10

Since today (yesterday it was OK) I can't open my Netflix app on Windows 10. It actually opens for less than one second then immediately stops with the following error: For those who do not speak ...
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netflix stall via linux iptables nat, tcp checksum errors (with workaround)

I've been trying to track down this problem for several days. I still haven't worked out what is going on, or how to fix it properly, but I do have a workaround. Problem summary Netflix stalls when ...
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Windows 10 netflix app not working properly with 1366x768 resolution

I have the netflix app on windows 10 and it keeps on going black frequently. If I reduce my PC resolution to 1360x768 then it seems to work just fine. This is what happens This problem happens only ...
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Home internet dies when trying to play Netflix on one computer

I have a bizarre problem that has been bugging me for a while. I have one computer, which is my HTPC basically, that seems to be causing some problems on my home network. What happens is that when I ...
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Win 10 Netflix app bug : constant 100% volume

This bug has been raging on for 2 months now - lowering the sound through the Netflix app wouldn't work, the volume would stay at 100%. Only lowering windows master volume helps. Same thing happens ...
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Is there a way to enable Netflix's 5.1 channel audio in on Windows 7?

Apparently, Netflix's 5.1 audio does not work via Silverlight or HTML5, only way to officially get 5.1 on a PC is via Windows 8 app. Is there a way to enable this on Windows 7?
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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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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. However,...
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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 also ...
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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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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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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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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 improve a ...
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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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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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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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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? [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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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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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? [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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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: Un-...
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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. This ...
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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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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 ...