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I can't watch videos on Netflix only when I use Firefox

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I used to be able to watch videos on netflix no problem using firefox but now when I click on a video it just takes me to a blank black screen. Everything is up to date so I don't think that's it. When I use a different browser like Chrome or IE it works fine. How do I fix this?

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If you have problems with current Shockwave Flash plugin versions then check this:

https://support.mozilla.org/kb/upgrade-graphics-drivers-use-hardware-acceleration

  • disable protected mode in the Flash plugin (Flash 11.3+ on Windows Vista and later)

https://forums.adobe.com/message/4468493#TemporaryWorkaround

  • disable hardware acceleration in the Flash plugin

https://forums.adobe.com/thread/891337 See also:

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Note that Netflix uses Silverlight.

There has been a problem with Silverlight reported.

See also:

  • bug 1109484 - Silverlight fails to run on Netflix and Amazon Instant Video with Dec 9 update

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