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I can't use netflix on my computer

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When I try to open Netflix on my computer I get a message telling me to get the latest version of Firefox. I do an update process and Firefox tells me that I have the latest version.

Please help.

Many thanks.


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Websites say that Firefox is outdated or incompatible even though it's the latest version

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Hi There,

Sorry to be a nuisance but I don't understand this artice, I am not very technically minded.

I simply want to be able to use Netflix on my computer, can you please tell me, in an idiots fashion, how to do this.

Many thanks.


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Hello gregboy,

Would you please take a look at what Netflix has to say about it :

In case you don't know how to do or check everything they mention:   feel free to ask !

Like e.g. they mention this :

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And they say to turn off private browsing;   you can check if you're in private browsing :

3-bar menu (or "Tools")   <big>→</big>   Options   <big>→</big>   Privacy & Security   <big>→</big>   under "History":

Firefox will : choose "Use custom settings for history"

Uncheck  : "Always use private browsing mode"

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They want you to enable cookies :

When you're on their site, click on the padlock at the left side of the address bar.

Then click on the little black arrow on the dropdown (next to 'Connection') and then on "More Information", which will take you to "Page Info".

Click on the 'Permissions" tab and scroll down to "Set Cookies".
Uncheck "Use Default" and check "Allow".

Then close and restart Firefox.

Modified by McCoy