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WidevineCdm plugin crash

Last week (14 April 2021) I was able to watch videos on netflix and hulu. This week (21 April 2021), however, a yellow bar appears across the top of the page, saying, on … (read more)

Last week (14 April 2021) I was able to watch videos on netflix and hulu. This week (21 April 2021), however, a yellow bar appears across the top of the page, saying, on the left-hand side: "The WidevineCdm plugin has crashed Learn more...", and, on the right-hand side, "[Reload page] [Submit a crash report]". Repeated submissions of crash reports, as well as repeated reloading of the page, results in exactly the same: same yellow bar, same inability to watch videos. Likewise, clicking on "Learn more" merely results in the widevine.com page, which states that the company does not service end-users. In addition, last week (14 April 2021), I purchased a video on youtube, and watched part of it. This week (21 April 2021), wanting to watch the rest of the video, all I encounter is: "Your browser can't play this video. Learn more." Clicking on "Learn more" yields "Your browser is up to date. You can use YouTube's latest features!" Repeat ad nauseam. So, it seems that, even though my browser is up-to-date, I am still unable to watch videos on either youtube, hulu, or netflix.

Asked by maikstrik 1 year ago

Last reply by HenricuzHotmail 1 year ago

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WideVine plugin crashing on Netflix

Today on my Netflix I received a "widevineCDM plugin has crashed" message. I went to the plugins and everything is updated even my FireFox. I have uninstalled and re-inst… (read more)

Today on my Netflix I received a "widevineCDM plugin has crashed" message. I went to the plugins and everything is updated even my FireFox. I have uninstalled and re-installed this app, but nothing has helped. Not sure what else to do. Any suggestions would be helpful. Thank you in advance.

Asked by sjsutherland89 1 year ago

Last reply by pauls.filter 1 year ago

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WideVineCdm plugin is crashing

WidevineCdm plugin is crashing when I try to play videos on Netflix, Hulu, and Peacock. In the browser, Firefox 78.10.0esr on my Mac 10.9. A yellow strip at the top expla… (read more)

WidevineCdm plugin is crashing when I try to play videos on Netflix, Hulu, and Peacock. In the browser, Firefox 78.10.0esr on my Mac 10.9. A yellow strip at the top explains that the plugin crashed and asks me to send a report, which I do and asks me to restart the browser, which I do. Nothing works. I tried "safe mode." I tried clearing caches and what not. I think the browser was just updated today. I am totally unable to play videos on those web pages previous mentioned. I am able to watch youtube, however.

Asked by orangeupurple 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Widevine CDM Keeps crashing

Before April 21st, 2021 I never had any issues with playing videos on Disney Plus, Netflix, etc. But since Widevine updated I cant play any videos without Widevine crashi… (read more)

Before April 21st, 2021 I never had any issues with playing videos on Disney Plus, Netflix, etc. But since Widevine updated I cant play any videos without Widevine crashing. I reload the page (as it suggests) and it still wont work. I refreshed Firefox and that didn't work. I also tried to chat with Widevine but their page said "Widevine is a technology provider and we do not provide support to end users. Please contact your application or service provider for support on your particular issue."

Does anyone know what I can do to solve this problem? I really appreciate your help!

I'm on a Mac and the version Im using is 10.9.5. My firefox browser is 78.10.0esr (64 bit).

Asked by karely_moncada 1 year ago

Last reply by pauls.filter 1 year ago

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Default browser

Since the last update my default browser is Yahoo, and the list in Preferences contains only BrowserDefault and PlaySearchNow. I am getting really skeptical about any ne… (read more)

Since the last update my default browser is Yahoo, and the list in Preferences contains only BrowserDefault and PlaySearchNow.

I am getting really skeptical about any new updates from you guys.

How do I get my list of browsers back, specfically Google?!

Asked by Crothlind 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Stupidly frequent upgrades

Why do you need to upgrade FF 2-3 times a month. I cannot imagine there is a need for this upgrade frequency and cost of effort. I am left with the idea that you use t… (read more)

Why do you need to upgrade FF 2-3 times a month. I cannot imagine there is a need for this upgrade frequency and cost of effort. I am left with the idea that you use this as a free method of awareness building and advertisement. TRULY ANNOYING!!!

Asked by joedubth1 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Browser Version Update Daily Messages Unwanted: How to block in newer versions?

From a Mac user tired of constantly upgrading sys and apps and browser versions. Older versions like 40+ of Firefox had a THIRD OPTION re. updating the browser, which let… (read more)

From a Mac user tired of constantly upgrading sys and apps and browser versions. Older versions like 40+ of Firefox had a THIRD OPTION re. updating the browser, which let you have peace of mind by not reminding you daily (or rather each time you opened the browser) that there was another "new" version. As an old user who has seen dozens of upgraded versions, and sometimes some unwanted change like this one (the missing third option in controls), I resisted upgrading for long, but recently had to give way. Surprised to get the only two options in the Prefs: either upgrade automatically, or get a reminder and upgrade or decline. This message of the same (or, monthly, another new) version keeps popping up soon after I open the browser, which may happen more times daily. Is it necessary, to be reminded each time? Distracting, and when you have other things in mind, disrupting and irritating. Well, I don't like upgrading for such losses of control, and would like to ask if there is a non hard way of blocking any messages to upgrade Firefox. Would be much obliged if it could be done. I sent messages to Firefox a few times, needless to say. Perhaps somebody versed overthere would have a solution. I would upgrade Firefox if I need or want, therefore I feel unwanted the update popping up message all the time. See picture. And thanks folks.

Asked by stoyan1 1 year ago

Last reply by stoyan1 1 year ago

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Widevine CDM crashing notifiation HELP

I am joining the millions...WidevineCDM crashes on all my media streaming options (Netlfix, HBO, etc). I am EXTREMELY tech illiterate and the suggestions so far for this … (read more)

I am joining the millions...WidevineCDM crashes on all my media streaming options (Netlfix, HBO, etc). I am EXTREMELY tech illiterate and the suggestions so far for this issue are way over my head. Does anyone have any basic solutions? Or a willingness to walk me through what to do step by step? Thanks

Asked by hldufek 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Having Trouble Loading eBay on Firefox since July or August

Is anyone else having trouble with eBay? Since about July, when I go to eBay on Firefox, it comes up with an HTML version of the site. I can load eBay on Safari but it … (read more)

Is anyone else having trouble with eBay? Since about July, when I go to eBay on Firefox, it comes up with an HTML version of the site. I can load eBay on Safari but it is not as good. I don't want to download an install Google Chrome. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Asked by jcg8874 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Crash on a plugin won't let me submit crash report

I have a plugin that says its crashed it's the WidevineCdm plugin. I have tried submitting a crash report but it won't let me. I tried resetting the browser, re-downloadi… (read more)

I have a plugin that says its crashed it's the WidevineCdm plugin. I have tried submitting a crash report but it won't let me. I tried resetting the browser, re-downloading the browser nothing seems to help. What do I do?

Asked by elise33227 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Copied text is pasted with wrong alignment

Fortunately, this situation is not happening across all websites, but on those that it does, I haven't been able to find a solution, yet. As the title suggests, I copy a … (read more)

Fortunately, this situation is not happening across all websites, but on those that it does, I haven't been able to find a solution, yet.

As the title suggests, I copy a piece of text/paragraph from said website, and when I paste it in a word processor such as Pages or Text Edit (both Mac apps), the text is aligned to the left. The goal is to be able to paste said text with a justified alignment (predefined on the paragraph of the open document). It used to work flawlessly up until two months ago.

I'm don't know if some Firefox update caused this or maybe some extension might be interfering (I have checked the installed extensions and none of them appear to be the cause, but maybe it is the case). Either way, I've checked the same websites on Chrome and this issue is not happening there, so clearly it's browser related.

Any guidance, tips or help is very appreciated. Thank you.

Asked by kinets 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Widevine CDM Plug-in Crash / Firefox

My Widevine CDM Plug-in just crashed! I checked my Firefox settings and it looks like the Widevine plug-in just updated late last night, and is up to date. I fear the new… (read more)

My Widevine CDM Plug-in just crashed! I checked my Firefox settings and it looks like the Widevine plug-in just updated late last night, and is up to date. I fear the new update might be incompatible with my Firefox 78.10.Oesr / or my OSX 10.9.5 but I'm not sure. I'm not a mac savvy person but I'm always ready to learn. Any help would be appreciated!

Asked by aaronmooreellis 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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WidevineCdm crash on hulu and hbomax

I keep getting a crash notice when I try to watch Hulu that prevents me from playing anything. It says "WidevineCdm plugin has crashed" and gives me an option to reload, … (read more)

I keep getting a crash notice when I try to watch Hulu that prevents me from playing anything. It says "WidevineCdm plugin has crashed" and gives me an option to reload, but it pops up again when I reload. How do I fix this? If it helps my crash report ID is bp-b9dc86c3-0580-4fb3-b7d3-86b6d0210506

Asked by mcsaskia 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Widevinecdm crashing since updating to 78.10.0esr

Streaming accounts like Spotify, Netflix, Apple TV+, Disney+, etc are all no longer playing since I updated to 78.10.0esr This version is supposed to be compatible with m… (read more)

Streaming accounts like Spotify, Netflix, Apple TV+, Disney+, etc are all no longer playing since I updated to 78.10.0esr This version is supposed to be compatible with my version of OS X 10.9.5 I keep having Firefox crash with this error. Widevinecdm plugin has crashed. Learn more...and when I click on Learn more, there's nothing there that helps.

Can anyone help? Thank you.

Asked by brad46 1 year ago

Last reply by brad46 1 year ago

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Passwords out of sync between FF 78 ESR and 82+

Hello, I'm using Firefox for Mac on several machines. Some of them run 78.4.1 esr and others are on the newest FF 82. Passwords and history are set to sync. I created a n… (read more)

Hello,

I'm using Firefox for Mac on several machines. Some of them run 78.4.1 esr and others are on the newest FF 82. Passwords and history are set to sync. I created a new login item in 78.4.1 esr however I don't see it in FF 82 which is reflected in the logins count: it's 92 in FF 78.4.1 esr while it's 91 in FF 82. FF 78 ESR doesn't use system proxy but its own. In the "Manage Devices" section it shows all my devices with every FF counterpart and the correct date and time last active.

Asked by scrutinizer1 1 year ago

Last reply by scrutinizer1 1 year ago

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Unable to play video on Netflix and HBO Max due to Widevine plugin problem.

I have a problem watching video on Netflix and HBO Max. My Firefox is up to date and I checked my settings. But do I really have an up to date Firefox? Is that what's cau… (read more)

I have a problem watching video on Netflix and HBO Max. My Firefox is up to date and I checked my settings. But do I really have an up to date Firefox? Is that what's causing me to not watching a show or movie? Or it's a crash that can be fixed?

What can I do? Or what can be done?

Asked by waold957 1 year ago

Last reply by pauls.filter 1 year ago