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Video playback (Youtube) not possible

  • Hi,

    since the upgrade to 33.0.1990.58, most time the video playback on is not possible. The seconds are counted, but the video screen is black.

    Opera restarted, same problem.


  • Hi @tajt02, please follow the steps mentioned here, and check if this helps.

    Additionally, you can check, that your graphics driver is up to date, and if not, then try to install the latest version, disable the flag (don't forget to restart the Opera), which is listed in the above link, and check if it works, and if not, then it could be a problem of your graphics card/graphics card driver, that doesn't support hardware-accelerated video decode in the browser, and in that case, you need to re-enable the flag, to be able to watch the videos.

    If this all doesn't help, then you can install an extension, that disables HTML5 video player, and forces the use of Flash plug-in on Youtube, e.g. the "Disable Youtube HTML5 Player".

  • Hi! Thanks for your answer. I enabled the option and will see if it works now.

    Graphic driver is up to date.