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Youtube does not work in opera 18.0

  • I am forced to use Opera 12 again now. Its just ridiculous to use two different Operas and funny to watch how old works and new fails.
    As i said Youtube is very important palace and Opera dev team should put it on the priority list. I am not tech guy so i dont know how lots of priorities dev team have and i dont care.
    YT must work smoothly all the time end of story.

    Because picture is worth of 1000 words, here:

    opera 18 is on the left


  • I'm having the same problem since today morning, Never had such a problem before. I too update flash player and did all that and yet it does not work. But in my case it's only a certain YouTube videos, Some work and some don't work It's still frustrating though, I could use some help if anyone knows what can fix this.

  • Same problem for me since yesterday ...
    Firefox and IE 11 work perfectly, so the problem must come from Opera , and not from our computeurs ...
    BTW, Opera on my tab works fine 🙂

  • YT is sending incorrect information to Opera. As a workaround, install the extension Youtube Center and force the use of flash.

  • Thank you kind sir, That worked for me, Hope you guys also get this solved.

  • I'm using v.18.0.1284.68 and have no problems viewing YouTube videos. I wonder why? Very bizarre.

  • Ditto here:

    Version information
    Version: 18.0.1284.68 - Opera is up to date
    Update stream: Stable
    System: Windows 7 64-bit (WoW64)

    No Youtube video loads, just spinning circle in the middle of where the video should be. Works perfectly in IE and Chrome.

  • Try to use the new Opera Next (19.x.x). The problem is solved there.

  • Please read this. Restart the browser, after couple of minutes patch should be applied. If that doesn't help - locate your profile directory - on Windows it's %appdata%\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable, on Mac delete ~/Library/Application Support/com.operasoftware.Opera/- and delete the browser.js file. Restart browser again, after 1-2 minutes file should be downloaded. We will remove the patch once YouTube will rollout their fixed version.

  • It is working now. Cheers!

  • Yes its working. Thanks all.