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Problems with Videos

  • Hi for the past few days i started having problems on different websites with videos. i get this error on the one most important to me. Tried it on chrome it works as well as on Firefox. but i do not want to change to them .Capture.PNG

    Pls Help me. the website i am talking about is 9anime.to (Note: NSFW pop-ups)

  • According to https://developer.jwplayer.com/jwplayer/docs/jw8-player-errors-reference, that error code means:

    Either an empty playlist was requested or none of the items passed our filter for valid files. No playable sources found. This video file cannot be played.

    Open up a private window in Opera and try playing the video there. Also, try disabling all the extensions you have installed in Opera (if any).

    Do you have Opera's adblocker turned on? If so, try it with it off.

    Do you have Opera's VPN turned on? If so, try it with it off.

    Goto the URL opera://flags/#chromium-ua-compatibility, enable the flag and restart Opera.

    What version of Windows are you on? Is it an "N" or "Enterprise" version? If "N", make sure you have the Windows Media Feature pack installed for Windows.

  • @burnout426
    Open up a private window in Opera and try playing the video there. Also, try disabling all the extensions you have installed in Opera (if any).

    Done it nothing changed.

    Do you have Opera's adblocker turned on? If so, try it with it off.

    Its off still dosen't Work.

    Do you have Opera's VPN turned on? If so, try it with it off.

    Never Used it

    Goto the URL opera://flags/#chromium-ua-compatibility, enable the flag and restart Opera.

    Done it nothing changed.

    What version of Windows are you on? Is it an "N" or "Enterprise" version? If "N", make sure you have the Windows Media Feature pack installed for Windows.

    ** Windows 10 PRO **

    Sinceraly
    CrispinBCH

  • none of the opera browser play the vids..

    chrome & chromium non play here

    only edge played vids with no problem..

    @CrispinBCH are you sure vids played in chrome browser at http://9anime.to/ could you re - check chrome..

    to me its a chromium bug.. the package to run that is not work 'n right or forgets to enable sumthing..

  • @CrispinBCH I've tried a couple of videos on that page and they played here.

  • update - i got vids to work in the latest Opera stable.. had to do with sum of my flags.. dunno which one is the culprit yet.. thanks leocg for that reply

  • @nvmjustagirl

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    Chrome Works

  • I am on: Your version is 65.0.3467.78 Opera

  • @CrispinBCH Hmm, they're playing for me in Opera 65.0.3467.78 64-bit on Windows 10 Pro Version 1909 (Build 18363.535).

    Does the video at https://bitmovin.com/demos/drm play for you? What's it say below the video for MSE and EME? What does https://html5test.com/ show for video support and streaming video codec support?

  • @CrispinBCH your problem is not like mine hopefully..

    just to clear things up a bit..

    1st my problem had nothing to do with n e Flags i got Enabled..

    2nd my problem was old desktop icon that had sum old switches i was test 'n a while back in the target box.. lol

    3rd the old switch worked in dev but not in stable.. so to me that switch is faded out in dev but still active in stable version..

    also had that switch in chrome & chromium when removed they play the vids also..

  • I encountered this problem just like you.

  • That explains a lot. You're lacking h.264 support in general, h.264 MSE support, and widevine support. That's definitely the cause of the issue.

    This implies that you either have an enterprise version of Windows 10 Pro or an N version of Windows 10 Pro. If the latter, you need to install https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/mediafeaturepack for things to work in Opera.

    Another sign of that's the case is if Windows Media Play doesn't play h.264 files.

    If you don't have an "N" or "Enterprise" version of Windows 10, I would think your Windows setup is broken.

  • Do a test to make sure it's not something with your Opera profile. Download the Opera installer, launch it, click "options", set "install path" to a folder named "Opera Test" on your desktop, set "install for" to "standalone installation", uncheck "Import data from default browser" and install. Test in that Opera, but do not install any extensions and do not enable Opera Sync.

    Also, in that Opera, goto the URL opera://components and update Widevine.

    If you can't get that Opera to work either, there's something that needs to be fixed on your setup of Windows 10.

  • @burnout426 said in Problems with Videos:

    That explains a lot. You're lacking h.264 support in general, h.264 MSE support, and widevine support. That's definitely the cause of the issue.

    Installed K-Lite Codes Pack no effect

    This implies that you either have an enterprise version of Windows 10 Pro or an N version of Windows 10 Pro. If the latter, you need to install https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/mediafeaturepack for things to work in Opera.

    I got a notice I cant install it on my windows.!Capture 5.PNG

    Another sign of that's the case is if Windows Media Play doesn't play h.264 files.

    If you don't have an "N" or "Enterprise" version of Windows 10, I would think your Windows setup is broken.

    Capture4.PNG

    Do a test to make sure it's not something with your Opera profile. Download the Opera installer, launch it, click "options", set "install path" to a folder named "Opera Test" on your desktop, set "install for" to "standalone installation", unchecked "Import data from default browser" and install. Test in that Opera, but do not install any extensions and do not enable Opera Sync.

    Done it the Stand alone doesn't work as well

    Also, in that Opera, goto the URL opera://components and update Widevine.

    Widevine is up to date Version: 4.10.1582.2

    If you can't get that Opera to work either, there's something that needs to be fixed on your setup of Windows 10.

    But not so long ago everything was ok everything worked fine now it doesn't. Might You guess what can be the issue on win 10?

  • @CrispinBCH said in Problems with Videos:

    Installed K-Lite Codes Pack no effect

    Unfortunately, those are DirectShow filters. They help for Windows Media Player, but they won't help for apps that use the Windows Media Foundation.

    I got a notice I cant install it on my windows.!

    Okay. And, I see from the pic, it doesn't show you have "N" or "Enterprise". That almost certainly means the issue is in your Windows 10. To test, test in Vivaldi. If things also don't work in it, then it's definitely your Windows 10.

    In Windows 10, goto "start -> settings -> apps -> apps > features -> "options features". Make sure "Windows Media Player" is still installed. Also, click "add feature" and see if there's anything in the list that stands out (like something to do with media).

    There was another user recently that had your exact problem. I'll see if I can find the thread.

  • In Opera, goto the URL opera://settings/system, disable hardware acceleration and restart Opera. Does that fix it? (Do all the video tests again too.)

  • @burnout426 said in Problems with Videos:

    @CrispinBCH said in Problems with Videos:

    Installed K-Lite Codes Pack no effect

    Unfortunately, those are DirectShow filters. They help for Windows Media Player, but they won't help for apps that use the Windows Media Foundation.

    I got a notice I cant install it on my windows.!

    Okay. And, I see from the pic, it doesn't show you have "N" or "Enterprise". That almost certainly means the issue is in your Windows 10. To test, test in Vivaldi. If things also don't work in it, then it's definitely your Windows 10.

    Tested it. it Is not working.

    In Windows 10, goto "start -> settings -> apps -> apps > features -> "options features". Make sure "Windows Media Player" is still installed. Also, click "add feature" and see if there's anything in the list that stands out (like something to do with media).

    Capture6.PNG

    There was another user recently that had your exact problem. I'll see if I can find the thread.

    Ok Thx

    In Opera, goto the URL opera://settings/system, disable hardware acceleration and restart Opera. Does that fix it? (Do all the video tests again too.)

    Tests done after diable

    http://html5test.com/s/f94ea9494e48224f.html

    Capture7.PNG

    i see the issue the browser on the left is opera and on the right chrome.

  • Okay. I see nothing in the Windows Feature list that needs to be turned on. And, since things don't work in Vivaldi either, it's definitely your Windows 10 that's messed up.

    Is your Windows 10 locale English? If so, is it US English or UK English?

    Note that things work fine in Chrome because Chrome has built-in support for h.264 and doesn't rely on the OS.

  • If I didn't already suggest it, create a new user account on Windows, log into it and try in Opera there. When you're done testing, you can delete the user account.

    Any difference?

    Any security software installed? (like Bitdefender, Sandboxie, anti-virus, firewall besides the Windows one)

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