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Widevine Content Decryption Module: Checking for Status

  • When trying to click the button for "Check for Update" under the Widevine Content Decryption Module, its status reads as Checking for status... but nothing actually happens. Its status doesn't change, and no updates are installed. (See attached picture for reference)
    How do I make this happen?

  • Goto the URL opera://about and take note of the "profile" path. Close down Opera and delete the WidevineCDM folder in the profile folder. Then, start Opera, goto opera://components and try updating Widevine again.

    You might want to make sure opera://flags/#new-component-update-mechanism is disabled too. It should be by default, but check that URL just in case.

  • @jaimefasco I have the same problem. Have you been able to solve it? I really want to watch Netflix on Opera.