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Opera Codec Issue Netflix/Twitch/etc

  • I recently installed Opera GX and absolutely fell in love with it. The amazing sidebar shortcuts and the entire gaming feel, caught me in. I got everything setup, some extensions etc. And everything was working fine.

    Except since 2 days ago. None of the videos on Twitch, Netflix etc play. There is some issue with either decoding the video or the library it uses just crashes (because I at times see the Page has crashed, please reload)

    I have gone through the forum and have literally tried every single solution I could. I will list them below

    1. Tried fresh install, incognito mode, new profile, opera stable launch. Basically going back to mint condition. Did not help.

    2. Tried removing Widevine as component and reinstalling. Tried copying the one from Chrome. Did not work either. Chrome and Opera GX are using both the same version as well.

    3. Tried disabling Hardware Acceleration. Did not work either.

    4. Windows version is Windows 10 Pro, 21H1, so do not need the Window Feature pack. Still tried to install it, was incompatible.

    5. I have tried allowing cookies, disabling ad blocker, tracker blocker etc.

    6. Everything is updated. Windows 10, Opera GX, Nvidia drivers. Have a 3090. Here are the version info

    Opera GX: LVL3 (core: 78.0.4093.186)
    Windows: 21H1 (19043.1165)

    Any suggestions or solutions would be highly appreciated. Really need the help. I love this browser and now that I have tasted it, I do not want to go back to chrome.
    (Chrome has no issues at all)