Streaming Netflix Movies in Chrome with the Windows 10 Technical Preview

By Tom LedfordThe Practical Computer


Although the Windows 10 Technical Preview installation went without problem, my first evening of living with the new OS didn’t go as well. Netflix wouldn’t stream movies on IE, Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Each gave me a different message, or offer to install Silverlight. 

From my efforts to get Netflix to stream on Linux, I thought the issue was that Netflix would support HTML5 playback on Chrome, but it didn’t recognize the Windows version. This could be fixed with a User Agent spoofer, to basically “lie” to Netflix about the Windows version.

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