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Windows 8 - Netflix error?!?

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    Windows 8 - Netflix error?!?


    Hey so im trying to watch the netflix app on my laptop, and it says that im getting an administrative error, I uninstalled netflix app, and re installed it and I still get the same error

    error = W8156-80040154

    anyone have an idea of how i can fix this?

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    Does it work just using your browser?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dude View Post
    Does it work just using your browser?
    it works in the browser, but the tab gives me error codes
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    can you post a screen shot of the error of the tab error.

    Is this the error from the app

    https://help.netflix.com/en/node/12082
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    yea thats exactly what i get when i search the error code, but it doesn't make sense seeing as how im already the administrator
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    Try using this to enable administrator account and see if it works with it

    Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable in Windows 8[1]=User Accounts
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    Oh thats just installing the net user account? hmm ill try that as a last resort!

    thanks DUDE!
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    I'm thinking it might be a corrupt user account. It might just be the Netflix app though. Look here too

    Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter - Fix Apps in Windows 8
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    i ran that utility and now im getting these errors

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    Corrupt files could be the Netflix app. Try deleting and re installing it.
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