On a lazy Sunday when you might have just picked your laptop to watch videos and chill but guess what all your luck has just failed hard. When you choose to click on your favorite video to watch but instead of a video playing a message on your screen pops up as, ‘Error loading player: No playable sources found.’ This message pops up when there is a problem detected while you were about to play an online video. After the message is being displayed, you’re unable to watch or play the video online.
However, let me tell you it’s not a big problem as you are thinking of it right now. It’s a small bug issue which can be solved easily with the help of ‘’troubleshooting’’ these days. But yeah it proves to be a big mood spoiler.
To fix the problem of error play video for windows 10 users here I’ve listed down the solutions below:
- Reinstall the adobe flash player
- Clear the browser cache
- Update the browser
- Add flash exceptions
- Check for windows update
- Enter safe mode with networking
Method 1 – Reinstall the Adobe Flash Player
When you receive, “Error playing video: No playable sources found” messages on your screen the first thing you must do is reinstall your Adobe Flash Player on your windows 10
Step 1 – To access, you have to uninstall the previous one, and you can use this page and download the uninstaller to uninstall the adobe flash player.
Step 2 – Then open your browser and type adobe flash player to get access to the official site, and download the adobe flash player from there.
Step 3 – After it being downloaded, click on the downloaded file so that you can run the application.
Follow the rest of the steps, and you’re ready to go again.
Method 2 – Clear Browser Cache
The error might be happening because of your recently downloaded files. It’s better to clear the cache to get rid of the problem.
Steps used below are for google chrome, but you can use them with any browser as well:
Step 1 – Open Google chrome. On the top right click on the three vertically dotted line
Step 2 – After opening that list of many options will have appeared on the screens. Click on more tools.
Step 3 – Click the clearing browsing data. Choose to ‘ clear the following items from the beginning.’
Step 4 – In the end restart your browser
Method 3 – Update the Browser
One of the reasons for facing the problem might be because of you using an outdated browser. You should first update your browser.
Below are the steps to update the google chrome but these can be used for other browsers too.
Step 1 – Open google chrome. Click on the menu button
Step 2 – From the options displayed select help
Step 3 – Click about google chrome
Step 4 – If the update of the browser is available, you will be asked to update the browser. Follow the steps to install the new version of your browser.
Method 4 – Add Flash Exceptions
Step 1 – Open google chrome, click on the settings.
Step 2 – Scroll down for advance settings
Step 3 – Under privacy, field click on content settings. After that click on the flash feature
Step 4 – And after that, you can add any website to the page to solve the issue of error loading player: no playable sources found.
Method 5 – Check for Windows Update
If the windows are not being updated, this will become one of the reasons for your problem. So make sure the window is up to date.
Step 1 – Press the Win+Ikeyboard keys.
Step 2 – The System Settings window will be displayed.
Step 3 – After that, click on update and security.
Step 4 – If there is an update available you’ll be asked to update
Step 5 – After downloading restart your Windows 10 device.
Method 6 – Enter Safe Mode With Networking
Sometimes the root cause of the problem might be because of the third party app or recently added browser from safe mode. In this mode, all third-party apps will be displayed. If the issue is not there, you can remove recently installed apps that might interfere with adobe flash player. Below are the steps to resolve the issue:
- Press Win+Rkeyboard hotkeys. After which run box will be displayed
- Then, type MSConfig and then press Enter.
- From system configuration switch to the boot tab. Under the boot tab, click the safe boot option.
- And, from below, also check the Network feature. Save your changes and restart your Windows 10 system.
So these were the solutions to the problem that occurred while you were about to chill and relax. Out of all of the above solutions, let me know which one really worked for you.