Sunday, March 18, 2012

A Solution, Netflix stuck at 98% loading.

Internet Options Advance Tab

      


     Netflix gets stuck loading at various percentages but most appear at 98% or 99%. I'm suspicious that most Netflix Loading issues are just due to DRM issues. There is little documentation and few solutions for loading problems online. Most of the typical Netflix fixes like uninstall/reinstalling Silverlight, Clearing browser caches and Silverlight, or deleting mspr.hds file don't solve loading problems. Loading problems occurs across Browsers and calls to Netflix support can be unhelpful with this particular issue without an error code. I don't know exactly why this solution works but simply Reseting Internet Explorer Settings under the Advance tab of Internet Options which can be accessed from either Control Panel or Internet Explorer solved the stuck at 98% problem for me. Maybe, this post might save someone calls to Netflix and Microsoft.   

18 comments:

  1. Thank you. That seemed to work for me. No idea why. I was using the chrome browser not internet explorer.

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  2. Worked like a charm. It started playing while the reset was running, also in chrome like merlin. good stuff.

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  3. I did not try this technique myself. I did however disable the Norton extension in Chrome and viola it worked.

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  4. It did not work for me. Please help. This Netflix started Piss me Off so bad. Stupid Service.

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  5. Used this fix this morning with my MILs computer and it worked. I was initially using google chrome and switched to Internet Explorer. It loaded to 98% and stayed. As soon as I reset the browser (I.E.) the movie loaded all the way. I went back to google chrome and opened Netflix and it loaded completely there too. So thank you very much!!!

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    1. can you explain in more detail im trying to fix this problem thanks Boss Lady youre a cool ass bawss im trying to get it going in Chrome by the way

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  6. the resetting worked for me....much thanks

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  7. who would be such an asshole tu use internet explorer?

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  8. Brilliant - and I use Chrome too,

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    1. can you please give me a detailed explanation of how you fixed the issue on chrome please man i beg you! ive been dealing with this 98 percent netflix freeze for almost a week now and its driving me crazy! i tried a full browser reset but it didnt do anything! :(

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    2. The solution of Reseting Internet Explorer Settings under the Advance tab of Internet Options which can be accessed from either Control Panel or Internet Explorer as above works on all browsers including chrome in Windows.

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    3. ok i went to advanced internet options through control panel... still freezes at 98 on chrome.... any ideas?

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  9. This worked for me too.
    Even though I use Firefox, resetting the IE settings did the trick.

    This is not the first time however, I see systemwide things get fixed through IE :)

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  11. For the past day, audio has been cutting out every minute or so on Netflix through FireFox. Without my realizing it, Windows Update installed a new version of Internet Explorer. I had yet to open this new version of IE--until I saw this suggestion! It would seem that the latest update (IE 11) did something funky to the internet settings. I'm not sure if IE 11 was uninitialized until first opened, or if I was required to reset internet option as described above, but this fixed the problem. Thanks!

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  12. Silverlight still uses Internet Explorer to hack it's way into finding out your browsing habits, EVEN if you use Chrome. That is why you have to delete your browsing history in IE when it freezes silverlight at 99%. That is also why you cannot delete IE from your computer, MS has made sure it will alway be able to see your browsing history, even if you use chrome, even if you delete it from chrome.

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