Error loading player no playable sources found

What is error message ‘Error loading player: no playable sources found’?

Error loading player: no playable sources found is an error that usually occurs when you are unable to watch online videos even if the network connection is working fine. It may indicate a problem while loading the online video into your browser. It may occur if you don’t have Flash enabled, your browser is outdated, because of recently saved files on your browser, or the website may be blocked due to your browser settings.

 

How can you fix ‘Error loading player: no playable sources found’?

Some of the solutions to this error include:

  • Enabling browser Flash
  • Updating the browser
  • Clearing cache data
  • Check that the website isn’t blocked

 

Please see our in-depth walk-through solutions below.

Staff Asked on August 28, 2017 in Microsoft Windows.
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Solution 1. Enable Browser Flash

It is possible that you have an application that has disabled the Flash, thus causing “error loading player: no playable sources found.” Some websites use Flash for their videos. Enabling it may fix the error. 

Google Chrome

  1. For Google Chrome type or paste this into the Address/search bar chrome://settings/content/flash.
  2. Enable Allow Sites to run Flash. 

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Mozilla Firefox

  1. For Mozilla Firefox type or paste this to the Address/search bar about:addons.
  2. Select Plugins.
  3. Look For Shockwave Flash and enable it.

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Staff Answered on August 28, 2017.
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Solution 2. Update your Browser

“Error loading player: no playable sources found” may also occur if an old version of a web browser is not capable of playing a new video format. Please update your web browser to avoid the error.

Google Chrome

    1. For Google Chrome type or paste this into the Address/search bar chrome://settings/help.
    2. Update Chrome if an update is available.  

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Mozilla Firefox

Please follow the image below. 

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Solution 3. Clear Browser Cache Data

A browser cache could have a conflict with the website causing the issue “Error loading player: no playable sources found.” Please clear your cache.

Google Chrome

  1. In Google Chrome address/search bar, type in chrome://settings/clearBrowserData.

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  2. In Clear the following items from, select the beginning of time.
  3. Check all checkbox below Clear the following items from.
  4. Then, click Clear Browsing Data. 

Mozilla Firefox

Please follow the image below. 

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Solution 4. Check if the website is blocked

“Error loading player: no playable sources found” could also be caused by your browser setting. The site might be blocked.

Google Chrome

  1. For Google Chrome type or paste this into the Address/search bar chrome://settings/content/flash.
  2. Remove or Allow the site from the block and then try again.  

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Staff Answered on January 15, 2018.
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