Why am I unable to play YouTube videos?
Question by sanjay /

Hi, I am unable to play YouTube videos. I just bought a new laptop, with Windows. Please advise.

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Answers (6)
  • Abbas Ai

    I am unable to play video in you tube. When ever i want to play videos, it is thronging an error message as “An Error occurred. Please Try Later” Please do needful so that i can be able to play videos on you tube.

    You time will be appreciated.

    Thanks & Regards,


    • ha14

      which browser are you using?

      uninstall adobe flash player and shockwave player
      clean your windows with CCleaner, glary utilities, iobit advanced system care.
      reinstall adobe flash player and shockwave player

      on IE
      Now, Go to “Tools” again
      Go to “internet options” again
      Go to the Security Tab
      Click on Trusted Sites.
      Put http://www.youtube.com and click “add”

    • Bruce Epper

      Make sure you know all of the risks involved with that last option (add to trusted sites). This will allow greater access to your computer by not only YouTube but other sites that YouTube is linking to. It can make your computer more vulnerable to malware delivered via drive-by, including ad networks that are used by YouTube. And since this is not a secure connection (http:// vs https://), it cannot perform verification of the site. This means that you are more vulnerable to MITM and DNS injection attacks. Only make the change if you are willing to accept the additional security risks.


    Hello, the link below will show you how to uninstall flash player according to Adobe.  Make sure to restart your computer after the uninstall.


    The following link will show you how to install flash player according to Adobe:


  • Jay

    may be flah player is not up to date.

    firefox > tools menu ??addons >> plugins >>check for updates. and see if it suggests to download flash player or any other plugins that needs tobe updated, then update them.

    or directly install latest version of adobe flash player.

  • Jeff Fabish

    Install Adobe Flash Player and then restart your browser. 

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