Error loading player: No playable sources found error in Google Chrome Fix

You may encounter ‘Error loading player: No playable sources found‘ error while watching a video on your Google Chrome browser.  This problem is usually associated with the faults of the Flash player. Disabling-Renabling or updating Adobe Flash Player will solve this problem.  First, try out these workarounds and check if they work out or not, otherwise try the main solutions.


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Workarounds-

1. Close the Google Chrome browser. Open it again. Visit the website again and check if the video is playing or not.

2. Reboot your computer.

If relaunching Google Chrome doesn’t help, try these fixes-

Fix-1 Enable Adobe Flash-

Enabling Adobe Flash in Google Chrome browser window will help you to solve this problem.

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. In Google Chrome window, copy-paste this in the address bar and then hit Enter.

chrome://settings/content/flash

3. Now, enable the Flash settings (Make sure it is “Ask first“).

 

Flash Enable

 

Now, open a new tab and then try to visit the website again on your computer.

Your problem will be solved.

 

Fix-2 Allow flash for a particular site-

You can allow Flash to automatically run on a particular website.

1. Open Google Chrome on your computer.

2. Now, open the site where you are facing this problem.


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3. Now, after opening the site, click on the ‘lock sign‘ beside the address bar.

4. Then, click on the drop-down beside “Flash” and from the drop-down choose “Allow“.

 

Flash Allow

 

Reload the website and check. Videos will be playing without any error.

 

Fix-3 Check for Flash Update from Chrome Components-

You can update Flash from Chrome components.

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Now, what you need to do is to copy-paste this in the address bar and then hit Enter to open a list of Chrome components installed on your computer.

chrome://components/

4. Now, click on “Check for update“.

 

Chrome Components Check For Update

 

Chrome will search for the latest version of Adobe Flash player and will install it on your computer.

Restart your browser to complete the installation process.

After opening Google Chrome try to open the website again and check if the error is still there or not.

 

Fix-4 Install Adobe Flash Player manually-

You can manually install Adobe Flash Player on your computer.

1. Open a new window in Google Chrome and download the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.

2. Click on “Download Flash Player” to start the downloading process.

 

Download Flash Player

 

3. Now, choose a favorable location to download the flash player installation package.

4. Click on “Save” to start downloading it.

 

Save Flash

 

Minimize the Google Chrome window.

5. Go to the location where you have downloaded the installation package.

6. Double click on “flashplayer32” to run the installer on your computer.

 

Double Click Flash Player

 

Adobe Flash Player Installer will download and install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.

7. When the installation process will be over, click on “Finish“.

 

Flash Installation

 

Restart Google Chrome browser to complete the installation process.

After restarting Google Chrome, try to watch a video again on your browser, check if the error is still there or not.

 

Fix-5 Check for updates in Chrome-

It may be possible that the version of Google Chrome you are using is an older one. Check if there is any update available for Google Chrome

1. In Google Chrome window, on the top-right corner, click on the three-dot menu, and then click on “Help” and then click on “About Google Chrome“.

 

About Google Chrome

 

2. Google Chrome will download any pending update, and install it on your computer.

After installing the update, click on “Relaunch” to complete the process.

 

Relaunch

 

After relaunching Google Chrome, try to play a video and check if it is playing or showing the same error.

 

Fix-6 Reset Google Chrome-

If no other fix is working out for you, resetting Google Chrome will surely fix this issue.


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1. Open the Google Chrome window on your computer.

2. When the Google Chrome window opens up, simply copy-paste or type this line in the address bar and hit Enter.

chrome://settings/resetProfileSettings

3. In Google Chrome settings window, click on “Reset settings” to reset Google Chrome on your computer.

 

Reset Settings

 

Google Chrome browser will be reset.

Restart your browser and then you will be able to play the video on your computer.

Your problem will be solved.

 

Fix-7 Clear Google Chrome Cache

1. Open Google Chrome.


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2. Press CTRL + H Keys together from your keyboard.

3. In the left menu, click on “Clear browsing data“.

 

Clear Browsing Data

 

4. Click on Clear Data.

 

Clear Data

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