How To Fix Netflix Error n8109 on Windows and Mac

The Netflix error n8109 is an error that pops up for some reason while trying to watch movies on Netflix for Windows or Mac. It is not serious and will only take a moment to get rid of.


What Causes The Netflix Error n8109?

The error n8109 on Netflix has something to do with the Microsoft Silverlight browser plugin which is utilised by Netflix to play movies and tv shows on your browser.

How To Fix Netflix Error n8109 on Windows and Mac

Fixing the n8109 Netflix error is pretty easy and will only take a few minutes. Follow the following steps or fixes in the order they appear to get rid of this problem.

Fix 1: Clear and Restart

First, try both the Firefox browser and then Internet Explorer, if you experience this error on only one browser, clear your browser cookies, then restart the browser. Try viewing movies on Netflix, see if it’s gone. If not, try the next recommendation.

Fix 2: Reinstall Microsoft Silverlight

First, close your browsers.
Uninstall Silverlight on Windows PC by navigating to Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs.
On Mac, double click the hard drive icon on your desktop, navigate to Internet Plug-Ins directory: /Library/Internet Plug-Ins/, then drag Silverlight.plugin or WPFe.plugin to the Trash, or select it then hold Cmd button and press Del.

After you have uninstalled Silverlight, you can reinstall it again by clicking on the install notification when you try to view an item on Netflix, or click here to Install Microsoft Silverlight.

And that’s it. Pretty quick huh?
If you still experience some problem not explained in this article, feel free to leave a comment and I will respond swiftly.

If this worked for you and fixed the Netflix error n8109, please let us know in the comments, thank you.


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