A seemingly pervasive problem purportedly caused by a recent update to Silverlight, the Netflix streaming player bombed-out on me this evening, whinging about “Error N8156-6013” and complaining that it had issues both with playing DRM content and — for reasons which transcend reason — the date on my (virtual) computer. The solution was simple enough. Delete the following small file:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\PlayReady\mspr.hds
I was back to cackling irreverently at Archer in no time.
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