I have windows 8 videos on youtube have only audio cany see video howw do I fix?

trying to watch videos on youtube but all I get is audio video wont stream can I fix this?

Hi Tony,


Thank you for posting in Microsoft Forums and giving us an opportunity to assist you.


From the description, I understand that Youtube videos wont stream on your Windows 8 computer.


I will surely try to help you in fixing this issue.



1.       What is the complete error message you are getting?

2.       Is the issue confined to Youtube videos?

3.       Which Web Browser are you using?

4.       Have you made any changes to the computer prior to this issue?


This could have caused due to outdated Flash Player. However this can be fixed by performing some of the troubleshooting steps.


I would recommend you to follow the below given methods and check if it fixes the issue.


Method 1: Refer to the article and follow the steps mentioned in it.


Videos won't play or web pages won't display correctly



Method 2: Refer to the links provided below and follow the steps mentioned in it





I would also suggest you to contact Youtube support:



Hope this information will help you.


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Last updated March 24, 2018 Views 105 Applies to: