Just recently, you might have experienced something strange while you were playing a video on Netflix on your web browser. The browser of yours might have failed to play the video and shown you an error which says:

“Whoops, something went wrong… Digital Rights Management (DRM) Error. We’re sorry, but there is a problem playing protected (DRM) content. The date on your computer is set to 12/17/2012, which may be incorrect. Please correct the date on your computer and try again.”

How to Fix the Netflix DRM Error N8156-6013

Then there is also an error showing at the bottom with a code – “N8156-6013”. So what is the solution? Let’s know about it.

If so, then believe us, you are not the first and the only one who has faced this irritating error on your web browser. But there is always a solution for every problem and here we are with solutions for this particular problem.

How to Fix the Netflix DRM Error N8156-6013

What is more irritating about this problem is that despite we adjust the date or the date is just fine on our system still this error message appears. Luckily we can now get rid of this error message by just deleting few files and here is how you can do that too.

Step #1. Show hidden files in your Operating System, be it Windows 10 or 8, Windows 7 and Vista, Windows XP and MC OS X.

Step #2. Navigate to one of the paths given below depending on your current Operating System:

Path for Windows 8, 7 and Vista: C:ProgramData\Microsoft\PlayReady

Path for Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\ApplicationData\Microsofty\ReadyPlay

Path for OS X: /Library/Application Support/Microsoft/PlayReady/

Step #3. Finnaly, Delete the mspr.hds file from the PlayReady folder.

That’s it! This is only you need to do. Now just shut your web browser and re-start it and you will be enjoying your Netflix videos once again.

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