SOVLED! How To Enable Flash Plugin For VUDU

Despite the obsolescence of Flash, how to enable Flash plugin for VUDU is still one of the frequently asked questions in VUDU forums. You want to watch VUDU on your web browser but Flash is disabled by default and you don’t know what must be done? In that case, this article could help you out. Continue reading to be able to enjoy VUDU to the fullest. 

Enabling Flash Plugin For VUDU: Guidelines 

Note: You don’t have to be an expert to learn how to enable Flash plugin for VUDU. For ease of convenience, we use Chrome here. 

  • Step 1: Launch Chrome, click the three-dot icon on the top right and pick Settings.
  • Step 2: Select Show advanced settings then choose Content settings under Privacy.
  • Step 3: Go to Flash and hit Allow sites to run Flash.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is VUDU free?

VUDU is free so you don’t have to pay to use it but expect a lot of ads. Also, while VUDU offers a number of free movies and TV series, you have to rent to watch certain content. Besides that, 4K resolution is only available for rented content. 

What should I do if VUDU won’t work? 

Solution 1: Clear Cache

  • Step 1: Launch your web browser, go to Settings and clear cached data. 
  • Step 2: Exit your web browser. 
  • Step 3: Launch your web browser, visit VUDU and see how things turn out. 

Solution 2: Uninstall And Reinstall 

  • Step 1: Go to Search bar, type Control Panel and press Enter.
  • Step 2: In Control Panel, change View by to Category then hit Uninstall a program under Program.
  • Step 3: Locate VUDU, right-click it and pick Uninstall.
  • Step 4: Follow onscreen instructions then restart your computer after the uninstallation finishes. 
  • Step 5: Reinstall VUDU. 

Solution 3: Reset Windows Store

  • Step 1: Go to Search bar, type cmd and hit Run as administrator. 
  • Step 2: In Command Prompt (Admin), run the command WSreset.exe.
  • Step 3: Restart your computer. 

Solution 4: Re-Register Store Apps

  • Step 1: Right-click the Start menu then pick PowerShell (Admin).
  • Step 2: Run the command Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”} in PowerShell (Admin).
  • Step 3: Restart your computer.

Solution 5: Check Out Internet Connection

In the beginning, restart your router/modem. If your computer is connected to the Internet via a wireless network, remove obstacles between the computer and the router/modem. Depending on the situation, it’s a good idea to update the driver of the network adapter as well. If the issue persists, don’t hesitate to run Internet Connections troubleshooter.

  • Step 1: Press Windows + I to open Settings.
  • Step 2: Select Update & Security then choose Troubleshoot.
  • Step 3: Click Additional troubleshooters and pick Internet Connections.
  • Step 4: Hit Run the troubleshooter.
  • Step 5: Assuming that the troubleshooter manages to identify the cause, click Apply this fix.

Solution 6: Clean Boot

  • Step 1: Go to Search bar, type msconfig and press Enter. 
  • Step 2: In System Configuration, go to Services tab, choose Hide all Microsoft services and select Disable all.
  • Step 3: Navigate to the Startup tab, hit Open Task Manager and disable everything in your sight.
  • Step 4: Close Task Manager, go back to System Configuration and hit OK. 
  • Step 5: Restart your computer. 

If VUDU works as expected following clean boot, you could conclude that an app is the root of the trouble. As a precaution, you should get rid of recently installed apps. Once you know for certain that VUDU is no longer obstructed, you could change startup back to normal.

  • Step 1: Go to Search bar, type msconfig and press Enter.
  • Step 2: On General tab of System Configuration, select Normal Startup and choose OK.
  • Step 3: Restart your computer. 

What are the alternatives for VUDU?

There are many alternatives for VUDU. At the moment, Netflix is the number one streaming platform and you can access it via website as well as app. Other alternatives include Prime Video, Hulu, HBO Max, and HBO Go.

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