Netflix Error W8156-80040154

If you experience the error code W8156-80040154 accompanied by a message that says,

Whoops, something went wrong. System configuration error. Not able to play protected content.

This error is caused by the admin rights currently set on the computer. Follow the steps below to resolve the issue.

  1. Sign in as another Windows user.
    • If you are able to play your movie or TV show, the user account has the necessary permissions to use the Netflix app.