Netflix Error W8156-88890001
If you experience the error code W8156-88890001 on your Windows 8 device, it's typically caused by an issue with your computer's audio drivers. Follow the troubleshooting steps below to resolve the issue.
Ensure you have an up-to-date Windows 8 audio driver
- Check your computer manufacturer's website for an audio driver compatible with Windows 8 or 8.1. If you're unsure which driver to download or how to install it, your computer manufacturer will be able to assist you.
- If audio drivers for Windows 8.1 aren't available, try downloading the latest audio drivers available for Windows 8.
- If no compatible audio drivers are available for your hardware, streaming Netflix from your web browser in desktop mode will resolve the error.
- If you've updated to the most recent audio driver compatible with Windows 8 or 8.1 and are still encountering this error when attempting to stream, contact us using the chat or call options below.