Netflix Error W8156-8004B82E

If you experience the error code W8156-8004B82E on your Windows computer or tablet, it typically indicates that your system requires an update. Follow the troubleshooting steps for your device below to resolve the issue.

Windows 8
Windows 10

Perform Windows updates

You may need to install important updates to resolve your issue.

  1. Go to the Charms Menu by pressing the Windows Key + C.

  2. Select Search.

  3. Select Everywhere from the drop-down menu.

    • If you do not have a drop-menu continue to step 4.

  4. Search for "WUAPP."

  5. Select the WUAPP App.

  6. Select Check for Updates.

  7. Select Install Important Updates.

  8. Once the updates are installed, restart your computer and try Netflix again.

Ensure you have an up-to-date Windows 8 graphics driver

You may need to obtain a graphics driver compatible with Windows 8. If you are unsure how to do this, contact your computer manufacturer for further assistance.

  • If there is no graphics driver compatible with Windows 8 available for your computer, play in desktop mode.

  • If you have updated to the most recent graphics driver compatible with Windows 8 and are still experiencing this error, contact your computer manufacturer.

Update the Netflix app
  1. From the taskbar or the Start menu, click Microsoft Store to open it.

  2. Click More more icon > Downloads and Updates.

  3. To the right of Netflix, click Download download icon.

  4. When the update is finished, try Netflix again.