Fix – Roku Keeps ‘Buffering’

YouTube Stuck on Loading Screen

A common problem for Roku users is the device will keep ‘Buffering’ or ‘Loading’ video. It can drive a person crazy trying to troubleshoot this problem. The Hulu, Netflix, and Vudu channels are notorious for this problem. So, I threw together this guide to help people figure out how to fix this issue.

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Roku: HDCP Error Detected Fix

HDCP Error Detected

This weekend I sat down to watch a movie on the Roku box. When I attempted to purchase and watch the movie on Amazon Instant, it threw an error message on the screen that said “HDCP Error Detected“. I have seen this type of error before, but that time it was a blue and white error screen that said “HDCP unauthorised. Content disabled” and took up the entire screen. They are both caused by the same issue.

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Roku Channels Won’t Open – Fix

Roku 3

I was sitting down, getting ready to enjoy some Disney+ shows on my Roku Ultra, when suddenly, channels wouldn’t open when I tried to launch them. I went to select Netflix, and it did the same thing. Every channel I opened would flash me back to the Home screen.

Luckily, I solved this problem. Here are some troubleshooting steps you can take when your Roku channels won’t open.

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