Internet Explorer for Windows 8 - Disable protected media playback

December 2016


Internet Explorer for Windows 8 - Disable protected media playback


To disable the download of licenses, identifiers and data required for the playback of protected media content on Windows 8, follow the below procedure:
  • Launch the Internet Explorer app.
  • Launch the Charms bar by pressing Windows key + C > Settings > Privacy
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and turn off "Protected media playback".



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