'Can't play this video!' Browser Notification Page

'Can't play this video!' Browser Notification Page Description

Web surfers that spent most of their time on the Internet looking for free movies, documentaries and music video clips may have encountered the 'Can't play this video!' browser notification pages. The 'Can't play this video!' browser notification pages is a tool in the arsenal of advertisers and site owners who aim to meet Web visitors with promotional materials from their sponsors. The 'Can't play this video!' notification pages are typically displayed from domains outside of the site you are viewing. Most domains associated with the 'Can't play this video!' pages have generated names randomly, and they redirect users to subscription services. The 'Can't play this video!' browser notification pages are utilized by questionable video platforms primarily. Companies like Hulu, Netflix and Amazon, are not using the 'Can't play this video!' browser notification pages. The 'Can't play this video!' browser notification pages may look like a video player window that includes a search bar and the following error report:

'Can’t play this video!
Perhaps your browser doesn’t allow video playback.
Please click the Allow button to watch the video.'

You will notice that the fake video player window includes a box with an arrow pointing at a dialog box within your Web browser. The purpose of the 'Can't play this video!' pages is to trick users into allowing advertisements and news from a wide range of advertisers. The 'Can't play this video!' browser notification pages aim to fool users into thinking that their Web browser is not loading the video content properly because it lacks a required video plug-in. Web surfers should be able to play the majority of video formats used on the Web, as long as they have the Widevine Content Decryption Module provided by Google Inc. The Widevine technology allows modern Web browsers to load protected video feed and improve the quality of movies, video clips, and animations within the Web pages. You should not trust the 'Can't play this video!' browser notification pages and the dialog boxes it displays. The 'Can't play this video!' browser notification pages may be used to direct users towards adware and bad clones of legitimate applications. If you experience the 'Can't play this video!' notifications, it is best to leave the page without following redirects and without approving subscriptions shown on your screen. Browser extensions promoted via the 'Can't play this video!' pages are not likely to be safe for use, and you may want to remove them using a credible security instrument.

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