Today, one of the most popular online video channel that is used throughout the world is YouTube but some users have recently reported "an error occurred please try again later" on it.
Here, in this article, we will discuss the probable causes and the fixes for the YouTube error.
There is actually no specific reason that might cause the YouTube error, so here let's check out the different probable causes:
These are some of the most probable causes of the YouTube error. Now let's look at the various ways how we can fix the YouTube error.
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There is an option on Firefox that allows the user to delete cookies, saved passwords and cache files for a certain website called the "Forget About This Site"
In this case, you have to enable this option to fix the "YouTube error occurred".
You can follow the steps given below to apply it:
If this doesn't fix the YouTube error, let's see the next fix.
These types of YouTube errors can be generated from the Shockwave Flash, so you could try playing YouTube video after disabling this.
To disable the Shockwave Flash, follow the given steps:
The process for disabling the Shockwave Flash feature is the same in all the browsers, so even if you aren't using Firefox, you can disable the feature on the browser that you are using and then try playing the video again.
If after the above two fixes, you are still getting "An error occurred please try again later" on YouTube, then this could be a DNS problem and you might need to change it.
You can do so by following the given steps:
After you are done with this process, check if the YouTube error is solved.
Another culprit for the YouTube error could be the outdated audio and video drivers so you should update the outdated drivers as well.
For this, you have to visit the official website of the manufacturer or the Microsoft site and check for the latest Windows 10 drivers and download and install them.
You can also use some third-party apps that will help you update your drivers if you feel that updating them manually is a little too tricky for you.
If the above-mentioned fixes haven't really worked for you, you can try clearing the cookies and cache in the Firefox browser.
You can follow the given steps to clear cookies and cache:
You can try to switch to another browser if the error is still not fixed.
As this issue isn't present in all web browsers, many users have said that changing the browser resolved the issue for them.
The YouTube error could also be caused when you disabled the cookies so check if you have actually disabled them and then enable the third party cookies.
Follow the steps to do so:
The process is almost the same on other browsers as well, just make sure that you have turned on the cookies on it.
The YouTube error could also be happening due to the third-party antivirus installed on your Windows 10 computer.
It has been confirmed by many of the users that Bitdefender causes the YouTube error and if you uninstall it, you can fix the error.
You could also update the Bitdefender app to the latest version to fix the error.
Make sure you report this on the official site of the software if that is what is causing the error.
These are the causes and the fixes for the “An Error Occurred, Please Try Again Later” error on YouTube in Windows 10.
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