Error message 224002 on trailers - help please!

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Hi, I am unable to watch the trailers on IMDB and keep receiving an error message saying it is unable to play. I am watching on a tablet, on Microsoft Edge. They work okay on Chrome but I'd like to be able to use Edge. I've tuned off my pop-up blocker to no effect. Ironically, the ads play fine! Any help most gratefully received - thanks!
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Happy you have it sorted. 
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I spoke too soon! Although I tested it with a trailer that previously hadn't played, and it played fine, it's gone back to doing it again, so obviously Adobe Flash wasn't the issue.
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Hi Chancery, that's about as far as I can go with this. You will have to reply to:
Claire, Official Rep for IMDb staff to resolve for you.

So that we can investigate further, can you please confirm the complete list of information below?
  • Device model
  • OS version number
  • Browser name and version number
  • URL of trailer(s) you've attempted to play
  • Full text of the error message displayed

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Fix Video Playing Errors in Microsoft Edge:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2U8QKA6SiTo
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Thanks. Done all these things already I'm afraid, without joy.
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Hi Chancery,

I'm sorry to hear you're experiencing this issue while attempting to view trailers on your tablet.

So that we can investigate further, can you please confirm the complete list of information below?
  • Device model
  • OS version number
  • Browser name and version number
  • URL of trailer(s) you've attempted to play
  • Full text of the error message displayed
Thanks in advance. We look forward to assisting you further.
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Hi Chancery,

I'm sorry to hear you're experiencing this issue while attempting to view trailers on your tablet.

So that we can investigate further, can you please confirm the complete list of information below?
  • Device model
  • OS version number
  • Browser name and version number
  • URL of trailer(s) you've attempted to play
  • Full text of the error message displayed
Thanks in advance. We look forward to assisting you further.
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Chancery Stone

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Think I may have sorted in now, Claire, thanks.
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Chancery Stone

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Hi Claire, I still have the problem, if you can help. My device is a linx tablet, Windows 10, Microsoft Edge 44 and the trailer tonight was https://www.imdb.com/list/ls053181649/videoplayer/vi951238425?ref_=hm_hp_i_3

The error message says 'this video file cannot be played. Error code 224002'. It appears to be happening randomly as I got it to play when there was no ad in front. So I don't know if that has something to do with it. There is no ad blocker on my computer that I am aware of. Any help most gratefully accepted.
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Thanks, Chancery!

I've forwarded this information to our engineering team to investigate further.

We'll update this thread once we receive further information.

Thanks in advance for your patience.
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Hi Chancery,

Our engineering team has been unable to reproduce this issue. Can you please confirm if your OS and browser are updated to the most recent versions?

Thanks in advance.
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Yes, they are. I am using Edge 44, which is the most recent version. I checked IMBD yesterday and I am still getting the same error message.
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Hi Chancery,

 Can you confirm that you have tried to clear your browser cache and cookies, followed by restarting your browser?