Nowadays, everyone has good internet access, making it easy to do internet things like watch videos, read news, and other things based on your preferences. But sometimes, when the video fails to play, it spells trouble for you.

Users have reported the message error “No Valid Source Available for this Video” on their screen. This is pretty much a thing that shouldn’t happen again once it’s been troubleshooted.

Reason for No Valid Source Available for this Video

  • Copy Protection: This is the main source, where there were multiple protection type Analogue Protection system (APS), Region Code, Content Scramble System (CSS), User Operation Prohibition (UOP), Region Code Enhanced (RCE), Fair Play, High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection, and Sony ARccOS.
  • Invalid Input Source: Due to error in source file or source not support.
  • Wrong VLC Version, Program is not updated:
    Having outdated VLC or wrong version.
  • File Permission turned off: Due to permission been disbaled.

How to Fix “No Valid Source Available for this Video”: Quick Guide

This error could’ve been encounter due to various factors, since it can occur on any platform including Android, iOS or PC with your Web-Browser. Till yet we don’t have any valid reason or known error, because of this you need to rely on multiple-troubleshooting guides. Read on to know more, Follow the following instructions mentioned down below.

Update your web-browser

Starting with updating your browser, sometime due to glitch which to be rectify with the latest updated patch. Check for the update, if your browser has available update simply update your browser. It is because of the functionality error where browser doesn’t support all require HTML5 elements.

Restart your Browser

Sometimes, due to a temporary glitch, you might encounter this, but with a force close or re-launching the browser might fix this error.

How to Force Restart Your Browser

  • Open Task-Manager by pressing CTRL + Shift + ESL.
    From there, check for the Browser under the process tab.
  • Next, right-click on the web-browser and click on it, and then click on End Task from the context menu.
  • After completing the task, you can re-open it and start sweeping.
  • That’s it!

Clear Browser Cache

Sometimes, due to temporary files and some corrupted files, you can have such an error. Try out clearing the cache on Google Chrome.

For Chrome

  • Open Chrome, and click on the triple-dot menu that appears in the upper-right corner.
  • Click on More Tools, and then Clear Browsing Data.
  • After that, choose Clear all and then check the checkboxes for the Cookie and Other Site data and Cache Image and Files.
  • Click Clear Data. That’s it!

Regarding Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox, and then click on the hamburger menu that appears in the upper-right corner.
  • Click on Settings, and then select Privacy and Security under Settings.
  • Next, check the box for the cached web content and then click on the Clear button.
  • That’s it!

You can check out the Opera, Safari, & Edge

Reset your browser.

If the above mentioned doesn’t work, then rather than reinstalling, simply reset your browser. Checkout the following guide mentioned down below.

For Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome, and click on the triple-dot menu that appears in the upper-right corner.
  • Next, click on Advanced under Settings and then tap on Reset and Cleanup Option.
  • After that, reset the settings to default and then confirm your action by choosing Reset Settings.
  • That’s it!

Now all the settings should be reset and you will need to sign in again to finish settings on your browser.

Regarding Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox and then click on the hamburger menu placed in the upper-right corner.
  • After that, choose Help and then choose Troubleshooting.
  • Click on Refresh Firefox and there you will find a reset of Mozilla Firefox.
  • Click on it, and your Firefox will be reset.

Your Firefox bookmarks, browsing history, and password will be kept on your device.

However, there is no specific reason for the video error. Sometimes it is due to Adobe Flash player, so try reinstalling Adobe Flash player.