Skip to content

How to fix error code: 102630?

  • by
  • 4 min read
What are browser cookies? Why are they needed? Types of Cookies

Error Code 102630 is a frequent issue that people often encounter while using different online services, especially when watching movies or shows on platforms such as Netflix, Hulu, or Disney+. This error usually appears as a message stating something went wrong and providing code 102630 as a reference.

In this article, we have discussed the causes of error code 102630 and a few ways to help you fix the issue.

What are the causes of the error code 102630?

Below we have discussed the reasons that might be causing the error code 102630.

  • Poor internet connection.
  • Corrupted cache memory.
  • Using an outdated version of the browser.
  • Hardware acceleration.
  • Conflicting browser extension.

Also read: Why Yelp for Business is not working? 

How to fix the issue?

If you are encountering error code 102630 while streaming something online, we have explained a few ways to help you fix the issue below.

Check your internet connection

A weak or unstable internet connection is one of the most common causes of this error. Start by checking your Wi-Fi or Ethernet connection to ensure a stable connection. Restarting your router or modem may also help.

Photo: DG Studio /
Photo: DG Studio /

Clear the browser Cache

The corrupted cache memory and cookies of the browser affect the proper functioning of the browser and might be a reason that is causing the error code 102630. Clearing your browser’s cache and cookies can often resolve errors on a web browser.

Click here to know how to clear browser cookies on Chrome
Click here to know how to clear browser cache on Chrome

Update the browser

You may be using an outdated version of the browser, and that might be the reason why you are encountering this error. Ensure your browser is up-to-date with the latest version.

Also read: Why is my auto scan not finding channels?

Try a different browser

If you encounter error code 102630 in one browser, try accessing the website using a different browser to determine if the problem is browser-specific.

Disable hardware acceleration

Consider disabling hardware acceleration if you’re experiencing this error on a web browser. Follow the steps below.

Step 1: Open Google Chrome and click on the Menu (triple vertical dots) icon.

Step 2: In the drop-down menu, click on the Settings option.

Step 3: Click on the System option from the settings menu on the left side of the screen and then turn off the toggle beside Use hardware acceleration when available.

Disable browser extensions

Browser extensions might interfere with the streaming experience. Temporarily disable them to see if the error persists. To disable the browser extension, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Click on the Triple-dot menu. In the dropdown menu, hover over Extensions and then click Manage Extensions.

Step 2: Click the Remove button under the extension you want to remove in the Extensions.

Disable the extensions individually and see which is causing the issue.

Also read: Fix: Spacebar preview not working on Mac


Akash Singh

Akash is a law graduate who likes to go for bike rides on the weekends soul-searching for answers to his many existential questions. You can contact him here: [email protected]