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YouTube code error stumps The Geek | #firefox | #chrome | #microsoftedge | #hacking | #aihp

Q: I very much enjoy your column and read it each time it appears. I run Windows 10 on an HP laptop and Google Chrome is my web browser. When I try to play YouTube videos all I get is what looks like Greek to me. Maybe its lines of code, but I don’t know.

Here’s a short sample, but it goes on for pages:


The same occurs no matter the browser/search engine, including Bing or Edge. At one point I had found a way to copy the video into a Gmail and it would open as desired, but I have since forgotten what I did.

— Bob L., Shalimar

A: You’re correct in thinking this is code of some sort, Bob. I’ll discuss what I think it is below, but first, I’m a little confused over what you said in the last paragraph. You initially said you get such code when trying to view YouTube videos, but the last paragraph almost seems to imply that you are getting similar code when using search engines.

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