How to Fix Netflix Error M7034 on Windows 10

Have you recently encounter Error code M7034 while starting or viewing Netflix on Windows 10 device. Well, this bug appears due to recent modifications inside the default connection settings. Furthermore, users running VPN programs or using a Proxy server may also receive this issue. The bugcheck often comes with an error message that reads – “Whoops, something went wrong... Unexpected Error“.

The message above points to a network connectivity issue that is preventing Windows from accessing Netflix services. In this post, we have discussed four different workarounds to resolve the M7034 error. These are as follows –

Ways to resolve Netflix Error M7034 on Windows 10

To solve the Netflix Error M7034 on Windows 10 PC, try the following suggestions –

1. Restart Computer and Router 

If you are getting the M7034 error while starting Netflix on the computer, rebooting Windows and Modem may fix the issue. Follow the below steps sequentially to get rid of this error – 

  • First of all, minimize all running windows and press Shift+Alt+F4 keys together.
  • Using the drop-down menu, select Shutdown and hit OK.

Shutdown PC

  • Now, unplug all the connecting-wires and turn off Router as well. If you use a “Mobile hotspot” to access the internet, disable the hotspot instead.
  • Make sure to leave as it is for at least 30-40 seconds. 
  • Next, restart the Router and check whether the indicator lights are functioning properly or not.
  • Plug in all the essential cords to the computer and Restart Windows. 
  • Sign in to your PC and try running Netflix again. If the error persists, try the next solution –

2. Connect your PC directly to the Modem

Note: This method is applicable only if you are using a Modem to access the Net connectivity

The Netflix error M7034 may also occur owing to some issues inside the wireless router. If restarting the router doesn’t fix the error, try bypassing the router by connecting the PC directly to the Modem. Here’s how to proceed –

  • Use the Ethernet cable to connect your computer directly to the Modem.
  • Shut down Windows and unplug the power cable of the Modem. 
  • Wait for at least 30-40 seconds and plug the Power cable back into the Modem. 
  • Now, check whether the indicator lights are blinking or not.
  • If yes, turn on the computer and attempt to start Netflix again.

This should work without popping the M7034 error. However, if not, check what you can do further on Windows 10 PC below –

3. Check for Proper WiFi Signal

To start and run Netflix, one requires appropriate WiFi signals. If you are receiving a bad signal, try moving the router to a new location. Doing so may improve the overall WiFi signal strength.

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4. Restore the default connection settings

In case you have altered any settings inside the custom connection settings, try restoring the default values. The key custom connection includes using VPN, enabling Proxy, etc. 

If you are using a Virtual Private Network to access restricted media, try disabling them before starting Netflix. Similarly, if you are using a proxy service, turn off the same browsing to the below location on the computer –

Settings (Win+I) > Network & Internet > Proxy

Once you reach the above location, head over to the right side, and scroll down to Manual Proxy Setup. Here, turn off the “Use a proxy server” toggle switch. See the Snapshot below –

Netflix Error M7034

Note: If you have custom modified the DNS setting, reset it to acquire DNS automatically. 


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