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How to set up Chromecast on Windows 8 to stream Amazon Prime

Stream Amazon Prime content to your Chromecast

Setting up Chromecast on a Windows 8 device is similar to how you would set up with a Windows XP or Windows 7 Machine.
1) First, you need to ensure you have a WiFi enabled PC or Laptop. If you don’t, you can purchase one similar to the one below to enable WiFi.

2) Next, ensure you have Google Chrome web browser installed on your PC.…

Chromecast and Amazon Prime Video II

After several comments that Amazon Prime blocked Chromecast, I digged into it a bit more and found out that this may be due to Microsoft Silverlight. If you do not have it installed, select ‘Flash Player’ and it will still work. Here are some snapshots.

chromecast amazon prime


My PC doesn’t have Silverlight installed so instead of installing the plugin, I selected Adobe Flash player.…

Chromecast and Amazon Prime Video

There has been a lot of queries if you can stream / cast Amazon Prime videos to your TV using Chromecast. The answer is no and yes. Let me explain. No – as in there is no official app or extension similar to Chrome, Netflix, or Youtube where you can directly cast the video to your TV using Chromecast. Yes, as in you can load Amazon Prime Video Player from your Google Chrome browser from your PC.…