Thanks very much for the hard work to figure this out and the detailed write-up. With the above, I was able to reinstall Netflix on my Windows 8.1 RT Asus tablet since this can no longer be done through the Windows Store.
One step to add is that the certificate that you generate must be imported into the Trusted Root Certificates through the mmc.exe console on the Windows 8 machine. A good write up how to do that is here (it is for W10, but also works on W8 (RT flavor or otherwise):
All Windows versions have a built-in feature for automatically updating root certificates from the Microsoft websites. MSFT, as part of the Microsoft Trusted Root Certificate Program, maintains and publishes a…
However, I am having an issue with the Netflix app in general. For any title that has multiple episodes (such as a tv series), the episodes do not show up - they only appear as blank gray tiles, and cannot be selected and as such cannot be watched (see attached screen shot). For an individual movie, there are no issues, but for any content that has multiple episodes, they cannot be watched. Has anyone run into this problem? If so, is there are a fix for this?
Thanks in advance for any ideas how to solve this.