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biggg Dr Who fan...pls help

Post by dizzy1 » Thu, 21 Aug 2008 8:26 pm

Hi

Any Dr Who fans out there pls? Just landed and can't download iPlayer to watch repeats ('not allowed'). Called Starhub and they don't have it. Has anyone out there gotten round this? Your help would be greatly appreciated = withdrawal symptoms are getting real bad...
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Post by durain » Thu, 21 Aug 2008 8:43 pm

you need a slingbox or run a proxy server in the UK. have a search on this forum as this has been asked a few times.

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Post by louy » Thu, 21 Aug 2008 8:54 pm

This is some technical stuff.
What exactly am i searching for ??

I think I am going to have a similar problem when i arrive in SG.

wanna watch Match of the Day on the bbc website.

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Post by dizzy1 » Thu, 21 Aug 2008 10:03 pm

Huge thanks......Durain!!!

Will get technical savvy person to translate and implement. Feel the doom and gloom lifting as we 'speak' (must be due for a regeneration). Think we might go the proxy PC route.

And tx for repeating your instructions (again!) for this newbie tho I did do a search in handily placed search box and got a load of stuff about plastic surgery - come to think of it, would be very useful if I start saving now!!

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Post by durain » Thu, 21 Aug 2008 10:20 pm

if someone in the UK is willing to "house" a laptop on the internet running a proxy for you, then you are sorted. if they are in london, i can help out with the setup.

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Post by ScoobyDoes » Fri, 22 Aug 2008 10:29 am

Check the BBC Entertainment channel on StarHub, or one of the BBC channels anyway. I thought i saw adverts for the channel that flashed a clip of Dr.Who.

Of course, there are alternative methods too, i haven't missed an episode yet :wink:

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Re: biggg Dr Who fan...pls help

Post by Savage » Fri, 22 Aug 2008 10:32 am

dizzy1 wrote:Hi

Any Dr Who fans out there pls? Just landed and can't download iPlayer to watch repeats ('not allowed'). Called Starhub and they don't have it. Has anyone out there gotten round this? Your help would be greatly appreciated = withdrawal symptoms are getting real bad...
tx
Download foxyproxy for Firefox and add a UK anonymous proxy from:

http://www.xroxy.com/proxy-country-GB.htm

Works like a charm for iPlayer.

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