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BBC iPlayer Desktop - Auntie, Why Do You Tease Me So?

Dec 19, 2008, 17:34 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Lawson)

"A quick reboot later (just in case), I launched the iPlayer Desktop and selected the option to 'Click Here To Start Downloading From BBC iPlayer' - and was taken to the iPlayer home page. Here, I selected an edition of Panorama (not many programmes seemed to have the 'Download' option) and... nothing happened.

"No download, no error messages, nothing. Hmm, beta software - you gotta love it, eh? So I found another programme and tried again - same result.

"I looked again at the iPlayer Desktop application and noticed in the top right corner a red light and the word 'Offline', but couldn't find any option to make it go 'online'. Nor am I able to save any of the Settings (there aren't that many anyway)."

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