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Topic # 204885 21-Oct-2016 13:55
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I have been having problems with Dave, both with Red Dwarf on-demand (UKTV Play) and TV Player. On UKTV Play I get a player time-out error when I try to play any Red Dwarf episode, and when I tried to stream the current episode on TV Player, which just  happened to be coming up live, the stream suddenly stopped after about 5 minutes with an error about some kind of browser issue or incompatibility. I have never had that before. The new HTML5 player doesn't work at all for me (just keeps looping to that very irritating upgrade screen) and I was using the fallback/300 Flash player link. Since all this happened, I went to a different computer and tried various things. Finally I tried playing the Flash stream on TV Player again and it is working normally as I type this.


Can anyone verify these issues? Has anyone else had problems with either UKTV Play or TVPlayer?



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  Reply # 1655974 21-Oct-2016 21:24
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Just watched Red Dwarf.


I have an amazon Fire TV and have the UKTV Play app installed. Also use DNS4ME as unblocker.


The app wasnt working at all at the start of the year so I turned on the DNS logging (dns4me lets you run traces), and found a couple of sites they should have been unblocking. I added them to my custom doamins and it works ok.


Curious thing is that the app always fails the first time you open it. Restart it straight away and it then works ok.


Anyway - Red Dwarf worked fine tonight - though buffered a couple of times in the last few minutes.

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