Why can't I download YouTube videos?

By Daniyal
Nov 10, 2012
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  1. When ever I download any video from you-tube from IDM this (shown in picture) appears,
    I don't wna change the down-loader as I m an IDM lover but I have tried on different browsers ,and my down-loader is also up to date ...
    please help
    THANKX !

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  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 5,164   +228

    Although it is illegal to download some videos from youtube, what browser are you using & what video download addon are you using & a link to the video would help.
  3. LookinAround

    LookinAround TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 8,361   +167

    What firewall do you use? From I read, it could be a firewall blocking IDM.
  4. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,797   +882

    yeah it is most likely a firewall issue. what firewall do you use? windows or 3rd party?


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