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Our school uses an internet filter to keep objectionable material from coming to our computers. They also seem to be filtering all the NI videos. They don't seem to know why this is happening. Does anyone have any idea why this would occur? The site itself is not blocked but the videos don't run.

Thanks,

Charb

Team 1296

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As you mention, your school is blocking objectional videos - they are probably blocking *all* videos, hence none of these will run.   I venture that you're out of luck.   Before/previous years, the workaround was to download the files of the videos (*.avi/whatever) and watch offline.   Maybe someone else knows how to do that this year when the videos come from that video provider site (blip.tv?)

By the way, our school blocks *.zip files - which is a pain - but the workaround is to download at home and bring in on a USB drive.

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Actually our school does not block all videos. We have many sites that allow us to view all kinds of videos including YouTube. It just seems to be blocking NI videos for some reason. Go figure.

Charb

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Charb,

Its possible you school is blocking videos from blip.tv.  Can you watch any videos on the site itself?  You can always download all of the material from iTunes.  How can I download FIRST Training Videos?

Cheers,

Mark

Mark
NI App Software R&D
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Mark,

You were right! They are blocking blip.tv. Is there a way to get the the videos from iTunes without going thru blip.tv like it ask you to do on the "Download training videos" link.

Thanks,

Charb

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