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Getting (403) Forbidden errors on some Youtube videos


This has been happening for a while now where some Youtube videos would return, "The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden."  Strange thing is that sometime I would get this right away while other times the video proceeds to download then stops giving this error.

I attached the debug log.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Your logs indicate that one of many audio segments could not be downloaded and the server returned an error code of 403 Forbidden.

I am unsure why this would happen and have not seen it before. 

You could try turning down the max no of segments used: Settings > Internet Downloads > Advanced > HTTP

However I can download that particular video fine here with the default of 5.


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