Welcome to BBC iPlayer Beta

  powerless 10:38 27 Jul 2007

click here

XP only and you have to apply to join [if you aren't already].

I Applied...

  Taff™ 10:59 27 Jul 2007

I`ve been on the beta since the start and the downloads are very intermittent and slow. Suggest people read the bulletin board before they jump in. Remember it is still a beta!

  Legolas 15:12 29 Jul 2007

I have registered twice in the last few days not head from them yet

  powerless 15:20 29 Jul 2007

I just got the email !

  Legolas 16:46 29 Jul 2007

So it can take a couple of days for them to get back to you?

  powerless 17:44 29 Jul 2007

For me it would seem.

  Al94 18:49 29 Jul 2007

Got the email and trying first download - seems hopelessly slow

  Al94 20:00 29 Jul 2007

So far 1.25 hours to download 141MB on a 2MB connection, 29% of a 60min programme!

  Al94 21:07 29 Jul 2007

I have uninstalled iPlayer after noticing very much slower web browsing and a lot of hard drive activity even after stopping the download. Traced it to kservice.exe running which is a type of p2p client installed with iPlayer. Read more about it here click here
After uninstall, all is fine again but, imho, this is software to avoid!

  Legolas 21:18 29 Jul 2007

Very interesting when I eventually get a reply from BBC I will proceed with caution

  Legolas 21:39 03 Aug 2007

I have d/loaded and installed the player and d/l a programme it d/l no problem but I can't get it to play I get an error saying something about needing a license any ideas anyone.

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