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If you have AVAST as your antivirus program, and you think it is blocking Download Surgeon from working, here are instructions to add a program exception in Avast. * Open Avast * Navigate to Avast File System Shield * Click "Real-Time Shields" in...
Here are some suggestions for users of Download Surgeon that are running Webroot as their antivirus program. If you are trying to COPY AND PASTE A URL INTO THE YT DOWNLOADER ADDRESS FIELD AND CANNOT this is a problem is caused by Webroot. The link belo...
When you use Download Surgeon's SC Recorder module on your Mac, SC Recorder redirects the audio stream through a utility called Soundflower.  While the audio is being routed through Soundflower you will hear no audio from your computer.   Once you stop...
1. The sniffer test found in the Help button is just that. It is a test and if the sniffer is working correctly you should see a red square populate this module. However, you will not be able to download this file, so don't try. 2. If you have been to ...
If the OS Downloader, Help, and Options buttons don't work, there was a problem on installation with permissions that blocked the creation of the ini file used by the program. I have placed a link below for you to use to download this file. Right click...
If you are encountering poor sound when you use the SC Recorder, this may be caused by system resources.   If you have many windows or programs open, all of these take system resources.  As a test, please reboot your machine and then once your machine co...
If you have MCAFEE INSTALLED ON YOUR MACHINE as the antivirus program, here are instructions that may be helpful in setting up an exception within McAfee to allow Download Surgeon to run correctly: * Open McAfee * Go to Firewall Settings * Go to ...
The single most common problem with the SC Recorder module on Download Surgeon 2 is the incorrect or incomplete installation of the program.   Here is a link to a tutorial which walks you through the steps of this installation. https://youtu.be/I49Bb7bv...
The sniffer download module on Download Surgeon will not work when used with a VPNClient. Please try using the Sniffer Downloader outside of your VPN. The site, www.vimeo.com [http://www.vimeo.com] is a good test site. Open the Sniffer Download module a...
Go to this location C:Program Files (x86)Download Surgeon In this folder do you see the following files ytdl.exe ytdl.exe.new If you see only the first, one is that date on this file? Let me know. If you see both, delete the first, and rename the seco...
MANY IF NOT POST ANTIVIRUS PROGRAMS TODAY, DO MUCH MORE THAN SIMPLY SCAN YOUR EMAILS OR YOUR COMPUTER FOR VIRUSES.  They firewall protection, system protection, file system shields and much more. Many such antivirus programs scan or monitor every activit...
Download Surgeon is a sophisticated program in its ability detect and download audio and video. THE BIGGEST ISSUE for Download Surgeon is problems caused by Antivirus programs. For example they can: * Can block updates to Download Surgeon * Block ...