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The sniffer technology built into Video Surgeon requires this program to be installed on your computer.  The installation of this program is built into the Video Surgeon installer.  If you do not have WinpCap installed Video Surgeon's sniffer module, w...
There is no way to know how many sites Video Surgeon can detect video links from.  We estimate that VS can access about 90% of all of the sites on the internet. In future releases we hope to be able to improve this number and expand further the number of...
Some flavors of Internet Explorer have a setting called "Protected Mode"  This mode blocks the ability of the sniffer to detect videos.  You can check this by going here:> Tools > Internet Options > Security. > Look for a checkb...
Some flavors of Internet Explorer have a setting called "Protected Mode" This mode blocks the ability of the sniffer to detect videos. You can check this by going here:> Tools > Internet Options > Security. > Look for a checkbox f...
This is a fairly comprehensive list of items to check if your sniffer is not working. 1. Open the browser(s) that you use to view videos on the internet and delete the cache (temporary internet files) and cookies.  Here is a link to show you how to do t...
The sniffer works on approximately 90% of all sites that have A/V files. Let's first begin by confirming that it is working. When you use it you do have instances where the sniffer found a link and populated this link into the sniffer window. Is thi...
To add Video Surgeon and WinPCap to Windows Firewall Exceptions list please follow the instructions below.  If you are NOT using the default firewall provided by Windows, the process will be different and you will need to consult the documentation for th...
There are two possibilities:1. Video Surgeon cannot detect links for this video.If you have never been to this site or this video before, and after 15-20 seconds of the video playing, no link is being detected then it is safe to assume that that Video Sur...
There are a couple of real differences between these two options.  Generally speaking if you are using Video Surgeon, to download many videos at the time you are connected, then you should use the DOWNLOAD ONLY option.   If you are only going to downlo...