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Old 11-29-2011, 04:26 AM
 
Location: County Mayo Descendant
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I found this filestube site while looking for some UK movies, after you join another page comes up to download a viewer 30 day free etc, well forget that.

When I click on the movie,to play it will ask to download an exe. file at bottom of screen, I don't know if that exe file is from a persons computer or what, I didn't do this for fear of of virus.

Then I read about torrent, pirate ship etc.

Do any of you use this?

I'm guessing windows media player does not play these files

Years ago I tried bearflix but could never get that to work.

Thanks
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Old 11-29-2011, 04:55 AM
 
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These file hosting sites usually offer a free but limited service and a premium service.

The files are uploaded by other people and could contain anything including viruses, absolutely do not download any that are exe's. Frankly I wouldn't downlaod any of them. Anything on there even if it's a real copy is also going to be an illegal copy. Same thing with the torrents. The bottom line is you're not paying for it from large media outlet like Netflix it's not legitimate.
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I'm guessing windows media player does not play these files
Windows media player can play any media file as long as you have the correct codecs installed.
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Old 11-29-2011, 06:06 AM
 
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First I would never download an Exe file from a place like that. Second I believe you are talking about pirate bay, not pirate ship. Third, download VLC player and dont worry about codecs
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