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download flv starts download but just sits there 'starting' in the downloads box


i can download normally with no problem but when i detect a movie with download flv add-on and select to download ,it goes to the download window but just sits there in a list saying 'starting' its like something is blocking it ? any answers?

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If you are watching that video then you may need to wait until it has finished and the video will be saved from the cache.

Which extension are you using?