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Old 12-29-2009, 07:09 PM
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Question watching while downloading

I decided to treat myself to renting a movie from the itunes store thinking it would be a quick download time (silly huh?) but am faced with it saying it will take 2 hours... i know im being impatient but is it possible to start watching it while it downloads? i daren't try because you only get so long to watch it and dont want to risk stopping the download! any advice would be appreciated!
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I know that this response is WAY too late, but for further information with people with this question...

You can start to watch it once enough of it does download that you can start watching. If you do though there is a chance that the movie will "stop" if you downloading is slower than your ability to watch the movie. I did this once and found I had to wait about 1/2 hour before I could start watching the movie reliably without buffering. Once enough downloaded it was no problemand I had no problems with interruption andhad the moviewatched in plenty of time.

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