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Windows 7: Watching U.S. streaming video when not in the U.S.

17 Aug 2012   #1
broiyan

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 
Watching U.S. streaming video when not in the U.S.

I'd like to watch U.S. websites when travelling outside of the U.S. This lifehacker article on watching hulu outside of the U.S. might be relevant so I tried it and my Firefox browser still fails to show the streaming video. Any suggestions, please?

Edit: the lifehacker article from July 2010 http://lifehacker.com/5583515/access...a-proxy-server


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17 Aug 2012   #2
hexaGAWN

Win 7 64
 
 

Is using a proxy server located in the U.S. out of the question?
Proxy Servers - Page 1 of 10
List of Free Proxy Servers Sorted By Country - Page 7 of 10
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18 Aug 2012   #3
broiyan

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Since the lifehacker instructions didn't work, I tried a U.S. server with Foxy Proxy Basic add-on and still I can't get through.
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18 Aug 2012   #4
spacecat1

windows 32
 
 

Maybe you could check some vpn-s for easier access , here is the list best vpn services
and here is the good article explaining how to watch hulu outside us
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23 Aug 2012   #5
tommyGarcia

Windows 7
 
 

Hi.

I recently started using PrivateTunnel and it's the solution to what you're experiencing. They have a Windows installer... and it just works. You can watch Netflix, Hulu or whatever.

The first 100 Megs of data transfer are free, and then it costs $12 for 50 Gigs! It's cheap and it's great.

https://www.privatetunnel.com

The other option would be to use Unblock-us. It's pretty good too.
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25 Aug 2012   #6
broiyan

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Coincidentally I also settled on PrivateTunnel. I like that you pay for service; not by the month.
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