For many years I have used the Windows Backup tool to save video files I had finished viewing in a browser. By taking advantage of the Windows “Shadow Copy” functionality, you can do this despite the files being copy-protected. Still, though, the Windows Backup method does NOT work with Google Video. It doesn’t work because Google Video “locks” the file in addition to copy-protecting it. This causes Windows Backup to skip the file during backup.
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If you manage to get past the “insufficient system resources” issue discussed earlier, at least on WinXP systems running with 2GB of RAM you may run into a further memory-related issue: the “out of memory” error. Continue reading