override string for Amazon Prime

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override string for Amazon Prime

Unread post by gracious1 » 2019-01-21, 03:18

Although it wasn't true a couple of weeks ago, I find I cannot watch video on Amazon Prime on Basilisk. What is the useragent override string I should use? I'm using Windows 10.
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Re: override string for Amazon Prime

Unread post by therube » 2019-01-21, 17:18

Does AP require DRM?
Does Basilisk support DRM?

Otherwise, why not just try a "stock" FF (64) useragent & see if that works?

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Re: override string for Amazon Prime

Unread post by Nigaikaze » 2019-01-21, 18:16

therube wrote:Does Basilisk support DRM?
Yes, if it is enabled (under Preferences > Content).
gracious1 wrote:I find I cannot watch video on Amazon Prime on Basilisk.
What happens when you try? Do you get any sort of error message?

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Re: override string for Amazon Prime

Unread post by gracious1 » 2019-01-22, 14:03

It says that I need to update my version of Firefox.
I do have DRM enabled (I'm not that clueless!)
I am not sure what the string in Windows is supposed to be.

This only happened in the last week or so. Earlier this month, I was doing fine without any override.
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Re: override string for Amazon Prime

Unread post by therube » 2019-01-22, 17:33

Try & see what it does?

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Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:64.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/64.0

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Re: override string for Amazon Prime

Unread post by coffeebreak » 2019-01-22, 23:16

gracious1 wrote:I am not sure what the string in Windows is supposed to be.

I don't believe it should make a difference if the string refers to Win 10 or 7 (assuming an override fixes the problem), but:

W10 FF64

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Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:64.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/64.0
or
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64; rv:64.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/64.0
W10 FF60

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Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:60.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/60.0
or
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64; rv:60.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/60.0
(Just for info, this site maintains an updated list of common user agents: techblog.willshouse.com)

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