Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Do you know of a way to download exe files although the web proxy has a filter in place not to allow this?

I have searched for a feature web site that does automatic file renaming. That should certainly make it possible. The solution would take a URL and then change the extension so that it would look to my proxy as I was downloading a .dat file (or similar).

There are perhaps other solutions to this problem.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

Try finding a free website service that has FTP. Sometimes they have software installed that can fetch files from a URL to your webspace and allow you to download them as a zip. Or... Even rename them! Good luck.

P.S. I have a website, and Cpanel has this feature built in I believe.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.