Downloading is the process of receiving digital data from another computer, either over a local-area-network or a wide-area-network (i.e. the internet).

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Snippet Image and not download

I want to have 1000's of Images from a Website but they have uploaded them in a way that not every picture is a single upload. one image which is shown in the website is uploaded in parts so when i ...
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How to handle .ics files properly on MAC OSX?

With CATSone we can download .ics files to share calendars between collegues. When I click this download link on Windows, the .ics file is downloaded after which I can import it in my Outlook ...
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Is there any way to download a whole website? [duplicate]

Can a whole static website with all its subpages for offline viewing be downloaded? That may require downloading hundreds of pages but it it possible to do that together without manually downloading ...
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Set Microsoft Edge to not close while downloading?

Microsoft Edge 25.10586.0.0 on Windows 10 build 10586 allows you to close it while it is downloading something, losing all progress on the download. I noticed this while using Google's excellent ...
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Why Is My Powerline Adapter Not Giving Me My Download Speed

I recently bought a powerline adapter, the TP-LINK TL-PA4010KIT AV500 Nano Powerline Adapter, to be exact. But can't get more than 2MBps while downloading anything, whether it be on Steam or just ...
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What happens to a cancelled download in Chrome?

What happens to a download started in incognito mode when you cancel it? Does it get deleted? Or is there a temporary file somewhere?
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How make a list with all download URLs terminating with tar.gz within a web directory

So, I want download all files terminating with tar.gz in this URL per example: http://ns334561.ip-5-196-65.eu/~fgscenery/WS2.0/ but i need it with format of a list like: ...
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Recover firefox blocked downloads after clearing downloads list

I used Firefox to downloaded a .rar file which is considered containing a virus or spyware. Blocked: May contain a virus or spyware I've checked the C:\Users\User\Downloads and I see the file ...
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Check if encrypted USB has been accessed

I mislaid my encrypted USB memory stick for a while (I now have the memory stick in my possession) and I am concerned that someone may have known my password and accessed and saved files to another ...
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Stop Internet Explorer from renaming downloads

I've put up a web page that explains how I setup my Visual Studio settings. This includes downloads for .vsix extensions (the "Download" under "Erweiterungen installieren", "Indent Guides") or .config ...
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How does the download of Google Drive work?

Recently, I downloaded some files out of Google Drive, and it seems interesting that the download bar doesn't like any other cloud service. . The Google Drive download file is the first one. Does ...
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change download folder based on website from which I download [closed]

Is it possible to change Downloads folder in Google Chrome (or any other browser) on the fly, based on the website from which I download? Example: I start downloading on facebook.com and it downloads ...
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download a url in bulk and name with the url

Is there a way to load a list of urls...download the content into a folder and the name of each download is the name of the url? I have about 1000 of these url's which are downloadable as pdfs. ...
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Download went much faster than my connection speed

I'm looking for an explanation to that mystery mentioned below. I'm not having a problem that needs to be solved. I have an ADSL line with speed as 8 megabits/sec, usually I get download speed as 850 ...
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How do I completely download a web page, while preserving its functionality?

I've been trying to save this webpage using all of the methods that I know, but none of them have worked so far. The website itself has some great functionality. It is able to render MathJax in ...
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HTTrack wait page load complete

I'm trying to download with HTTrack the results of a search request at the URL here Unfortunately the download starts immediately and doesn't get the search result (as the page is still showing a ...
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Why does Google Chrome fail to provide a checksum

Alright, I may be a bit uneducated when it comes to this subject but I have a genuine curiosity about why Google does not provide a checksum along with a gpg signature with their Google Chrome ...
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How do I work around servers serving wrong Content-Type for downloads?

Say I'm downloading a zip file. Using curl -I URL -e DOMAIN I can see that the Content-Type is text/html even though the mime-type for the file is correct. This causes Firefox to treat it as an HTML ...
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How can I download a file the moment it becomes available on linux?

How can I set up something on a Linux machine so that the moment a file on a web server returns something other than a 404 error it will download it. I would like it to stop checking the moment the ...
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Removing a prank [duplicate]

This is a bit of an odd one. Someone (Probably roommate), somehow, installed something onto my computer that opens a "unsavory" website in my default browser every 10~15 minutes. It's not browser ...
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How to retrieve a complete directory from a URL [duplicate]

Is there a method on Windows or Linux for downloading all files* within an online directory, specifically: http://download.opensuse.org/tumbleweed/ so I have a local repository I can work on? Any ...
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BackgroundTaskHost and SearchProtocolHost are downloading heavyly in the background

I am using Windows 10, recently I noticed my windows box has downloaded hundreds of gigabytes in a week, I installed NetBalancer to get network traffic statistics. I noticed BackgroundTaskHost.exe, ...
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Will Recheck make my torrent good?

I downloaded a torrent file of a TV show from AXN. Many people said that it is a good torrent and they are able to watch it without any problem. In my case I see some black lines and some distortions ...
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Cannot download the Windows 10 ISO (x64) file

I'm trying to download the Windows 10 ISO (x64) file. It is 4 GBs, but it only lets me download 17.4 MBs, regardless of the browser! However, if I copy the download link to clipboard and paste it into ...
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Download entire webpage (including its contents) from archive.org [duplicate]

There is a page which I want to download entirely. (vaporwave.me) It went offline in 2015, and I can only access the archived version of it in wayback machine. But I'm planning to make a mirror of it, ...
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How to bypass download restrictions other than using VPN?

Its possible that someone has blocked downloading on the network I use. But it works to listen to radio streaming or youtube in high quality. What I tried and does NOT work: -browser download ...
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Why do tar.gz files download faster than .zip files?

I have a Linux build server that I frequently download from and I have noticed that the .tar.gz files have download speeds approximately 3 times faster than .zip files. However, to my understanding ...
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Does downloading a file, requires the server to also upload it to the client

Suppose I am downloading a file from a server. Now does downloading the file from the server mean, that the server is also simultaneously uploading the file to my computer. That is, apart from me ...
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Is there an easy way to search the web for images by keyword then download a specified number of the original full size images in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm looking for a simple way to search the internet for images of, say, 'desert landscape' or 'statue of liberty' or something and then download the first n results in the original resolutions as ...
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streaming consume less data than downloading for viewing same hd movie

If I have 10gb mobile data plan /month which option is better for watching a hd movies (a) streaming (b) watch after download.
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How to make wget IGNORE certain files?

How do I make wget IGNORE certain files? I ask, since it downloads them and deletes them afterwards, since they're not required (they're excluded). But is there an option to IGNORE them BEFORE even ...
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Recursively download website on Windows preserving Unicode filenames

Normally I use GNU wget to grab websites recursively. But I want to fetch some websites with lots of Unicode URLs for various languages and I'd like to keep the Unicode in the filenames. (Here's an ...
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Wget download speed fluctuating

So I'm downloading an ISO from the Uberstudent website using the wget command displayed on their website. But the download speed is constantly fluctuating and I am wondering what could be causing ...
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Batch Download Picture

Why isn't this code working? :downloadPicture bitsadmin /transfer downloadPicture /download /priority normal https://www.planwallpaper.com/static/images/foggygoldengatebridge.jpg ...
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Internet Download Manager does not download PDF file on specific sites

I am using Internet Download Manager latest current version. It is working well. But on some sites it is not downloading PDF files. Instead a box opens in Firefox like what to do with the file (save ...
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Myths and facts about network speed

I would like to get some things clear, once and for all, so that I can rest in peace and share this knowledge with others without making fool of myself :) My internet provider states that its UL ...
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Is it possible to download all images in a PHP website?

I want to download all images from this website for art reference: http://gbf-wiki.com/index.php?%BF%CD%CA%AA%B5%D5%B0%FA%A4%AD%B0%EC%CD%F7 But all image links are PHP links. This is the sample ...
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My Windows 10 is downloading update files. How to stop it immediately?

My Windows 10 is downloading update files. How to stop it immediately? I could not find any stop button.
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Searching a website (including all child elements) for an image with unknown name

Problem: on a specific website, there's an image, somewhere... on the entire website. That image should link to a page with possibly a form in it. For example, somewhere on superuser.com/ (and all ...
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Chrome “[file] is not commonly downloaded …” when downloading from local server

Hello StackExchange community, I am trying to redistribute a software tool over the servers in our client's network because most of them don't have an internet access. So the current situation is: I ...
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Rename Downloaded Files Inside Chrome

I'm using Google Chrome Version 48.0.2564.116 (64-bit) on OS X El-Capitan version 10.11.3 (15D21), and happen to download a lot of files everyday. Now, once I download them from source A, I need to ...
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Deluge daemon stalling after restarts

I have deluged daemon version 1.3.12-1 py2.7 running as a service under nssm. Everything works perfect for a period of time. If I restart the PC or service on the computer hosting deluged prior to ...
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How can I easily download this videos from this site?

This Videos are hosted from Youtube but when I try to watch them on Youtube they are not available in Youtube. http://dts.aisc.org/courses/dts/modules/1a.html Currently I am downloading files by ...
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How can I get wget to always download the file, e.g. I don't want “The file is already fully retrieved; nothing to do” [duplicate]

I'm giving a very simple command, such as wget http://www.example.com/updates/Avail.asp -O avail Which downloads a very small file containing just a few integers indicating which updates to my ...
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Is there a way to place downloads in a folder to be deleted when disk cleanup runs?

If a download is sent to the temporary folder in Windows will disk cleanup or Ccleaner delete it when they are run? I would like to delete downloads instead of having them stored in the download ...
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CloudFront download speed in Europe: expected vs. reportable

As a user in Europe, what is the download speed I should expect from a service powered by AWS/CloudFront? At what point should I report a slowness and to whom? For WeTransfer, from an example link I ...
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How to close a program when connecting to a specific wifi on Windows

I have a small download limit on my home wifi. Everytime I open my laptop dropbox starts and starts syncing consuming my download limit. I don't want to remove dropbox from my automatic startup list ...
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Make downloads in wget utilize full bandwith

I am using an app called WSUS to download updates for Windows and Office. It works fine, but the problem is that I am on a time-based connection and wget (what WSUS utilizes to download files) does ...
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Downloading video using command line

I use right click on a button and select Download Linked File As to download a video file into my computer. I'd like to automatize it with scripts, so I opened the source code and copy the link ...
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How can i download a website that requires javascript prompt login

I want to download a website with httrack but the website requires a javascript login i have the login but i can't tell httrack how to that. Thank you