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19 views

Was my mozilla download corrupted after a system wake up?

I have a windows 7 OS with a mozilla firefox browser. I had a large ISO file being downloaded on it while I carelessly put the system in standby without pausing the download. Although the download ...
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0answers
44 views

“Windows can't open this file” when downloading torrent with Chrome

Previously when I was clicking on a "get this torrent" button in Chrome, it would just download the .torrent file. That is the expected behaviour. Someday, probably surfing too late and too tired, I ...
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349 views

How to force Firefox to download mp3 file?

Somehow my Firefox reverted to old behaviour, and now it plays all mp3 files from URL in my browser. I want it to ask for download location. I have tried several things such as: Firefox settings -> ...
0
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1answer
32 views

New downloaded softwares don't run

I have this problem that whenever I download a program and I try to run that window appear Windows cannot access the specified device,path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to ...
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0answers
129 views

uTorrent download limit cancels transmissions

I have the latest uTorrent (v3.3.2) on Windows 7 64-bit. I've been noticing lately that when I set a global download limit of any kind, uTorrent will stop downloading and uploading completely. It's ...
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How to stop 7-Zip from automatically downloading and opening a zip file in Chrome?

I have checked the "Ask where to save each file before downloading" option in Chrome settings yet after installing 7-Zip, every time I click on a link which targets a .zip file: chrome doesn't fire ...
0
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0answers
130 views

Downloads don't show progress until complete

I'm really at a loss as to what exactly the problem is, as it seems to be the same for not only chrome but firefox and oddly, now Utorrent as well. Whenever I try and download a file from a file ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Completed downloads freeze Windows

The Issue Shortly after a file download via Google Chrome for Windows completes, the download will get stuck on "0 seconds left" and all other programs (except Google Chrome, for some reason, but ...
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0answers
414 views

How Can I Not Show the Green Download Progress Display for Google Chrome in the Windows Taskbar?

I use Windows 7 and when downloading with Google Chrome the icon in the taskbar has a partially green background that indicates the download progress. Is there a way to not show this green status ...
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4answers
235 views

Is there any way to download a new browser, without the current (and only) one working?

I have a very strange problem with IE, it somehow disappeared of the user's workstation. I detected a lot of infections, some malware and some worms. I definitely suspect the iexplore.exe being ...
0
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0answers
398 views

Set Downloading Files Size Limit

Hi i am working in Online Add Posting job, i have problem all people in working time start downloading movie, etc so i want to block downloading or set the maximum downloading file size so people are ...
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1answer
333 views

Firefox download stops while screen locks [duplicate]

I'm using Window 7. When I download a large file through Firefox browser and screen gets locked, the download stops. I want to continue downloading even if screen is locked. How to do this.
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3answers
129 views

Can't download from HP Website

I have a problem, and I have no idea where to start looking at a solution. I have just installed a new copy of Windows 7 on a new computer, and I want to download drivers from HP Driver. The problem ...
2
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2answers
96 views

How to know the the size of a file before downloading it?

I'm on windows 7, how to know the the size of a file before downloading it? I have chrome, firefox and orbit downloaders, some times they don't show the file size of a download no matter what, for ...
3
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1answer
241 views

Closing the lid of laptop slows down downloading files [duplicate]

I would like to download files from the intelernet on my lenovo laptop with windows 7 when the lid is closed. Unfortunately the download slows down almost to zero when the lid is closed. Answers to ...
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1answer
89 views

How can I stop compressed files being decompressed when I download them?

I've found that downloading certain gzip compressed files from our workplace's internal network causes the files to be decompressed as part of the download process. I don't want this to happen ...
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1answer
4k views

How to download PowerShell 3.0 on Windows 7 32bit?

Microsoft.com wants me to update to SP1 on Windows7 , but I can't do that because it will mess up other installed softwares. How and where can I just install PowerShell 3.0 . I ready have PowerShell ...
0
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3answers
95 views

Allow anyone to download any file from my computer

I'm using Windows 7, and I want to make all of the files on my computer publicly accessible, so that anyone can download any of the files on my computer. Is there any way to do this without using an ...
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2answers
803 views

Is Windows 7 still available for direct download? [duplicate]

I remember being able to download Windows 7 directly from Digital River, but when I tried today, using the links provided here, I found that the links aren't working. I don't know whether they stopped ...
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3answers
2k views

wget - Many URL's in .txt file - download and save as

I have 2000 URLs in excel file. The URLs are in the first column and in the second column there are names for the files downloaded from URL in the first column. I can copy that and paste to .txt file ...
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0answers
26 views

Where does wget put downloaded files on Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where on my computer did Wget download this image? I am trying to download a file using wget in Windows 7. I used the following command to download the file: C:\Program ...
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1answer
107 views

Cannot download certain files in any browser

I am using windows 7 on my laptop and for some reason certain files such as .exe files will begin to download, proceed to 100% and then disappear. I try to open them from the download list and they ...
1
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1answer
454 views

Possible to resume download from network drive if it gets disconnected?

I need to download a 10 GB VM file from a network drive. The problem is I periodically need to access a VPN connection which disconnects the network drive. I am not able to resume the download after ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Transfer a file from Server A to B, using your PC as terminal then turning off your PC?

I need to copy server-a.com/file.zip to server-b.com. Let's assume the file is really big. Using my home PC, I SSH to server-b.com and type wget server-a.com/file.zip How do you do it so that the ...
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5answers
809 views

Downloading Microsoft Security Essentials via HTTPS

I want to download Microsoft Security Essentials on my brand new Windows 7 home PC. The official site presented to me is http://windows.microsoft.com/de-CH/windows/products/security-essentials, as I ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Can't download anything on Chrome

I have been trying to download files on Google Chrome recently and it completes downloading the file, but when I try to run it, it gives me this error: Windows cannot find ...
2
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1answer
1k views

why are my downloads using Chrome remaining incomplete?

Since the last two days, any file that i try and download remains incomplete. i'm using Chrome for Windows 7. I have not changed the proxy settings in any way. All file downloads reach 90 % ...
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3answers
588 views

How to open a file without any extension in windows 7? [closed]

I recently downloaded a file but it just looks plain, i mean no icon like winzip or anything and in the 'Type' column it just shows 'file'. i have no clue how to open such kind of file.
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3answers
3k views

stop computer from going to sleep when downloading [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Prevent Windows 7 PC from sleeping while a download is in progress I'm on Windows 7 Ultimate Edition and if I have a large download the computer goes to sleep (and the ...
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3answers
580 views

Where to find original windows vista cursors

I reformatted my HDD and installed Windows 7 Ultimate. But i noticed the Windows Animated cursor theme from Windows Vista is gone. Any way to get it back, or an external download source? I do have ...
2
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0answers
770 views

Error Downloading a File

I am attempting to download a file with Firefox and I see this error: C:\Users\Lynda\Desktop\Sample.psd.zip.part could not be saved, because the source file could not be read. Try again ...
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1answer
81 views

Why don't they allow users to download stand alone package?

Usually I use yahoo messenger to chat when I have some free time to meet the people around the world and to come to know different cultures. But for the latest version of yahoo messenger I need to ...
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1answer
3k views

Limiting download speed in firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to limit download traffic in Firefox Throttling Bandwidth on Firefox Simulate limited bandwidth from within Firefox? Does anyone know how to limit download ...
2
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4answers
527 views

How to download Miles Reid's Algebraic Geometry video on Windows and view it offline

I would really like to augment my knowledge of Algebraic Geometry from the lectures by Miles Reid which can be found here. However, since I do not have fast Internet all the time, I am searching ways ...
0
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1answer
123 views

Change location of RSS Dynamic Desktops

I'm currently using CCleaner to take care of my computer, but I also have a dynamic desktop background provided by Bing (I'm running Windows 7 HP) - and unfortunately the two conflict. Whenever I ...
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2answers
220 views

When I download a text file in safari the results are displayed in the browser not sent to a file

When I download a text file in safari the results show up in the browser. In Chrome and FireFox the results are sent directly to a file on my computer. Is there a way to make Safari do that same ...
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2answers
7k views

My Downloads folder disappeared

In Windows 7, my Downloads folder in my user directory disappeared. How can I recreate it? I just created as a new folder, but it does not have the special folder icon that it used to have. That means ...
1
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2answers
308 views

Download resume support blocked by isp?

Can ISP block resume support for downloads ? I'm using IDM (internet download manager) to download of the internet from resume supported websites, yet I am unable to resume downloads. I tried ...
6
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4answers
2k views

All downloads being interrupted

System: Windows 7 Professional 64bit. 8GB RAM, Intel i5-2400 CPU, +300GB free on the hard drive. AVG Internet Security 2012 (enabled & disabled, with firewall enabled and disabled - no effect for ...
2
votes
2answers
965 views

How to disable the online Authenticode check everytime you open an EXE?

Every time you open an EXE file that you've downloaded, Windows 7 checks online if the EXE is signed. Is there a way to disable this? It takes around five seconds to test if it's okay, and then it ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

Windows 7, download speeds drop to 0 kb/s and the download has to be restarted

My PC has an SSD as C: and a sata drive for D: The SSD is brand-new and so I have reinstalled Windows 7 64-bit. I have installed the latest network drivers from the motherboard manufacturer, in fact ...
2
votes
4answers
29k views

Why is Google Chrome not downloading anything?

I click the direct link to the file and it just does nothing. No loading or anything. Some places work, some places don't. I also checked in my Downloads folder, nothing started downloading. Any ...
0
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1answer
753 views

How to configure wget to mass file download keeping the original filename

I have some problem configuring wget right for my needs, i have a file, named images.txt, containing a list of urls to required images, the command for wget is simple: wget -i images.txt however ...
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2answers
564 views

How to configure VMware in Windows 7 Home Basic?

How can I configure VMWare in Windows 7, Home Basic? Where can I download VMware? Is there a guide that shows me how to configure VMware?
3
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4answers
363 views

Need to download lots of files, Whats the most lightweight download manager?

I need to download 30000+ .mp3 files! each of them are ~200 kb.. I tried to download all of them or in 6 sets (5000 files each time) with Internet Download Manager but it freezes.. Which download ...
4
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1answer
10k views

Where can I find a standalone installer for Windows 7 Service Pack 1?

I've searched everywhere and can't find a standalone MSI or EXE for Windows 7 Service Pack 1. Does it exist somewhere?
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3answers
303 views

Download speed measures below ISP rated speed

My internet connection is advertised to be 10 MBps or around 1 MB/s. I normally get download speeds up to 1 MB/s or no less than 750 KB/s but now it's down to not much higher than 150 KB/s and around ...
2
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2answers
1k views

Interrupted downloads

I've been having troubles with my internet connection within these sites: (I'm using Firefox 6.0, Chrome 13.0.782.112, I.E 9.0 Latest version, and is the same problem with all those browsers, for ...
2
votes
1answer
454 views

Mass image downloader that works for yfrog

I want to download around 500 photos from a user account on yfrog.com. The photos are located under the URL in the following format: http://yfrog.com/user/<username>/photos Is there a free ...
1
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0answers
71 views

How can I download a single file in multiple segments? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Download manager to replace GetRight? Can I somehow download a single file in multiple segments simultaneously? Is there a browser plugin for Chrome/Firefox? Maybe a ...