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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How could an ISP charge differently for “browsing” and “downloading”? [closed]

Well as browsing/visiting a website involves downloading pages, images etc to PC for viewing the same in web browser, then actually it is same as downloading. Now for example, if an Internet service ...
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How to use a download accelerator to download videos with Video DownloadHelper?

I use Video DownloadHelper to download videos from a server that fails often (so resume option is of great use) and works much faster with multi-stream download managers. In the past Video ...
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Identify which directory is being accessed by a program

I am running some code using a program to download few files.I see that my available free space in C-drive is decreasing rapidly, but I am not sure to which directory are the files being downloaded ...
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Download a single web page (including images from CSS)

I want to download a single web page including everything needed to view the web page locally (this includes images linked in the css). Example URL i want to download: http://www.example.com/page1 ...
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How can I stop photos I download from popping up in Preview?

I download product photos from other websites and this happens: I save the photo to the file I want the photo then appears on Preview in the foreground on my Mac the website I was downloading from ...
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Script to check Computer Model and Download BIOS File

I've just started working with WindowsScripting and would like some help figuring out how to write a Script that would check the model of a Computer and store the result in Variable in the Bat file. ...
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how to resume partial download on IE

I'm on Windows 8.1 and I'd like to restore partial downloads on Internet Explorer to recover them with wget. Unfortunally I deleted the list of downloads on IE and so I cannot find them in the ...
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Firefox: download all file types without prompt

I am trying to set the default behavior for downloading files in Firefox. Currently it opens a nasty dialog "open with or save", and i can tick a checkbox to perform selected action for this mimetype ...
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Deleting “.piece_part.bc!” Bitcomet Files After A Completed Download

I Use Torrents To Download Stuff , Recently (about a year and Half) I Use Bitcomet For This Purpose. As Some Of My Stuff Get Downloaded 100% , About half of them Have A File , which it's Name it The ...
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Visual Studio Community 2015 offline download size [closed]

I am using /layout switch for Visual Studio 2015 community edition setup. My download size is currently 12.8 GB. I want to know what is the actual size of offline download. Can anybody tell me the ...
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permanent cookies for downloading

I sometimes when download from premium websites their cookies expire in about 4 hours. Sometimes I need to pause the download and start again and due to cookie expiration I logout and I have to ...
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How to download skype video message from the cloud?

I need to forward a video message from a contact to another contact. Skype (v. 7.14.85.106) gives me this link which opens in a browser window. After examining the streams through Chrome's network ...
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Windows 10 store “resume download” is not working

It seems that Windows 10 Store can not properly handle resuming of paused downloads. I want to download a big app which is 4,7 GB. Due to slow internet it takes a lot of time to download, so it's ...
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windows 10 chrome download wont open file location if windows explorer already open

In windows 10 I have windows explorer open at any directory. In chrome I download a program.Once downloaded I click open file location on the download options at the bottom of chrome. Nothing happens. ...
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How to limit download speed of a task?

I started GTA 5, now the task "GTAVLauncher.exe" tries to download 1 GB update from the internet, but it takes the whole bandwith. Is there a way to limit the download speed of this task? I already ...
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How to download video streamed in chunks? [closed]

I have this series (which is freely distributed online) and I want to have a DVD recorded with the chapters. I'm trying to download the video but since it's in chunks, I'm having problems to get the ...
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How to download files directly on router/modem instead of PC

I have a modem/router (DSL-2750B) with a external hard drive plugged in the USB port. My idea is to download files directly to the external drive instead of my PC. The reason why I would like to do it ...
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Download 4.1GB file stops at 101MB

I am trying to download file which is a little bit bigger than 4GB. I tried on Firefox and Chrome and it stops everytime at 101MB. I tried to use an app dedicated for downloading files, but Free ...
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OwnCloud 8: how to show raw text file in brownser instead of the download button?

The answer to my question has already been answered here by @ceremcem. However, in the meanwhile (the question is from 2014), OwnCloud has evolved and the URL structure has changed. According to my ...
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Download manager - prevent termination

i am trying to download a large datafile from www.kaggle.com on my Windows 7 system. (12 GB file). I unfortunately am in a location with somewhwat spotty internet, and every 6-7 hours have to ...
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Uget not working on Google Drive

I am not able to download any file from the Google Drive website using the uGet download manager. Every file which is downloaded is corrupted. It is working on every other website. I am using Flashgot ...
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IE and Chrome are requesting that I allow ect.html.gz to be downloaded for some sites

IE and Chrome are requesting that I allow ect.html.gz to be downloaded for some sites. What is this file? Is it dangerous, or is this a malfunction of IE and Chrome? The problem does not occur with ...
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wget — retrieval of pdf files from online database

I am using wget to retrieve particular pdf files from http://www.aph.gov.au/ I only want to retrieve Hansard files (transcripts of Chamber proceedings). Two scenarios: There is a page where ...
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How can i download all js files from website with folders structrure

I have webapplication build in ExtJS javascript library. IN the firebug i can see all js files which the site uses with paths. I think some js files are dynamically pulled based on click. But when i ...
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How do I use proxy in uTorrent for downloading?

My Hostel Wi Fi has blocked uTorrent and other clients. So I can't download through them. Can I use proxy for unblocking it? If yes then how?
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Windows 10 Start menu Downloads shortcut is broken

With a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro, I enabled Downloads shortcut to appear on Start menu. However when I click on it nothing happens. Other shortcuts such as Documents, Music etc all work fine. Is ...
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Axel: How many connections -n switch support?

with -n switch we can specify maximum number of connections; What's the maximum number of connections that axel support?
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Automate the download of images posted on Twitter by hashtag to create slideshow

A conference organizer wants to be able to have a running slideshow of just the images posted on Twitter for his convention. I have been searching for a solution for a few hours now without success. ...
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Downloading a web site and merging the html files

I am taking an online course and I am allowed to download the course files to my hard drive by pressing a download button on the website. I get a directory of files on my hard drive that looks like ...
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How can bulk download images on a webpage AND save their respective urls?

I know they are quite a few tools to bulk download pictures from webpages, but I need to do something a bit different. I'm building a website that curates images found around the web. So instead of ...
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How to download streamed files with wget?

Sometimes I stumble in files I cannot download with wget. So maybe someone has a hint for me? For example I want to download via the following link: ...
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Can anything resume a download from a server (filetransfer.support.microsoft.com) that forces restarts? [duplicate]

Microsoft support are trying to send me a 1GB file. The problem is, their homespun file transfer service (filetransfer.support.microsoft.com) appears to be configured in a way which prevents downloads ...
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Is it possible to get values of inflation and fixed income rate investments through Yahoo! Finance?

I'm using Yahoo! Finance for one of my "money apps" and I'ld like to consult the monthly values of Brazil's CDI (a basic type of fix income investment) and that of Brazil's official inflation index, ...
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batch download files from website in repeating pattern

I want to download a bunch of files from a website. They are named in the following manner: xyz.com/yyyy/mm/yyyymmdd.jpge for example, xyz.com/2015/11/20151115.jpg can I automate this?
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Windows 7 frequent download interruption

I just upgraded to Windows 7 Pro from Home Premium, and now almost all downloads (Youtube videos, online games, ftp/http downloads) are interrupted after a random length of time. Sometimes the ...
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Cannot access large image (error 403) with Apache

I uploaded an image via FTP (~7 MB) to my shared hosting and I try to access it from a direct URL in the browser. However, I'm always getting error 403. All other files work just fine, so I figured it ...
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How do I create a torrent from direct link?

I want to download a video from web but downloading directly may be interrupted. So, i am trying to find a way that I can download it through torrent, like what Burnbit.com can do. However, I have ...
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Where can I download Google's full browsing history?

Google's signed-in devices (can) sync browsing history, as explained here. I tried to use Takeout to download it, but it only seems to offers Search history. Where can I find this data?
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How to resume .partial download in Internet Explorer?

I am having a small yet annoying issue. Firstly... ...I went to the apple.developer website to download XCode 7.1 (I didn't download it from the Mac App store because it would take longer). I got to ...
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Basic networking, wireless router and ISP throughput

I just want to understand what I imagine is a very basic concept: at what point would my wireless router become the bottleneck on my network? Network: ISP - 20mbps download Wireless router - ...
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Is it bad for a hard drive to download more than one file at the same time? [closed]

It was said frequent reads and writes to hard drives like BitTorrent would cause wear to the hard drive and probably shorten the service life of the hard drive. How about simultaneously downloading ...
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Downloads stop half way on Windows over Ethernet

EDIT: The problem does occur with the wifi as well as ethernet. It was just harder to spot. I have an X99 Deluxe motherboard with two ethernet ports. Using either of the ports, or the built-in wifi, ...
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Attempting to Download f4m Stream using HSdump Fails

I am trying to download a stream that uses an f4m mainfest file for streaming. I want to download the stream in question, and I am attempting to use HDSdump to do so. I have determined that the f4m ...
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How download multiples URL to local folder? [closed]

I have multiples URLs and I would like a online site/ program to download those files. please help
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How to save a copy of this web page?

I'd like to save a copy of this page offline so that I can grep through it: http://forum.devmaster.net/t/advanced-rasterization/6145 But I'm unable to download a copy of this page with wget, saving ...
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Is it a security issue when a PDF file is downloaded as an executable installer?

I am using Firefox 39.03 and I’m subscribed to a few Google Alerts. I recently received several alerts each containing a link to a URL which is a PDF file whose only content is a link to a Russian ...
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how to manually merge files downloaded by IDM?

for the last couple of days. i've been downloading an .exe file sizes about 1.73 GB. the TEMP folder was on E:\ when it's done IDM merged about 1.5 GB and gave me an error about no free space were ...
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downloading a .exe from chrome and discarding it [closed]

hi i recently downloaded a file from the internet in .exe form and i thought there was something shifty about it so when you get the option about knowing the risk down the bottom of the browser i ...
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How to download a view-only PDF? [closed]

I am trying to download a PDF file from a site that lets me only view it.  I visited the site a few months back, and back then I could easily download PDFs.  Recently however, they seem to have ...
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Schedule downloads in Chrome

I need to download some large files for a game update through chrome. However I get reduced speeds during the day. Is there a way in Chrome/extension that I can schedule the download to run eg 2am?