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 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 this?...
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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 C:\Users\%...
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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 app'...
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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
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Spotify not downloading songs for offline mode?

So, lately I decided I want to have some Spotify playlists in offline mode. It successfully downloaded one song, and now all the others just have that little 'syncing' icon. It has been days since I ...
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Apache 2.4.9 Server Download Interrupted

I have a small server using Apache 2.4.9. You can connect fine. But for some reason. Downloading big files seem to be an issue. Whenever you download a big file, It says Download Interrupted. (...
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Downloading Deeply Embedded Flash Videos?

I have been trying to get a couple of videos from 9now.com.au (previously 9jumpin.com.au). Unfortunately standard video downloaders don't have much success on ninemsn pages (thats what 9now.com.au is ...
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AutoHotkey autoclick and save images with custom picturename every time [closed]

has someone an idea for a autohotkey script which clicks always on the same button and position go to coordinates over a picture make right click and press save as graphics give in a custom filename ...
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How to download video with blob url?

I am trying to download video with src url blob:https%3A//www.youtube.com/23aea5c8-9ae2-40dc-9417-e675ea99b386. Is there a process that can be followed to download all this type of videos?
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Firefox cannot save files (most of the time), how to solve?

This is not a full duplicate of this question or this question, though the base question is the same. However, those questions have no answers. For over a half a year I have problems downloading ...
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How to download a file from URL in Linux

Usually one would download a file with a URL ending in the file extension. To download Ubuntu ISO, one would simple wget http://releases.ubuntu.com/14.04.3/ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso ...
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httrack getting tumblr photoposts but not photosets; why?

I'm trying to save tumblr image posts. For a post with one image, like this http://textsfromthepurikyua.tumblr.com/post/124075150094/textsfromthepurikyua-image-cure-heart httrack -n gets that image. (...
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Inconsistent Download Speeds

I am downloading a fairly large file (~2G). The download speed that chrome is showing is varying from 300-600kbps. What is confusing me is that the windows task manager is showing speeds varying from ...
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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 to,...
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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 re-...
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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 ...