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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Windows 8.1 upgrade download location [duplicate]

My Windows 8.1 upgrade is currently downloading via Microsoft Store. I have two laptops running Windows 8 both of which I am planning to upgrade. Since the upgrade requires downloading 3.6 GB, ...
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Teamviewer cannot send fonts

When sending/transferring fonts via Teamviewer (on Mac OSX) they transfer as 0 bytes, so cannot be opened/used. Is it a copyright issue? How can I get around this?
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Automatically add tracker url to any public torrents from any site while downloading

I've noticed an amazing thing today that I've never seen or heard before. Within my friend's ISP, any public torrent he downloads from any site no matter what (even if the site is hosted within his ...
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Download ALL Folders, SubFolders, and Files using Wget

I have been using Wget, and I have run across an issue. I have a site,that has several folders and subfolders within the site. I need to download all of the contents within each folder and subfolder. ...
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wget execute script after download

I need every time you complete a transfer program wget this run a script. this is my full command line: wget -i urls-to-downloads.txt My problem is that I want to go subtracting it downloads the ...
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Is there a way to automatically save the image in a browser as the webpage's title?

For example: The webpage title is "Student Cookbook (The Australian Women's Weekly Minis): Amazon.de". Any image that you save would be named accordingly. Possible?
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Does the download speed depends on browsers too?

As far my knowledge goes download speed depends on net connection. I heard that some browsers are fast for downloading files. Is it true? If so, which is fastest for downloading?
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Incomplete downloads reported as complete - Firefox - regular occurance

I am having a problem with Firefox where downloads are incomplete, but they are reported as complete. This happens with multiple file types (exe's, zips, videos). There is no circular arrow icon ...
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Does closing Firefox cancel / stop downloads?

Well, this question might have been asked (and answered) before, but I haven't found any good (and current) information besides this 3-year old post, that explains a way to allow Firefox to warn ...
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Free download manager issue in Chrome?

So Im not really sure why/how/when this happened, but just today, every time I try to download something from the web using Chrome, I am getting this page shown here. It seems a little... sketch... ...
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Downloading a file just using an URL [closed]

I created a local file as below, but when I click on the URL, browser adds the file address before actual URL (e.g. file:///G:/Proj/taxo/www.xabcd.com/~abcd/example.csv) and it does not work ...
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Getting exit codes from LFTP

I'm using a short lftp script on cron to download files after they are uploaded to an ftp server. lftp -u user,pass sftp://server:port -e 'mget -c -E path/to/file/*.zip -O ...
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Download entire directory from a website using Powershell

I have been using the following command to pull back files from a web server and store them on my local machine: $client = New-Object System.Net.WebClient ...
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Torrent download [closed]

If I download legal content through a torrent, will it show the details of what I'm downloading in the office server? In general, if I surf the internet, it will list the website addresses that I ...
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Windows forgets Download folder location in Favorites

I use a specific folder to download files. I changed the Download link in Favorites to point to that directory. I downloaded a file today by clicking on Download link and saved the file. Then I opened ...
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Get purchased iTunes music on linux

I have some music that I bought on iTunes that I'd like to have on my Linux computer. Is there a way I can install iTunes and download the music? I already tried using Wine, and I got a lot of errors, ...
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Download and print multiple files/links at once?

I have a list of links to lots (I mean hundreds) of HTML-pages with one bill each. How can I automate printing all of those pages at once with a printer (no PDF)? I think I saw an add-on for ...
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Windows Update preventing Internet Explorer 9 to download files from the internet

In the last 2-3 weeks I have been getting this problem where my clients cannot download files from the internet, when they try to download anything from IE 9 they don't even get a "Save As..." screen, ...
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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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How to resume wget mirroring from a different location?

I am out of space in my home folder , where iam currently mirroring this site for the pupose of a cygwin installation in my windows machine using wget from my linux machine. i am aware that i can ...
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Download and convert YouTube videos to MP3 and organise into channels/playlists

I'd like to download YouTube videos by specifying a YouTube channel URL or playlist URL. I then want to convert the videos to MP3 and put them in a separate folder according to the playlist. Is this ...
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Internet Explorer 8 not letting one save .SWF's

Not ruling out this being be a GPO setting, but IE8 at my work doesn't seem to allow the download of .SWF's (As one example): Does anyone know why / possible reasons?
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httrack, wget et al: Follow all urls, but only download specific ones

I'd like to download all pages of a website where the URL matches a pattern X. For those pages, I want to download all requisites (CSS, Images etc), regardless of where they are stored (even if that ...
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How to download videos from MathWorks website? [duplicate]

There are a lot of free videos on MathWorks. For example this list. There are also a lot of free Webinars that are open to every one. I do not have access to internet at all times. I would like to ...
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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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How do Pause-able downloads work?

I use Internet Download Manager (IDM) for downloading data, and I have noticed that in it's download progress window, it shows whether or not a download is pause-able (resume-able). Typically, ...
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Are all internet file downloads using FTP protocol?

I heard, FTP is used to transfer files over a network. Also heard that it uses TCP port 20 and 21. So TCP is connection oriented. We have acknowledgments. If the transmission is lost, we should be ...
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Where can I get a version of Xcode that will run on 10.6.8 (the current version nolonger supports 10.6)?

Where can I get a version of Xcode that will run on 10.6.8 (the current version nolonger supports 10.6)? I tried inserting the original 10.6.8 Install disk in my laptop but it just pops back out ...
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Can't store Youtube videos directly to my FTP home server

I have a TP-Link TD-W8968 ADSL router modem, which supports FTP server application by hooking a USB mass storage device on it. Previously I was downloading all my .torrent files to my computer, but ...
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Reset Asus rt-n66u Black Knight Wireless Router

I have a connection that is 50 Mbs per second and I am having trouble downloading most files. for example watch this video of my attempted download of SourceTree. Edit I have determined it is ...
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Monitor Skydrive Shared File Downloads

I use SkyDrive to share some large non-email-able files to family and clients. Since I only have so much space on SkyDrive, I like to delete these files after sharing. It seems like every time I ...
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Is there a site to download Linux ISOs over SFTP?

My work allows the downloading of ISO images for work related projects. However the proxy we use has issues when downloading from FTP sites. I should also mention that downloading large files over ...
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Closing the laptop lid makes my Wifi download slow

I have windows 8 on a HP Laptop. When I close the lid while downloading "peer to peer" the speed decreases dramatically. The laptop is not sleeping nor hibernating (I disabled those options), and the ...
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Download zoom image from amazon

My Granddad bought a vinyl record way back in 1950's many years have passed but my granddad is no longer with us but we have that LP. Now somehow I managed to rip that LP in mp3 format but I like the ...
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How do I setup a shortcut for “change default download folder”?

In OS X, I want to setup a keyboard shortcut to change my default Google Chrome download location instead of digging through the settings every time. How can I do this?
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ETA infinity for download in full progress?

How come the ETA for the highlighted uTorrent download is at infinity? As you can see, the download is in full progress, size is 388 MB and almost 52% done. Its ETA should be in the order of 10 ...
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Files not downloadable via Browser but with Wget. Why?

Recently I came across an issue on a client machine where the machine was not able to download some files. We tried to download the files via Browser, but it did not generate any response. However, ...
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Download all images at distance 2 using Mac OS X

I need to download all the images from a website on my computer. The images are not listed all in one page. Instead I have an index page that links a set of pages (page1.html, page2.html, ...) each ...
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Why there is no “stop download” context menu option in youtube [closed]

There was a "stop download" option when we right click on videos of youtube. 1. But now there is no such option. And another thing I noticed is 2. After playing full video if we select replay whole ...
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Error using Httrack for download a blog from a blogger site

I am traying to donwload one my blogs using Httrack. Every time I tried I got this error message: **MIRROR ERROR!** HTTrack has detected that the current mirror is empty. If it was an update, the ...
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Save Multiple Pdfs links at once [duplicate]

Supppose there are links to pdf files on a web page as follows: exam1.pdf from 2004 exam2.pdf from 2005 exam3.pdf from 2006 exam4.pdf from 2007 exam5.pdf from 2008 The exam*.pdfs are link ...
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Kindle Library: books/documents that I uploaded myself can't be downloaded to Kindle for PC

my Kindle library contains a number of books I bought from Amazon, plus several documents I uploaded to Amazon so that I can read them on my Kindle devices. This works on my Android phone and tablet, ...
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How to download original image resolution

I saw How to get the full image when the shopping site like Amazon shows you only a part of the image and let you zoom and pan? and found some good info but all posts appeared like Klingon to me as I ...
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Why can't we save 100% of a site?

We all know that we can't obfuscate HTML or Javascript. We need to remember that if the browser can read it, the user should be able to read it too. Therefore, why is it that sometimes when we ...
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FlashGet Can't Download from DropDox

I'm having problems using FlashGet to download stuff from Dropbox. I read somewhere that this didn't work. Is there absolutely no update, plugin, add-on, hack that could make it work? And, why ...
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How to make Office Home and Business 2013 Click-to-run work with Google Apps Sync

I'm a big fan of the Stack Exchange community and this is my first question, hope it is appropriate to ask it here. I've bought four retail boxes of Office Home and Business 2013, just to find out ...
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Drag and drop multiple files that d/l as same filename in Windows 7

I'm trying to drag and drop multiple photos into a folder. My problem is that they will download as the same filename, i.e. photo.jpg. Windows only gives me two options. Either replace one of them or ...
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How does distance from the source (router) affect wireless transmissions?

As I move away from my wireless router my download speed decreases. However, I have read some conflicting arguments where they claim that, at least theoretically, the download speed should not be ...
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Is there a way to download videos from Channel 9?

I am trying to download this video: http://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Going+Deep/Expert-to-Expert-Contract-Oriented-Programming-and-Spec But the WMV link doesn't work if you click "Save As". ...
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Using Wget to download single images from a website using the the img src URL where img class=“decoded”

I want to get single images off a website. The website has photos. Clicking on the photos leads to another page. I want to get the photos from the img src tag in the html. I already have unix code ...