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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Download folder? [duplicate]

link it shows a list of folders and I need to download one of them. How to download entire folder? UPDATED The link above shows the following picture: link I want to download the whole folder ...
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Problems That Could Arise From Using “Pirated” Windows (any version) Mounted/Burned, Gotten From Bittorrents? [closed]

Not to say that I would do such a thing, but let's say someone decided to use bittorrents to download a free copy of Windows operating system (any one of them at all). What are, if any, some common ...
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How to have more than five torrents downloading concurrently with transmission?

I've installed transmission on my Raspbmc distro and it's been working great. The only thing I've noticed is that it can only download five torrents concurrently; anything after that is queued. I've ...
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Completed downloads freeze Windows

The Issue Shortly after a file download via Google Chrome completes, almost all programs completely freeze into Windows' infamous "Not Responding" state for up to 5 minutes, affecting Explorer ...
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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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resume download of utorrent files

I was downloading a file using utorrent, I clicked 'pause' and then restarted my pc. When I started download, it started from the beginning. Can I pause and then resume so I don't need to start all ...
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Power Failures and Torrent Download

I am downloading a large torrent. I had 2 power failures during the download. Will this affect the file integrity? The torrent client did not seem to run a check once I booted up after power was ...
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Use Google Chrome to download software, but the software is in Chinese. [closed]

I am using Google Chrome to download software installation files from an English website. But, when I installed them on my computer, they all appeared to be in Chinese (I am using a Chinese version of ...
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Is it possible for a BitTorrent client to give seeding preferences only to leechers who are also seeding?

I'm not very familiar with BitTorrent on a protocol/technological level. Is it possible for clients to prefer seeding (give more bandwidth, or only connect at all) to leechers who are also seeding ...
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Something is downloading in background Linux

My laptop boots normally to LinuxMint and immediately I like to open gnome-system-monitor but the shock is that something is downloading (the problem has been out 2 days ago) and nothing I run yet! I ...
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wget crawling search results of news website

I am trying to crawl the search results of a news website using wget. The name of the website is www.voanews.com. After typing in my search keyword and clicking search, it proceeds to the results. ...
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Downloading files using Chrome console

I'm new to this (and i don't speak English). I want to download a bunch of mp4-files, I know the location of each file but I don't want to open and "right-click-save-as" for each file. Is there a way ...
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use wget to output everything retrieved into a single txt file

Is it possible to do something like this? wget --recursive --output-document=theEntirePagestuffedIntoATextfile.txt www.example.com And in words what it should do is: "download the entire website ...
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How to STOP people from DOWNLOADING an online video for OFFLINE PLAYBACK [duplicate]

I have a problem, something I'm sure a lot of video sharing companies might have. I want to start a small business by offering online video-based training courses on Microsoft Office and other office ...
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How do I calculate maximum video size to be streamed smoothly on a limited bandwidth

I mean, I'm gonna put up a video on my website, but the target audience will probably have slow internet connections (500kbps to 2mbps). So my video editor allows me to tweak the video's quality in ...
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HTTrack Empty Mirror Error

I'm trying to download the following site: http://www.interneto-parduotuve.lt/ However, no matter what I try to do (get rid of the www, try other options than the "download website" one, etc) I keep ...
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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 ...
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Raspberry Pi as Download Machine?

I live in a country where internet speed is fairly low. I was interested if it is possible to cut down on my power bill by using the raspberry pi as a download machine (i know it can be done for ...
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Does downloading to an external or network-attached drive create meaningful wear on your main hard drive?

I'm about to buy a new laptop. I anticipate wanting to download some video (for one thing, higher quality than just streaming it). Based on this question I'm concerned that the downloading may wear my ...
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Extract pdf / image from doc88 Flash viewer

doc88.com uses some kind of encryption to protect pdf files. I used Chrome developer tools and found that it loads .ebt file. I think its encrypted Pdf / Swf file. I found the following reply Here ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...