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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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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Disconnects during downloads/buffering

I recently got different connection to the Internet. It is via 4G, provided by Optimus. Now when I am downloading something, approximately after downloading 100MB, the speed goes all the way down to ...
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IPCONFIG /registerdns on Windows increases Download Speed momentarily

I'm downloading a large video file, and it is downloading somewhere in the rage of 50-75 KB/s. I wanted to try and speed up the process, so - not really expecting anything - I flushed the dns cache ...
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How to download and reupload all mail/contacts from a mail server on thunderbird

Hey so a friend of mine's company is apparently resetting their mail servers and they asked all the employees to download their mail tonight and re-upload in the morning. He forgot to and his IT ...
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How to automatically open “saved” pdfs in system viewer on chrome?

As discussed in ghacks and slashdot Chrome no longer lets you automatically open downloaded pdfs in your System viewer. In general, I like using the built-in Chrome PDF viewer, but for some longer ...
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Download stopping at 800KB

I have a problem with downloading in chrome browser, whenever I try to download anything (jpg mp3 mp4 exe) the download hangs around 800 KB for at least 30 minutes or so and continues to download. so ...
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How do I open a source code file in Chrome?

Some files, like txt can be opened in Chrome. How do I open py files that are linked on the page, and prevent them from bringing up the download dialog box? Like this, for example ...
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Stop Chrome from downloading a certain file

I use LogMeIn to remote into my clients via Chrome browser. The recent update from LMI asks me to download a file, for creating session. How can i stop chrome from downloading this file? I'm tired of ...
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Where is provided an official download of Windows 8.1 Core in Spanish? [closed]

I would like to do an unatended installation of Windows 8.1 and to integrate some things like drivers and other files, then I require the ISO of Windows 8.1 in my language but I can't find it in ...
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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 download multiple files at once?

I'm trying to download multiple files from different URL's. These files are in zip format. So for example : http://site/filedir1 returns a List of zip files that can be downloaded at that URL. There ...
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Chrome malicious file warning

I have .exe file that can be downloaded from my website but in Chrome I am getting the malicious file warning. I have already added the site to the Google Webmaster Tools and it seems already ...
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youtube-dl downloaded part of a video, gave an error, now says it has already downloaded the video

So I started a download from youtube with youtube-dl, it got about 600mb and quit with this error: [http @ 003f7c80] HTTP error 403 Forbidden time=00:42:19.46 bitrate=2127.1kbits/s ...
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Mysterious .zip File

I've booted into Linux (KNOPPIX 7.2(?) on a flash drive) on my father's old laptop and have been looking around the hard drive a bit. In his Downloads folder, I have found a zipped folder called ...
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How would I scrape text from a site? [closed]

Schemer is closing down, and I'm trying to preserve the text because there are many good ideas on the site. I'd like to get the text from within each of the links listed on the sitemap. Is there a ...
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Can One Extract a Hyphenated Filename File From a Server Using Curl?

The images I'm dealing with have file names like part-1.jpg, object-a.jpg, Aspect-0.jpg. What I'm wondering is what I put in place of ???: curl -O http://server/[???].jpg
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Chrome won't download/Internet Explorer opens on own

All of a sudden my Chrome browser won't download the complete file of whatever it is I'm trying to get. What I get says either that it is a incomplete file (and they are much smaller than the one I ...
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Google Drive won't let me download my files

I Recently uploaded a .PSD file from work to my personal Google Drive so I can download and work on it at home. Today when I went onto my Google drive to download this file, when I pressed the ...
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Download files in bulk, but confirm each download

I wish to download all pictures from an album. The album is an HTML page hosted on the Internet, which has both links to some other stuff in the site and thumbnails, which link to the image viewing ...
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Torrent download speed is only a small fraction of web download speed

I have a download speed of around 600-900kB/s, however when I download torrents, I only receive a download speed of around 5kB/s. This problem does not occur using other broadband connections, such ...
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wget download from mirror download links

I'm trying to download using wget a tar.gz. The file is redirected based on the url parameters, so all downloads are redirected automatically. for example: wget ...
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How to get rid of the File Access Security Warning for EXEs downloaded with Firefox 26+?

When downloading an executable file in Firefox (26) windows shows the "File Access - Security warning". Since I am not stupid and don't try to execute downloaded files I don't trust and clearly don't ...
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Downloading from web versus installation

I have just downloaded a computer game which is around 2GB. My download speed was pretty fast, almost 30mbps. But when it comes to install the game on my computer, why is it that slow? I mean, I don't ...
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Quicker way to download files from FTP server in Google Chrome

Let's say I am browsing an ftp server, and there is a ton of files I want to download. Usually I go about it by [Right-Click link] + [Click "Save link as.."] + [Click "Save"] While this works, ...
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Disable “Content-Disposition: attachment” and force inline display

Websites which use Content-Disposition: attachment force me to download the document which I dislike. For example I want to print out the invoices of my ISP for taxation purposes. Their stupid ...
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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 ...
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Does wget have a download history?

I have used wget to download several compressed packages(in a failed attempt to manually emulate apt-get, if that is of any significance), and I don't remember the packages' locations. Is it possible ...
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Why SDM gives error while downloading from dream spark periodically?

I've been trying to download Windows 8.1 for a week.Every time i start a download, it stops at 15-20% and gives the following error: "The download cannot be completed. If a location selection is ...
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Is there a way to still get discontinued programs?

Winamp was officially discontinued today. It is no longer available for download, so I am trying to find a copy. It’s not so bad at right now because it’s still fresh, but what if I didn’t notice its ...
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Download manager for windows that can import list from text file [closed]

I was using a downloader manager, but recently discovered it contains some potentially dangerous modules. One of the features available was the ability to import a list of files from a text file to ...
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How to save web pages automatically even if my computer is turned off or offline? [closed]

I need to save 1-3 webpages daily or several times per day, even if my computer is turned off or is offline. How can I do that?
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How to overwrite server-side forced download window?

When clicking at a link to a file, three things can happen by default (depending on the configuration of your browser and also of the server): a) the file gets opened in the browser b) a download ...
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Why are attachments no longer downloading?

I use yahoo.com to retrieve my email (I have an att.net account). Lately I have not been able to download attachments. I click Save > Save to my Computer, and they are not (saved to my computer). I ...
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Link to download java 1.6.0_26 version for windows 64 bit machine

I want to download java version 1.6.0_26 for my windows 64 bit machine.Can somebody provide link for it ?
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Searching Google giving me strange download popup: search.js

Everytime I search Google on my Nokia c6 mobile phone it gives me a download popup of the file: search.js I don't know what search.js is, but it may be related to google. Should I just download the ...
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File operations on FTPS server with cURL

I need to perform some file transfer operations on some remote FTPS server that uses certificate authentication from a Windows 2008 scripting environment, so that's why I'm stuck with cURL pretty ...
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where are usb movies stored once downloaded [closed]

I borrowed a USB from a friend with some movies which I downloaded to my computer over a month ago. Unfortunately the movies weren't named so it was just files without names. I want To watch one but ...
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I can't download files from any browser

I have Windows 8.1. Any time I try to download any file on Chrome, Firefox or IE, the file starts, downloads about 3MB, then finishes even if the file is larger than that. The browser says the file is ...
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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 ...