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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keep having issues trying to download microsoft office 2011 onto MAC

Whenever I go to download office 2011 for our Mac computers, I always get the error message "Cannot have a secure connection to login.live.com." It seems I always have issues with other Microsoft ...
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Where can I find OpenVPN Connect for Windows? [on hold]

A few months ago, I have installed a program called "OpenVPN Connect" (from OpenVPN Technologies) and I wanted to check if there were any recent updates, but I couldn't find any trace of that program ...
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Where can I find the VMware vSphere client?

VMware's download site is very frustrating. I am unable to find where the download link to the vSphere client is. Did they rename this tool? How can I get it?
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why Internet download manager software is very fast at downloading when compare to remaining softwares? [on hold]

why Internet download manager software is very fast at downloading when compare to remaining softwares? what is the secret behind it?
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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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Flash Games Downloader

Im looking for a program to download flash games so I can run them on my desktop.
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Modifying names of files BEFORE wget downloads them (not renaming local versions)

I have a website filesystem wherein each file has two copies, a summary copy and a large copy, with different names. For example, a large copy file might be pages/info/GK2grkG23r_lg.html while in the ...
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download file via http only if changed since last update

I need to download a file from a HTTP server, but only if it changed since the last time I downloaded it (e.g. via the If-Modified-Since header). I also need to use a custom name for the file on my ...
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Craft HTTP GET on Mac to get file

So I'm trying to download a file on my mac but the requirements to get the file are very strict: Username: testx Password: testing123 Authorization You can craft the ...
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Why are we getting low download speed as compared to the our bandwidth from browser?

Our bandwidth is 16Mbps 1:1 leased line, and we have been getting download speed of about 1.3+ MB/S earlier. But for 2 weeks we are getting a maximum of just 150-200 KB/S although the speed test ...
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Disable “open with” option on Firefox downloads (force Firefox to always save all files)

The symptoms Users open their web mail accounts, click on some attachment, and click "Open with Word". Users edit their precious documents for hours. Users save word doc and exit. Users can't find ...
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Why doesn't my tested internet speed match my actual?

Via speedtest.net, I have an download/upload speed around 30MB/1MB but when doing "strenuous" internet activities (torrents, uploading/downloading large files to webservers, etc), I get about ...
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What's the difference between surfing and downloading speed?

I have spent quite a lot of time searching an answer for this question but haven't found an satisfactory answer. My perception is that everything that you see in your browser is downloaded on your ...
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How do I configure my browser to run a JNLP file but not keep it in the downloads folder?

Every day I use a set of JNLP (Java Web Start) files to run my applications. When I run it, it downloads a JNLP file which stays in my downloads folder. This causes a problem after time because the ...
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Exporting file to pdf from internet, the document its in blank or incomplete [closed]

When i export a file to PDF from internet, the document is in blank or incomplete. Its the same if i download in a PC or opening online. The trouble is only in this PC (Windows 7), and i try with ...
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Why is my chrome failing to download some files?

Often my Chrome fails to download a file (Failed - Network error). When i try to download it with Opera or Firefox it downloads without a problem. If i try multiple times with chrome it keeps failing. ...
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How to bulk save images from URLs

I have 1,200 URLs that point to images. I'd like to save them all to my hard drive. How can I accomplish this with one bulk operation?
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How to force Firefox to download mp3 file?

Somehow my Firefox reverted to old behaviour, and now it plays all mp3 files from URL in my browser. I want it to ask for download location. I have tried several things such as: Firefox settings -> ...
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Where to download a lot of digits of pi? [closed]

Where could I find a large amount of digits of pi? I have already calculated 3.14 billion using PiFast (works well under wine). I don't care about slow download speeds.
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How do I save my Android phone downloads to an external hard drive connected to a router?

I have a D-link DIR-850L router with an external hard drive connected to it. I want all the downloads from my Android phone to be saved directly to the external hard drive connected to the router. I ...
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How can I download a single file with two or more adapters? [duplicate]

I have two modems which connected to separated ADSL line and in other hand, I have a desktop PC and a laptop. I want to download a single file using these two modems so I can use both of them at the ...
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Where to download the official Office 2013 to use with a PKC?

We bought a Dell computer with Windows 7 pro + Office 2013 home & business. The disk has failed the day we installed it (hardware failure). The disk is now replaced, but the Dell technician ...
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Outlook 2010 repeatedly tries to download html file

I've recently started experiencing this odd behavior - Outlook opens a dialog asking to download html file which seems to be a cache of recent browsing: Have anyone encountered such thing? I've ...
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Downloading large files from ChemAxon on Windows 7, how do I ensure the entire file is downloaded?

I frequently update installations of ChemAxon freeware on my PC and to do so I need to download large (>200 MB ea) executable (.exe) files from their website. My problem is that these downloads always ...
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How to download from a direct link using batch files and Google Chrome? [duplicate]

I want to create a batch file which is capable of downloading any files from direct links. I already tried this: chrome start ...
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My internet speed is 100 Mbps but my download speed is only 250 kbps Why?

I live in Denmark in the city of Fredensborg, my internet is living its own life, sometimes it has a download speed of 250 Kbps and sometimes it's 750 Kbps, it doesn't matter if I turn all my pcs and ...
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Mac Shows Java 6 in Terminal After Installing Java 7

I am trying to run a server that requires Java 7 using terminal. After installing Java 7, typing java -version in terminal still shows Java 6. Previously, I would use the Java Preferences ...
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Downloading an authenticated large file with command line tools

I need to download a file sized around 1.6GB. I's like to get it download via a command line tool like axel, wget or curl However, how can I download a file which needs to be logged in to the site ...
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How to download Facebook sticker as .png or .jpg extention?

I want to collect Facebook stickers as .png or .jpg files. If anyone already has them, please share with me. Or, is there a way to download them? Currently, I have a workaround solution to download ...
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Bulk Download Images with Organization

I have a list of URLs (pretty much all image urls though some pdf) that I need downloaded. I have found a variety of options for bulk downloading and these would work but I need them to be organized ...
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Free Download Manager Chrome extension 1.0.18 Change spaces by %20

I'm using Windows 8.1 , Google Chrome Version 41.0.2272.118 and Free Download Manager 3.9.4.1485. I needed integrate Free Download Manager and Google Chrome and I used Free Download Manager Chrome ...
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Is it possible to download entire YouTube playlist using IDM?

I download youtube video using IDM. All I have to do is use Mozilla, install a some idm download plug in and there you go. You can see IDM "DOWNLOAD" label towards the top right corner, or you can ...
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Prevent Chrome from automatically opening downloaded PDF and Image files

When I download a PDF or image in Google Chrome on my Mac, is it possible to prevent Chrome from automatically opening it in my default application for that file type (e.g., Preview)? I notice that ...
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Use DownloadThemall to download complete webpages? [duplicate]

Suppose there is a webpage which contains links to other webpages which contains images. I would like to download those linked webpages completely (i.e. including those images). In the webpage, there ...
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Why wget fails with 'https: Host not found' on Windows?

I'm trying to use wget on Windows 8.1 prompt. I installed wget.exe in the folder System32 and run wget on cmd. But the following error appear: M:\site>wget http://wordpress.org/latest.zip ...
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How to download videos from YouTube with subtitles?

How do I download videos from YouTube with subtitles / captions? I'd tried by using youtube-dl, with --write-srt --str-lang flags but I always get: WARNING: video has no closed captions.
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Find out why I cannot download from a specific site

I'm running Windows 8.1 SL trying to download the Desktop app from: http://www.systemrequirementslab.com/cyri However, when I get to the download page ...
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Google Drive not responding with size for file download

I have two zip files hosted on Google Drive that are publicly accessible over the internet. They are here and here. For some reason, the first file is not returning the content-Length header with the ...
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How to always open downloaded files in Outlook 2013

When I download an attachment in Outlook I always want to open it right away. But Outlook does not provide a link to the recently downloaded file for easy access, like chrome does. So in order to open ...
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How to download off-site (not on your computer)?

Before downloading something (eg. a ZIP file) from an online file-sharing website (like Mega.co.nz or Megaupload or Filefactory or ...), how can I download it to somewhere online (eg. some clearance ...
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Copy entire website including PHP and SQL?

Is it possible when copying an entire website and template using wget (httrack or other program) to also get the PHP code and the SQL database? What software would I need to copy/mirror a site like ...
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How can I download flash games?

I would like to download the flash game here. I have tried just saving that flash file like most other tutorials recommend, however when I open it(in Chrome) it lets me press "Play" however it then ...
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Streaming is much slower than Downloading

I have a media server at home that I use to distribute media to players in the house. I have recently set up a VPN so that I can access my media remotely, but I have noticed something odd. If I move ...
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Save cnet / download.com downloads to disk

I downloaded a program from cnet. It wasn't downloaded directly but with a download tool from cnet, (which tried to install other programs or toolbars too). I would like to save the downloaded ...
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Problems downloading remotely from IP Camera using iVMS-4200 software

I have access on a few IP camera through iVMS-4200 software. I can live view them and also load remote playback for previous recordings. However, when I try to download a specific video, I have the ...
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Error message - folder too large to download

I`m trying to download everything I put on Dropbox to filter out copied etc. I have downloaded a folder, no problem, but another folder and I get the message that the folder is too large to download. ...
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How can I download a small section of a long Youtube video?

I need to download about 30 seconds from the end of 50 different 30-minute long videos. Is there any way to do this without downloading the whole of each video?
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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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Does streaming use the same amount of bandwidth as downloading?

Assuming the content is of the same quality (ceteris paribus), does streaming media (i.e. video, audio) use the same amount of bandwidth as downloading it? Say I was to download an HD movie from ...
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How to download original-sized image from artsy.net?

Here is a nice 60s comic poster-like image: http://artsy.net/artwork/roy-lichtenstein-reflections-on-minerva (it might requires login to view). I'd like to download it, but i couldn't find any way ...