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 stops at 99% and gives error

Some EXEs from our website are not downloading completely. (ex: "winmansoftware.com/files/WinmanCAERP_Update.EXE") Download completes 99% and gives error. But the same EXEs are downloading from ...
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How to automatically close blank download popup in Chrome?

When I download a file in Chrome, a blank popup window appears and I have to manually close it each time. Is there a way to have Chrome automatically close this blank window?
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Want Mathematica (instead of CDF Player) to launch by default when accessing .nb files over the Web

I have both Mathematica and CDF Player installed on my machine. I'm trying to access a Mathematica notebook over the Web and want Mathematica to launch when clicking on the link. Instead, the file ...
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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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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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How can I download a small section of a long Youtube video?

I need to download about 30 seconds from 50 different 30-minute long videos. Is there anything that would let me do this without downloading the whole of each video? Thanks
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Can't download anything anymore

I am on the laptop of my parents in law and the problem is that I can't download anything. The most recent chang is that the name of the computer was changed. Webbrowser: IE9. If I want to download ...
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Error Downloading a File

I am attempting to download a file with Firefox and I see this error: C:\Users\Lynda\Desktop\Sample.psd.zip.part could not be saved, because the source file could not be read. Try again ...
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Microsoft Security Essentials: keep download scans but disable local activity scans

In Microsoft Security Essentials, I used to disable "Monitor file and program activity on your computer" but enable "Scan all downloads." Now, Microsoft Security Essentials (MSSE) 4.0 removed the ...
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Rename all downloaded files to their comment

FlashGet Download Manager has a 'Use Comment' feature for renaming the downloaded file to its comment text. But is there any solution for renaming all downloaded files to their comment text at the ...
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Using Coojah + Blader (but any download manager any) to resume the download

I have to keep switching download managers. First, I was using VLC media player to download mms, and then I started using Coojah (with Blader) to download an RTMP stream, and then I don't know what I ...
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Why does the Firefox download dialog sometimes lose focus?

When I'm clicking a link to start a download, sometimes the main window steals the focus from the download dialog. This is extremely annoying for me as I have a habit of pressing enter to get to the ...
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Download speed from AmazonAWS

I've noticed that download speed to my laptop (via Fibre broadband) is very slow (3-400kbps) from AmazonAWS when downloading the Hortonworks HDP environment (VMWare OVA file, 2.5gb in size). When ...
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Does aria2 support write small files in batch?

I'm using aria2 to download 8 million jpg from flickr. Each image is about 100KB. I got a list of urls of these images in a txt file, the format is: ...
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How can I download an embedded .swf file that involves the video.limelight.com site?

I would like to extract the audio streams from www.springforesthealingfestevent.com - I can't figure out how to go about doing this. I usually can grab just about anything through Chrome using IDM - ...
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Flashget download stopped near ending

I am downloading stellarium using Flashget. I have downloaded 75.61 Mb out of 75.71 Mb but now flashget is stuck and I can't do anything. I have tried to pause and resume the download many times, but ...
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Chrome: how to open with system viewer by default?

Google Chrome used to open PDFs downloaded to the hard drive using the system's default PDF viewer by default. Recent versions of Chrome use Chrome's (inferior) built-in PDF viewer by default even ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Fast HTTP downloads freeze frequently

I've been having a problem recently when it comes to downloading files with fast speeds (of any size) using HTTP. The problem is mostly happening on a specific file-hosting site that I bought a ...
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Files don't show unless I relaunch Finder

I have an old G5. When I download a file, click, and select "Open in Finder", it sometimes doesn't show all the files until I "relaunch" Finder. Same thing with the trash: I can't see what was in ...
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How does Firefox decide what to do when navigating to offline file and no MIME is available?

I am working on turning a part of a website into an simple offline application suitable to put on a memory stick. This involves saving all html, images and linked files and changing URLs so that they ...
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Create a complete local copy of a website using Wget

OK, here is what I need : I'm on Mac (Mac OS X 10.6.8) I want to completely mirror a website on my hard drive (this is what I'm using as a test) I want all images and prerequisites there, so that ...
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the right options to traverse/download the pages/directories of a subdomain

Let's suppose exist a site with the following directories (subdomain) index.php |-sub1 |-index.php |-sub1sub1 |-index.php |-other.php |-sub1sub1sub1 |-sub2 |-index.php |- ...
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Firefox V15.0.1 Cancels Downloads

I've read a number of the posts on this problem and the solutions suggest that the security settings are the cause of the problem. I can't even open a .PDF file in an email when using FF. However, I ...
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Why is Chrome's download speed significantly lower?

Recently I've been having a lot of trouble with Chrome's download speeds. Upon starting up, everything is fine. However after a few minutes, ping latency and download speeds slow down to a crawl. The ...
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How to identify traffic going through akamai

My mac server (10.6.8) is downloading a big file through akamai (a60-254-131-56.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com) despite not having anything on the console (no browser, etc is doing any work) I know it ...
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Simple Atom application that downloads everything

I'm looking for a simple desktop application that downloads everything linked in an Atom feed. This isn't for reading blogs or listening to podcasts - simply using the feed as a notification service ...
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Any alternative to Universal Uploader (fireuploader) for Firefox?

I can't use Universal Uploader (fireuploader) for Firefox to upload/download from box.net anymore, I keep getting message "You are not logged in correctly" even my username and password are correct, ...
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Is there a way to have Save Dialog in not tie up with IE 9 tab/browser window?

I just really hate when I close my IE browser, the download/save dialog is close together. All I want is just to close the browser to give me more display space and memory.... Is there anyway to do ...
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Where to get Google Chrome 12 for Linux i386?

I need a .deb download of Google Chrome 12 (not the newest version, but version 12) for i386 Linux. Where can I get it? I need this version because my operating system doesn't have the libraries ...
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Opera: Downloaderror when I click run. Save works

Stackoverflow sent me here, so i hope you can help me ;) Every time I want to download something, I get an error on this download if I click the "Run"-Button on the download dialogue. I tested or ...
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How to skip re-downloading of files in pear install?

When I inkove e.g. pear install -a -B horde/groupware following the installation script of hoardhttp://www.horde.org/apps/groupware/docs/INSTALL multiple time files are downloaded every time. How to ...
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Bulk Image Downloader not downloading images ending with the multiple of 100

I was using BID to download images off a website. It has a multipage gallery with each page holding 50 images. I added an expression to detect the pages, as the pre loaded ones didn't seem to get ...
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Pywin 32 installation problems

I am having trouble downloading pywin32. I have a 64 bit computer, and when I go into command prompt and type in python.... it says I have Python 2.7.3 installed. Using this information, I tried to ...
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Curl slow download from other server

I'm trying to download large files to my personal VPS server from public video sharing site . curl -o bigfile.mp4 -A "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:29.0) Gecko/20120101 Firefox/29.0" "URL" ...
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“Windows can't open this file” when downloading torrent with Chrome

Previously when I was clicking on a "get this torrent" button in Chrome, it would just download the .torrent file. That is the expected behaviour. Someday, probably surfing too late and too tired, I ...
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How can I use Wget / Curl / Plowshare to download from 1fichier.com as a premium member?

How can I download files from 1fichier.com (I am a premium member) with the help of Wget / Curl / Plowshare (Plowdown) or other CLI / command line tool / script?
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CPanel - Is it possible to download a file with direct link to our own FTP folder?

I was wondering if there is a way to download a file with direct link to my own FTP Folder (using CPanel) without downloading it to my computer first. There are some methods to automate this process ...
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Resume Download support for MSDN subscription

I have subscribed for MSDN Ultimate subscription recently. The problem is when I try to download any large software from there (Such as VS 2013 Ultimate), it takes a lot of time and it doesn't support ...
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Retry failed downloads - Google Music Manager

After my old computer died I wanted to download my music collection from Google Music - which is very easy with Googles Music Manager. After a few hours it had downloaded my library, but also showed ...
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Browser downloads are extremely slow

I'm trying to download ProTeXt-3.1.3-060313.exe. When I use my browsers to download it, it downloads about 20KB/s. Than I found torrent file of the same program. I'm downloading it with 1.7MB/s now. ...
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Cannot download files on Windows 8.1

I can not download files in Windows 8.1. First, downlaod speed decreases to 10-20KB/s. Than it drops to zero. I think it is about security settings. But I could not detect which setting cause this. ...
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How to fix windows update errors 80244018?

I am unable to install updates. I can download them without problems, But it always fails while installing them. Very few packages get randomly installed successfully. I thought it was my machine , ...
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How do I monitor what my server is downloading? Is there a log of past activity?

At work I run a server that connects to the internet using a GSM modem with a monthly download limit of 30Gb. For the past three months we've been going over that limit. The ISP gives us a log of ...