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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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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Firefox 32: Download fails; cannot read from source

I'm running Firefox 32, and am currently unable to download files. This is the error message I get, for every single download: C:\Users\Michael\AppData\Local\Temp\Ch+rOsoW.pdf.part could not be ...
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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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BackgroundTaskHost and SearchProtocolHost are downloading heavyly in the background

I am using Windows 10, recently I noticed my windows box has downloaded hundreds of gigabytes in a week, I installed NetBalancer to get network traffic statistics. I noticed BackgroundTaskHost.exe, ...
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How to download video with blob url?

I am trying to download video with src url blob:https%3A//www.youtube.com/23aea5c8-9ae2-40dc-9417-e675ea99b386. Is there a process that can be followed to download all this type of videos?
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403 when downloading from cloudfront with wget (after 302)

I'm trying to download file from cloudfront. It is a file archive from scala-sbt website. When using browser (Chrome) everything is ok. Basically the flow looks like: https://dl.bintray.com/sbt/...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Which Linux driver should I download for my AMD Radeon R6?

I have a Dell laptop with a AMD Radeon R6 graphics card. The download's site for AMD drivers (http://support.amd.com/en-us/download) let's you either automatically detect and download the correct ...
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Stop Internet Explorer from renaming downloads

I've put up a web page that explains how I setup my Visual Studio settings. This includes downloads for .vsix extensions (the "Download" under "Erweiterungen installieren", "Indent Guides") or .config ...
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How do I completely download a web page, while preserving its functionality?

I've been trying to save this webpage using all of the methods that I know, but none of them have worked so far. The website itself has some great functionality. It is able to render MathJax in ...
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My Windows 10 is downloading update files. How to stop it immediately?

My Windows 10 is downloading update files. How to stop it immediately? I could not find any stop button.
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Searching a website (including all child elements) for an image with unknown name

Problem: on a specific website, there's an image, somewhere... on the entire website. That image should link to a page with possibly a form in it. For example, somewhere on superuser.com/ (and all ...
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Chrome “[file] is not commonly downloaded …” when downloading from local server

Hello StackExchange community, I am trying to redistribute a software tool over the servers in our client's network because most of them don't have an internet access. So the current situation is: I ...
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Firefox: download all file types without prompt

I am trying to set the default behavior for downloading files in Firefox. Currently it opens a nasty dialog "open with or save", and i can tick a checkbox to perform selected action for this mimetype ...
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windows 10 chrome download wont open file location if windows explorer already open

In windows 10 I have windows explorer open at any directory. In chrome I download a program.Once downloaded I click open file location on the download options at the bottom of chrome. Nothing happens. ...
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Download 4.1GB file stops at 101MB

I am trying to download file which is a little bit bigger than 4GB. I tried on Firefox and Chrome and it stops everytime at 101MB. I tried to use an app dedicated for downloading files, but Free ...
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OwnCloud 8: how to show raw text file in brownser instead of the download button?

The answer to my question has already been answered here by @ceremcem. However, in the meanwhile (the question is from 2014), OwnCloud has evolved and the URL structure has changed. According to my ...
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IE and Chrome are requesting that I allow ect.html.gz to be downloaded for some sites

IE and Chrome are requesting that I allow ect.html.gz to be downloaded for some sites. What is this file? Is it dangerous, or is this a malfunction of IE and Chrome? The problem does not occur with ...
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How can bulk download images on a webpage AND save their respective urls?

I know they are quite a few tools to bulk download pictures from webpages, but I need to do something a bit different. I'm building a website that curates images found around the web. So instead of ...
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How do I create a torrent from direct link?

I want to download a video from web but downloading directly may be interrupted. So, i am trying to find a way that I can download it through torrent, like what Burnbit.com can do. However, I have ...
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How can I improve SFTP transfer times between a Windows 7 PC and an Android phone?

I have set up a home SFTP server using CoreFTP. When I transfer files from my Android phone to a PC, I get really slow speeds (1-1.5 MBps) as compared to SHAREit or Xender (Up-to 10 MBps). Why is it ...
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How can I configure IIS to allow for multithreaded downloads?

I'm running IIS 7, and frequently download larger files from this server. Often times, I use a browser called 'Torch', which is a chromium build. In 'Torch', I have the ability to download a single ...
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What causes these corrupted downloads and spurious retransmissions?

I encountered many corrupted downloads recently. Sometimes compressed files wouldn’t open or checksums would not match. Sometimes images on Websites would just be grey (or a wild mix of colour) after ...
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Vudu and Spotify Download Location

Vudu and Spotify both store the offline/downloaded files in 'AppData/Roaming' and I have maxed out my 'C' Drive. I want to move it to my larger 'D' Drive. I looked up what to do and all over the ...
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Need to download KB2919335 standalone package but Microsoft Site doesn't give the actual link

I'm having USB3.0 Drive suspend issues like the ones that are documented here and would like to try installing KB2919355 to fix the issue. But when trying to download the standalone package, I just ...
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Cannot download from browser inside of my VM

Just as the title states, I am unable to download anything from the browser from within my VM. Forinstance trying to download a windows program called ActiveX from internet explorer inside of my VM, ...
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How to download Google 360 Photo Sphere as 1 image?

How can I download Google 360 Photo Sphere ? I checked out developer tools and every photo sphere is stitched together with tens or hundreds of images, it would take a long time to put them all ...
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Strange issue in Downloading via HTTP(GET) proxy in IDM (int.D manager) vs IDA (Int.D accelerator)

before stating my problem, i want to quote that my ISP allows downloading files only via HTTP (GET) Proxies. Visit my previous thread for my ISP issue { web filter issue of my Telecom ISP }. Iam ...
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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: http://farm2.staticflickr.com/1070/...
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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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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 http://matplotlib....
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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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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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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 ...