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Why do some downloading files not know their own size? [duplicate]

Occasionally, when downloading a file in a web browser, the download progress doesn't "know" the total size of the file, or how far along in the download it is -- it just shows the speed at which it's ...
0
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2answers
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treat c:/name.txt like file:///C:/name.txt in firefox

I am used to open my website links online in Internet Explorer, and then remove the http:// with c:/ where the sitename is the same on my local folders example: http://sitename.com/dir/page1.html ...
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1answer
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What options are available for file:// in the Firefox address bar?

Can I narrow the results of the file:// entry in the Firefox address bar? More specifically, can I add wildcards and/or filetypes? I'd like to have the same ability as Windows Explorer in my browser. ...
0
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1answer
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Importing Bookmarks from a Text File (to any browser/website)

I have dozens of text files containing around 60 url's each, accumulated over years of browsing on multiple computers. I wish to import these into any browser, to allow me to then use cross-browser ...
0
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1answer
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Cannot download any file from Internet

From this morning cannot download any file from Internet with any browser. I am sure that there is not any virus because I have MS Defender and MS Security Essentials with last updates. My MS Windows ...
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1answer
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Local links ( in browsers ) on *nix systems

On Windows I can access files directly from the browser ( or at least I have it configured currently, forget if it was native like this ) with the file:// protocol, so I can access files from say the ...