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Download same file using different computers by complementing each other.

If I have downloaded a big file about 50 percent from work PC, can I continue to download the rest from home without repeating the already downloaded parts. I use Chrome on both the computers.
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How does distance from the source (router) affect wireless transmissions?

As I move away from my wireless router my download speed decreases. However, I have read some conflicting arguments where they claim that, at least theoretically, the download speed should not be ...
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1answer
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download a large file using multiple connections and PCs

I have three seperate computers, which I currently do not have an OS on. I also have three seperate internet connections with connection speeds of 256K, 512K and 1M. I would like to use all three of ...
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2answers
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Scheduled download from MSDN

How does one schedule a download from MSDN? I have a cap of 20GB per month that I'm permitted to download during peak hours, 7am to 1am. I can download as much as I like between 1am and 7am. Given ...
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4answers
318 views

Would I run into problems if a download is faster than the write speed of the device it is writing to?

What if I was downloading a file directly to a device which has a write speed considerably slower than the download speed of the internet connection. Is the write pending data moved into a buffer or ...
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5answers
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Is it possible to download extremely large files intelligently or in parts via SSH from Linux to Windows?

I have a ~35 GB file on a remote Linux Ubuntu server. Locally, I am running Windows XP, so I am connecting to the remote Linux server using SSH (specifically, I am using a Windows program called SSH ...
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1answer
263 views

Torrent Tracker for Private Downloads

I've recently come across the problem of having to share several large files with multiple individuals (data collected from experiments, nothing shady). Distribution through torrent seems the best ...
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2answers
2k views

Resuming the download using Internet Download Manager

Q: I use IDM (Internet Download Manager version 5.18 Build 8) to download files, but when I download a file from MediaFire.com for example, the connection is sometimes cut. When I try to resume the ...
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3answers
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Resuming a download using Internet Download Manager

I use IDM (Internet Download Manager version 5.18 Build 8) to download files, but when I download a file from MediaFire.com, the connection is sometimes cut. When I try to resume the downloading, ...
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3answers
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For file transfer, does ftp perform better than http?

When I have http as well as ftp options (like the Hadoop download page), should I prefer ftp? I have tried ftp before and did not notice any significant difference. Is it supposed to perform better?
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Always redownload a file when opening it in NetBeans IDE 6.8

I'm using NetBeans IDE 6.8. When I open a file, NetBeans opens an old file from my computer, not the actual one from the web-server. The problem is when some one else has edited the file on the ...