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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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Word (.docx) document not opening in Chrome

I opened a link my teacher provided to do an assignment, this link opened a Google word document (.docx). When I was finished I downloaded the assignment. This was all done on my Google Chromebook. ...
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How do you download something using wget and the download URL when the web page requires a checkbox ticking?

I want to download some data. On the web page where the download is, there is a box that needs checking to confirm that the terms have been agreed before allowing this download. When I try to download ...
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Computer cutting off downloads from certain sites [closed]

Whenever I try to download files from certain sites, such as cloudconvert, google drive and solidfiles. This appears to be a problem only with rar files. When I try to download a file, it immediately ...
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Show Outlook downloads by time downloaded, not time received

This questions is partially Outlook related and partially Microsoft Windows related. I often download and open email attachments on Outlook from work, but not immediately after receiving them. Or I ...
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PC is struggling with uploads/downloads on multiple web browsers

Running on gigabit internet, Windows 10 (Build 19044), Core i5-9600KF, 64GB RAM, 2070 SUPER, 1TB m.2. I run CCleaner and BitDefender on this thing somewhat often to keep it tidy, and out of nowhere my ...
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Download from a redirect using wget or curl

I want to download something from https://www.articy.com/en/downloads/server/. The link I have to click to download the file is https://www.articy.com/download/articyserver3. I tried using curl -OJL ...
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downloading ts file from network web developer tools in firefox

There is one video in the site where the playlist is in drm format. https://vz-44743971-d8f.b-cdn.net/9226b828-5679-4a49-8bf3-24a7f63d344e/1920x1080/video1.ts?v=0&resolution=1920x1080&server=...
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wget downloads different file than browser from same URL

When downloading the Hard Disk utility tool off Seagate's website I noticed something truly strange. The Seatools (Linux) link on that site links directly to a .run file which, on my system, firefox ...
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How to download a link that contains UTF-8 coding with WGET

I use wget (Windows) to download webpages. On a site all works well but some webpages return a zero file. Here are commands i execute The first loads well with WGET, the second returns an empty file ...
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Can not download files with different torrents, Windows 10

Can not download files. This is my friend's problem (just help him). He can download files with browsers, but not with torrents. How he tried to fix the problem: Download with another wi-fi (he tried ...
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Wget: Download all files selectively

I use this code to download nc files from a site with specific dates only.. wget -r -nd -A "ABC_2020_03_01_*.nc" https://link.cpm This one works fine by only downloading the files I want ...
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Why is Mozilla Firefox not showing any downloading status If I am downloading the file?

In Mozilla Firefox browser, I am downloading file from mega.nz: But download section of the browser is empty: Why is Mozilla Firefox not showing any downloading status If I am downloading the file?
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How do you download a list of 300 files from a server (Anonfiles specifically)

I have a huge list of files, more than 300 but I was giving an estimate. I have them like this: https://anonfiles.com/1.mp4 https://anonfiles.com/2.mp4 https://anonfiles.com/3.mp4 https://anonfiles....
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Why is my download speed 10X slower than my upload?

Screenshot of speedtest: I am confused at what is wrong. I have AT&T Fiber 300 Mbps internet but only was getting about 30 Mbps upload and download over Wifi. Then I went out and bought a 100 ft ...
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wget does not download all images

Every day I have to save images from a web page which is updated daily. To do this I use wget command, but unfortunately on about 2000 images I download about 1000 and then it stops. The command I use ...
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Can files be easier corrupted by using download accelerator?

I am not very technically informed, so my question might not make sense at all. I want to know if downloading files online using download manager/accelerator like IDM or eagleget tend to be more prone ...
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Chrome fails to download files to some locations

After updating to Ubuntu 22.04, I can't download files from Chrome to some of the locations in my OS / external drive. However, Firefox works as expected for the same downloads. What happens? After ...
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How to display file size before starting a download?

In Firefox when you click a link to download it, before starting the download it tells you the size of the file you're about to download. Whereas in Chrome it just opens the window asking where to ...
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Is it expected behavior when a Windows 8.1 iso file says Unknown Publisher?

Using a Windows 10 PC, I downloaded Windows 8.1 iso using a link from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/software-download/windows8ISO in order to re-install Windows 8.1 on another machine. When I ...
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Why do some Https download links not have a padlock in Firefox?

Why when you go to some download links by typing / pasting in the address bar in Firefox (in Windows 10), does it show https, but there is no padlock? (Similar might be seen in other browsers) Random ...
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I want to download a 1.2 GB file, but the transfer always fails at 1.08 GB. Is it possible to download the file in two pieces?

I can download 1.08 GB of the file without any difficulty, but the download invariably fails at that point. I am fairly sure this is because nginx writes temp files to disk before sending them to the ...
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How do you know if GPG verified the integrity of a downloaded file, and not just authenticated the signature?

How do you know when using GPG4Win/GnuPG/GPG to verify a downloaded file, if the file itself has been verified for integrity and has not been changed? Rather than just confirming the signature. How ...
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Firefox: open a file without saving

It seems like after a recent update, when opening files with Firefox the files are also saved to a default download location, which isn't always desirable. How can files now be opened/viewed without ...
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Can't download large folders from onedrive on chromium and firefox

I want to download my pictures and documents from onedrive on Linux. However onedrive is stupidly slow (maybe because I didn't access my files for 1 year). The zip-file download is extremely slow (Not ...
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Docker is limiting the network speed when the host OS is idle

Something weird is happening with my containerized torrent download speed. I tested with deluge and qbittorrent within a docker container. When I start a download it starts fast, then it slows down ...
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How to download a file from multiple Linux machines using WinSCP or batch script?

I need to download a specific file from 40 different Linux machines. How can I achieve using single script? I tried WinSCP.com /script=script.txt Here the limitations is only one session can me make ...
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YouTube Videos disappearing after download on my Win PC

Windows 10 ( Ver 21H2). Vivaldi Browser (Ver 5.2)Also happens in Chrome (Ver.100). I am a premium member of YouTube and can download videos for offline viewing. So on my Win PC I downloaded many ...
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Strange issue with downloading from Google servers

Really strange that i'm not sure how to explain. I've been experiencing this for a really long time but mostly didn't cared or tried another ways but now i really want to solve this. I'm using Firefox ...
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It seems that Chrome is downloading something continuously and daily but nothing seems to download?

It seems that Chrome is downloading something continuously and daily but nothing seems to download? It happening daily mostly all time. I have attached screenshots. Image 1 Here you see chrome tab in ...
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How do I get Realtek HD Audio Manager

When I built my computer, Realtek HD Audio Manager was not installed by default, which was never an issue until I got new headphones, and now I need to change some settings. I don't have any files ...
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Powershell not processing beyond 1 entry in array. How can I make this work?

New to this. I have made the below script to download the newest versions of the applications and install them, but it only ever processes the first entry innosetup[0] $inno ="https://downloads....
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Bypassing filter breaker error in downloading files

How can I download from this Iranian website www.p30day.ir from another country without filter breaker error.enter image description here
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Is there a way to download this documentation as a pdf file(may be generated by gitbook)?

documentation link It looks like this: It seems to be generated by gitbook. How can I download this as a pdf file? Is there such tools(or add-ons for browsers)? I only know a troublesome approach is ...
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One drive cloud, 2 laptops, local transfer for a mirror

I have 2 laptops and one OneDrive account. This account has files of a size of 120 GB. I would like to format one of my laptops. So the OneDrive folder will be deleted. Can I copy the files from the ...
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how to make directory downloadable in IIS

I have 75GB of data on my Windows VPS. I need to download the directory containing 75 GB of data on my local system. FTP should not work in such a large amount of data. What I have done is, I have ...
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How to find direct download links to older specific version of Visual C++ redistributable 2022?

Let's say I want to download the 2022 Visual C++ redistributable x86 version 14.30.30708.0 (this is not the lastest version). Where can I download this older specific version on a Microsoft website? I ...
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ffmpeg - Redownload missing fragments to fix downloaded stream

I have dowloaded an H.264 video stream using ffmpeg -i <URL> -c copy <name>.mp4 but ffmpeg reports that it has skipped some fragments. Since the stream is still online (with, I suppose, ...
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No longer able to save an individual photo downloaded from iCloud onto my Windows 10 PC hard drive: Microsoft Photos opens the image automatically

I used to be able to download individual images from iCloud to my Windows 10 PC, but recently Microsoft Photos has begun to intercept the downloaded file and open the photo automatically, and then, ...
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Can I download directly to google drive or other webservice?

I'm trying to download files from fileshare slow speed which takes like 19 hours Can I download these files directly to google drive? I've seen Downloading from Internet directly to google drive but ...
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Is there any way to make the Mac auto-create a folder on download?

Well, I have been a Mac user for quite a long time, but recently got to an idea of structuring my downloads as there is a mess when I download stuff from the Internet. So my question is: Is it ...
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crc errors on downloads that seem to fix themselves after restarting computer

I have data files from work, that I download from our azure cloud or over the company vpn. They are the same files. Of late, I seem to get crc errors extracting these targz files (I am using 7 zip). ...
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how to download very large files in chrome

On Windows 7 running Chrome browser, downloading a 3.2TB file to a USB drive say F:\big-files\ with 3.5TB free fails because "Disk Full". It appears that Chrome uses a temporary folder for ...
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Why do downloads that fail with error "NETWORK_FAILED" in firefox have the property "canResume" set to false? How can they be restarted in code?

I'm trying to fix the defunct Firefox plugin "auto resume downloads". It appears that to restart a download, one can invoke (from a plugin or Firefox's plugin inspector console) downloads....
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Download "10yard.zip" with wget, not "10yard.zip/"

I'm trying to download all the zip file from a page in archive.org using wget: wget -r -np -nc -l 1 -A zip https://archive.org/download/mame-merged/mame-merged/ I have found the previous command in ...
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Trying to download threads from a forum that's shutting down, but HTTrack isn't saving images/menu/colors and page links correctly

NotebookReview is shutting down at the end of the month, and there are several threads in their forum that I want to download to my PC before all the information is gone forever. I am trying to use ...
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How can I hash/checksum any sequential download, without having to store the whole file locally?

How can I hash/checksum any sequential download, without having to store the whole file locally? It needs to work with any kind of sequential download, so "basic HTTP download" specific ...
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Wifi disconnecting when downloading (torrent or steam)

My wifi just disconnects from my PC when I decide to download a torrent or a game on steam (all I have to do is reboot my PC to make it work again). I tried limiting the download speed but it doesn't ...
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What is the difference between download, progressive-download, streaming and pseudo-streaming

Let me put my understanding first, lets say we are referring to a video file. download => In general download, file cannot be played unless it completely downloaded. progressive-download => Here,...
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How to download video from Twitch?

Is it possible to download a video from Twitch? I've found a couple of online-services but they provide premium-limited funtionality (allow you to download only a part of the video and if you want the ...
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Youtube-dl acting up in Kubuntu 18.04 "can't download"

first thing I'd like to state that I didn't have any issues using youtube-dl in Windows 10. But not in Kubuntu 18.04, It doesn't work the command: $ sudo youtube-dl 'IllgR6kOieI' --external-downloader ...
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