Questions tagged [download]

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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Get Firefox to stop asking for confirmation when downloading .hdr files

Every time I download an HDR file, Firefox prompts me asking what to do. I want to download the image 100% of the time, but I can't get Firefox to understand this. I am required to select "Save ...
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“wget” failing to retrieve input file because of name on my computer

I've been doing my very best to try a solution that works. I hope I can get my answer here. I'm trying to download a lot of images from my bookmarks folder, and I'm trying to extract them separately. ...
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Chrome does not loads webpages [closed]

I am using window10. Chrome is not loading webpages and not able to download any files. I got solution for this. I have ran commands netsh int IP reset c:\resetlog.txt Restart the computer netsh ...
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Downloading a file in schema.org viewer as pdf [closed]

I have an e-book opened in schema.org viewer which I need to download as a pdf. what I tried and discovered so far: I looked at the elements there via Inspect Element and it seems like the e-book ...
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Command to automate download of 3 regional Microsoft Office monthly build packages using xml [closed]

I am the configuration owner of Office and each month as part of my job I download 3 regional Office packages (AME, APAC and EMEA) to be used in OSD. I am looking at how to semi-automate this using a ...
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What happens if I switch from cellular to WIFI in the middle of a download? [duplicate]

Will it finish the download on cellular and proceed with other downloads on WIFI, immediately switch to WIFI download, or somewhere in between? Ex: streaming Netflix, downloading an app, etc.
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YouTube-DL: How to extract cookies from Opera for age restricted videos?

I've been using YouTube-DL in Windows for a while now. Unfortunately YouTube recently made some change that has caused it to stop working on age restricted videos. The docs say that you can tell it to ...
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My computer network interface is crashing while downloading

As title says my computer network interface is crashing while downloading. I'm on Windows 10. My motherboard is asus p8h77-m pro. I can use my computer and internet as normal, I never experienced this ...
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My brother has a much higher download speed than me. HOW?

My brother just bought his first pc. He has been getting around 20MB/s in download speed. Meanwhile my highest download speed is around 5MB/s. I can recall my pc reaching 20MB/s in download speed but ...
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I have 10 PDFs open in a Chrome window: how can I save all the PDFs on my disk at once?

I have 10 PDFs open in a Chrome window: how can I save all the PDFs on my disk at once? I don't want to manually go on each tab and save PDF one by one.
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Why does an Excel workbook file open automatically?

I have the strange case of 2 nearly identical Excel workbook downloads in my code, and often on another team member's machine, and sometimes on my machine, when the user clicks download, the .xlsx ...
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Force a download via browser

I'm looking for a way to force a download on a URL you put in your browser (preferably your browser's address field but without hitting enter, so the URL doesn't get loaded first). This should work ...
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How to download this kind of embedded video?

I wanted to download this video, i tried chrome dev-tool to isolate the url. Then searched it; but it showed me this why i cant download this video? is there any alternate method?
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How to download a pdf from an embedded pdf viewer? [closed]

I was trying to download a pdf of a book and i tried doing everything i could within the inspect element, i found the xhr file within the network tab but it opens a page containing weird symbols. The ...
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How to force firefox to download a mp3 file (no audio/mp3 in the Type of content in apps in firefox settings)

Good morning, superuser.com community, have a nice day Please help me with this: http: impossible to post :( (image link above removed (it was impossible for me to put a link here. I can't understand ...
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Downloaded videos & music cant play

I can't play downloaded videos and music in the internet on my laptop (DELL latitude E5450, windows 10). Every time I play it on windows media player/Movies & TV and MP4 player, there's always an ...
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Download speed slows to 0

For some reason, whenever I have a large download (>500mb) my download speed always seems to slow to 0 after like 30 seconds of regular dl speeds. This happens in every browser I try (chrome, edge, ...
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Getting the same filename when renaming with wget

Using Windows 10 and wget to download files from a specific location, installed and configured WSL2. Once the setup was done, opened and ran the following command sudo apt-get install wget Then, ran ...
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How can i download many links in the same time in FFMPEG

Is it possible to use ffmpeg -i -c copy with several links at once? Sorry about english, in not a American. Thanks
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Debian freezes during large files transfer (e.g. downloading files, SSH file transfer)

I've got the problem with my PC, used as the home server (mainly for hosting some game servers). Everything is working just fine and computer can work 24/7 without problems. Except large file transfer....
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Saving a webpage along with its animation

I'm looking for a way to save a wepgage along with its animation (example). I tried the chrome extension Save Page WE, the right click->save as, and the bash command: wget --page-requisites https://...
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How to download a single large file over sftp or http etc using multiple simultaneous connections

Is there a command line tool which supports both multiple simultaneous connections and multiple network protocols (ftp, http etc)? Here is a practical example: I have a large backup file on an ssh ...
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Can the interruption of a browser download be caused by the Wi-Fi dongle hardware?

I used Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa) on my computer, and had no problems with browser downloads (Firefox). Then, my HDD crashed, and I replaced it with a small SSD and installed Windows 10 (currently on ...
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Custom download path by file type Windows 10

My grandmother uses a windows10 PC to download and view dewing and embroidery designs. The way her work flow goes is: She finds a design she wants on the design library website She downloads the ...
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Exact size(byte) of downloading file by torrent

I am downloading(not finished) an ISO file by torrent. I use qbittorrent, and it is easy to see the file size(after download complete) is about 4.2 GB. But is it possible to know the exact size(as ...
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How to prevent auto delete partially download file on fail using chrome?

When I download something from the chrome browser (or Chromium, Brave, etc), it's will create a temporary file with extension .crdownload. When the download completed it's will be renamed to real file ...
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How to download (save in disk) a file that was deleted from server and from cache but is still in memory?

Suppose I opened a video file in a website and it was deleted from server and from my local cache, but it is still open and playing on my browser. When I try to download it in Chrome it fails: "...
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PDFs keep automatically downloading in Chrome — how do I stop?

All of a sudden, I started noticing that my machine (HP Probook 640 G4, Windows 10 enterprise 2016 v1607) now automatically downloads PDFs anytime I click on a link to a PDF or click to download a PDF ...
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Access Point in client mode with another AP

I'm having an issue with WiFi that drives me nuts. Configuration is the following. In house no.1 I have ZTE DSL modem with WiFi but the signal isn't strong enough to cover the entire second house. So ...
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Chrome download location in Ubuntu

I am using Chrome browser on Ubuntu. I downloaded a file from mega nz site and am not able to find it. Where can can find it?
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Is there anyway to get direct download link from a website?

I want to download a video from here- https://commencement.mit.edu/webcast. Now, I used youtube-dl to download the video, and it was successful in extracting the source and downloading it, but the ...
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chrome keep .crdownload files even with fail

Is there a way to keep the .crdownloads from chrome even when the download fails? For example sometimes when downloading a live stream download the connection times out and it fails but it would be ...
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Chromebook can't download to Google Drive because Hard Disk is full?

I recently had to powerwash my Chromebook to fix a keyboard issue I was having and all my files were deleted as a result. I have downloaded 18GB of files to google drive on my chromebook, and only ...
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Browsers become unresponsive for about 5 seconds before starting any download to SSD

This happens with downloads and uplaods on Firefox, Chrome, Discord. My D drive is a 2TB Samsung 860 SSD on the latest firmware, 200GB are still free. The problem is not present for other drives. This ...
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Download a single identical file from multiple web-servers simultaneously

A long time ago, the download manager FlashGet was able to add mirrors from multiple different URLs and it would download simultaneously (1) from all mirrors. This can speed up connection in case the ...
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How do I recover lost chromebook local data?

When you change your Chromebook password, it asks for your old password when you sign back in. If you forgot your old password, it erases all local data. Local data is supposedly the files and ...
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Can this PDF be downloaded to internal storage?

There's a website where information is available to view publicly and one can share that information anywhere but only by taking screenshots. I want to save it as pdf in my device for future reference....
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Main PC doesn't have the download speed as the other PCs, however, upload speed is normal

So, recently, I've gotten a faster internet connection (80mb/10mb), but I've noticed that on my main PC, the download speed only goes up to about 30-45 mb, however the upload speed is at 9.5 mb. Here ...
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how to download a private zoom record

I've got a private Zoom recording and I'm trying to download it to my PC, but unfortunately, every plugin I've tried leads me to 403 link. How do I get the rec to my pc? thanks
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Downloads failing on multiple devices, multiple platforms, wired and wireless

I'm having issues downloading files/installing software across a variety of platforms/services. I'm a Virgin Media UK customer and they're having outtages at the moment due to Covid-19, I get that, ...
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How to turn off or reset automatic file incrementing

You download a file with a specific name. It saves as that name. You download that file again, there is a -01 appended to the end of the file name, before the extension. Why? Because the original ...
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How to make an HTML link to an image that forces the image to download the image?

I want to make a downloadable url from an image. Let's say that we have https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a9/Example.jpg When you open it, the browser only shows the content on the ...
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Downloaded mp4 file wont play under any video player

I downloaded a video using Youtube-dlg its was a HLS stream and it downloaded fully except Youtube-dlg told me there was an error when it finished.. I presume that the site i downloaded from made it ...
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Why Is BitTorrent Ingnoring The Skip Directive?

Wanting to know why BitTorrent is Ignoring the Skip or Don't Download Directive that is set when you initially, add a torrent via a magnet link. It never used to do this, but has done it multiple ...
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Is there a way to speed up my SMB file transfer of large files (>10 gb)?

I'm trying to carry out a file transfer from a genomics core of >10 gb data. I have to access the data through a VPN and then use SMB file transfer to transfer the data from the genomics core to my ...
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Slowest download speed with ethernet cable than usb wi-fi

I have an optic fiber connection on my home ( my vendor provides me with 250MB/s download speed and 250MB/s upload speed) with a Huawei EchoLife HG8546M router and I have a 15M long CAT6 ethernet ...
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How do I download an embedded pdf which has no download button or source link in HTML?

I came along a web page which has a document (PDF) that I want to download, but there's no download button, and the source URL is not shown in the HTML (and probably not even accessible through a ...
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Download/mirror webpage page with changing query parameter per site

Say I'd like to download a webpage (including CSS and images) that is using a single-path domain. It displays the current page depending on a query parameter (called "page"). Example: `domain.com/...
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Cache network commands

I have the following situation: I need to install software in a singularity container which fails at several points. Every time it fails, I need to restart the building process. Then, it will re-...
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How can I download the preview of this book using wget or some other tool?

So I want to download the preview of the book here with wget in pdf format or jpeg format (a jpeg picture for each page) since the download option isn't available: https://ofppt.scholarvox.com/reader/...

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