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Downloaded software wont launch itself and has to be opened with existing application (Xarchiver)

I tried downloading the software Blender, usually i just double click what i open and it launches easy-peasy but when i try to launch Blender i have to pick an existing application to open it with (...
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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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Firefox Temporary Downloads Save Location

Earlier, when I would want to a view a file, Firefox would prompt me the app to open the file in, and then save the file in the \AppData\Local\Temp folder, and open it. As the Temp folder would be ...
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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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pipe-lining using wget or curl on linux

I would like to know how can I download a file from the internet using wget and/or curl by separating the file into even segments and downloading the file using 8 or 16 direct links, substantially ...
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My windows 7 downloads files with appended lines

I have a windows 7 on my old laptop which don't support newer OS so i keep that as a test machine for various codes. Most of the times I use wget for transferring files from my new laptop to the old ...
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Why is it that my download says it failed but it really didn't

When I download .msi installer (38 MB) from web page, it says it failed on different browsers for different reasons and end up with a .partial file. However, if I rename the file to actual install, it'...
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How can I download DNRGPS?

When I clicked the link on https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/mis/gis/DNRGPS/DNRGPS.html to download the program, it popped up with a dialog box to open with program or close. The only programs it gave me ...
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How to create p2p metalinks files

Metalinks files are files which allows to download files or folder using multiple protocols. There are lot of softwares for downloading using MetaLink. But in my case, I want to create a metalink file ...
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How to download videos from cisco webex browser viewer? [closed]

My university streams lectures using Cisco webex and then uploads a link for every single lecture so we can see the recorded video like this: https://imgur.com/a/aqzpGN0 There is no way to download ...
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Zoom installed, and still I have to download and start a tiny zoom.exe to join a meeting

Zoom is installed: Still, I always need to click on Don't have Zoom Client installed? /Download now/' and download a tiny zoom exe file (e.g. 82 KB ...
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How to solve corrupted downloaded files?

How do you solve the corrupted files after download? I have a slow internet connection that causing the downloaded file to be corrupted. The file is "zip" and about "3GB", I'm ...
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Why do all the Linux ISOs I try to download seem to fail mid-transfer lately?

I've sat here for hours upon hours, repeatedly trying to download the ISO for Linux Mint from numerous of its mirrors. Servers from all over the world. They all stop halfways (not literally exactly ...
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How to download Embedded PDF from this website with Pdfviewer.js

with free signing-in in this website, you can view a pdf really useful for med school. https://www.accademiamedici.it/manuale-del-neoabilitato I cannot download it because it's embedded and uses a ...
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Why is my computer failing to download all kinds of files on all browsers?

The network itself is brand new and quite fast. Unfortunately bigger files are throwing a 'Network Failure' error after different amounts of time. Smaller files get the error also but most times are ...
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How to download segmented videos from a url

I am trying to download videos from a url using google chrome. In developer tools under network, I see video segments like https://videodelivery.net/cd6ff47b2a3bedc1edc1e8a7c92c1297/video/720/seg_45....
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Back up the download folder on win10 in OneDrive

Seems that one drive could only backup "desktop" "documents" "photos", but not the "download" folder?
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What is the shortest non-interactive command to type in a prompt, on a fresh Windows 10, that downloads the latest Firefox installer?

I'd like to install latest stable Firefox for Windows without having to open IE, Edge, or navigate through a FTP, or a text browser. I'm looking for an easy to remember single command or one-liner ...
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cant download a blob video

i am trying to download a video from a site. i looked up for solutions online apparently its a blob video i have seen people downloading blob videos from youtube as m3u8 file with jdownloader but here ...
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Use Powershell to Download Webfiles Based on UTF8 Text File List

Aiming to download website files via powershell; get the name from each line of a text file; with UTF8 support (supporting international text names); & save the files to a directory with the ...
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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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How do I change the download location of a file which is currently being downloaded with Firefox?

Lets say that a 2 GB file is being downloaded to C:\Users\user\Downloads\ but the C:\ drive only has 1 GB of storage space left. The D:\ drive has 10 GB of storage space free, so I want to change the ...
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Unable to download a file from baidu website

I am trying to download this file on my mac https://pan.baidu.com/s/1bhJbsGSD7bXf4txmsqaplA I have managed to create a baidu account from here: https://www.reddit.com/r/Piracy/comments/auhyxk/...
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Can't download a certain large file - error: Failed - Network Error

I have been trying to download something all day with no luck. It came in two parts: One 250kb that downloaded no problem, and one 8GB rar file that I am having issues with. I tried on multiple ...
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downloading multiple files from google drive in one go

I want to download multiple files from google drive please see the following link https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByWO0aO1eI_MN1BEd3VNRUZENkU?fbclid=...
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Scheduled automatic FTP

We receive stock inventory updates from our 7 distributors every day in an FTP download. How can I set up a scheduled to pull the CSV file from each distributors FTP daily into one folder? For example ...
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Chrome downloading file after 100%

I was downloading something today and I know it is only 1.8 GB, but after downloading 1.8/1.8 GB, the weirdest thing happened. Chrome kept downloading the file and the progress bar started showing the ...
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How can I see if someone downloads files from a file directory on my website?

If someone browse the file directory of a folder on my website and download a few files. 1) Is there any way I can see that this has been done? 2) Is there any way I can see which files has been ...
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Downloading files from linux server: wget scheme missing

I am attempting to download a file from a red hat linux server: wget /u01/d/ss/file.jpg Yields: /u01/d/ss/file/jpg: Scheme missing.
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Downloading videos from multiple web pages

I'm trying to download videos from a list of web pages. There is 1 video per page. The page is rendered using JavaScript, and is totally blank with JS disabled. I've tried youtube-dl but I believe ...
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I can't stop Windows 10 from compressing files when I download

I can't stop Windows 10 from compressing files upon download. I have gone into the command line (right click and run as administrator) and done fsutil behavior set disableCompression and then ...
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Downloaded PDF files have 0 bytes. Why?

I have recently begun experiencing this problem. I go to download my current bill from Verizon and, after it appears in my download folder, it contains 0 bytes. This came on all of a sudden. I had ...
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Can't download file from pdf.js viewer

I want to download file But I am not able to download file. Can anyone please help me to download file Thanks
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IDM done download but the download file is missing?

I test IDM (internet download manager) a little bit: I go to youtube: https://youtu.be/J6TPVunLhkw I catch the link, but instead of downloading, I copy the link: https://r4---sn-8pxuuxa-nbole....
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curl to download file located at github

I would like to donwload openjdk11 using cURL from github but the download stops just after few seconds, this is what I tried: curl -o openjdk11.tar.gz https://github.com/AdoptOpenJDK/openjdk11-...
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Is it possible to find the source of a downloaded pdf file from examining the pdf itself?

Is it possible to find out the source of a downloaded pdf from examining the pdf data? The pdf in question was not downloaded by myself but was downloaded into an account of mine. I have since changed ...
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Downloads gradually slow down in speed

I've been trying to download a graphics driver for my new Windows 7 PC. I downloaded it, my speed started out at 2 MB/s, and it downloaded. Then after a few seconds, it stopped downloading and the ...
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Reset a "prevent download policy" for Chrome?

I am developing something where the user can download an autogenerated PDF (using PDFMake). It worked OK until I accidently clicked "prevent downloads from this site" (or something similar, cannot ...
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Is is possible to download software with IP packets sent from another computer?

I was wondering if a computer was connected to the internet but needed an application downloaded, Instead of physically going to the computer and downloading the software, could another computer ...
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telegram desktop doesn't auto download pictures

Unfortunately Telegram Desktop doesn´t download pictures even if I enable all options as told below. How to disable telegram desktop auto media download feature Does anybody know help?
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How can I download the same file from multiple URLs for increased speed?

I'm working on a Linux machine (relatively recent distribution). I want to download a file which is mirrored at two different (HTTP) servers. Now, the file is large and the download speed from each ...
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Why does my internet not work when downloading big files? [closed]

When I am downloading files and they get to around 8MB/s, I have to throttle the connection down to at least 6MB/s in order to do anything else online, even regular web pages take soo long to load ...
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Disable auto-rename of file names when opening links multiple times

When I click on a link to a *.gz file, Firefox asks me what to do with this file. When I click "Open with", it downloads that file to the temp directory and opens it with my archiver program. So far ...
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Read error near the end of a file I'm downloading - what's at fault?

I'm trying to download the updated firmware for some device (it's a Belkin Network Exentder, but that's inconsequential). I manage to get to 97% of it, seeing: $ wget -c --verbose http://networking....
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Where is the setting in Chrome/FireFox on Windows 10 the changes download prompt timing behavior?

We have two different PCs running Chrome 63, FireFox 57 and Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. When "Ask where to save each file before downloading" has been turned on, Machine A immediately brings up a ...
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I am seeing animated PNG files on some sites in lieu of GIFs. How can I save/download them?

I know how to save a GIF, it's super easy. Just right click and save. Voila! But with these new animated PNG's, I haven't the foggiest. Without using some sort of screen scrape where I'm grabbing the ...
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How to verify a download file using a .sig file and public key, in Windows 10?

I'm interested in installing the Electron Cash application from electroncash.org (Electron-Cash-2.9.4.exe) and the website indicates that to be sure of the integrity of the download, I should verify ...
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Where can the 'Fat32 Format' utility be downloaded from ? (shown in picture)

I know this is a silly question (if not a downright stupid one) Where can the Fat32 Format utility be downloaded from ? I obviously tried using Google but the only website I could find was this ...
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Downloading m3u8 videos [closed]

I am trying to download video from a .m3u8 livestream video format. How can I download m3u8 videos using software on my personal computer such as ffmpeg, youtube-dl, VLC, etc? M3U is a computer file ...
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Does streaming a video or downloading a video take up more of your internet data?

I figured that in theory, you are just transferring the same data at the end of the day. I have a feeling that it would take up the same amount of data. Am I wrong? Is there some other factor that ...
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