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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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Recently Chrome is changing the file extensions on downloaded files

We use a non registered file extension as an obfuscation from the file being a tar archive containing a signature and an encrypted image containing some upgrade files and scripts. Recently Chrome ...
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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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Enabling Chrome to auto number on existing files

Till a few months ago, if I downloaded a file called 'Job Description.pdf' multiple times, chrome would add an incremented number to the newest download. Of late it has started asking me if I want to ...
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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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How can one download videos from DeviantArt?

Ok, so here's a real challenge for you guys. :) DeviantArt has a webapp for creating digital art called Muro. This app features a tool called Redraw that allows people to see a recording of the ...
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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 m3u8 video on windows 10, I have tried all the ways to do that but I couldn't download them. Anyone could help me? here are the links for the videos: http://s6.vidshare.tv/...
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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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Automatically download a file from Google merchant center

I am manually downloading a file from Google merchant center a couple och times a week. Is there a plugin or app that can make this process automatically? The file is automatically uploaded to Google ...
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How to download part of a video?

The total runtime of video clip x is 46m:15s. All I need is the final scene; ~25 seconds towards the very end of the clip (45m:14s→45m:39s). Rather than downloading the entire video; how could I ...
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Javascript timer annoyance workarounds

Everyone knows this website experience: Download starts in... XX seconds. How to find the identify and modify the correct countdown variable before e.g. 30s have passed? My current (too slow) way: ...
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Office 2013 will not open downloaded files in Protected View

I have long been using Office 2013 (on Windows 7). In the past, it has opened downloaded files in "Protected View", displaying the usual banner warning atop the opened file to indicate that the file ...
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Bulk download files from Google Drive from url list

I have a list of 100 urls that link to files on google drive that I want to download. Each url is like this: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8asdfasdfasd4YXc/view?usp=sharing How can I download ...
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Rtmpdumper throwing error

I am trying to download these videos for my exams from a site, but I keep getting: RTMPDump v2.4 GIT-2015-12-14 (Compiled by KSV) (c) 2010 Andrej Stepanchuk, Howard Chu, The Flvstreamer Team; license:...
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How to download file using CMD.exe [duplicate]

I am trying to download executable file on windows server 2003 as part of Penetration Testing course I am doing right now and I seem to fail... Powershell is not enabled and bitsadmin is just "...
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Directory of last saved image. Using AHK, how to acquire that last saved directory?

I am currently working on an AHK project that downloads images from the internet. If you were to look in the HTML code, say, you could easily find the link to the image. Okay, so you got the link now. ...
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Set Microsoft Edge to not close while downloading?

Microsoft Edge 25.10586.0.0 on Windows 10 build 10586 allows you to close it while it is downloading something, losing all progress on the download. I noticed this while using Google's excellent ...
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Chrome runs downloaded .exe without warning you [closed]

I was tricked into downloading a .exe file in the Google Chrome browser, expecting a simple text file. I did click on the link that started the download, and I did click once on the download on the ...
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Inconsistent Download Speeds

I am downloading a fairly large file (~2G). The download speed that chrome is showing is varying from 300-600kbps. What is confusing me is that the windows task manager is showing speeds varying from ...
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What's the reason behind browsers re-downloading Internet media content?

You already have most text, pdf html, image, audio and video files obviously downloaded when you are currently reading/listening/watching them on your browser. However, when you want that file to be ...
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Firefox: download all file types without prompt [duplicate]

I am trying to set the default behavior for downloading files in Firefox. Currently it opens a nasty dialog "open with or save", and i can tick a checkbox to perform selected action for this mimetype ...
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How to download 1 million files?

How can I download 1 million files ? I have tried lots of download managers, they all are very slow when importing URL list, currently I have waited for 20 hours on Download Master, I have also ...
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Download multiple files from the internet using ftp command

There are many posts about this but mine is different. There are a number of mp3 files in a remote server in the internet. I can listen to each music like: http://www.blahblah.com/demo/A1.mp3 When I ...
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How to resume downloading a file which was 75% completed using torrent client with any other download client by using a direct link

I have one torrent with files I really want but it is dead for many months. Now by some luck I have direct download links for all of the files. The problem is that the torrent is many GB in size and ...
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How to grab the download link that a software uses to download files? [closed]

I've a software that downloads a file from internet. How could I capture the download link that the software is downloading files from and use it to download using my download manager instead? I'm ...
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Download all contents of a directory automatically?

Here you can see a directory that contains some sub-directory and there a a lot of PDF files. Is there any way to download all of them automatically?
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Do we really need to check the integrity of downloaded files? [duplicate]

I downloaded a huge amount of files, but discovered the use of md5 and sha as integrity checkers quite recently. From then I always prefer to check it for big downloaded files, even if I never found ...
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Download File from a Website, which is not accessible [closed]

Im asking if the is a possibility to retrieve a file from a Website, which is not longer up. I Thoght about Google Cache but it is not working. I want to get this file 7+ taskbar numberer
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Stop Microsoft Word from automatically opening .docx files downloaded through Chrome

I recently installed the Microsoft Office 2013 bundle on my computer. Since installing that, whenever I download any file Word is set up as the default program for (.docx, .doc, etc) through Google ...
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problems with installing programs after re-imaging computer

I had a virus on my computer, so I backed up everything and restored my laptop to factory settings. After this everything worked fine for about 8 months until I decided I didn't have enough space, my ...
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Download file on unix from target url which autodownloads file on page visit

I'm trying to download a file to a unix machine on the command line. Accessing a GUI on this particular machine would be quite difficult. The file is autodownloaded when visiting the url in a web ...
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Windows CURL download file- special char in URL

I need to download .xls file with Windows cURL and I have got a problem with URL of that file, because it contains special char "Č". That URL is: http://www.ccs.cz/data/141001_Seznam_ČStxt14196.xls ...
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How can I set windows 7 in order to automatically save images with same name as image_name(1),..,image_name(n)?

I have a series of different pictures from my site that have the same picture name. When I right click on these pictures then chose "save image as" I receive a message saying that there is already a ...
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Why does Firefox keep trying to download 7zip_14396_stf.exe and setup_tsv48ouvr.exe

When I start Firefox for the first time, two files try to download, but their download fails. I have searched to find out what these files are. The "7zip" file is from safe downloads, and it looks ...
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Thunderbird 31.0 cannot download all emails to local folder

I'm in the process of backing up all of my business emails (Gmail) to a local folder. There are several labels which have more than one hundred thousand emails (invoices and receipts), so when I drag ...
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Firefox 32: Download fails; cannot read from source

I'm running Firefox 32, and am currently unable to download files. This is the error message I get, for every single download: C:\Users\Michael\AppData\Local\Temp\Ch+rOsoW.pdf.part could not be ...
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OS X, how to know download file size [duplicate]

I need to download XQuartz-2.7.6.dmg file. Being on cellular internet I should know the size of the file before downloading it - it there any way know that in OS X? I saw a similar question, but I ...
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intercept zip file download request to view contents?

user 'A' downloads a zip file from a web server via HTTP/HTTPS, and after downloading he immediately deletes that zip file from server. In this scenario,can user 'B' (not having direct access to ...