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Q: Help with Internet problem. Downloading problem / login problem.

I have no idea if it is the same problem. First of all I am using a wireless router, I have a internal wireless thing on my laptop. And I am able to connect and all but when i went to ebay.com and tried to log in, It leads to me a page as if I am not online. So I am wondering if it is my router settings or my laptop that makes it like that. Thank you for your help.

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A: Help with Internet problem. Downloading problem / login problem.

This problem doesn't seem limited to Websites, I can't sign in on MSN too. Or login to anything. I am using a airlink router Model AR315W. So if anyone can help, please do. Thanks.

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My computer was recently infected with the AntivirusPro 2009 which I removed with Malewarebytes. Now I am having problems when I am on the internet not being able to access hyperlinks and I am having problem with installing Kapersky Internet security. It will go through the install but the wizard does not come up to perform the scan (I currently have Norton and i uninstall before running Kapersky). It may be something simple I am overlooking. Any help is appreciated.

A:Problem downloading from internet

Have you tried a System Restore from before the infection? The Virus may have disabled some needed settings that a System Restore will fix.

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whenever i download it says its saving, however it doesnt give me the estimated time left or the transfer rate

and the progress bar stays the same (the same little green section at all times, never expands). it stays like this until i turn off my computer.

any solutions?

A:Problem when im downloading off the internet

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One of my systems at home: mobo -gigabyte p35 ds3l, with a core 2 duo 1.8 cpu, 2gigs of mushkin memory a 750 WD hard drive running win 7 x64.

Well, the problem I have is that the system is not able to download from the internet. Whatever I download, it will always stop at about 2% done and hang forever.

However, when I install winxp sp3, everything is perfect and it downloads fine.

What I have done... loaded a partition CD and deleted the drive, created a new C: drive, (done this format thing a couple of times) reinstalled the OS from my original Microsoft disk, reinstalled with the same OS from a downloaded version of win 7 x64... and x86... Clean installs. Always the same results.

I have mem-tested the memory = good
I have HD regenerator tested the HD = good

I have used on-board LAN = no difference
I have used a separate PCI LAN card = no difference
I have used a WiFi dongle = no difference
Changed RJ-45 cables = no difference

I ping the modem/router and all is good. I am able to network this computer on a home system, fine. I can ping internet sites with command prompt. I can surf the internet and load webpages, fine.

But it will not download.

I installed another browser, Firefox, and the same thing happens, no downloading.

All this is after a clean install from a newly formatted drive.

Throw me a new suggestion, please...

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Good morning I am having trouble downloading absolutely any files through my Internet Explorer browser after very foolishly uninstalling my Firefox (favourite browser with all my favourite web pages sotred) browser and now I have a major problem, because I can only use this browser to download Firefox again and it simply won't download anything!

This is the error message I get, you probably recognize it?

"Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded"

Now before you all tell me to alter the settings in Internet options, I have altered everything in there to lowest security and made sure the box which refers to allowing downloads to work is checked and still I get nothing downloading. So quite annoying!

I am wondering is there a way of changing registry keys o fix this problem or am I stuck here in Internet Explorer for eternity?

Thanks in advance,


A:Problem downloading anything in Internet explorer

Aww where are the experts!! :(

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Whenever i click on any download links or click on 'save target as', there will be a message that says IE is not working, and IE will restart on its own. This makes me unable to download any files at all(save picture as still works though). I'v tried system restore and system restore says that it could not be completed. I think that most probably this is caused by the unsucessful uninstallation of a download manager program called 'Gigaget' which was terminated halfway. Although i have uninstalled it, the option'Download by Gigaget' still exist when i right click on any link. It seems that everything else is well for the computer. Could this be a problem with the unsucess uninstallation or a virus or something else. Please redirected me if i posted in the wrong section as i don't really know what is causing this problem.Thanks.

A:Problem downloading stuffs from the internet

It would help to know, what version of Internet Explorer are you using and also what version of Windows?

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I have a problem cant download programs from the internet unless they are zipped. I can't even update my norton or windows system. When I attempt to download something it goes to a blank screen the download screen never comes up. Even when save target as is used it does pull up the download dialogue box but never downloads the file. Please help I have tried everything I know which is very limited

A:problem downloading any files from internet

Hi and welcome to TSG,

First off, are you sure your ActiveX controls are enabled?

Please do this. Click here: http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3155.html to download Hijack This.

It’s very important that you save it to its own folder on your hard drive, such as program files (not temporary files or the desktop), so that it can create proper back-ups and be able to restore them if necessary.

Close all open windows and open Hijack This. Click “Scan”. When the scan is finished (it only takes a second), the scan button will change to “Save Log”. Click on “Save Log” and then save it to NotePad. Click on “Edit” – “Select all” – “copy” and then “paste” into the thread.

DO NOT FIX ANYTHING YET, most items that appear in the log are harmless or even needed.

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we are not able to access many websites with many pictures and we are also not able to download many files that are even less than 10 mb. It is not like it takes to browse or download. They just fail to load or download.

However, if we change the link speed and duplex setting of network card from default, auto, to reduced 10 mbps full duplex, we are able to browse and download, although the speed is still not up to our expectation (160 kbps).

Can someone explain why this happens? We use 1.544 mbps T1. Does above mean that the internet provider limit our internet speed and file size? If yes, is there any way to confirm this, because the internet provider denied any fault on this issue? Thanks in advance.

A:Help with internet browsing and downloading problem.

The need to avoid the auto setting on the NIC usually happens when the NIC is failing or the modem or router at the other end is old, but sometimes there seems to be no reasonable explanation for it.

Is that 160 Kbps from something like speedtest.net or from your observations of actual downloads?

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Having connected my Win7 laptop to my phone via bluetooth I saw a yellow bar across the top beneath the menu bar in either 'Devices and Printers' or 'Bluetooth Devices'.

The bar read about connecting to the internet to gain more information about my devices and I didn't want this at first, so chose the option not to.

Now that I do, is there a way of doing this manually?

Thanks in advance!

A:Downloading device info from internet problem

Right click the device in Windows Device Manager, then choose update driver and see what happens - so far I must say that W7 is pretty poor at getting driver updates done right, or even detected as available...

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Hey folks. It's me again. Never managed to get the Nvidia firewall uninstalled. But it's doing better. Not sure why. BUT, I have a problem when I try to download most files off of the internet. I suspect it's my Nic and that I have to update it, but I'm not sure. Whenever I download a file (like Winamp or realplayer for example), it gives me an error stating:

"The Installer you are trying to use is corrupted or incomplete.
This could be the result of a damaged disk, a failed download or a virus.

You may want to contact the author of this installer to obtain a new copy.

It may be possible to skip this check using the /NCRC command line switch (NOT RECCOMMENDED). "

Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

A:Problem downloading regular files off of the internet.


Please keep replying to that thread.

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I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 running on Windows XP- Home.

My keyboard is set up as Standard 101/102-Key with English (Australia) as the language.

I have recently had to reinstall Windows and am in the process of reloading my software.

I have downloaded Internet Explorer 8 from the Microsoft website but when I go to home pages previously set up by me I cannot access the secure areas as they do not recognise my user ID and password.

When I access these websites from another computer I can get in.

Can anyone advise what I should do?

A:[SOLVED] Internet Login problem

What are you trying to access? Your home page as in, a hosted site? Email?

Did you check the caps on your keyboard? (Sorry if it may offend)

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Hi guys,
I recently buy new laptop. Already i have desktop . if i use laptop ,i cannot login internet banking because some message like wait for applet to load coming . But no problem with desktop . pls help what i need to do.

A:internet banking login problem.

Sounds to me as if Java runtime environment ( as opposed to javascript) is not loaded on your new machine.

You could just keep the page that is trying to load the applet open until it defaults to a download page, or possibly get the download here.


Try that.

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Not sure my login problem has to do with IE 11, but I'll start here.

2 months ago I was able to log into eBay on my desktop. I went on vacay for 3 weeks and when I came back, I wasn't able to log in any longer. I checked eBay to make sure I had the correct user name (and I did) and then changed my password. Still no login. Changed my password, again, 4 more times over a couple days, but still no login.

However, I AM able to log into eBay on my laptop (HP Pavilion, OS Windows 8.1, IE11, AMD A6, 4gbs Ram, 64-bit). What's happening here? Could it be the browser?

If not, what do you suppose is going on here?

A:Internet Explorer 11 and Login Problem?

Hi, I would try clearing the browser cache Internet Explorer 9, 10, 11 - Clearing Cache and Cookies

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I have a rather strange problem. Openning internet explorer I have login problems on the findmypast.co.uk site. However, if I open internet explorer as administrator everything works fine. I have user rights on my computer user account. Does anyone have any idea what the problem might be? The login uses https. I can use other browsers without any problem.

A:login problem from internet explorer

Hi and Welcome to TSF!

See if resetting IE helps at all:

How to reset Internet Explorer settings

What IE version are you running?

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I've had my Dell Inspiron for about 2 years now its a Desktop PC and I have noticed a small problem the boot time on my computer runs around 20 seconds - 30. I log on everything is fine and when I go to my task bar this is what I see:

I've updated the drives to see if that would resolve the problem and it still hasn't. Usually when it does that it takes 3 mins to figure out what internet I have and I have no idea why. Please Help.

A:Windows 7 on Login Internet Loading Problem

Well i most say that is a normal thing on boot up, but for 3 minutes that is rather long. It shouldn't be that bad. This is wired connection?
Also i think a startup item might be slowing this down, try doing this to pinpoint the problem : Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
See how long it takes when u perform a clean boot, which a tutorial is in the above link.

Also go to start and type "msconfig" then in that window select the startup tab, post a screenshot like mine

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I have since a cupple of days the following problems with my computer:

When i boot it up and the windows password shreen comes, i cant log in because the part of the logon screen with the username, password field, password hint etc. is missing.... here a screen shot of it (yea, its in german...guesse were I am from!):

So I logged in by pressing ctr+alt+delete twice. I used the username that was in the loginbox and since I don't even have a windows password (!), I just lett the passwordfield free and I could log in without problems. later I noticed that the account I loged in to has not admin rights but is only an visitor account. Unfortunately I dont remember what my login name is since you dont have to type it in on regular bases in windows xp.

After that I tried to boot up the computer in safe moode to get to the account "administrator" which is without password. But my safemoode seems not to be working too! I just used it several days ago and everything was ok. But now, when i boot it up in safemoode the computer turns itself of right before the loogin schreen comes!

I did several things with my computer right before I had these problems that could in my oppinion possibly have something to do with my problems.
I addded a password to my useraccount but i made up my minde and deleted it right away again.
I also did some work with the regestry, but I dont realy think that that schould have anything to do with my problems since I was very... Read more

A:windows login problem and save mode problem

Hello, sry for the double post but I think its clearer like this than if I would etit the first post.
I just solved my problem on my own, here what I did, for the case that somebody has a simmilar problem or is just interested.

I just gave it another shot to get into the save moode and this time it surprisingly worked. I logged into to the account "administrator". Than I whent to Start/ Run and whent to "control userpasswords2". My username was in the group "debugger users" instead of "administrators". I changed this and now everything is normal again!

I am still wondering how this happend and why i could not enter the savemoode (and why it probably worked again)..... if anybody has ideas, i would be interested!


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I am operating Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 3. I have Internet Explorer 8. I was able to login to different sites until a automatic Java update about two weeks ago. Now when I try to login or search various sites(ebay and remax) I get an error that says:
Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage.
When I click the properties for more information I get the following: javascript:expandCollapse('infoBlockID', true);

When I turn Java off, I am able to sign into my different accounts (eBay...). I have tried to update Java, but nothing else works. Is there a fix so I can search without turning Java off?

A:Java problem???Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage when trying to login

I don't know the cause of your problem but, if it is the update to Sun Java Version 6 Update 16 which came out on 13th August, you could uninstall it via Add/Remove and then download Version 6 Update 15. This is possible because Update 16 was not for 'security' reasons, so 15 is still safe to use.

The fact that your error message mentions 'javascript' is probably irrelevant because JavaScript is different to Sun Java, despite the name being the same. It is also possible that this is an Internet Explorer glitch because IE8 is, apparently, still causing problems for some people.

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Hello, so I just got a new ISP yesterday and everything seemed to be working fine, until today. I haven't made any changes (no new updates on security/anti-virus programs). I have wireless internet access (it says it's connected and the diagnose tool can't identify a problem). My main browser is Chrome, but I have Internet Explorer and Firefox. For all three browsers, I can't connect to any websites, except for MSN.com. I have enabled cookies for Chrome, deleted the cache, and have added that program to my firewall's list of accepted programs, and it still won't load pages. However, programs like Spotify, Hulu Desktop, VLC updates, etc that need an internet connection work fine (also, I saved a session in chrome of opened tabs from yesterday and they loaded perfectly fine, but if I try and type them in a new window, they won't load). I have an ethernet cable too, but I don't understand how the programs that need an internet connection work (ex: Spotify radio, Skype,), but my browsers won't.

I don't know if these programs have anything to do with my browsing problem, but I have: CCleaner, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, MSE (Microsoft Security Essentials), and I recently removed McAffee. For my firewall program, I just have Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

My system says: Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 64 bit
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A:Solved: Internet Connection problem: Access granted, but problem with browsing

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Please bear with me. Not only am I a novice Tech Support Guy Forum participant, I'm not as knowledgable as I'd like to be about computers.

I use two computers. One is my employer's; the other is my personal machine. Both utilize Windows XP Pro Service Pack 3. Both machines are set for Internet Explorer 8. Both also use Adobe Reader 9.2 All of the necessary updates are in order.
One website I visit frequently belongs to an organization that archives its newsletters and allows subscribers to retrieve full pages of past issues. All the subscriber needs to do is to type in the date of publication, and thumbnails of each page of that edition appear. (The organization essentially photographs the pages of each edition of the newsletter and makes the pages available as pdf's.)

The problem occurs when I use my personal computer. It doesn't happen all of the time, but it happens often enough to be annoying. When I find a page I want to retrieve and click on that thumbnail, the page comes up -- but with more than half of the text and photos missing. I also get an error message -- "Insufficient Data for an Image."

I went to the forums on the Adobe website, and learned that this error message typically indicates that the pdf file is corrupt. People with this problem are instructed to contact the file's creator.

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A:Adobe Reader Problem? Or Internet Explorer Problem?

See if this helps "Foxit Reader"
This is the one I use and it opens everything. " Sumatra"
http://download.cnet.com/Sumatra-PDF-Viewer/3000-10743_4-10698785.html (I never liked all those Adobe updates and problems like you are experiencing)
Good luck

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When I go on my computer (dell xps labtop, running windows xp) , my internet works fine, however some websites will not load. Websites such as facebook, yahoo, and myspace will not load while other websites such as this one will. Google only works if I search something immediatly after I open the browser, after waiting a couple minutes it will no longer work. When these sites get stuck at loading the bar at the bottum of the screen remains at the beginning. I use Internet Explorer and firefox, and the problem exists in both. My internet is working fine and there are no firewall problems, or any security problems as well. I'm not very knowledgable with computers so please keep your answers simple

Please Help!!

Here is my HijackThis log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 12:04:32 PM, on 6/17/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
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I've been having this problem for weeks now. I have a cable connection and a wireless router that plugs right into the computer, which happens to be the one I'm having a problem with (the laptops work fine with the wireless internet, only the computer is screwed up).

When I try going to websites such as AOL.com and MySpace (Only about half of the websites I visit will work), I know the internet connects bc it says "AOL - Welcome to AOL" and shows the logo in the search bar, but does not display. Just sits there...and loads, and loads and loads.

Also, for no reason my Flash player is gone all this sudden after this problem has been happening. And guess what? Adobe.com won't load so I can't reinstall it, but flash player is still listed in the "Add of Remove programs" list!
What could be the problem and what can I do to fix it?

A:[SOLVED] Computer Problem with Internet, connection's not the problem

Hi Brian2570...

it could be a malware issue..have you checked for any infections recently?

If after doing the above and you're sure you system is clean, perhaps try connecting to those sites with your firewall temporarily disabled?

Also, have a look in your HOSTS file for any added entries such as Adobe, AOL and MySpace:

- Click Start -> Run -> type:
notepad c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
- Click Ok
- That will open the hosts file in notepad...if it's quite large, try using the Edit -> Find feature to search for the entries.

Post back if you find any...or not please

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Hi there,

My problem is My Internet Explorer 7, For some reason I do not know if its a Javascript problem or what it Doesn't show Javascript related links or if they do show javascript links when I click them Nothing happens. For Instance I play this online game called "ijji GunZ The Duel" which is ijji - Where Gamers Unite! and before that theres a short advertising page kinda before it proceeds and theres a link that says "Skip to http://gunz.ijji.com" when I try to click it nothing Happens AT All. And at sometimes when i go to gunz.ijji.com the original page will automatically be there but when i sign in The page is Blank or If I'm Lucky and im signed in i click the "Play Live" Button and nothing happens (Btw The "Play Live" Button is a button when you click it which launches the GunZ game launcher.) And Also On MSN when i right-click My little MSn icon on the taskbar and Click Email Inbox Internet Explorer opens up but shows nothing just a blank page so my thought is its a Javascript Problem

If anyone is out there Please Help me!

I tried Registry Mechanic 8 Repaired all the errors still didn't work,
Tried CCleaner,
Advanced Systemcare v3,
Checked if IE is allowing Active Scripting which was already Enabled
Before I was using IE 8 but downgraded to IE7 Still isn't working,

Also, My Firefox Also works perfectly with Youtube Videos and the gunz site but Too bad I can't use Firefox to play the gunz online game i need to use IE.

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A:Internet Explorer Problem *HELP* Maybe a Javascript problem

Hi Siickone,

All I can say is try uninstalling your java and reinstall. And make sure you have Adobe flash installed/there's also Shockwave.. and if so, do the same for them.

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I need your help. I can?t seem to connect to the internet with my USB ?dongle? modem on my new laptop. My service provider says that the problem is not a problem with coverage. The device is working properly, according to Windows 7 and I can also access the internet on another older laptop that has Windows XP. The service provider reckons it is likely to be related to one of four possibilities:
? (1) Anti-viral software (I managed to access the internet once to register my subscription and to download some windows updates)
? Services on the laptop not being enabled: (2) telephony, (3) RPC and (4) plug and play. The laptop provider recommended that these settings be changed from manual to automatic, which I?ve done. This allowed me to access the internet again, but only once, allowing to me to download more windows updates.
I guess this looks like it could be the anti-viral software, yes? Should I uninstall my anti-viral software or are there other settings in Windows 7 that I change change/reconfigure? I am not a tech person at all. I?ve been bounced between my service provider and my laptop manufacturer for a couple of weeks now to try to sort this problem, but still no luck. So, any pointers would be really appreciated.

A:Internet access problem via usb modem problem

Quote: Originally Posted by Piaras

I need your help. I can?t seem to connect to the internet with my USB ?dongle? modem on my new laptop. My service provider says that the problem is not a problem with coverage. The device is working properly, according to Windows 7 and I can also access the internet on another older laptop that has Windows XP. The service provider reckons it is likely to be related to one of four possibilities:
? (1) Anti-viral software (I managed to access the internet once to register my subscription and to download some windows updates)
? Services on the laptop not being enabled: (2) telephony, (3) RPC and (4) plug and play. The laptop provider recommended that these settings be changed from manual to automatic, which I?ve done. This allowed me to access the internet again, but only once, allowing to me to download more windows updates.
I guess this looks like it could be the anti-viral software, yes? Should I uninstall my anti-viral software or are there other settings in Windows 7 that I change change/reconfigure? I am not a tech person at all. I?ve been bounced between my service provider and my laptop manufacturer for a couple of weeks now to try to sort this problem, but still no luck. So, any pointers would be really appreciated.

Piaras hi and welcome

first, go into device manager (type device manger in search). Go to the network tab and look for your USB dongle. Is it liste... Read more

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I have tried several times to download the windows 8.1 pro from the following link :-
Create installation media for Windows 8.1 - Windows Help
But after downloading when it was authenticating them, an error has occured and ultimately my USB flash drive has been wasted.
What is the possible solution ? How can i download it ? Anyone could help me ?

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im having a problem dowloading many different programs. this applies for itunes, firefox, flashplayer, the IE7 (the most recent one) and many other applications you can dowload of the internet.

i click on the link that would send me the program to open, but this message comes out

Internet Explorer- Security Warning
Windows has found a problem with this file

file: sw.cab
Publisher: Unkown Publisher
this file was blocked becuase it does not have a valid digital signature that
vertifies its publisher (What is a digital signiture?)

*the "What is a digital signiture" is apart of the message

how do allow unkown publishering items to download. the stuff i download are from legit websites and i cannot update my flashplayers etc... because of this message. I recently downloaded a windows update that gives me a security center. i think this is why i cannot download. plz help me quickly, im getting pissed off that i cant play games and such because i have a crappy comp. thanks.

A:downloading problem. HELP!!!!

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Would someone please tell me why on attempting to download MetaTrader4 from any broker (several brokers tried) the download proceeds with: Download Files, Create Directories, but on the next entry Extract Files it produces a red cross and refuses to proceed further with no explanation.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: AMD V120 Processor, x64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1786 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 138188 MB, Free - 98616 MB; E: Total - 14335 MB, Free - 2528 MB;
Motherboard: eMachines, eME440
Antivirus: PC Cleaner Pro, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disabled

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Hey guys this is my first post herI usually don't use any downloading program as I mostly use firefox in my browsing, but there's a problem whatever I used Firefox downloader or IE downloaderThat the file is not be finalized and stuck at 100% as in the following pic I don't know what is the reason for that but when I use any downloading program it finish the file normallyalso this thing may happen when I receiving a file from a friend using yahoo messenger Please guys advise meThanks in Advance

A:Problem With Downloading

See if this helps:Unable to Save or Download Files

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Okay so the problem is whit both IE and firefox

When i want to download something etc the browser starts the download but it will stop in the beginning every time

I Also some pictures don't load 100%

I never had this problem again and i don't know what is the problm

I can't try reinstalling firefox cause i cant download the firefox install file from the home page

I dont know what is wrong and i never had this problem before


Here is a picture also http://i8.tinypic.com/25ajd6t.jpg

A:Problem downloading

i also made a screeny what happens when i try 2 download something whit IE http://i8.tinypic.com/25fud5x.jpg

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I am trying to download SP2, but it always fails after awhile during the process. When i check for what error message it is, it is always the same error message 80070002.
On the suggestion to try downloading the complete package for It-developers(WindowsXP-KB835935-SP2-DEU), i tried this too. Downloading was successful, but when i tried to install it, I had another error message. Right at the end of the unpacking process it stopped telling me the system cannot find the file. in the unpacking status window it shows it is busy on a file called: i386/system.windows.forms.dll
Would be great if some one can help me.

A:Problem downloading SP2

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Hi and Happy New Year all. I have a strange problem with downloading with FireFox. That being every time I attempt a download the browser disappears, crashes. Before I can click where to save, everything is gone. I can download with IE and MSN IE no problems. I can also install extensions in FF.

So far to try and fix I have uninstalled an optimized version and reinstalled a regular version. No Spyware or virus I am sure. Regular disk checks, all updates, registry clean/repaired.

Any ideas what could be causing this? FF was my favorite for DL's because it was faster now it won't do it at all.

A:Downloading problem

Have you tried reinstalling Firefox?

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I'm having a problem downloading anything from the internet. Every time I attempt to download it is stopped and a box appears saying "my security settings do not allow me to download this file." This is with everything I download, including games and e-mails. It started when my computer automatically downloaded some "new" security settings. I've put several spyware and virus checkers through my computer and nothing has changed.
I have changed my security and firewall settings but nothing happens.
Can somebody please help me?
Thank you.

A:Downloading problem

Hi Pandemonium, Welcome to TSG!!

Open IE. Go to tools, Internet options, Security, Custom Level, and enable downloads.
Caution should be used when changing this option!

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After I formatted my computer, I tried to reinstall Optimum Online.

But after I did, I found out that the computer wouldn't download at all, and when I typed winipcfg in the run command, it always came out to be PPP adapter, no matter how many times I changed it. According to the booklet the company gave me, it should not be like that.

Anyone know why it's doing this? I already spent too much time and I will go insane is this isn't fixed.

A:Downloading problem

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Im running windows xp professional

Ive tried downloading avg 9 over and over and it downloads so far then I get an error which says MSVC redistributables installation of avg can not continue.Ive tried the suggestions that were given to other people on here without any success.Are there any other suggestions

A:problem downloading avg 9

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I have windows Vista Home Premium. In both Firefox and IE when I right click on a picture and try to "save image" it doesn't save.

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Are u getting an error message?

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wow, I'm excited to find this site as my normal tech guy is stumped on this one.
I have an XP operating system and am not real computer savvy.
I have been downloading pod casts to my windows media player for some time and suddenly it's not working. (from the same site) there is a setting wrong because I can do it successfully from my other computer.

when I click one to download a little box opens up that says;

you have chosen to open: then it lists the name of the audio and at the end says mp3
BUT,,, then it says on the next line;

which is a: v card file

this must be the problem because it's not a v card it's an mp3

how can this be changed so it knows it's an mp3?
I did go under tools and options trying to figure it out and maybe i changed it.
Thanks much

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Hi and Welcome.
Have you tried right clicking it and selecting 'open with' ?

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hi! i'm windows 7 user. currently i'm using windows 7 ultimate RTM version. it works fine, but when i want to download something, it says that the volume is corrupt, especially the compressed file. however, when i download with vista, everything works fine. is this has something to do with widows 7. i can download movies though. but when i download compressed files, when i want to extract it, it says the volume corrupt. i've tried many compression tools, but they all have the same problems. i've also tried to change the netsh command, but still doesn't work. anyone have solution?

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i am having exactly the same problem,
it took me 2 weeks to realize that the problem is something in windows 7
but can't find any solution (by the way it happens in both x86 & x64)
if anyone have this problem and found a solution.

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Hi, I have a problem on one of my Windows XP Pro accounts. When I click a link to download something, the download box (the one with Save, Open etc.) pops up as usual. Here's where my problem is, if I click Save or Open, it doesn't save or open the file, it just opens a My Computer window. There's no way to save it or open it. It just started a few says ago. I don't believe any settings have been modified. I have run Norton Anti-Virus and Ad-aware 6 Pro, with no results. The funny thing is it's only on one of the accounts. The other XP accounts work fine.

Help would be appritiated. Thanks in advance

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here's a screeny of the desktop My Computer thing that pops up if you don't know what I mean.

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i am currently having difficulty downloading files to my computer. i am running ccleaners, combofix, malwarebytes, and avast antivirus protection. i have a 32 bit windows vista home premium operating system and am using internet explorer 9 browser.  i have made several adjustments in internet explorer, enabling downloading files in different zones with no success. is this an area that this forum deals with? any help would be appreciated.

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Welcome to BC !
You said...i have made several adjustments in internet explorer.....
Open IE and click on Tools and choose Internet Options. Click on the Security Tab. At the bottom you will see
a button when clicked will reset All Zones To Default Level...click on it. Click OK and reboot IE.
Does that solve the problem?
Did any on your scans find malware? Are there any unusual processes running?
Risky business using Combofix without guidance.

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i have windows xp and its like my downloading system wont let me download.like if i wanted to download sumthing off of downloads.com or anything it wont load up.i cant even download hi jack this.so what should i do,i ran ad aware scan but nothing came up.help m please

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is anybody goin to help m?

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I want to throw my computer accross the room.
I am trying to download a DLL file but every time to try download it it says this.

"This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Please install a program or, if one is already installed, create an association in the Default Programs control panel."

I've looked on so many sites and I'm hoping this one will be the last one.
Please help me fix this issue and tell me what to do.

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It sounds like you're trying to open or run the file rather than saving it to your hard drive. Be sure to select save or save as when you select to download the file.

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Specs: winxp pro internet explorer 7

I have a problem with downloads. For example, if I download mp3s off a website, like 1 out of like 3 will pause somewhere during the download and never move from then on.

another example is youtube movies, some will pause somewhere during the movie and never complete.

i have antivirus and firewall programs that i thought was the reason. so i turned them off but the problem still persists.

Please tech gurus help me out.

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Hello and welcome to TSF

You would not be downloading anything illegal would you? as it is against the forum rules.

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Hi everyone
My problem is that I can't download some apps from the windows store and I get error code 0x80240017

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Hello Masisi, and welcome Eight Forums.

You might see if going through the troubleshooting steps in the tutorial below may be able to help.

Apps and Tiles Not Working or Responding: Fix in Windows 8

Hope this helps,

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I am not able to download anything with IE 10. IE tells me that whatever I try to download "has a virus and has been deleted".

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hello everyone, just want to ask something regarding internet, my friend just bought a new laptop and already have an internet connection, he don`t have any problem browsing the net except connecting to yahoo messenger or some online gaming and he also can`t download mp3 using limewire, but he can watch anything like in youtube. at first we thought the problem maybe it`s in his computer, so i brought it in my house and tried it, but i easily get connected to YM and some online games and i can download mp3 also, so i believed the problem isn`t on his laptop.
where or what do you think is the possible cause of it? is it possible that his internet provider is blocking something with his connection? that`s why he can connect to internet but can`t access to YM or any file sharing related.
thank you in advance!

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I think your friend stands behind a proxy server. Hence he can not connect his program to Internet.

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i've been downloading the starter version of wow ( world of warcraft) for the past 2 days. it is going soooo slow and i need to know how to speed it up. my os is windows 7. i"ve watched a few videos and can't do exactly what the videos tell me to. please help. one video told me to open up run and type in gpedit.msc and when i tried typing that in it said it couldn't be found. thank you for your help

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recently downloaded secuna PSI. secuna recomended updates on 3 items. 2 items updated OK. 3rd item downloaded from microsoft, but cannot install. i cannot get past "NOTEBOOK". imay have downloaded "NOTEBOOK" from microsoft at some time in the past. i did not know what i was doing. have had problems before with "NOTEBOOK" poping up and not being able to instal software. can i get rid of "NOTEBOOK"! do i need a specific downloader? the item that i cannot install is: microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML)4.X. prefer not to download TSG SysInfo at this time. please advise. thank you.

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prefer not to download TSG SysInfo at this timeClick to expand...

No download needed. Just run it; copy the info.
Your W7 version, bit # & SP at a minimum would be helpful.


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