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Q: trouble downloading files

Hi everybody.

My wife is a medical transcriptionist and has to download wav. files from a FTP site every day. Recently we switched to Cox cable internet and she started having problems downloading files. The files can range in size and generally when the files are 30mb or greater, the download never completes now.

My question is would this problem be on our end as a result of a firewall or router or something like that, or would it be an issue with the file, the FTP website, or the new ISP? We also just started using Vonage too.

Thank you for any help.

Matt

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An error shows up when she can't complete the downlaod that says "Connection reset by peer: socket right error." Does this mean that it is taking too long to download and the FTP site disconnects her?

Any ideas?

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I can't download zip files from a website where I am a member of a group. I can download htm and txt files with no problem. The files are there, I can get them from the office, but not from home. At home, I can download zip files from BC, for instance hijackthis.zip comes in with no problems.Any clues? Where do I begin looking? Please point me in the right direction.Without too much understanding, I've looked at IE settings, ZoneAlarmSuite settings, privacy settings, mobile code, few others and can't find anything resembling 'block zip files'.This is the exact IE 6 message (I just removed a bunch of blank lines from it)You are not authorized to view this page You might not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials you supplied. If you believe you should be able to view this directory or page, please try to contact the Web site by using any e-mail address or phone number that may be listed on the f4.grp.yahoofs.com home page.You can click? Search to look for information on the Internet.HTTP Error 403 - Forbidden Internet Explorer Edited - system description I forgot to includeWindows XP home sp2IE 6.0.2900.2180 ... Hope you don't need any more, I can't copy and paste itZoneAlarm Suite 5.5.094Pest Patrol keeps pests out all the time also

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I seem to have lost the ability to download any files from links on the internet or email attachments. I'm specifically trying to work with an attachment (PDF file).

I click the link and it automatically tries to open it in a browser window. It does not give me the option of saving it. I'm not able to right-click and get it to save either. The browser page opens and I get an error message that says the file cannot be saved because the source file cannot be read.

I get the same message when trying to download files from the internet as well.

What do you think????

Help...Dianne
 

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I have been having trouble downloading some files from a site that I have had no problems d/ling from in the past. I download a large (6M) file on my dial-up (1hr+) which I have done before w/no probs and it gets to 99% and then stops responding, causing me to have to end task it to unlock the window. I have turned off my screensavers, both discontinued all surfing and surfed to make sure the line stayed open, and generally babysat the things (tried several different files of roughly the same size) to no end. They will sometimes actually write the .zip file, but when they do it has "unknown errors". I have tried all of their mirrors, both in the US and abroad. The site is reputable and has been reliable in the past. I can d/l small files (up to 1MB) with no probs. I am using IE 6 for my browser on my Win98 machine (see sig). Any thoughts would be great. I really want those files!
 

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When I click on this link for example, I get an icon of HDD with a red arrow pointing to in the bottom LH corner of the screen, then the message "Installing components", then another HDD icon with the message "Done".

But all I get is a little white box icon with a red cross in it in the top LH corner of the screen.
 

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IS this for a PC or Mac
 

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Why can't I access certain documents? I turned the Accounts Control off, but that didn't do the job.

A:trouble downloading certain files.

Originally Posted by mjlop30


Why can't I access certain documents? I turned the Accounts Control off, but that didn't do the job.



Do you have the software on your PC to access the documents?

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i have windows xp and im trying to download stuff like an adobe reader file and when i click it to down load this box drops down and ask me to click it to ok the file for down load so i do and it starts i click save then the files go over to the little folder and it stops and wont keep going. i am having this problem with everything i try to download. any help?
 

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Try using 'Download Accelerator Plus' Its free to try. You obviously have a problem in windows but please try DAP 1st just to check if that can download anything. This should eliminate any doubt that your internet connection may be causing the problem. Then we can take it from there
 

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Ok, so last night I bought a netbook, and a NETGEAR WGR614 Wireless-G 54Mbps Broadband Router. I installed the router on my desktop (that runs vista)and everything went fine. But during that, I had to uninstall my Spybot S&D and Malware Bytes.

After I installed everything, my sister was on the netbook (windows 7) and she was trying to download FireFox and she got a "This file was blocked because it does not have a valid digital signature that verifies it's publisher." so I told her I would deal with it in the morning.

So I woke up, and started getting the desk top put back together before I worked on the net book. I tried downloading Spybot, and I got the same error as my sister did with FireFox. So I went and tried to download MalwareBytes. Same thing. And I tired downloading them from different places. No luck.
Searching online I found that I had to go into tools, internet options, and click and unclick some boxes that deal with digital signatures.

That semi worked. I was able to actually finish the download, but then I got a "The setup files are corrupted. Please obtain a new copy of the program."

Searching online again I found something that told me to clear cache and such, so I did that, and restarted the comp (mainly because I was getting angry) tried downloading again. No such luck. Then another place told me to right click the download, and save the target on the desktop under another name. Did that, THEN when I double clicked the ic... Read more

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I've been trying to download a favourite game of mine, I've downloaded winrar and java to play it

though when i try to download the game client via the link on the website, It always downloads as a .JAR file and everytime i click it, all it does is duplicate the file and put a (2) or a (3) next to it , depending on how many times i try it, It's getting very frustrating considering none of this stuff happens on windows 8 or mac.

Can someone please help me
 

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howdy and welcome bekfst. I've edited your post for vulgarity, please remember this is a family oriented site.

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Alright, so I have an 120gb ssd and a 1tb hhd. For some reason everything large saves to my ssd like games which can be upwards of 50gb. Ive already set all the download locations as the hdd but everything wants to save to the other place anyhow, and nothing is able to be moved from the ssd to hdd. Any thoughts?/?
 

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when you download programs/files etc.......doesn't it usually ask where you like to install to????
 

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I recently had to replace the HD in a Dell Inspiron laptop running Windows XP Pro SP3. I rebuilt the HD installing Windows, FireFox, Malwarebytes, and other needed software programs. I tried to download the printer driver for an HP printer which was 70 MBs. After restarting the download a few times I was finally able to get all of it. The client would like the HP software package as well which is 500+ MBs. When I attempt to download this file, about 25 MBs download and then then it stalls and times out. I have tried on different days but had the same result. The laptop is connected to the internet using Charter Spectum with an ethernet cable to the modem. This is a very fast connection at about 60 mbps. The 500 MB download should complete in about 7-10 minutes. Smaller downloads are almost instantaneous. It seems to be specific to the large file downloads that take more time. I have tried resetting the TCP/IP protocol and running the WINSOCK fix. I have also tried disabling the firewall in VIPRE Internet Secuity but nothing I have tried has resolved the download issue. Would appreciate any and all suggestions. I have googled the problem but have not found a solution there either.
 

A:Trouble downloading large files with Windows XP PRO SP3

Easiest solution is to download the file on to a computer off site using a different service provider. Put the file on a USB stick and take it to the client.

I think the client needs to contact Charter about the difficulty downloading items from the internet.
1. Does Charter still support XP? That might be part of the problem.
2. Is there a limit on data downloaded? Comcast has caps in some areas. I'm not sure what happens when you approach or go over the limit because I am no where near any data allowance cap.
 

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How do you download multiple files from a website that has them several links deep? I have tried using Free Download Manager I have also tried using this other one I found on Google called Fresh Download What I usually end up with is a few weird HTML files. but no other files that work. For example I will get mp3s that won't play.

Just to clarify, I am not talking about downloading multiple links from one page. I want to download files that are on multiple links but all originating from one website. Is there an faster way than to download them all individually?
 

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My school uses blackboard as a way for professors to post word documents and the like, however I cannot seem to open any file with a spanish character (such as ) in the file name. It seems that computers with vista can, but when I try it just gives me an error message.
 

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I'll try to download a file or a flash plugin and they download a little bit and then freeze. I dunno what to do >.<

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Browser?

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I have been having trouble downloading things,, I have tried to download
smilie central, and it wont download, I have tried downloading the new
version of sun java and it wont download,, is it possible that something got
clicked somewhere that stops me from doing any downloads?
help!
karebear
 

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I have purchased Greeting card factory deluxe 9 and it will not complete the download, it just sits there. HELP!
 

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I have tried to download service package 2 several times and it gets about halfway done and then stops with a prompt that says "access denied". If you have any ideas, I sure would appreciate it. I seem to be unable to download some programs because they seem to require the sp2.
Thanks
 

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try downloading the redistributable package from the following source, this will allow the entire install to go ahead without your computer going online

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...be-3b8e-4f30-8245-9e368d3cdb5a&DisplayLang=en
 

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I have been using Mozilla and want to go back to IE. I downloaded IE7 but I got a message saying that it was unable to install the latest Windows IE updates. I restarted the computer but it doest help. what do I do? How do I open IE7 when there is no shortcut to open it?
thanks

A:Trouble Downloading IE7

Hi and Welcome to TSF

Look over thie Preinstallation advice


http://cybercoyote.org/software/IE7.shtml

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I am having trouble downloading anything from any website whether it's through IE, Netscape or AT&T browser. When I go to any website to download, computer acts like it's downloading, but the end result is a large solid window, except for a small white square in the upper left hand corner of this large white window. Within that small white square there's a even smaller red square in it's left hand corner. Then below that is a blue triangle. Then to the right of those two small objects, there's a small black circle. I have searched and searched the internet for any explanations, but to no aval. Even AT&T couldn't explain it either when they tried to use their remote assistance to help me with downloading their software. I have taken a picture of this weird looking icon with my cell phone. If anyone out there would give me their cell phone # I'll send the picture to you. I have dug deep into IE's internet options, but don't see anything that should be blocking me from downloading. All options are checked that allows downloading. Please help!
 

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have a friend of mine that recently brought me is laptop
to look at, and i cant put my finger on whats going on

it wont download anything, it will seem as though it is for instance

i went to download firefox for him
and i set to save to desktop when prompted however when its finished
downloading its not there, the download screen just disapears
upon completion even though box isnt checked,

so i tried just to run it and it gets to point where window pops up
to install and click instal and window vanishes and nothing happens

ive check temp folders and cleared them ive tried system restore
set all internet options to default closed all virus programs,
no firewall up and still nothing
and it does this on everything thats downloaded or rather attempted

its funny because there is no errors that come up it just acts as though
nothing happened , created a folder for downloads and assigned everything to download to it and following downloads nothings there..

im wondering if the windows defender is a culprit here but i deleted it and still nothing, but maybe still remnants in registry or something

i hope that made sense and if any1 has any ideas please help


i ran online panda scan and nothing shows , aside from that i checked
logs and comp seems to be clean

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Can you take the file/program from a cd/floppy and successfully install?

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Hi

I have a windows 7 operating system

and I use Mozilla firefox

I am trying to download a whole page of lectures
unto my computer
they are media audio files

so that I can after wards download it on my Zune

so thatI could listen to it on my Zune

right now I can only download lecture by lecture individually
this is one of the links that I am trying to download

http://www.kolhalashon.com/New/Shiur...2Old&PageNum=2

please advise on how I can download the whole page at once

it should do it lecture by lecture

please advise

thanks

sigmundf
 

A:Trouble downloading

you have a post here http://forums.techguy.org/windows-7/1049449-how-download.html - with an answer
please do not duplicate posts here

closing this one

continue here
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-7/1049449-how-download.html
 

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I have tried twice to download win 10 each taking 6 hours, It gets to the end and then disapears. I have a pav g6.2240 laptop  running win 8.1 help please I am a silver surfer so in plain language i can understand please.

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Boxergirl I don't know HOW you are downloading Win10, but the best way to do it is using the Media Creation Tool:  Installing Windows 10 using the media creation tool - Windows Help With this tool, you have the option of (1) creating Win10 installation media (USB or DVD), (2) downloading an ISO file, (3) updating the PC directly.  What I recommend is getting an 8GB USB stick and using option (1) to create installation media, then inserting that media and running the Upgrade. Good Luck========================================================================I am a volunteer and I do not work for, nor do I represent, HP.---------------------------------------------------------------If my posts helped you, please click the Thumbs-Up symbol on my post to say thanks.If my posts solved your problem please click "Accept As Solution".========================================================================

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Whenever I'm downloading something if I were to try to do anything else involving the internet, the download will finish but I get an incomplete file. Whenever I leave everything alone, it downloads just fine. Can anybody tell me how to fix this?
 

A:Having trouble with downloading

Which browser do you use?
 

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ever since i downloaded Mozilla Firefox it was cool i guess but i had trouble downloading files and i got a error msg that i never got with IE so when i tried to download the same link with IE i got the same error msg so i decided to remove Firefox to see if it fixed it and when i tried i still got the msg that i never got before downlaoding Firefox here is a pic of the error

any help would be cool

A:Downloading Trouble!!!

It sounds like you have a "download manger" installed and that it's, giving you grief. Do you have say ""Real Download" or something similar installed?

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I'm just going to copy and paste what I have posted everywhere:

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I recently installed WinXP. I had WinME before this, very few problems.
I formatted, installed WinXP, and everything is fine, except one thing. I
cannot downloading anything. for instance, I go to http://www.aim.com , and
I try to DL AOL Instant Messenger. The dialog may or may not pop up, and
when it does, I select a folder to download to, and the Time Remaining stays
blank, Transfer Rate is blank, and the Progress Bar does not move. The file
doesn't download. One of my friends told me something about having an NTFS
system instead of FAT32. I dont know if this will fix it, but if there is
something easier, I'll take that instead. I have RoadRunner Cable, I Obtain
IP and DNS addresses automatically, and am through a router. I have released
and renewed my IPs twice. I did not have this problem before WinXP came
along. I'm not a computer newbie, so I have tried all the menial things,
like Virus Scanners, Cookies, IE options, etc.. I would greatly appreciate
help please!

Thanks,
Ryan

I also took a screenshot of what happens:

http://www.geocities.com/thejmclan/DL_Problem.GIF


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Update: I have reformatted my computer, this time with NTFS (just because). There is no change in my problem. I need all the help I can get, because I'm not going back to WinME! Please help! E-mail me also if you can, [email protected] Read more

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Hmmmm... what happens when you try this link?
ftp://ftp.newaol.com/aolcanada/AIM/en/caaim47.exe

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I sometimes download programs that have icons that look like this:
 unknown_icon_download.bmp   3.06KB
  16 downloads how can you download them on Xp it just says choose IE or select from list.

A:Trouble Downloading?

Hello,

The icon you see traditionally means that there is no application set to open the file in question. or that the file in question is corrupt. For example, downloading a microsoft word document and not having microsoft word instaled on the system. Could you say what the file is that you are downloading?

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have tried several times to download avg 9 ... i keep getting this message and do not know how to fix .........

Error: Action failed for registry key HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows: creating registry key....
Access is denied.

any help would be greatly appreciated ,,,,,,,,, thank you
 

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My computer recently crashed and I reinstalled the operating system to fix it. Unfortuneatly though, when I tried to download AIM the "download box" immediately dissapeared; making me unable to download it. I tried downloading other things, such as Flash, but everytime the download box opens, it closes alomst a nano second after it opens. Then same thing happens whenever I try to download things from my email too!

Is there some way to fix this problem?

I have Windows Xp and Internet 6

A:Downloading Trouble

Certainly. Make sure all drivers are installed. And try getting Microsoft updates then downloading and installing other software.

The worst case scenerio would be : you had a bad stick of ram and windows installation was corrupt. However I think you will be able to solve this problem with windows updates.

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It goes through everything, then a box pops up the says:

Setup was unable to initialize. Please look at the logs in C:\Windows for more
information

I have Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3. Any help would be appreciated - I don't want to go to IE 8 & have to go to IE 7 for my bank's
new security processes.

thanks!!!

A:Trouble downloading IE7

Use your Windows Search to find Log Files. Since there's a lot there, zero in on the date of the event and see what the file relating to your problem says. It will be in plain text so you'll have no trouble reading it.

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i literally have trouble downloading i have used every antivirus i could find it has not removed anything i dont know what do do

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You may be infected with Poweliks or Xswkit (aka Gootkit, a Poweliks clone) which typically affects the ability to browse or download files using Internet Explorer and causes PowerShell error alerts. Task Manager typically shows numerous occurrences of (COM Surrogate) dllhost.exe or dllhst3g.exe. If using a 64-bit version of Windows, then these entries will be listed as dllhost.exe *32 or dllhst3g.exe *32. These processes are known to spawn and consume a large amount of system resources. When attempting to download files in Internet Explorer you may receive the message "Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded." or you may see a pop-up alert advising that "powershell (powershell.exe) has stopped working".If you are having trouble downloading files with Internet Explorer, follow these instructions to re-enable downloads/reset all Security zones to default.

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Is it possible to download MS 365 onto a PC?  Access, Outlook, Notes and Publisher downloaded from the package but I have to go on-line to access Word, Powerpoint and Excel.

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I don't know whether this is an XP or an IE thing...

I inhereted this laptop at my company. I have full admin rights to it, btw.

This is kind of tough to explain. When I go to download certain types of programs - not files with a direct link to the file, but something that's supposed to run an installer on my machine - I don't get a prompt to download the software and the files don't start to download.

For example, go to http://download.sidestep.com/get/k00...&param=onlyGet

If you click I Agree, it should start to download a file. Except on my machine, it won't. I've had this same problem at other sites and it's becoming a major issue - I can't DL the webconferencing software we use, either.

I've gone into IE tools/Security/Custom Level and made sure that everything in ActiveX will download (or at least prompt me), but I don't get the pop-up box to download these types of programs. I've dropped my security levels to the bare minimums, but that didn't help either.

For what it's worth, the Sidestep site listed above gives me this error message:
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This is taking too long.
A few possible reasons why your download is failing:
You are using pop-up ad prevention software that prevents our registration windows from opening.

You are blocking JavaScript and/or ActiveX with your browser configuration, firewall, or anti-virus software.

You are in an office and your company has blocked your computer from downloading programs that m... Read more

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Can anyone help?

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My downloads timeout, or they say completed and when I open them its only about a quarter of the file I downloaded. Is there a manager or something I can download to continue unfinished downloads or to stop from only getting partial downloads.

Any help welcome.

Thanks
 

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Hi all.

I couldn't find any threads that cover my exact issue and I assume that this is the correct section of the board to post in... anyway, my issue is as follows:

IE8 won't allow me to download any programs. The download box pops up as normal and the progress bar goes to 100% but then it just closes and the download is nowhere to be seen. The search function won't find it either; the program is not on my computer.

The only bits of advice I've found online is to download Firefox (which would be great if it wasn't for the initial downloading problem) and also altering permissions in the Component Services bit (dcomcnfg), which did nothing.

I've also turned off Windows Firewall and am using Kaspersky 2011 with all permissions set so that it doesn't delete stuff automatically.

I also had an issue with uTorrent that I believe to be related: Whenever I clicked on a link to download a torrent, uTorrent wouldn't pick up on the fact that I was attempting to add a torrent to the download list. I was able to add a new torrent by inputting the URL but they would invariably fail.

(Foolishly, I had a bit of a tantrum and uninstalled uTorrent so as to install BitComet but then realised that I couldn't download that anyway. I blame quitting smoking.)

Any ideas?

A:Downloading Trouble

Joe,
Welcome to Seven Forums.

Let's try to do some online scanning etc operations since presently you can't download.
MS Windows Live OneCare safety scanner: Free online tool for PC health and safety

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I am trying to down load [email protected] and when ever I do, it say "Error writing temporary file. Make sure your temp folder is valid". The icon is on my computer, but I keep getting that message whenever I click it and I can't listen to the radio. What does that mean and what do I need to do in order to get the radio to work? I have Windows 97 or 98 and I have downloaded this and other items before, but now I can't. Thank you.
 

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Try http://ns-radio.netscape.com/radio/radioclient/radioweb/html/download.html
 

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hi. i have a sony vaio laptop and it does not let me download anything. i tried to download itunes and other programs and it would not let me. when i first got it i could download anything but now i can't. i can not even open any attachments. what should i do?
 

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Hi,

I want to install a POI loader for my GPS on my computer. When I try to select a folder where data files can be found, a message reads "There are no data files in that folder. Please specify a folder that contains at least 1 file with a (.csv) or (.gpx) extension." This is my first time ever downloading any GPS software, so I don't believe I would have any files with those extensions. What should I do?

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AM having trouble downloading from my Panasonic DVD Video Camera despite having succeeded over last 2 years and most recently 2 weeks ago. Camera definitely OK and conecting OK to computer. When downloaded it goes into wrong file format. All help greatfully received.
 

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jiver:

I relocated your thread to it's own thread; you were piggybacked onto an existing thread and nobody would have seen it there.

thanks, and welcome to TSG.

v
 

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usbstor.inf incorrect or missing message pops up when trying to download hp software from cd or online !!! PLEASE HELP !!!!
 

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A previous post might be of interest to you ...

http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/568675-solved-error-message-usbstor-inf.html
 

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Hey guyz, i have trouble downloading things. Sometiems it works, sometimes it doesnt, its gonna download and it stops at 99%.... i turned off every firewall but its still doing it, even in IRC, when i try to download something, it stops at 99%... then if i resume the download, its gonna finish downloading but the file is always corrupt and not working. What's the problem? I'm almost sure its not a virus, it's some high security thing but i dont know what, i got nvidia Forceware but i turned it off... even the windows firewall with SP2. Can anyone help me? It's really annoying, thanks!
 

A:Trouble Downloading Stuff

have you tried using a downlaod manager? such as http://dmextension.mozdev.org/
for firefox, beware of evil programs though containing malware.

perhaps someone could reccommend one for ie for blizbling?
 

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Okay, i am not sure what causes this, not even really sure what forum it belongs in, but here is my problem.

When downloading things, whether in IE or Mozilla Firefox, the download seems to think its done about halfway into it, if not less. Anything I download does this, it starts, and finishes...and me, thinking its done, open it. It of course doesnt work and i look at the file size and its way smaller than what its intended to be.

My question is, what causes this, and if you know that...how do i fix it?
 

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I'm trying to download Steam so I can get some nice games ect ect ect.

anyway when I try to download it, it goes to my computer fine but all that happens is I get a message saying:

"the windows installer service could not be accessed this can occur if you are running windows in safe mode or windows installer is not correctly installed"

I reckon it's to do with my installer... but Im not very good with software issues... any ideas?
 

A:Im having trouble downloading steam

Personally I would not use those programs because they also bring in a fluffy of viruses disguised as games (Trojans)You didnt install the windows installer.Download and install here : Here is the mirror 1
 

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Whevenever I attempt to download the Internet Explorer Beta 1 I get an error. While it's downloading, in the middle of the download it will say it's complete. I click "run" and then it says that the file isn't compatable with Win32, any help?

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Do you have these problems in any other browsers? Please try one of the below (both are free):

Firefox
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
Opera
http://www.opera.com/

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I am using a Compaq Pressario 5900Z (600 mz) w/ 256 ram and W98.
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