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Downloads stops in middle of download

Question: Downloads stops in middle of download

I've just started experiencing a problem with downloads lately. This has been covered in other posts but no answer.

The problem started yesterday with my downloads. I try to download something from (One of their radio shows) and the download stopped at approximately 10meg of the 136meg file. Thought it was their site so I went to another site ( to download a large file there) and the same thing happened this time it stopped at 20meg of 150 meg file. Thought then that it was my browser. Tried IE, FIREFOX and Chrome at both sites with no avail. Tried a download manager (DownThemAll!) and the problem persists.

Thought then that maybe a virus got in. Cleaned the drive first with CCLeaner then did a scan with SUPERAnitspyware and Malwarebyts Anit-Malware. Still no resolve.

Tried rebooting the computer and still same problem persists. Small files work fine but large files just stop and do nothing.

I'm currently using Windows XP with all latest updates. Any help in this matter would be greatly appreciated.


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Answer: Downloads stops in middle of download

Jason, I sounds like I have the same problem as you, and I've done what you've done re cleaning the PC, etc., etc. Am at a loss. Surely, surely someone has a solution for us.

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In windows 7, when I download any file it stops at the middle and doesn't proceed. Likewise, when I play online videos (like youtube), streaming simply stops after playing few minutes and doesn't play the remaining part(it simply keeps on buffering and takes forever to complete). I have tried downloading file using download manager like download accelerator and several browsers like firefox, gooble chrome but it still have the same problem and download doesn't proceed even if i use pause/resume feature. By the way, I use 10 Mbps bandwidth cable internet/wireless router and McAfee Anti-virus which I update daily. In other to get rid of this problem, I even formatted my laptop and installed a fresh copy of 2 operation systems(both windows vista and windows 7). To my surprise, i found that this problem doesn't occur in my windows vista but the problem still exist in the newly installed Windows 7. This is really driving me crazy coz the problem seems to be really weird for me to figure out ...Any help??

Answer:Download & video playback stops in the middle

Fill in your hardware specs and uninstall McCrappee. Use Microsoft Security Essentials - free, unobtrusive, and unlikely to block your downloads. Can you also post a screenshot of your installed apps? Search for snip in the start menu.

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Whenever i try to dl a large file, it will work for maybe 20 minutes, and then it will just stop without resuming. I run a wireless network with a Linksys G router and a linksys b card. please help if you can because this is very frustrating

Answer:Downloads stopping in the middle

do you use any download managers eg. Leechget

if its a large file of which I'm actually downloading a 500+mb demo of Battlefield 2 at present, just incase I loose connection to server etc I always use a DL manager so its alot easier to resume as downloading through IE you have no option to resume, other than to start the DL again.

many more free options for Download Managers here

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Just like title says, i'll be downloading a file and then it will just freeze after maybe a minute or a few minutes and it wont continue. It usually happens with large file downloads, but i had it happen to me yesterday with a 5mb download.
I have a dell 4550, windows xp, 2.0ghz, 768mb, and i run my internet on a wireless card (my connection is always excellent)

Answer:downloads stop in the middle

May be this can Help: Optimizing & Measuring the "Speed" of Internet Connection.


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I'm getting very tired of this; have been dealing with is for a few weeks. I'm fine downloading torrents and such that don't rely on a single connection... but yeah, this sucks. I'm considering just switching ISPs but I don't see many decent looking options.

Answer:Downloads and video streams stop in the middle

Is the connection between your router and your PC wired or wireless? If your PC has wireless through USB, the USB port on the PC may be failing to switch to high power mode when needed, which can result in a dropped connection during a fast download.

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Answer:Stops in middle of boot sequence

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Well it's an ide burner so the first though would be what have you got running in the background. Close down all programs running in the background and try to burn.
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If your notebook gets too hot, have you cleaned it?
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Answer:Printer stops printing in the middle of a page

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Best regards,

Answer:Computer stops in the middle of boot at random; no BSOD.

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Worth A Look, IMOLouis

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Quick solution is good but do you really believe on this virtual way anyone can offer exact notebook diagnostic?
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You must know that you?ve got perfectly configured system. It is well known that some Microsoft updates can produce different software conflicts. This was the case in the past and I don't think it will be better in the future.
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Try to roll back OS to earlier time to see if the problem will gone.

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Hello. i have the same problem with anyone my downloads stops at 99%
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when i try to download softwares with .exe ...the problem occurs..
i dont think that the problem is IE8 because firefox browser is having the same problem
i am thinking that it is with my hard i do a chkdsk
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Event Type: Information
Event Source: Winlogon
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1001
Date: 10/21/2013
Time: 1:37:38 AM
User: N/A
Computer: DELA-2C2BC7AF71
Checking file system on C:
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Answer:My Downloads stops at 99%

i forgot to tell that..when i try to do a safe mode with networking
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Answer:Vista update modified in the middle of download

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What is your screen resolution?
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Answer:Downloads for a while, then internet stops working

same thing happens to me when downloading from newsgroups :-(

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Answer:Drivers download links in middle east website can't be downloaded

Which drivers you try to download?
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Answer:Solved: Ativa Router stops large downloads

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Link to image
I searched the UltraNav options but could not find what I was looking for. As far as I could find, this button can only be used to scroll (in combination with the red button).
Thanks for your advice on this matter.
Moderator comment: Image(s) >50KB converted to link(s). Community Rules.

X1 Carbon

Answer:(Carbon X1) Use middle scroll button as middle click

Control Panel->Mouse->UltraNav (tab)-> TrackPoint Settings (button)->Set "Choose Scrolling or Magnifying Glass Function" to "Neither"

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Everytime I shut down my computer I see that it wants to install updates it goes through a slow shut down and then shuts down but when I go back to download the icon is still there. One thing it doesnt seem to want to load is the Windows Service Pack 3 it always says it didn't complete the download.. I have Run CC Cleaner I have run my Norton Anti Virus and I have defraged the computer I ran Hijack this. But don't know how to read it ...
Thanks Christine

Answer:Computer Says It Has Downloads But Won't Download Them

Hi .I removed your HJT log. Such are malware tools and are not permitted in the XP forum and should be posted (in the appropriate malware forum) only when asked for by the BC Malware Team or a malware problem is suspected with cause.System manufacturer and model, please?FWIW: SP3 can be installed from the desktop...Windows Update is not the only method. But...before installing it or attempting such...tell us what your system is.Windows Update problems are routine.Windows Update Problems, Delete Software Redistribution Folder - PC Hell How to Fix Problem When Windows Updates Download But Won't Install - Windows and Microsoft Update Problem Solver - Louis

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OK, I've finally had enough of trying to figure this out for myself, so I'm bringing my baggage here. I just performed roughly 10 online speed tests for my computer, and every single one of them gave me a reading of right around 1285kps for downloading and 323kps for uploading. Yet, when I'm downloading, I NEVER get any speeds over 150kps. What the heck do I need to get my full download potential? Or am I just screwed?


Answer:Downloads And Download Speed

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I have been trying for many days now to try and open/save a download but once it has finished transferring the data (close box unmarked) it just dissappears - nothing opens and when I try same to save and select save file - there is no trace of it whatsoever. This is also happening with Windows defender updats and AVG updates - it feels to me that there is a block on the system somewhere but I have been unable to trace this at all - any suggestions.? Many thanks.

Answer:Downloads don't download - they just dissappear!

Defender and AVG updates are saved to the relevant folders and you do not need to do anything with them as they update the programs automatically.Other files you download will be saved depending on what browsewr you use IE6? Firefox?click here does this look familiar?

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When I download and save a file...for example spyware doctor...My pc will download and save but it will not execute.


what spyware and virus scans have you already done? Some HELP in posting on plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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downloads, how do you define where they download to, they seem to go to 'my downloads' Once they went to my desktop ?

Answer:downloads, how do you define where they download t

Stop look and read before clicking, you control your PC the choice of where anything downloads to is your decision It may also help if you untick the box that says "close this window when download completes" then you will get an Open Folder option Cheers HC

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Ok recently all of my downloads have been downloading as zip files, whether its a mp3, pdf, eps etc. I am using windows 8.1 on my hp laptop. I have searched all over and I cannot find anything please I need help. Also this has nothing to do with associate a file type with a program that can open it, trust me I tried it.

Answer:All downloads download as a ZIP file please help

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the download occurs but i cannot view the progress so that i can clear the download history.

Answer:why can't i view my downloads on the download

it would be really nice if you told us which browser you are usingSome HELP in posting on plus free progs and instructions Cheers

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Problems! Everything I try to download will only save to 95% - at the most 99% then it stops. Also, not sure if it's my browser or my computer but each page and link takes forever to load and that blue line at the bottom sits there for as long as 25-30 second. Annoying!

I keep doing full virus/spyware scans but there's nothing going on. Any suggestions? Thanks to all who can help.

Answer:Can only download 95% then it stops

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Question: Download Stops

When I start to download it goes for 30 sec or so and stops.  My internet provider says it is my problem?  What could it be?

Answer:Download Stops

In order to try and help you, the following info  is needed + what are you trying to download: List as much about your computer as possible. This includes operating system (what version of Windows you are using), service packs, computer make/model, RAM, hard drive, sound and video cards, current adware/spyware/virus programs being used on a regular basis, do you have a "real" Windows CD, etc.

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i have xp home and adsl... When i download a file from the Internet, it stops downloading after a while. the downloading sequence continues, but its like my internet connection stops reacting. i start internet explorer while the download is jammed, and the internet is reacting to it, but still not to the download. this problem is generally happening to files over 30MB, but sometimes even files of 5MB is getting jammed. the same problem is happening when i try to play multi-player in games. i play for a while, (approx. 5 minutes), and then i get a message the game failed to connect further to the internet.

Answer:the download stops...

I'd sign up for and try their packet loss tests. My guess is you're experiencing packet loss somewhere on your network, or the ISP has problems.

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all of my downloads stops on 99% ,i followed chkdsk steps,formatted PC several times with XP/Windows 7 ............

Answer:Download stops on 99%

If you're referring to the download progress window, be patient and wait a minute or two after it reaches 99%.

What are you downloading, and from where?


formatted PC several times with XP/Windows 7Click to expand...

What exactly do you mean by that comment?


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many times when I download a file, it stops with 1 sec remaining. sits there for a while and then aborts. could be any site. only started happening recently. what could it be? I tried turning off my av, didn't help.

Answer:download stops at 1 sec

Well, just to provide an update, I went back to my old router (Linksys WRT) and have not experienced the problem, although I've only done a couple tests, so it's not conclusive. I'll do a few more tests this week.I've also installed Chrome, and will be testing that as well. I suspect the router more though, since I had the problem on two computers.

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Well .. after wasting much of an evening and after countless tries of getting this service pack on I'm still sitting here!

I followed the tut here ->

Got all the prereq installed. Then after waiting the 10-15, I acutally had dinner and came back started to d/l the SP. It got to 6% and stopped, sat there for a while and then failed with a code of 80070002. Click on the get help link and followed the instructions for clearing out the Software Distribution folder.

Then I checked for updates again. Did the same thing, stopped and failed at 6%. This time I clicked the 'Try Again' button. This time after hanging out for a while it went to 19%. But then it failed .. AGAIN! If I try again it just stays at 19%.

I figured that maybe the server is overwhelmed. It was 9pm EST or so. I tried again here at 5:15am figuring that most of the US is in a coma at this time. Same results.

Any ideas on how to get this SP? I'm plum out of ideas!

I'm down for anything, just to get this to work! Why did they have to change the way SP where handled? The d/l from a URL was just fine!

Answer:Can't download SP1 RC - stops after 19%

Try from here Download details: Windows Vista Service Pack 1 RC for x64 Based Editions - 5 Language Standalone Package

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Am trying to download some Dj mixs via some forums..

when the download pop up menu comes up everything seems ok it just starts to download then around 10% of the way through it just stops and says its finished ..

Any thoughts ?

Answer:Download just stops

There are a lot of things that could be causing it.

What are you using to download with.
What are the specifics?
What type of OS are you running?
Are you sharing a connection with somebody else (or "borrowing the")

Can you give more details?

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MrSeb writes
"At, page designs have been repeatedly tweaked over the years to push its updater software (now called TechTracker), TrialPay offers, and the site's mailing list. Bothersome, perhaps, but certainly not inexcusable. They've got to make money off the site somehow, after all, and banner ads don't always do the job. Now, things have taken a turn for the worse: Cnet has begun wrapping downloads in its own proprietary installer. Not only will this cause the reputation of free, legitimate software to be tarred by Cnet's bloatware toolbars, homepage changes, and new default search engines ? but Cnet is even claiming that their installer wrapping is 'for the users.'"

Just wanted to say again... we told you so. Now Wraps Downloads In Bloatware

It didn't bother me, I unchecked the Babylon toolbar and all is fine for now with Chrome. Anyways, I never go there to dl stuff, it's all your fault that I did try it!:-D

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I have an Acer laptop with windows 7. I have used Chrome in the past with no problem. Now all I can use is IE (64 bit). When I tried to use tweakfit, it loaded everything, but said the page was unavailable when I went to get the license number. I have tried to have a tech company log on to help and they can't log on to my computer. It will not upload their "fix" software. Chrome tells me now that I need to check Firewall "whitelist". I turned Firewall off and tried Chrome - nothing. I turned firewall on and tried Chrome - nothing. IE is just too slow for me as I like to play games. What do I do? I have restored the system to an earlier date and no fix. I don't know what happened. Can anyone help me?

Answer:Browser can't download Chrome or any other downloads

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
What is tweakfit ?
Use Clean boot,
Click Start and type in the search box,
Click on the suggestion on top or hit the Enter key,
Go to the Startup section and take some screen shots for a complete list,
Go to the Services section and on the bottom left Check the box to Hide All Microsoft services,
Repeat the screen shots,
See the links above my signature on how to take and upload screen shots here,

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Hello! Thanks for helping me.

Recently my downloads have slowed right down to a point where they are 10kb's a second, now usually I would get 1.3mb's for downloading. If I use the internet, stream movies off netflix, download apps off my phone, the internet is perfectly fine. But for some reason on my PC they are very slow. i have tried a speedtest and I get the usual, 10mb/s down and 1.2-1.3mb/s up. I checked my wireless adapter connection and it is 39mb/s, any suggestions? I tried a VPN, connected to LA (im in australia) and i get 500kb/s but not the full speed.

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Hi all,

I've just released version of Download Ninja that includes media downloads. There is currently no browser integration for media downloads (I'll look at that next) but its still easy to download a file.

Media downloads are supported from over 200 websites including:

Daily Motion
To download a video/audio track just add the link to DN and at the bottom of the add download window you will see a new button that says "Scan this URL for Media".

Click on that button and DN will load a list of available media downloads from that page and display them in a combo box.. then just select the one you want and click on either Quick Download or if you want more download options click on Detailed Add...

As well as media downloads I have also added these fixes/enhancements:

v1.0.3.0 (July 4 2014)


Firefox plugin released
Add better error reporting for unhandled exceptions
Added additional screen when adding a download
Added referer to request
Added correct management of cookies between http redirections
Added cancel button on download check
Added media grabber v1 (youtube, daily motion, 200+ websites)
Added download summary window
General improvements

Fixed issue with ?Start Minimized? crash
Fixed issue with log not being populated if start minimized selected
Fixed blank default download folder in XP
Fixed issue where destination filenames can contain invalid chars + associated crashes
Fixed ... Read more

Answer:Download Ninja (With Media Downloads)

Can we perform an over the top installation? Or a fresh installation required?

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A few months ago both Griff & quaxo had reccomended Free Download Manager to solve my over-the-limit MB download problems.  It worked just ducky and when I got my new computer up and running I downloaded Free Download Manager again, however, when I went to the Microsoft Updates page and clicked on the Download button to download over 200MB of security & program updates, the Download Manager window didn't pop up so that I could schedule the download for between 2:00AM-7:00AM.  Consequently it download over 200 MB of updates and when that happens it cuts my internet connection to just barely moving for a period of 24 hours.  Has anyone else had that problem with Free Download Manager not recognizing Microsoft's downloads?  If so, is there a way around it?  Thanks

Answer:Download Manager & Microsoft downloads

FDM only allows you to download files directly from the Web, i.e. through a web browser or using FTP.

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Changes made on my pc within the last few days around the time problem with downloading started:

*Uninstalled NIS 2005

*Replaced Norton with Avast, ZoneAlarm, and OnlineSafetyShield (Trial)

*Installed Trial of TuneUp Utilities 2006 (used this to fix a problem with digital camera software)

*Disabled OSS, still installed but disabled, had a few glitches with it.


My Downloads are stalling. They are getting to almost complete then just going nowhere. The animation is still going, but all the numbers stop. I have a DSL, not the best speed connection, but before this downloads were max 3 to 4 minutes for a 15mb file. Used to get about 30 to 40 kb/sec. I know that's still slow for most people but I've never had this problem before the changes above. My DSL is through our local telephone company.

Most recent attempt to download something was CyberPatrol 7.6 Trial and it got to 76% complete the first try and 63% the second. Third try today it got to 99% with 17 seconds to go and just .7mb left.

After the download stalls I notice there is no traffic from ZoneAlarm, it's like it loses connection somehow, (but I'm still connected to the internet)

After waiting forever, I finally click cancel, then click download again, choose save to desktop and the download seems to pick right back up where it left off, starting right where it was when it stalled, after it completes, I go to the the desktop try to install and an error message comes up:

The content... Read more

Answer:Downloads Stalling, can't complete a download

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Everytime I try to download something in Internet Explorer, it wants to save things to C:\Users\jstauffer\Downloads\I have no idea what this or how I can get rid of it...  Any help would be great!

Answer:I can't download anything... C:\Users\jstauffer\Downloads\

Welcome!Computer Hope is the number one location for free computer help. The forum will help everyone with all computer questions. You could use FireFox instead. It will download as per your settings in the FireFox tool options.Tools > Options > General  Downloads

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I am writing a vc++ code in which i am registering one RSS feed on to the user machine which downloads certain images in the path it creates in temporary internet files. I have heared that IE6 browser does not support RSS feeds. I want to ask whether it is not just possible to register the feeds and download images or any activity like that with IE6 on the machine.
I have also heard about RSS reader for IE6 in various blogs, what is that? Can any one help me with this issue.

I asked the same quetion on MSDN but they redirected to me here.


Answer:RSS feeds download and registration and downloads on IE6

My first question is why are you using IE6? That has loads of security vulnerabilities and doesn't necessarily adhere to the latest HTML protocols. I was strongly suggest download and installing IE8. The setup procedure will automatically download and install all security updates and such. You'd be much better off writing your C++ code for a current browser than one that is no longer supported.

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Can any one advise me how I can set Microsoft EDGE that is in Windows 10 to by default download to D:\Downloads?


Answer:How can I set EDGE to by default download to D:\Downloads


I do not use Edge, but here is one suggested method (it dates from Aug 2015, but I presume the steps are still valid):

The download folder can be changed in File Explorer, the former Windows Explorer, directly.

Open File Explorer by clicking on the folder icon in the Windows Taskbar, or with the shortcut Windows-e.Locate the Download folder on the left side, right-click on it and select properties from the context menu.Switch to the location tab in the Downloads properties.There you find the current location listed. If you want to set a new folder without moving existing files, simply enter the new path, e.g. d:\downloads and hit apply afterwards.If you want all existing files to be moved, click on move instead, pick a new folder location, and select yes when the move folder prompt appears.Microsoft Edge will use the new folder for all downloads from that moment on.

How to change the default Microsoft Edge download location - gHacks Tech News

EDIT: And here is a tutorial right here in
Microsoft Edge Downloads Folder - Change in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums


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I have set my Downloads folder to be on a second drive. by right clicking Downloads folder then selecting properties/location/"new location which I changed to F" clicked yes to move all associated files.

it has been working for a few days now all well and good.
earlier I went to download a image and when I right clicked the image and selected save as, a window appears where your able to choose a destination. The destination I wanted was already there as usual which is "F/Downloads" what caught my attention was within that window it usually shows all the pictures that I have in my Downloads folder but only one of them was there. I clicked save and the image saved.
I navigated to my Downloads folder on my F drive and the image was not there. All the rest of the images I previously downloaded was, even the only one that showed up in the "save to destination window" not sure of the proper name.
I tried to download another picture and when I right clicked it and selected save as
the "save to destination" window opened and showed the same single image as before and also the 1 previous download picture. Scratching my head I double checked the destination, destination correct F/Downloads. I click save, and navigate my way to F/Downloads and neither of the two pictures are there.

On my F drive I only have 1 Downloads folder. So where are these pictures that are not showing up in the folder but yet showing up in the "save to destinati... Read more

Answer:Downloads not showing up in download folder

Is F: an external HDD ? ?
Does it get unplugged occasionally ? ?
When you put a flash drive in does F: change it's drive letter ? ?

Also post which browser is being used here...

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Can any one advise me how I can set Microsoft EDGE that is in Windows 10 to by default download to D:\Downloads?


Answer:How can I set EDGE to by default download to D:\Downloads


I do not use Edge, but here is one suggested method (it dates from Aug 2015, but I presume the steps are still valid):

The download folder can be changed in File Explorer, the former Windows Explorer, directly.

Open File Explorer by clicking on the folder icon in the Windows Taskbar, or with the shortcut Windows-e.Locate the Download folder on the left side, right-click on it and select properties from the context menu.Switch to the location tab in the Downloads properties.There you find the current location listed. If you want to set a new folder without moving existing files, simply enter the new path, e.g. d:\downloads and hit apply afterwards.If you want all existing files to be moved, click on move instead, pick a new folder location, and select yes when the move folder prompt appears.Microsoft Edge will use the new folder for all downloads from that moment on.

How to change the default Microsoft Edge download location - gHacks Tech News

EDIT: And here is a tutorial right here in
Microsoft Edge Downloads Folder - Change in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums


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I have a similar problem and I am unable to download anything from your site.  Using Firefox v29.  I do have a block but I'm presented with the option to overide it which I do.
To test I went to CNET and downloaded a file and it DL like it always does, but for some reason I can not get anything to download from I have a direct hard line connection to internet (via the router) on the desktop, so not using wi-fi for this.
Any suggestions?

Answer:Win7 Crashes; Can't Download from BC Downloads

Thanks to the link Queen-Evie left I was able to find out what the 'similar' problem is !
What I strongly suggest you do is go and start a topic of your own in the 'Am I infected? What do I do?' section of BC. You may find it helpful to read the advice on posting there before hand and here is a link to that advice :-
It is always best to start your own topic in this kind of situation because, while your problem may be 'similar', it is probably not 'the same' !
When you do create a post in 'Am I infected?', be patient - these people are busy. Try to follow any instructions you are given carefully, and if you don't understand something, post back and ask for clarification.
To avoid confusion between this post and your new post in 'Am I infected?' I am going to lock this one. If you have any queries about this, feel free to PM me.
Chris Cosgrove

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Can anyone tell me about and being infected (I think in the flash on the page, not the downloads)? On other peoples machines (granted I should have verified Flash version before going on the web), I got fake AV's "Sysinternals AV" and "AV Security Suite" respectively within 2 days. BleepingComputer's removal page on "AV Security Suite" says it gets in through Flash. Those are two sites I count on for clean Windows downloads, several anti-malware utils let do their file hosting exclusively. I would hope they did a better job of vetting their ads. I went back and re-downloaded the apps I got from the two sites, ClamAV on my Lucid box and says the downloads themselves are clean.

Is this something new, or are major sites (to Windows power users) like ZDnet and CNET constantly infected and I never noticed because Flash on my home PC is kept up to date?

Answer:Got rogue AV's from, downloads.zdnet-Is this new??

I cannot tell you if the sites are having issues. But I think you are saying you have 3 infections. If so Reboot into Safe Mode with Networking How to enter safe mode(XP)Using the F8 MethodRestart your computer. When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Select the option for Safe Mode with Networking using the arrow keys. Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode. >>>> Download this file and doubleclick on it to run it. Allow the information to be merged with the registry.RKill....Download and Run RKillPlease download RKill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below and save it to your desktop.

Link 1
Link 2
Link 3
Link 4

Before we begin, you should disable your anti-malware softwares you have installed so they do not interfere RKill running as some anti-malware softwares detect RKill as malicious. Please refer to this page if you are not sure how.
Double-click on Rkill on your desktop to run it. (If you are using Windows Vista, please right-click on it and select Run As Administrator)
A black screen will appear and then disappear. Please do not worry, that is normal. This means that the tool has been successfully executed.
If nothing happens or if the tool does not run, please let me know in your next replyDo ... Read more

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Whenever I try to download something with FlashGet internet just stop working, speed 0,00 kb/s. It looks like it's disconnected from internet even if it's connected.... I also tried other download managers but it's the same thing. I run Avast and SpyBot several times but they haven't find anything...I'm using Windows XP Professional SP3. I'm downloading RapidShare files (with Premium Acc) for a long time (with FlashGet) but this problem started few days ago...PLEASE SOMEONE HELP!!!

Answer:My Internet STOPS when I try to download something!?

Hello and welcome to TSF,

Im not sure if Im allowed to help with you with this, but you can download
antimalwarebytes here and run it:

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I have a very low download speed i,e 35 kb/s. I need to download some big file of 500 mb. It takes a hell lot of time so, I start the download at night. But When I wake Up the download stops. I have now noticed that when my laptop goes on standby the download stops. I am having great trouble and need help.


Answer:Download Stops On Standby

Tell the computer not to go to sleep.

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say i was downloading a 800mb game or around 40MB it will tell me that it's finished and when i open the fil eit is obviouslt corrupted...might be the router.My internet connection is set up by the university and uses 802.11a system

Answer:Download stops and says its finished

If you are running a E-Mail Program set it to check for mail every two minutes

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i have a cable connection at home...and at some point everything was ok...but after there was an attempt to increase the speed of the connection by the provider, i started having problems with the download!

i'm downloading something...and it stops...sometimes because the connection goes idle or because there's traffic..or because of whatever reason...this is not the problem...

the problem is that when i try downloading this specific file again, it stops at the same place!...and it doesn't matter if i'm using a download manager...and it doesnt matter if i'm downloading it from rapidshare (or similar sites) or from a secure site...

it just stops at the same place!

does anyone know where is the problem?

is it because of the cache?..there's a cache for the downloads?
is it because of a certain timeout for the proxy?

btw, the problem is not from my computer, coz when i use the slow dial-up connection, the downloads work normally...


Answer:download stops at same place!

I used to have that problem with Internet Explorer. Are you using Firefox? It's the best browser.

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Am new to trying to download updates....gets to 17 of 27 and stops....just sits there and runs....error number ends in 0016

Answer:Update Stops mid-download

Follow the link below to Microsoft fix it center. In option 1 select windows, option 2 choose install or upgrade software or hardware, in window next to option 2 choose windows update, and then in option 3 click run now next to fix the problem with Microsoft Windows Update that is not working.

This should get things straightened out.

Microsoft Fix it Solution Center: troubleshooting software issues

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I've been having this issue on my network with my new Windows 7 machine. No matter what I try to download it will never finish. It gets to various different points 5%, 15% etc but never to 100%. I tried Firefox and that didn't correct it. It works fine on a Windows XP machine. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Thanks for your assitance

Answer:Download just stops! Any browser

Hello again! No one is having this issue on a local network?

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When I download something on my pc, I can't do anything on my iPod touch nor can I surf the net on the pc that's downloading the file or else the download stops.

Answer:Download stops problem

Well there are many things to check.
It depends on many factors like your internet speed, what you're downloading, which website you're downloading from, which browser/download manager, etc.

If you can provide some more details on the above mentioned things, I'd be happy to look into your issue.

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I bought the OS W/Vista Ultimate sp1, It is a Digital Download. I can get the disks, but I have to wait!!! I tried just saving it, but about 1/3 way through, it just disappears? Now It says to do the ISO way, I don't know how. PLEASE HELP!!!!

Answer:Digital download OS, Stops 1/2 way through di

The ISO is an image file of the disk contents, after dowload is complete, open your burner software and choose burn image or ISO, however yours is worded. This will make a bootable instalation dvd.

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had to format my laptop due to vista service pack 1 completely messing everything up so that it would boot correctly and couldn't roll back either. now that the os is back on and updated with patches and updates (except service pack 1), its time for the firewall (zonealarms) and anti virus (avg). the problem now is when downloading it starts off fine then just stops downloading, the download box is still there but no data is being transfered. even the transfer rate showing still says 113 KB/sec (yes i know thats slow to some people). if i quit and start the download again sometimes it does complete but not with large files. the laptop is running vista home premium and connects to the router by its own onboard wireless card. before the format everything was fine and downloads were no problem. pls pls pls help

Answer:vista download stops

You probably already checked this but may bee turning off the windows defender firewall could help.

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Hi Guys... after all that cleaning, my computer seems to have a block somewhere. I am unable to download Sun Java The installer cannot proceed with current Internet Connection Settings, Adobe, Mozilla not responding, can't download javascript. when playing games on FaceBook... windows always crashes. Can't delete 3 files from my backup hard drive.... hard drive doesn't work.... Computer is so very slow. There is more wrong... I just can't remember.

Please help!


Answer:WE stops and starts, can't download anything

Try using malwarebytes and see if it's possibly spyware/malware infection.
Is your computer connected to a proxy?
Also, check your internet explorer settings -> security tab -> custom button and see if you are blocking any of these files because of security level being too high. a short cut would be just put security level to low and see if you can run these files. if it works, set it to medium-high for safety if you aren't computer savvy.

As for your harddrive, try out western digital tools and run a scan on it, you could have bad sectors on it, especially if your HD is external... one small bump is all it takes to destroy files.

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I have bought a laptop recently and was trying to update the driver of graphic card which is ATI Radeon HD 5730, AMD site suggests an utility and after installing with the utility you can start dowload, well I tried to download the driver several times but it stops at about 30 MB everytime (98 MB total size), when I tried to update the driver from device manager it tells that the graphic card does not need the update, but I am sure it needs as that is not the latest driver I have. So does anybody know what can be the problem, and what is probably solution to this? Is there a way or place to download Catalyst drivers using download manager other than AMD's download utility?
Thank you.

Answer:ATI Catalyst Download Stops at 32 MB

Just download the new drivers from the AMD site

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I have a cable modem and a router. Now I don't know why this happens but whenever I download something big, the download randomly stops moving. I thought this might have been a LAN related problem. This thing never happened when I had the cable modem. But after the LAN was set up. This download stopping happens frequently. Is there any way to solve this problem?

Answer:Internet download stops a lot in a LAN

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After repeated attempts to download various free security software, Internet Explorer stops working and shows two options,Search Internet for solution or close programme,after trying either one...nothing!I've tried to download REG cure and various other cures but zilch!Still can't download,any HELPFUL suggestions? Bigwhite.

Answer:IE Stops working when trying to download

Try again in Safe mode (with Internet).

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I had a 4gb micro card. realized needed more space when I got nokia lumia 635. bough 16gb micro. tried to copy old card onto new card. now do not have any of the downloads, no download category and none of the photos I put on the new card are available.

Answer:Where did my question go regarding losing my downloads and the 'download' category?

This is your other question thread?:

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Hello hello,

I have a problem with Internet Download Manager (IDM) since my new PC (64 bits/Windows 7)
I have tryed everything, searched on Google, nothing to do, when i download a file, the file can't run (corrupt file), and with .rar, the files in are corrupt on extraction.

How to fix that?
Anyone get that problem?

I love the speed of IDM and i don't want to change this :/

Answer:Internet Download Manager Problem with Downloads

never had such issue...could it be your AV??

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Hi everybody...ummm... Recently, my PC kept getting corrupted downloads from bigger files: 5MB+?? So, i was wondering what was causing this problem? I also tried using IE, Firefox, Free Download Manager(Binary-No cookies,etc.) Here is a HiJackThis scanlog:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 20:20:13, on 7/4/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
D:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Free Download Manager\fdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Poon's\桌面\HijackThis.exe

O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.ocx
O2 - BHO: FDMIECookiesBHO Class - {CC59E0F9-7E43-44FA-9FAA-83... Read more

Answer:Corrupt Downloads!!! *NOT DOWNLOAD MANAGER PROB!*

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have been encountering this problem too often that the file downloads but does not show up in download folder. have tried with chrome ie mozila opera all browsers.

invariably happens in case of zip files.

tried with disabling my security also.

at times it downloads though.


Answer:file downloads but does not show up in download folder

You can change the Download location. In Firefiox go to Tools/Options/General/Downloads/ Put a check box in Always Ask Me Where to Save Files. Then you can choose what folder or on the Desktop to put the download in.

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Hey,One thing that's seriously starting to bother me is that I can have two downloads running at the same time at 32kb's each but I can never get a download to run at 60kb's.  It's most notable if doing torrent downloads or software like GetRight where the software overcome this limitation by having multiple socket connections to the same file getting a combined speed of 60kb's.  Is this a protocol limitation, server restriction, ISP throttling?Kinda embarresed that I don't know the answer to it to be honest but then again, never delved that deep into the internals of sockets.I would appreciate any insights or information you could give.P.S. Not a question on how to improve my overall speed as it's ISP throttled, nothing that can be done about that, just confused as to why I can't use my full Available bandwidth on one download instead of only spread over multiple.

Answer:Why can I have two downloads at 32kb's but not single download at 60kb's

Quote Is this a protocol limitation?Yes, that is why they do two or more threads.Do you need a detailed answer?

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I have tried using Star download manager and Flash download manager to download some files from and the only thing they download is the link and not the file.

I am using Netzero dialup with Windows Me.

Would anyone have any ideas as to what I am doing wrong?


Answer:download manager only downloads link not file

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I used to be able to download fine then one night a while I decided to run an AVG scan while I was at work like I had many times before I turned on the option to force shutdown if computer was locked just as I had in the past with no problems. I got home turned on my machine and tried to download a file and nothing happened basically what it does in both Firefox and IE is it either downloads the file then deletes it right away or it downloads the folder but its empty I tried changing the download destination but nothing changed. I run Vista Home Premium 32 bit Firefox 3.0.4 and I never really use IE so really dont know the version of it most likely the newest one not sure about SP1. I hope this wasnt to confusing to read.

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Hi . Won't transfer the downloaded program from queue to downloads once completed. It just remains in the queue saying 160 of 160 mb for example but doesn't move it to "downloaded"
I've reinstalled the app several times and my iPad is up to date.

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I can't download anything at all.
Every time I try to download anything it tells me it is a virus and has been deleted.
Can anyone tell me how to fix this problem
I never had it before.  Just all of a sudden I can't download a single thing.

Answer:No downloads possible, split fromI can't download anything on my laptop

I can't download anything at all.Every time I try to download anything it tells me it is a virus and has been deleted. Can anyone tell me how to fix this problemI never had it before.  Just all of a sudden I can't download a single thing.Hi,I suggest you start a new topic on the Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs section. Usually you have to post some logs by downloading a tool, but in your case just post that you can't download anything. Good luck. 

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I'm following the guide to remove Win 7 Antivirus Pro and it tells me to download RKill. When I click on the download button it sends me to 7 zip and that is what's downloaded. Is 7 Zip a renamed version of RKill?

Answer:RKill download link downloads 7 zip file

Use this while I investigate that.

Try all three buttons if needed. The next two are renamed versions.

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Hi. I just started noticing a problem recently with downloading anything from a browser. I use Firefox normally, and everything was all good until I tried downloading a driver off the Dell website and when it finishes download, it will never run. I always get an error message. I tried downloading the same file with IE, and it still does not run. I thought it might have been a problem with the file, but I've tried downloading different files without luck. I thought it might be a Firefox problem, so I uninstalled Firefox, and now I can't download Firefox back into my computer using IE (file downloads as Firefox 26.0 stub.exe) and it doesn't run.

I have no problems downloading torrents, but I use uTorrent. I'm not sure what exactly is going on. Does anyone have any clue as to what's happening?

Some extra notes:
- The file shows that it is a completed download. When I go to run it, it pops up an error message.
- I have tried downloading different things from different sites, and nothing works.
- I have tried shutting off my AV and malware programs, and still no luck.
- Seems to be browser related because I can download from my gmail and torrents.

Answer:Cannot download files using firefox or IE, but other downloads work

Hello mischief and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'd try using System Restore to roll back my computer to a date/time prior to when this problem first started.

System Restore

I'd also run a full anti-virus scan. I'd supplement that with another full scan using the free product called Malwarebytes.

Malwarebytes Free

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I got a brand new desktop. I installed Windows 7 and got myself a wireless card.
First thing I did was to download steam. It's a no-go. It would start downloading, and then freeze on 500 kBs. This happens with Chrome, Firefox and even IE.
I thought it was my Modem/Router at first. But I could still download on my laptop. Even more so that I just recently got a new modem/router from bell to replace the 6 year old one we have now.

Oddly enough, I can browse the internet just fine, and torrents still work.
I tried to download the 3DS Mark 11 bench-marker and it refused to download, but I was able to download a .torrent file for the trial version of the same program.

If anyone could help, it would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Browser downloads refuse to download past a few KB/s

goto and see what your results are on there.

it may be a bad wifi card or corrupt drivers. did you install the drivers from the disk or let windows discover and install the drivers itself?

if you did either you should got the the wireless card manufacture's site and download the most updated drivers for your wireless card and operating system

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Hey,One thing that's seriously starting to bother me is that I can have two downloads running at the same time at 32kb's each but I can never get a download to run at 60kb's.  It's most notable if doing torrent downloads or software like GetRight where the software overcome this limitation by having multiple socket connections to the same file getting a combined speed of 60kb's.  Is this a protocol limitation, server restriction, ISP throttling?Kinda embarresed that I don't know the answer to it to be honest but then again, never delved that deep into the internals of sockets.I would appreciate any insights or information you could give.P.S. Not a question on how to improve my overall speed as it's ISP throttled, nothing that can be done about that, just confused as to why I can't use my full Available bandwidth on one download instead of only spread over multiple.

Answer:Why can I have two downloads at 32kb's but not single download at 60kb's

Quote Is this a protocol limitation?Yes, that is why they do two or more threads.Do you need a detailed answer?

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Hi I have a problem with view and track downloads in that a file has stopped downloading although it says its resuming.

I cant delete it and as its there it is preventing me form opening pdf downloaded which I use many times a day.

Its driving me mad, why do Microsoft insisit on such *****

Can anyone suggest how I force the download to compelte or remove from the list?

Many thanks

Answer:View and Track downloads - hung download

What are you downloading? Is it something you're downloading from the Web using your browser? Why can't you simply cancel it? Please provide more details.

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