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Vista crashes everytime i try and download rapidshare files with any download manager

Question: Vista crashes everytime i try and download rapidshare files with any download manager

Ok i have been downloading rapidshare links with flashget for years, then about 2 weeks ago My Acer Laptop Aspire 4520 (vista home basic) started to crash..Now whenever i use flashget to download (i have premium account) paste all urls and press start then it downloads fine for maybe 10 mins then my vista just freezes and crashes and restarts....i have tried this on flashget 1.73 and latest version all the same....so i then tried internet download manager 5.14 same thing happens, finally i tried orbit downloader and it happens with that too......wht the heck is hapened please help..i am using an acer aspire 4520 laptop with windows vista home basic...i could always download great until 2 weeks ago..no i can only get 10 - 15 mins tops and crash....my downloads i pay for every month have just been wasted this month...i have run every virus, spy ware scanner there is including, kaspersky, spy bot and avg & adware no infections!!!! i am at a loss please help??? I Have tried using your uninstaller and removed flashget and IDM and reinstalled but same issue...
ps vista and internet is fine only when i try and download.

i hope you can help, many thanks in advance



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Acer Aspire 4520 , AMD Turion 64
1GB Ram, 80GB Hard drive, NVIDIA Geforce 7000m/nforce 610m
external usb 250 GB Hard drive

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Answer: Vista crashes everytime i try and download rapidshare files with any download manager

Any ideas anyone please, my mkonthly downloads i pay for are being wasted please help i am at a loss.......

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Are there any such programs out there that can allow me to queue up a bunch of rapidshare downloads and do them automatically one by one?
 

Answer:Download manager rapidshare

Rapidshare has time and byte limits for free users so it may be hard to to use a DL manager.
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I know some other download services like Deposit Files don't like DL managers when you use the free download, it will just download an html file instead of the file you are trying to download, and I think Rapidshare may do the same.

I have a Premium RS account and use DownThenAll
Try it on 1 file and see what happens.
 

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Just installed win 7 64bit. The only problem im having is I cant download rapidhshare links with any download manager. I have tried 5 different programs. I have shut the windows firewall off. I have no virus or firewall software installed. If i copy and paste a link in the address bar. It works fine. When I use a manger, the file size is wrong and bad. I have tryed orbit,dap,rsm, and many more. Same results. Is it a IE8 setting? I went through win 7 and IE8 settings. Cant find anything. PLEASE HELP !!!!!!!

Answer:Corrupt file or unknown format error when using a download manager with rapidshare.

I have an identical problem with my netbook - I've never been able to figure it out (multiple reinstalls of Windows, different programs, settings, etc.) However, I only have this problem when connected to one of the networks at school (RS works fine for everyone else there).
Are able to connect to a different network to see if it works on there?

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When I went to download a file from Rapidshare today, they had changed how you download files. When I tried to download the file, a message popped up saying, "Your security settings prevent you from downloading this file." Before this switch, I never had problems downloading from this site. Can anyone give me a solution?

I am running Windows 7.
 

Answer:Rapidshare changes. Can no longer download files

How about a link to forum Rules and a copy of the first one:

P2P Instructions - We do not support P2P file sharing applications and any threads requesting help for such will be closed. This includes Torrents, Kazaa, LimeWire, RapidShare, Pirate Bay, and the like. If you're interested in the topic, you are free to discuss it on our site (and please visit StealingIsIllegal.com), but information on how to use them will not be provided.Click to expand...
 

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My OS is WIN XP(SP2). I use Outlook Express and also have Internet Download Manager (IDM).
I have been unable to download files through the free version of Rapidshare. I wait for the download indicator to appear, type in the requested code then click on the "Download" button. My IDM download box appears and when I click on "Start download" an error box showing: "Requested file does not exist. HTTP/1.1 404 not found."appears.
I was previously able to download files from this source however cannot recall what I might have done (i.e. new utility or program)that now precludes me from doing so now.
Would appreciate any assistance you can provide in this regard.TYI, mchaggis.

Answer:Unable To Download Files From Rapidshare

Iit may be that Rapidshare does not approve of your downloader application (especially if you are using the "free" download). Try downloading the file without using IDM.
Regards,
John

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I know the file sharing sites like rapidshare, megaupload, hotfile etc. offer resume capability only to their premium/paid users. I know some leeching sites which helped me in past to have those facilities for free but for a couple of days, they aren't working anymore

Is there any other way (a download manager perhaps) which will allow me to resume my broken downloads from these sites? As far as I know leeching is completely legal & there may be some other ways to enjoy certain features without paying any bucks.

Please help
 

Answer:How can I download from Rapidshare/Hotfile with resume download capability for FREE?

may want to read the rules page at techguy.org/rules.html. We do not assist with torrent apps.

Closing thread.

thanks,

v
 

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Hi to all!

I used 'rapidown' to download rapidshare files but no file opened (even each file completely downloaded). what is the solution, if existed.


very thanks!
 

Answer:I used 'rapidown' to download rapidshare files but no file opened

While you seem to be polite and well mannered and appear to have done some "homework" on your issues, please don't be surprized by the lack of replies to your threads! Using Rapidown to try and get around a RapidShare block for not having a premium account doesn't work. and I believe that you will find most of your downloaded files corrupted, if you figure out how to open them. :major
 

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Hi,

New here as you can tell because i misspelled my screen name

Okay here we go!

New Build: AMD Venice 3500, Seagate 7200.10 320GB hdd, nvidia NF4LU-A9 mb , Kingston Hyperx @ GB ram

Installed OS , but can't load any drivers or install anything. I have turned off the auto restart and it still restarts! I wiped HDD clean and reinstalled and it still crashes and the auto restart button is off and it STILL RESTARTS! when I try to install anything.

I am hoping it is a BIOS problem but the user guide I have only goes into where to plug evrything in on mb.

It does create an error message that says an unrecoverable hardware error but that there is not enough info to determine specific component and continues on to impempending doom!

I was told to type eventvwr.msc from the start/run menu and I managed to get this.
1. WinMgmt- A Rsop planning mode providor has been registered in the WMI namespace,root\RSOP, but did not specify hostingmodel property. This account is privleged and the provider may cause a secutity violation if it does not correctly impersonate user requests. Ensure provider hasbeen reviewed for security and update hosting model property to an account with the least privleges possible for required functionality.

2. CmdTriggerConsumer, has been registered in the WMI namespace,Root\cimv2. This account is privleged....

3. HiPerfCooker_v1 has been registered in WMI namespace,Roo\Wmi, to use the local system account. This a... Read more

Answer:Crashes Everytime I Try To Download/install -cant Get To Blue Screen

See if this helps:How To Set WMI Namespace Security in Windows XPhttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/295292

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everytime i download something its perfectly fine and all that, but then when i try to open it after its all finaly done downloaded i click on icon on my desktop or the start menu or any where else another window pops up (its a small window) stating:A required .Dll file, MSVBVM60.DLL, was not found. and at the top of that it says error starting program of course... but yeah any time i download something from anywhere weather a game that i bought or a file or something from the internet. But i do have a windows 98 incase your wondering. so please help if u can!!!! i would really appreciate it !!  

Answer:help!! everytime time i download a file or something it download good but....

What file is this?

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Hi,

everytime i try to download n save an exe file my operating system suddenly goes idle...

Anybody had this before...?
 

Answer:Vista shuts down everytime i try to download an exe file

Hi it seems as if your system could have a virus in it doing a virus scan would not be harmful. From the looks of it, it seems to be a virus or a worm. Also one more thing is your copy of vista genuine
 

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Hi all,

I don't know if this is the appropriate section, but I'm having trouble with my MSN Explorer.

Whenever I try to open the "Download Manager" or try to download something (which automatically opens the Manager), the browser crashes. I can download things using either Firefox or IE and I've had this issue before, found a command somewhere online I could run (using "Run") and that solved the problem. However, I can't seem to find that command (which was on another forum somewhere) and was hoping someone here knew what it is.

Thanks!
Brian

Answer:MSN Explorer Crashes when opening Download Manager

Any ideas anyone? I know that maybe not many people have/use MSN Explorer but I thought I'd ask anyway here.

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does anyone know of software like jdownloader? where you can que rapidshare links so they download one after the other?
 

Answer:rapidshare download program?

There are quite a few such tools. For a short period of time RapidShare got rid of their download time limits and only required you to download at a limited speed with the free service (60KB/s or so, unlimited, meaning you could download one file, as soon as it was done, you could do the next without waiting a long time as it did in the past).

That's all changed again as of today where they've reinstated the time limits; if you download a certain amount in a certain amount of time, the next file gets stopped with the "wait for xxx minutes or buy a Premium account" thing. Was nice while it lasted, I guess, but it's right back where they were in the past as of today.

Do a Google search for "rapidshare downloader" and you should find quite a few of 'em. RapGet is probably the most popular one that I'm aware of...
 

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Answer:what is the best download accelerator for rapidshare??

To fill in other readers about DAP. It is Download Accelerator Plus 8.7.0.5 from http://www.majorgeeks.com/Download_Accelerator_Plus_d448.html




Download Accelerator Plus (DAP) increases download speeds by up to 300 percent. :-D It searches for mirror sites that most effectively serve your downloads through multiserver connections for optimal utilization of dial-up or broadband connections.

Author: SpeedBit Ltd. Date: 2008-09-10 Size: 6.90 MB License: Adware Requires: Win All Downloaded: 86756 Times Rating: 4.18 (170 votes).Click to expand...

My note: You'd have to have had a pretty bad set of download defaults to see an "up to 300 percent" improvement. Also it is listed as Adware. I haven't used it for years.

Bazza
 

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Hi to all seven forums..
I did not know which section for this topic, moderators plz move this thread if its in wrong section..
I facing this problem for long time. (maybe it since from when I m using windows seven)
when I download anything from rapid share free user, after free user time passed and when I press download button, the IDM starts download message is appear, but when I hit Start Download, a error message appears and it says, "some sites do not allow requesting the same file twice"

I also follow the IDM suggestion, that pressing and hold the special key, downloading from special key, downloading try to starts with browser downloader, but the problem is same, download can't start,,
I lot traveling internet to solve this problem, and what I got is to put some RapidShare proxy on the proxy setting of IDM,

but it did not works also,, on putting proxy, IDM even did not download any thing from any web site,, and I fed up and delete proxy from IDM proxy setting.
plz solve my problem,
if anybody help it would be highly appreciated..
(also sorry 4 my english)

Answer:I could not download any thing from rapidshare.

Just a friendly word of warning... I recently saw the item (or very similar) revealed in your first screenshot mentioned in a security article as containing a password stealer.

Otherwise I use a great tool for downloading DJ mixes from various file hosting sites including Rapidshare and SoundCloud.

FreeRapid Downloader is a very well supported portable freeware app that handles downloading from Rapidshare and many other file-sharing services (see the plugins list). You can queue downloads for sites you do not have an account for and FRD does all the waiting, and also handles most of the annoying captchas for these. Requires Java 6. Just extract the contents of the zip file to a folder and launch FRD.exe.

Alternative download - Softpedia (certified virus/adware/spyware free)

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Hi guys, just upgraded my pc, had Vista installed and everything works well other than when I use Flashget as a download manager and attempt to download files from Rapidshare. I've been using this manager and download source for years and never had a problem, but now Flashget disconnects the download after about 3 secs. Flashget manages downloads from anywhere else but not Rapidshare. I can still download from Rapidshare direct but not via Flashget. It's probably worth noting that I've installed the latest version (8 I think) of AVG anti virus. Any ideas?
Cheers
Steve

Answer:Cant Download From Rapidshare Using Flashget...help!

Hi Steve.Do you have a premium account with RapidShare?Below from RapidShare:I can generally not download any files, what can I do?If you do not have a Premium Account, you have to deactivate a possible Download Accelerator. This resolves the issue in most cases. If you are still encountering problems, you could possibly be blocking our cookies. Cookies are required for Proxy User

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Hi
I get this whenever I download from rapidshare.
The download session has expired.
Possible reasons:
The download takes to long to be saved.
For this download, in the background your Internet Service Provider has assigned a new IP address. If you are for example an AOL customer, or use a similar Service Provider, please try to use a different browser.
Please Advice.
 

Answer:Rapidshare Download Problem

Please refer to the forum rules as we don't offer assistance with P2P applications.

http://www.techguy.org/rules.html

Closing thread.
 

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hi all!

I received the following type of message after downloading a file and want to download more files . Is there any effective method to finish this problem
i have dynamic Ip also.
Thanx


"You have reached the download-limit for free-users. Want to download more?
Get your own Premium-account now! Instant download-access! (Or wait 10 minutes)"
 

Answer:how to download more than 1 file from Rapidshare

Want to download more? Get your own Premium-account now! Instant download-access! (Or wait 10 minutes)"
 

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I use RapidShare Download Direct. It is fine when downloading multiple files from Rapidshare, and the speed is faster too.

But when trying to open the RAR files, the massage is: Unknown Format or Damage.

All the same files are ok if I download with IDM or Jdownloader. I try 3 different RS DD, but all the same result.

Any one can explain why???:happy:

Answer:RapidShare Download Direct Cannot Open RAR

The file is either corrupted when you download it or it got corrupted on the upload. If it doesnt open no matter how many different download managers you try then the file was corrupted on the upload and nothing you can do.

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Guys,

Love the help in the past and think greatly of your site. Got a problem with my computer. I have trouble downloading files of around 150 mb + from sites using hotfile and rapidshare. The download starts and hangs after a few minutes. I do not have the problem with torrents. They load fine overnight. I also dont have problems with my laptop. It downloads from rapidshare and others flawlessly. Internet connection seems fine as laptop works and desktop doesn't. Only having problems with my desktop. I have run Malwarebites and I run Avira Antivirus. Both come up clean. So, I was wondering if you could check my Hijackthis file out to see if you see something?

Thanks in advance.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 12:21:11 PM, on 8/15/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2ZS\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy2ZS\DVDAudio\CTDVDDet.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hphmon04.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP Share-to-Web\hpgs2wnd.exe
C:\Progr... Read more

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I'm new to RapidShare, and I'm having some connection problems...

1) I'm on a new aluminum Macbook running OSX Leopard
2) My ISP is Optimum Online (cable)
3) My Macbook is connected to the internet via my Motorola 802.11g wireless router
4) I am using Speed Download v5.0.7
5) I have a PREMIUM RapidShare account
6) I have direct downloads enabled
7) I pre-programmed my RapidShare login info into Speed Download

I am trying to download a series of 100mb files and I keep encountering the same problem. After a few minutes of downloading files, the transfer rate drops to zero and I lose my internet connection. The only way to regain connection is to leave my wireless network and rejoin it (NOT reset my router or modem... I just click on the Airport icon and click on my network's name). A few seconds later, I have internet back and the download resumes on its own. This happens every few minutes.

Another problem I'm encountering is that sometimes the 100mb files will say that they completed downloading, but they're only like 9kb in size (which is obviously NOT completed). I have no idea how to stop this from happening.

Also -- How many simultaneous connections should I have going in Speed Download? Is there a restriction on that?

Anyone's help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!!
 

Answer:RapidShare/Speed Download Connection HELP!

What files are you trying to download?
 

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I have 1 Vista and 3 XP Pro computers and a friend of mine has an XP Pro computer that has the same problem. When we try to download from Rapdishare.com our speed is 1/10th what it normally is or less. We're in different locations, but we both have the same ISP, a cable broadband. We both use routers, but different brands. We've also connected directly without the router involved. We've tried with download managers and without.

We've cleaned our computers' registery, temp files, cookies, and scanned for viruses, malware, spyware, and adware. We've used McAfee, http://housecall.trendmicro.com, as well as CrapCleaner and other scanners to scan for problems, all without success.

Both of us have Rapidshare Premium accounts so we're not dealing with Free downloads. No matter what we've tried, when we attempt to download from Rapidshare.com we get speeds approximately 1/10th of what is normal.

If I download from Microsoft, easy-share.com, megashares.com, or any other site (so far) the speeds are normal.

We have contacted Rapidshare and our ISP, (the only thing we have in common) and both deny having limiters or throttles in place.

What else could it be??? I'm lost for answers and would appreciate any help your could provide.
 

Answer:Slow Rapidshare.com download speed

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waiting for some minutes to download from Rapidshare is still a problem. is there any trick, method which has overcome this problem? how Rapidshare site guess that the downloader has already downloaded a file as we remove the temp files, history temporary internet data, the problems still exists.
 

Answer:How surely download a rapidshare file?

It 'remembers' your IP, so wiping the cache don't help.
But there is a browser called Firefox that has "add-ons" that deal with Rapidshare & queing. So google firefox add-ons and search for Rapidshare. There is a download manager the you paste links into and sit back and wait.
 

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IE has started to freeze everytime I try to DL 'exe' files. Every other DL file type is ok. This has just started to happen. I tried to DL IE to reinstall but , of course, IE froze yet again!!!

Is this viral activity? (Or dumb operator activity?)
 

Answer:When trying to download 'exe' files, IE crashes

What Operating system are you using? 95, 98, ME, 2000, xp?

What version of IE are you using? 4, 5, 5.5, 6, 6 sp1?

Have you tried, right clicking "save target as" on the link, then saving? (possible workaround / doesn't solve the question)

I wonder if perhaps your OS (Operating System) has run on all .exe files, upon download. This could be an issue.
 

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Hi guys, I've searched for this but couldn't find the solution. The problem is that after a few minutes...like 20 or so. The download on my Windows 7 stops working...Take a look at the picture.
It says connecting and the lights on the modem start blinking as if it is downloading but it doesn't. I can still browse websites but can't download even in Opera, Mozilla or IE. I've been using Spybot and KIS [Kaspersky Internet Security] for 4 years now, so I don't think there is a problem of virus or malware. Please help!
 

Answer:Download stops working in Windows7, Internet Download Manager, Everywhere

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I'm using a slow network and need to download windows 10 iso file with IDM for the sake of resume ability. Media creation tool gave me too many challenges because of this slow network.

Anyone with links to download either the 64bit ISO or preferably one with both architecture?
I want to leave my computer downloading overnight.

Thank you for your help guys.

Answer:Windows 10 iso download link using internet download manager? Slow net

Hello mwaramba,

OPTION ONE below has the direct download links for a Windows 10 ISO file.

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/9...-download.html

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Hi guys, I've searched for this but couldn't find the solution. The problem is that after a few minutes...like 20 or so. The download on my Windows 7 stops working...Take a look at the picture.

It says connecting and the lights on the modem start blinking as if it is downloading but it doesn't. I can still browse websites but can't download even in Opera, Mozilla or IE. I've been using Spybot and KIS for 4 years now, so I don't think there is a problem of virus or malware. Please help!

Answer:Download stops working in Windows7, Internet Download Manager, Everywhere

Guys, I've updated KIS to 2010 and I think it is the problem as I exited the application and then started the download on IDMan. It started to work. But why KIS is doing this. Is there any settings problem with the firewall?? The problem still continues with KIS turned on.!!!!

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Yesterday morning I got up and checked my email, and saw that I had sent out an email with just a link to a rapidshare download inside to everyone on my contacts list. My sister opened it up at her work, and said that a bunch of porn popups kept coming up and eventually crashed the PC.
I instantly removed my gmail account from Windows Mail, and ran a virus scan which picked up a couple of trojans, and ran Malwarebytes, and removed a couple infections there.
This morning I got on, checked my email, and low and behold, another one of these links had been sent out. I warned everyone once again, and this time deleted my entire Google account. I'm sure that whatever caused this is still on my system. I deleted the email address only to avoid anymore of my family and friends from becoming infected.
I also ran a cleaner called "FixSirc" cause someone told me it could be the Sircam worm or what not. I ran in both normal, and safe mode, and it found no traces on it. I really don't want to have to reformat the system if I don't have to, so if anyone has any ideas on what this could be that would be awesome.
Thanks for your time.

Answer:My email address is sending out a link to a rapidshare download for a .exe file

Some types of malware will disable Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and other security tools. If MBAM will not install, try renaming it first.Right-click on the mbam-setup.exe file file and rename it to mysetup.exe.Double-click on mysetup.exe to start the installation.If that did not work, then try renaming and changing the file extension. click this link if you do not see the file extensionRight-click on the mbam-setup.exe file, rename it to mysetup and change the .exe extension to .scr, .com, .pif, or .bat.Then double-click on mysetup.scr (or whatever extension you renamed it) to begin installation.If after installation, MBAM will not run, open the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware folder in Program Files.Right-click on mbam.exe, rename it to myscan.exe.Double-click on myscan.exe to launch the program.If that did not work, then try renaming and change the .exe extension in the same way as noted above.Double-click on myscan.scr (or whatever extension you renamed it) to launch the program.If using Windows Vista, refer to How to Change a File Extension in Windows Vista.Be sure to update MBAM through the program's interface (preferable method) or manually download the definition updates and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install. Then perform a Quick Scan in normal mode and check all items found for removal. Don't forgot to reboot afterwards. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware. When done, click the Logs tab and copy/pa... Read more

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Every time I try to download something semi big on my vista laptop I have a hard time. The download either will never start, or it will go good for a while and then stop and I will have to cancel it and start over, with it downloading a little more each time. I am trying to download Microsoft Office Ultimate right now and the way its going, it may never finish downloading!! Are there any better ways of downloading programs for vista that are free? Maybe one that will prevent a download from freezing up?

Answer:better download manager for vista?

Have you tried Free Download Manager?
http://www.freedownloadmanager.org/

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I Installed Explorer 10 on my Windows 7 Pro 64 bit yesterday everything seems fine with the exception of download manager. When downolading files it completes download then says running security scan after that says files has virus and deletes the file so I am now unable to download files. I checked known safe sites such as NVidia and get same issue onall sites. This did not exisit until installing IE 10

Answer:Explorer 10 Download Manager not allowing complete download

As a follow up I did a reeset and selected recommended settings still same result

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I've been using IDM (6.25 build 3 most recently) happily for quite some time. For Christmas I purchased an online class which streams (?) from a .com website. I paid $128 for the class which remains online. Although I can view it anytime, I'd like to have it on my hard drive so I can put it on my laptop and watch it in bed instead of sitting at my desktop computer. Also I've purchased classes in the past and the website went out of business and *poof* my purchased classes went with them!!

When I use IDM to download the .flv file and play it back using Windows media player, I only get audio...no video.

Can anyone suggest:
-- what's going wrong?
-- a solution
-- another program I can use?

Thanks for the assist!
LuniLadi
 

Answer:Internet Download Manager Plays Only Audio For .flv Download

IDM is currently at 6.25 build 12. IDM only downloads files it doesn't play them. That's the job of your media player. An alternate media player you might try is VLC available at Major Geeks.
 

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OK. I'm in Firefox, I click a Megaupload link to download a video. While I'm downloading, I open a window to look at another video in the same folder I'm downloading to. As soon as I open the folder, "Explorer.exe has made an illegal operation and will be closed. Send bug report?" I click "Don't send", then all folder windows plus the start bar disappear, then the system automatically restarts the process. This will always happen.
 

Answer:Solved: Explorer.EXE crashes while I download files

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does anyone know of any free download managers that will work with ie7 and vista? already tried fresh download and it didn't work.

Answer:free download manager for vista?

getright

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Hey guys, do you have an advice for good download manager for VISTA x64. It'd be great if the 64 bit version of it exists and I need it be compatible with Firefox.

Thank you!

Answer:Good download manager for vista?

Hi Manca

My personal choice is Conceiva's 'Download Studio' v4.0.
http://www.conceiva.com/

Kind regards

Neil (Mr Smiley)

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I'm using Firefox Portable 3.5.2 and have the download managers Flashgot and Downloadthemall! installed. I also have Downloadhelper installed.

When I go to download avi files I don't have the option to use my download manager to get the files. When I put the avi file address into the address bar and hit enter, the "save file as" window comes up. I don't get the usual options of using running the file, using Flashgot or saving the file via Firefox. I've looked in the options/preferences for Firefox, Flashgot and Downloadthemall! and found nothing that helps (although I may have missed something).

How do I solve this problem? Thanks in advance for any help.
 

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Hello. As the title says, I can't seem to open any executable files from the Download Manager. Is there a way to fix this, or will I just have to deal with this as an annoyance in computing?
 

Answer:Firefox 3 won't open .exe files from the Download Manager

Tools> Downloads> right click> Open on the download.
 

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I think I need some software to allow me to download large megabite files in smaller bunches. Example-my AVG requires (they say) 45 megabites which will take hours with my slow dialup-and each time I try it restarts at 0 downloaded. I need to save what I can get .
 

Answer:Download manager for dialup large files

Hi Knotbored,

Try Free Download Manager: FDM.

You can use more than one connection at a time (if the website allows it), and can pause and resume downloads which will serve your need well.

I used it to download large MB files such as you describe when I used WinXP Pro SP2 and had dialup service.

-- Tom
 

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Ill cut a long story short. I need a video from youtube as i promised someone Id get it for them. FDL won't let me download them but it would a few days ago

PLEASE HELP

Answer:Can't Download Videos With Free Download Manager

Try this one.http://max.subfighter.com/flv/downloader.php

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TRUE BEGINNER  Windows 7, HP desktopI had a download manager then it suddenly stopped working.  I have deleted it , tried to reinstall it,  system restored more times then I can count but nothing seems to work. I get multiple error messages whenever I try to download any download manager or any other program.Here are just a few: server error occurred . . .; activation context generation failed . . . , RED ERROR . . .,  Error 5 . . .,  Setup was unable to create the directory (I tried every directory I had but it still wouldn't work),  Reg create Key EX failed; code 5I can download in Firefox using there down loader, but I can't get the programs to install.  When I hit finish I get the above error messages.If I am in the wrong forum would someone please tell me which one I need to go to.HELP!!!    I've been working on this for 4 days and I am at my wits end.Thank all of you,lin

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Quote:
A free download manager designed to integrate seamlessly with Windows 7 is now available from Microsoft. Dubbed the Microsoft Download Manager, the utility is designed, as the label implies, to help users administer their downloads beyond the boundaries of the browser. More often than not, downloading very large files can be problematic, especially in the context of an unreliable connection. It is precisely in scenarios like these that a download manager will carry out any download tasks to the end, unlike browsers missing this functionality.

?The Microsoft Download Manager enables you to download files from the Internet in a more reliable and faster way than using a browser alone. Using the Download Manager makes it easier to download large files such as an application or multimedia files,? Microsoft explained.

According to the Redmond company, the Microsoft Download Manager comes to the table with support not only for Windows 7, but also for Windows Vista and Windows XP SP2 and SP3. Microsoft Download Manager was designed to work with Internet Explorer 8, IE7 and IE6 but also with Firefox 3 and Firefox 2.


Source -
Download Free Windows 7 RTM Download Manager - From Microsoft - Softpedia

Answer:Download Free Windows 7 RTM Download Manager

It's the worst download manager i have ever used.

The worst download manager-seven forums

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any idea ?..
My Free Download Manager can't download any EXE file. Every i clicked download the status always showed message that "*.exe - Stopped"

Answer:Download Manager can't download any application file

VIRUS REMOVAL / PROTECTION 1. Download MalwareBytes. Malwarebytes
2. Disconnect from the Internet.
3. Disable your present antivirus software.
4. Remove your present antivirus software.
5. Install and run the MalwareBytes Quick Scan (remove any bad guys)
6. Reconnect to Internet.
7. Update MalwareBytes.
8. Run malwarebytes quick scan again.(remove any bad guys)
9. Download and Install Microsoft Security Essentials.
http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

Now I advise you disable MalwareBytes and only enable again when and if you need it..

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I need a free program to repair damaged and broken jpgs, everytime I find one on google, I notice they come as a download manager and never actually download. Please helpwhy are we not getting email notifications anymore after the upgrade ?

Answer:where download free jpg repairer without a download manager

Use Softpedia.Fix your Corrupted JPEG Photos!http://www.softpedia.com/get/Multim...http://www.softpedia.com/progScreen...http://www.impulseadventure.com/pho...http://www.impulseadventure.com/pho...http://www.impulseadventure.com/pho...

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Hey guys i am trying to download windows 7 RC but everytime the computer crashes download manager restarts the download.Any workarounds or anyway i can restart the download without having to do it all over again again??I mean It's 2.3 GB and seems impossible to download.
 

Answer:Solved: download manager breaks download

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Hello, from several days I'm struggling with an annoying issue. So, while downloading different files over the Internet with download manager my downloading in the certain point suddenly going down without any concrete reason. I have tried everything without any effects (even format), but I have only managed to get rid of this problem while sitting on virutal machine running Windows XP Professional SP3 but that's not the way for me. I have attached some screens showing what I have mean, maybe someone could help me because it's driving me insane...

1. Before.
2. After.

Answer:Download issues: Internet Download Manager

It looks you have a problem in IDM's dynamic file segmentation. Try to download the IDM again from its site, make a fresh install and check if the problem persists.

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Hi Guys,
I recently downloaded bbc iplayer, when I click on it, it - rightly says I have no programmes to watch.

I click through the "download programmes" button which brings me to the iplayer home page - so far so good.

I select (for example) TV, John Bishops Britain, then select download options, for iplayer desktop-"click" and ....drumroll, nothing, nyada, zilch!!

I de installed and reinstalled thinking perhaps there was a corrupt file somewhere, this made no difference.

I then selected download for windows media player and got this message;

Software upgrade required
To download BBC iPlayer programmes please upgrade your version of Windows Media Player. Click here to get the latest version from Microsoft.

So far as I can see for my OS (XP pro) wmp11 IS the latest version available and the one I'm using.

It's really quite frustrating, I have had no luck on the support site or, so far by trawling through the net looking for answers. Anyone got any ideas?

Thanks in anticipation and best regards,
Brian.

Answer:BBC Iplayer download manager - wont download!!!

Instead of downloading it through the desktop program download them on line they should go strait to your Iplayer desktop
go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/
go to the required show
scroll under the video
click "download options"
then "for iplayer desktop"

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Screenshots

Download Ninja is a Internet Download Manager & Accelerator that not only dramatically increases download speed but also allows you to resume and restart stopped / broken downloads. Download Ninja speeds up your downloads by splitting each file into chunks logical chunks and downloading each chunk using a different connection to the server, the result of this is much more reliable and fast downloads.

Download Ninja is 100% free to use on as many computers as you like.

Features:

Resume Downloads
Resume your downloads after stopping without having to restart them from the beginning
Download Acceleration
Increase your download speed by up to 10 times by using multiple simultaneous connections
Clipboard Monitoring
Download Ninja monitors your clipboard so to add a download all you have to do is right click and copy the link
Sequential File Writing
Unlike other download managers, DownloadNinja downloads files from start to finish so you can begin to preview audio and video files before the download is complete
Drag and Drop Support
Drop new links directly onto Download Ninja to add the new download
Login / Password Manager
Securely keep track of your various website logins so they are automatically set using our encrypted login manager
Shred your downloaded files
Once you are finished with your downloaded files Download Ninja can shred both the data and the meta data ensuring that they can never be recovered, even using specialist recovery and foren... Read more

Answer:Download Ninja (new Internet download manager)

I'm going to try it, but have you used it @Littlebits ?
 

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The download manager on my Equium has stopped working and I cannot download any microsoft updates including vista service pack 2. I have the Vista Home Premium and little idea as to how computers work.


Can someone please advise me of best way to get download manager back.

Many Thanks

Answer:Vista download manager has stopped working

I think, you are talking about Windows update manager. This issue discussed in Vista forum:

vistax64.com/vista-general/179351-windows-update-doesnt-work.html

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Hello all,

Im wonderin if there is any app like flashgot for IE?
This flashgot was a integrated DM for firefox.

When i want to download it asked me if i want to use the Download manager or the IE default.
Im wondering if there is any app like this for IE?

thanks
 

Answer:Flashgot or similar Download manager for IE7.0 on vista?

I thought I had something useful to say, but got the wrong idea.. forget this comment.
 

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Title says it.

I started two downloads a couple weeks ago. lost internet and went to resume them. They are just stuck there. I can't stop them and I can't get them to clear. I don't need the files anymore as I downloaded them at home. Any ideas how to get them off the list?



Thanks

Geeve

Answer:Files stuck on resuming in IE download manager for weeks......

IF you can not delete directly from your download location (desktop) then try booting with Ubuntu and deleting through file manager

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I use to use Flashget + Flashgot for Firefox in XP. Tried using this same combination in Vista and not liking the results. For one when I try to Flashgot a link, it loads Flashget but soon quits because of some error. This error goes away when I first open Flashget by right clicking and selecting Run as Administartor. But even when that is working flashget doesn't seem to work as good as it did before.

Is there a better solution, for Firefox maybe something that doesn't require Flashgot and Flashget?

Thanks,
marley1
 

Answer:whats a good vista + firefox download manager

I've been using Flashgot + Fred Download Manager for a very long time and have never had any problems, even after I moved to Vista.
 

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I've done this before, and have searched, searched, and searched and can't find a way to do it again.
For example, I was downloading updates for Studio MX this morning. Only 2 downloads at a time would be active, and the rest would just sit there waiting. I know there is a registry tweak to fix this, but I can't find it. Google+Forum Searches=Nothing

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And I know that some people who read this thread use download accelerators. I used DAP, but didn't like the ads. I used FlashGet, but didn't like the ads. Anyone else know of a good accelerator/leecher?
 

Answer:Solved: Allow IE to download more than 2 files per site/Recommend Download Accelerator

Hi Atomic Taco

You can download a file to do this for you here:
http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htm
Scroll down to line 55, right side of column.

Or, manually edit the Registry using the steps here:
http://www.helpwithwindows.com/WindowsXP/tune-120.html

Finally found the actual Microsoft article on this:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=282402

Let us know if that works for you.
 

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Everytime that i install eset 9.. it blocks the access so i cant open files within idm (says i don't have privileges) this is really annoys me in their 9 version, i set that firewall to allow all (ingoing and outgoing), but it still blocks.
Help will be appreciated!
 

Answer:Eset smart security 9 block idm so i cant open files (internet download manager)

Maybe you could upload a screenshot of whatever ESET notification comes up when you try to open with IDM so we can get a better idea why ESET is blocking it?
 

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I had installed Free Download Manager. Since then I was unable to download any Zipped File attached to my mail. Why. Further downloading You Tube videos too is not always possible. Sometime it works, other times it stops after downloading about 134 KB. Is there some kind of conflict in FDM and any other Programme already installed on my computer. After Uninstalling FDM everything works fine.

Answer:Download Manager... Failure to Download Zip A

Use Internet download manager(IDM).We can not fight new wars with old weapons, let he who desires peace prepare for war - PROPHET.

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I need a download manager which will speed up the download.I am using Download accelerator plus,but the problem is when any thing getting downloaded other sited takes huge time to open.'Pls help

Answer:Download manager to speed up download

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compar...

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Hey guys i am trying to download windows 7 RC but everytime the computer crashes download manager restarts the download.Any workarounds or anyway i can restart the download without having to do it all over again again??I mean It's 2.3 GB and seems impossible to download.
 

Answer:download manager breaks download

Download as a .torrent file. I will asume this is not illegal right?
 

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Hi all:

From the MS Store.
I bought a FULL VERSION Vista Home Premium DVD actual disc not the downloaded version.
With the right to a FULL VERSION Win 7 when it releases on Oct 22nd.

I am thinking of getting it by downloading it from MS.

My question is really Simple.

How do I burn the iso to disk after Downloading it with the Download Manager to make it Bootable as if I got the actual disk?

A friend of mine said he downloaded his his was Vista without the Download Manager and there were (3)- Separate files and couldn't figure out how to make it a bootable disk so he returned it for the actual media.

NOW if I download my Win 7 Full Version disk to my Drive using the download manager, WILL IT be a single iso file so that I can burn it as a bootable disk?

And if it is suppose to be 3- separate files then how do I go about combining them to make it bootable?

I'd hate to choose the download option and not be able to make use of it, Only to have to pay FULL Price for an actual copy.

When I could just get my Free Copy for the price of Shipping and of coarse tax.

Any advice or Links I'd be most Grateful......

Answer:How do I burn iso after download using download Manager

It should be a single ISO file.
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How to burn an ISO image to disc..

Its simple really, download this, save it somewhere.

When its done downloading, go to the location you saved it, and extract the .zip file.

After that, open the folder it created and run 'IsoBurner'

Click on this;
Attachment 29934

Then locate the .iso file and select it.

Then burn it, you should also set the speed to the lowest possible to ensure their are no problems burning.

Sorry if its not that clear, I'm half awake about to go to sleep.

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Hey guys i am trying to download windows 7 RC but everytime the computer crashes download manager restarts the download.Any workarounds or anyway i can restart the download without having to do it all over again again??I mean It's 2.3 GB and seems impossible to download.
 

Answer:download breaks despite download manager

Your computer stats (all kind) are not very helpful. What OS are you using.? Is your download manager a 3rd party software prog or are you using the capability of resuming downloads on the MS site? Another point... Every time my computer crashes??? Does that happen a lot? if so, you may have a whole different kind of problem.

Raybro
 

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I want to upgrade my Acer Aspire Notebook from Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 32-bit to Windows 7 SP1 32-bit.  It qualifies for the "Supported Upgrade Scenerios" and my system passed the Windows 7 install compatibility test.  I found
the Windows 7 download page, but when I enter the Microsoft Product Key on the back of my Acer Aspire Notebook it doesn't accept it.
How do I resolve this problem?  I can't get Chat to work (loops me back to automated system) and I can't find a email or phone number for Microsoft to assist me.
Please help.  Thank you.
TO CLARIFY: Entering the product key on the microsoft windows 7 download page in order to do the download is where the key fails, not during installation.  I can't even get past the download approval.

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Dear friends,
I am trying to create a vb macro to download files from internet automatically. So far, I have written code which allows me to get redirected download link, and takes me to the popup of orbitdownload asking me to click "download button" (after do while loop in the code given below). I want to click that download button of orbit downloaded in the same script or another script. How can i do that. Any help will be appreciable.

Sub getredirectedurls()

Dim i, j As Long
Cells(2, 1).End(xlDown).Select 'to get last row
j = ActiveCell.Row

For i = 2 To j
Dim myIE As Object
Set myIE = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")
myIE.Navigate Cells(i, 1).Text
Do While myIE.Busy
Loop
Cells(i, 2).Value = myIE.Document.URL
myIE.Quit
Set myIE = Nothing
Next i
'sample url http://link.songs.pk/song1.php?songid=8000
End Sub
 

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Using System Update ,i am not able to complete download of subject software on my Lenovo3000N200 notebook.I have attempted it >5 times.What could be the reason?G.K.Lonsare

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sup my names todd and when i download the program it says "windows needs permission to copy files" even i am the administator. ive tried alot of things but keeps happening and i need a file for work but can't download it please help me.

Answer:Can't download some .exe files on vista

Hi, welcome to the forums, if you download something then locate the download and right click on the executable (.exe) and select "run as administrator".

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I have a problem with my PC that I'm helpless with- each and every time I copy/paste a picture from the web to a folder, my PC is lagging for a few seconds,

sometimes even 10, before letting me complete the paste. every time I download something to, for example, my desktop, my PC lags for a few seconds. then if I

do another thing, like surfing the web or browsing in my PC, and then go back to my desktop, my icons are rearranged- the same thing happening in a picture

folder- I download a pic, then browsing the web or another folder, then returning to that pic folder and the pics are reaaranged.
I've tried to change the view folder parameters but that didnt solved the problem. I've scanned my PC with an AV and antispyware/adware programms, but that

didnt helped too.
Even after I've restarted my PC and browsed through it, this lagging with openning folders still remains.
My OS is windows xp pro.
What can be done?
 

Answer:My PC lags everytime I download something

I've just downloaded a zip file with 1500 photos or so. everything went well, but when I

opened the folder with all the pics, my PC lagged for about 1 minute before I could view

them. while my PC lagged, I looked through all the working proccesses in the task

manager, and there wasnt any one in that took a large amount of memory.
Whats going on here?
 

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my download starts and will get to various points, then it just starts to hang.

I recently had alot of issues with viruses and trojans that LDTate helped me through in the other forum. I also downloaded some tools such as Zonealarm that might be causing this but i'm not so sure since i've turned off the firewall and it doesnt seem to make a difference. I tried to download a game demo last night and it kept hanging at different periods during the download, but after about 6 tries, it finally made it all the way through.

What could possibly be causing this? Any quick fix solutions? Thanks.
 

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Hy every body there. This is my first enquiry in this forum. Many thanks for your understanding and patience. Is VundoFix to be downloaded everytime, in circumstances that's said it updates weekly but no pop or question about appear at executing it. Many thanks; kind regards.
 

Answer:VundoFix download everytime?

Welcome to MajorGeeks, sachs!

It has been my experience that Malwarebytes Anti-Malware would be a more useful tool to have, as it detects and removes Vundo-type infections and lots more, and is updated several times daily.

dr.m
 

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My current problem is, a couple download managers that I have used now have done this, the first one was the WoW download manager when it downloads patches, it will work for maybe a minute or so download fast then my internet just goes really slow and the speed drops. The second one was today when im trying to download americas army. It starts downloading at ~100 then goes up to ~400 then eventually goes from 700kb to 900kb after a few minutes my internet just goes really really slow and the speed drops to 60kb a second. Now if i download a file without a download manager usually the files download around 900kb-1.2mb per second and the internet speed seems the same as usuall.

Does anyone know why it is doing this?

My internet speed is about 11mb download and 760kb upload if that helps anyone.
Im using vista ultimate x64, and my computer is hard wired to the router.
 

Answer:Problem when download files with download managers?

What kind of router? Blizzard's download is peer-to-peer based, which can easily swamp / kill a cheap home grade router. I'm not sure about America's Army though.
 

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When I try to download .exe files, my computer either saves it as 0KB or downloads it and then doesn't let me open the file. No windows pop up to tell me the file is forbidden or anything - clicking just doesn't get a response. I don't think this has to do with the browser I'm using, because this happens on Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer, but for some reason my computer can open .exe files other people downloaded and put on thumb drives for me. This problem possibly predates my installation of Windows 7. (I've had this problem for over a year and a half but decided to find it entertaining rather than annoying enough to fix.)

I use Malwarebyte's Anti-Malware and have an out of date version of Avast on my computer (I would uninstall it, but that requires an .exe file on their website), if that's relevant.

Answer:My computer won't download .exe files/open what it does download

[attachment=108624:Download.JPG][attachment=108626:Download 2.JPG][attachment=108627:Download 3.JPG]Hi -

Try doing your downloads this way -
When you download something, click Save, and either save to Desktop or Documents,.normally Documents unless told otherwise.
Next click Open and you will see the item/program you downloaded. Next Right click the Icon and click on Properties.
You may see, near the bottom, a box that says Unblock, Click on that and then click Apply.

See the pictures - This is from my XP, but Win7 is similar -

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Dell pc. Vista Home Premium

Hi,
Im running Vista Premium on a Dell laptop through a wireless netgear router (DG834Gv3) which is connected to Sony Vaio (XP) via an ethernet cable.
Problem is that I cant download onto the Vista laptop. I get the error message *the connection to the server was reset *. Surfing and instant messengers work fine however.
I have contacted netgear and they suggested...upgrading router drivers...downloaded from their site...which i did and it downloaded fine.
Any advice as to why it downloaded from their site and yet I cannot download anything else?
Any help appreciated. Thank you.
 

Answer:Vista unable to download files

Hi,

I Experienced a similar issue where nothing would download to my laptop (compaq presaio V3230au). It would get to the point where you select where you wish to store the file, but then I would not get an error message and the download would not commence.

After a few reboots the problem has appeared to go away for now. I'd say you probably have done this and has not helped your issue, but just thought i'd let you know.

Peaceout.
 

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A friend has just bought a new laptop from Staples. I connected it to the net but it worked like a slug. It took nearly an hour to download a PDF document that I download on my PC in seconds.I reset everything in IE and deleted all the cookies etc and the speed went to normal.Then I tried to download CCleaner and Firefox. Everything appeared to work, at first. It asked all the normal stupid questions and downloaded the files. When they were down it started to transfer them from the temp folder but it said, 'O files to transfer' and that was it, no downloaded files. We downloaded a couple more documents without problem and then tried again with CCleaner and Firefox with the same result. So it appears not to want to download execuitable files. Any ideas. I won't have access to the laptop for a little while as my friend has gone on holiday, but it would be good to have your ideas.

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cannot downlaod any files what so everI can read email message and send butr cannot downlaod any messages sent to me.

Answer:cannot download any files with my window vista

You need to tell us what email program or service you are using. There are stacks and all different.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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Now I've been having quite a deal of trying to restore a lot of default stuff after having some theme files go wrong. As you could see I've been posting recently about "how to get this back", "why is this blank" stuff like that, I'm sorry. I guess this is what happens when you don't back up your files. I'm learning the hard way and will back up my files next time. :I
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Now to my question, every time I download something it's icon shows up as a blank page (picture) and this isn't only for iTunes. I was just using iTunes as an example. But as you can see in the picture provided, there is a blank page for the icon. I don't know why it's doing this, it does this both in Firefox and Chrome, I reinstalled Firefox and it still does it. Here's a catch though, whatever I download has a correct icon for it in my downloads folder or where ever I save my download too. (This only applies if it has it's own icon, like iTunes for it's installation.exe icon). I'm pretty mind boggled about this. I don't know any other reason why it could be doing this. I just did a fresh install of Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) and at the time being, I cannot restore my hard drive as in I need an Acer recovery disc, which I do not have (which I'm sure if I could do this, it would solve my problem).

Thank you for reading this. (:

Answer:Blank icon everytime I download something?

Hello CosmicPoptart,

The program's icon will be seen on it's .exe file or shortcut instead.

That's the "Open File - Security Warning" prompt, and is common for the icon to be like that in it. You could use the tutorial below to unblock the downloaded file to stop getting this.

Open File - Security Warning : Unblock File

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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i already scanned my computer for viruses and ended up with nothing. But everytime i download a torrent either my computer hangs and crashes or the internet dissapears. sometimes it also works with firefox. the internet suddenly disappears. but when i close the firefox application the internet suddenly functions again. PLS I NEED HELP. TNX IN ADVANCE.

Answer:internet problems everytime i download

FAQ: What are Torrents?Using any peer-to-peer (P2P) or file sharing program (i.e. Limewire, eMule, uTorrent) is a security risk which can make your system susceptible to a sm?rg?sbord of malware infections, remote attacks, and exposure of personal information. The reason for this is that file sharing relies on its members giving and gaining unfettered access to computers across the P2P network. This practice can make you vulnerable to data and identity theft, system infection and remote access exploit by attackers who can take control of your computer without your knowledge. Even if you change the risky default settings to a safer configuration, downloading files from an anonymous source increases your exposure to infection because the files you are downloading may actually contain a disguised threat. Many malicious worms and Trojans, such as the Storm Worm, target and spread across P2P files sharing networks because of their known vulnerabilities. In some instances the infection may cause so much damage to your system that recovery is not possible and a Repair Install will NOT help!. In those cases, the only option is to wipe your drive, reformat and reinstall the OS. Even the safest P2P file sharing programs that do not contain bundled spyware, still expose you to risks because of the very nature of the P2P file sharing process. By default, most P2P file sharing programs are configured to automatically launch at startup. They are also configured to allow other P2P users... Read more

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For a month now everytime i download somthing there is always this symbol everytime i download. i think represents sharing


http://i40.tinypic.com/2ij4w2w.jpg

could please tell me what it represents and why is it happening



thanx

Answer:A small symbol everytime i download

Is this in IE or firefox ?.
Are you using a D/Load accelerator of any type ?.

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HI there,
Well, there's actually 2 problems...The "main" problem is that I'm using Vista Home Premium (SP2) and Chrome browser  (Version 49.0.2623.112 m)....In the last couple of days, Chrome cannot seem to connect to a website that I require for work... Owners of the "cloud" application suggested to me that Chrome needs to be @ most current release....but Vista no longer supports further upgrades....
 
Therefore, if I can upgrade Vista to Windows 7...then I can update Chrome.....
Problem #2 (this topics subject) is that I am having grave difficulties  Vista is now having all kinds of issues even loading pages....I can barely reach the Microsoft download site.....Tried to download  
 
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
 
and can barely get 200k of 8.3M file....It's failed several times....Forget about downloading W7. !!
For "most" sites, incl my online banking...I can load pages without a problem....However, even in "this" site....I "could not" press the forum link...just sat there....but when I opened in new tab....it loaded quite quickly.....?????  Very strange..
 
At the end of the day....I realize I need newer technology....but if I don't get back to work, sooner than later....I'm in a real catch-22 !!!     Somehow, need a freebee copy of Windows 7, (heard microsoft was doing that) and hopefully an updated Chrome browser will make most of these issues will go away       !!!! 
 
Thanks !

Answer:Trying to Upgrade Vista to Windows 7...can't download files

Sorry, there are no "free" copies of Windows 7. You can download the iso file but in order to use it you need a valid key. Vista keys do not upgrade to Windows 7 nor Windows 10. 
 
Is your work through the browser only? If that is the case, you could download a live version of a linux distro. The problem would be in the downloading as it's approx 1.5GB for a mainstream distro like Mint. For people moving from Windows Mint is a good choice. The version depending on how much RAM you have and the CPU.
 
https://www.linuxmint.com/
 
If your job requires Microsoft programs such as Office then Mint would not be a good choice and you would be better off finding a computer with Windows 7 or 10 that meets your budget. Look at refurbished units with a warranty for a better price.
 
As you know Vista is no longer supported with Security updates from Microsoft so I would not be doing any online banking with Vista.

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Hi i have a windows vista computer my computer was working fine about 4 months ago and i have been looking around for 4 months for help. my computer does not download any type of file and its not just from 1 website its from all. it goes if it was downloading then i search the computer i find nothing sometimes when i save to desktop it flashes for about a second then its gone. i believe the computer is automatically deleting the files, pictures save but any other type of file does not any help is apreciated BEFORE I FORGET someone told me it might be because my computer is full my computer has 74 GB free on local disc and 2.90 on recovery so its not so full (on local disc) please and thank you
 

Answer:Windows vista doesnt download files

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I don't use my computer much, I usually let others in the house use it so I don't know much about how it came to this. I've been trying to download a game on my computer that I've heard about but can't seem to. I immediately thought it was because a virus so I went to try and down load a computer Anti-virus program or something. Upon trying to download it, the Internet explorer restarted the second I pressed "save" or "run".
 
Please help anything would do.

Answer:Internet Explorer resets everytime i try and download something

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scr... Read more

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Ok so i downloaded this album here

http://www.megaupload.com/?d=86LZE6UE

and everytime i try to extract it i get different errors.

1st time
! C:\Users\Daniel\Desktop\Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3.rar: CRC failed in Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3\04 Phantom Limb.mp3. The file is corrupt
! C:\Users\Daniel\Desktop\Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3.rar: CRC failed in Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3\06 Red Rabbits.mp3. The file is corrupt
! C:\Users\Daniel\Desktop\Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3.rar: CRC failed in Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3\07 Turn on Me.mp3. The file is corrupt

2nd time
! C:\Users\Daniel\Desktop\Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3.rar: CRC failed in Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3\01 Sleeping Lessons.mp3. The file is corrupt
! C:\Users\Daniel\Desktop\Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3.rar: CRC failed in Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3\02 Australia.mp3. The file is corrupt
! C:\Users\Daniel\Desktop\Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3.rar: CRC failed in Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3\04 Phantom Limb.mp3. The file is corrupt
! C:\Users\Daniel\Desktop\Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3.rar: CRC failed in Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3\05 Sea Legs.mp3. The file is corrupt
! C:\Users\Daniel\Desktop\Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3.rar: CRC failed in Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3\07 Turn on Me.mp3. The file is corrupt
! C:\Users\Daniel\Desktop\Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3.rar: CRC failed in Shins_WincingTheNightAway_MP3\10 Girl Sailor.mp3. The file is corrupt

etc
! C:\Users\Daniel\Desktop\Shins_Winc... Read more

Answer:i can't extract rar's properly( I get different results everytime I download)

Given the site you are downloading from, it is entirely possible they are either having performance issues, or that the file itself is corrupt.
 

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when ever am downloading adobe reader on my laptop all the icon turn into adobe reader . when uninstalled it all icon come back to normal.

Answer:everytime i download adobe reader on my pc all the icon on t

what icons turn to adobe reader? could they be pdf files ?computers are a second home NVIDIA GeForceGS_Toxict51

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Hi everytime i download a file from microsoft it says click continues to validate windows should this happen all the time or should it only happens once and once only then you are validated ? and if so how do i stop this from happening i use Maxthon browser just for the tabbed look

Thanks for any help

Answer:Should i need to validate windows everytime i download from microsoft ?

If you download from them yes they will check everytime. There is no way around it if you are downloading directly form the M$ site. So if you want something from them you will just have to use IE and get it. I have the same issue with my Firefox.

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whenever i download a file that has a size of more than 1 Mb, my computer restarts. i don't know what's wrong. can anyone help? thanks!

Answer:Computer Restarts Everytime I Download More Than 1mb File

Precisely when in the process does this happen?
Regards,
John

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Hey,

Everytime I download a program, say mIRC or something, when I try to open up the install program it says Encountered a problem and needs to close. The mod name always says nview.dll aswell, so I don't know if that has something to do with all this. Anyway it is really starting to bug me and I really need help with this, as I try to install anything I need like an update for Black Hawk Down game or mIRC or winrar it all comes up with encountered a problem.

Can anyone help me with this because I really need help with it?

The error signature says

AppName: mirc63.exe AppVer: 6.3.0.0 ModName: nview.dll
ModVer: 6.13.10.3190 Offset: 00009ddf

It says this for just about anything.
Thanks
 

Answer:Everytime I download a program, encounteres a problem when I try to install

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Everytime I open up IE 8 another window pops up which says I have errors and corrupt files in my registry. It has a button to click that says "errors have been found in your operating system registry! Click to download free registry cleaner software". I have attached a screenshot of the window.
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  2 downloads I have run MBAM, but it doesn't find any problems. Any ideas on how to resolve this?

Answer:Everytime I open IE I get a Pop-up to Download Registry Cleaner Software

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<==. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then make a NEW TOPIC and post it ==>HERE<== Please include a description of your computer issues and what you have done to resolve them.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the new topic and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the topic and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Orange Blossom

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Everytime I open up IE 8 another window pops up which says I have errors and corrupt files in my registry. It has a button to click that says "errors have been found in your operating system registry! Click to download free registry cleaner software". Of course, I don't click this. I have run MBAM, but it doesn't find any problems. Any ideas on how to resolve this?

I ran DDS and have attached logs. I ran GMER, but it kept blowing up at \device\rksample0. I attached the log for as far is it got

Answer:Everytime I open IE I get a Pop-up to Download Registry Cleaner Software

Hello sjmorris ,Download TDSSKiller.zipExtract it to your desktopDouble click TDSSKiller.exePress Start Scan
If Malicious objects are found then ensure Cure is selectedThen click Continue > Reboot nowCopy and paste the log in your next reply
A copy of the log will be saved automatically to the root of the drive (typically C:\)Thanks,tea

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I have a brand new acer laptop with windows 10 already on it.
at first i couldnt download ANYTHING, then i deleted norton and was able to at least download a few things.

but it will not let me download open office or libreoffice.
I get errors about installations already going and needing to be finished, but there isnt any. and I researched this and it said to close any "soffice" process/programs runnnig in task manager and there isnt. I wiped all downloads restarted disabled windows defender and unregistered and registered windows installer, all things people suggested.

nothing works. I also get the errors saying "google says re captcha failed" even though there was no captcha thing. and errors about windows visual 2008 but i uninstalled that so that error is gone.

bottom line:
I can download both open office and libre office but when i try to install either i get erros about other instalations going that dont exist. (and weird recaptcha errors with open office)
has anyone dealt with this ?

Answer:wierd Errors everytime i try to download aything with brand new laptop

UPDATE so i went into task manager and ended windows installer then went to download open office, then went back into task manager and ended windows installer again and then opened it and it worked finally !!

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Hi there,
Please help me i m in trouble.....

Actually on my hardisk there are three partitions C: , D: And E: ....
So, when i try to Copy any file from E: Drive to D: Drive my window crashes.... with a blue screen....

When it restarts i get this message on screen....
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 7a
BCP1: C040CBC0
BCP2: C0000185
BCP3: 05B1E860
BCP4: 81978005
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\032313-19406-01.dmp
C:\Users\Santosh\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-66581-0.sysdata.xml

Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:
C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt
Please help me how to solve the issue...

Answer:Window Crashes everytime after try to copy files.

Please follow steps outlined here to get BSOD help:

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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i have a desktop which is linked to my husbands computer wirelessly. my system uses windows xp and i just discovered the downloadable digital games from the ea store. i install ea download manager onto my computer and then when i log in to it the two games i purchased say they are connecting and seem to be attempting to download. then i get an error message that says the computer lost connection during the download. that is as far as i have gotten. i have gone as far as uninstalling and reinstalling explorer 7 because the techs insist that the ea download was built off the microsoft explorer program and that maybe a file or something i've downloaded is giving me the error message. so i've gone through my computer deleting games and other programs that are rarely used because i have spent fifty dollars on two sims games that i cannot download from the ea store. please help.
 

Answer:cant download ea download manager

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I dowloaded severaltimes the valuespack for my Satellite x200.
By extracting I get everytime a corrupt message that the files are corrupt.

What is wrong with the file?


Thx

Answer:Satellite X200: Toshiba Vista Value Added Pack download - files are corrupt

I cannot believe this. The same version is offered for several different notebook models and obviously you have the only one with this problem. I recommend you to use some download manager. Try it again.

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Good Day to All! I hope All are enjoying a pleasant one.

My Windows Vista Help Files were accidentally Deleted.

Now I get the message "Help and Support was not able to start" whenever I try to use "Help".

Where can I Find Windows Vista Help Files on the Internet for Downloading?

Any Info will be Greatly Appreciated.

John B.

Answer:Vista "Help" Files Deleted / Where Can I Find and Download Vista Help Files?

See if this post over at Microsoft helps: &#34;Help and Support&#34; feature unable to start - Microsoft Community

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Hi!

I have an Satellite L300D with Vista HB.

It started with the machine crashing, thought it would be okay after reinstalling OS.
But, it crashes every time it has installed the updates.

Anyone experienced the same problem???

I know, i can just skip the updates, or choose another OS, but what i would like to know if there is a general failure with this machine and the latest updates.
It must be some of the newer updates from this year, since the problem first started a few weeks ago.

Answer:Satellite L300D-13X: Vista crashes everytime while installing updates

Hi

I never had any problems with Vista updates.
Sometimes I needed to update the WLan driver and sound driver to the latest version after Vista received some updates but the OS never crashed.
But I switched to Win 7 and now I?m using the latest Win 7 OS which is much better than Vista.

I?m not sure why updates affect the notebook functionality; Maybe due to old drivers.
Maybe you should install the Vista and should update the OS before installing any drivers or software?

Good luck

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Question: Rapidshare Manager

Hi, does anyone know of a safe rapidshare manager for XP? They only provide a Vista version. Plenty of offer on the net, but concern if any will add spyware, etc.

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Question: download crashes

xp dell 9300,, norton, aol broad band. hi i down loaded a program called poker tracker with it postgress then uninstalled it then reinstalled but it wouldnt. it or any other downloads disconnects internet and prompts me to restart ialso accidently turned off s/restore som i cant go back any suggestions please?

Answer:download crashes

Hello & welcome to TSF ,

i have found with these poker programs that they come with maleware & trojans that gets installed with them !! ( in some cases anyway )

follow this link

http://www.pandasecurity.com / you will be looking for the (free online scanner) it will be on the left side of the main page in a subcatagory box

you will need to run the scan to see if you are infected / you can join as a memeber and they might fix the issue for free unless it is a hard core infection

if you are infetcted return here and

what you need to do is follow this link


http://www.techsupportforum.com/secu...oval-help.html


for this to work properly you must follow all instructions

if you can not compleat a step make a note and then move to the next step

save all logs to the desktop for ease of reposting

when you have compleated the steps do not post back here you must start a new post in the (Highjackthis Forum log help forum) of this site

stand strong for the techs there are busy

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I've bought the Student 32-bit version of Win7. I received a confirmation email with my order number and Key.
Successfully downloaded both the .exe file and the ISO file. I don't want to run the ISO file if I can possibly avoid it BUT the .exe file doesn't run. The Digital River download manager opens, and then says that I need to be connected to the Internet for it to run...when i AM connected! So I don't even get as far as putting the key code in.
Found the Customer service button, which asked for Oder no or email address + last 5 digits of credit card details - it regognises neither of these. I'm pretty sure I bought it directly from the Microsoft website, so perhaps the exe. file is corrupted? Still doesn't explain why it doesn't recognise my order
Any ideas?
I've also tried rebooting but makes no difference

beaskies

Answer:DR download manager won't run

You need to make a DVD from the .ISO
Use ImgBurn ImgBurn - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com
Burn the DVD at a slow rate.

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i need a free download manager which can pause and resume downloads at my convenience without loss of data.

does anyone have any idea?

i have used IDM for a month.

Answer:Download manager help.

IDM Is The Best
But If U Want Others...
1)Download Accelerator
2)GetRight
3)FlashGet

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