Help With Downloading

#1
Every time I try and download something (especially games), it starts, finishes, then "deletes" itself. I cannot click on it nor find it anywhere on my computer or where I saved the file (my downloads folder). I have tried to download games on internet explorer 8 but it says I cannot download files more than 2 gigs. Help please? (I use Firefox web browser)
 


reghakr

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#2
Hello and welcome,

In order to troubleshoot your problem we need to know more detailed specs of your system hardware.

1. Go to Start > Run, and type msinfo32, look under the Components section for hardware identification
2. Go to Control Panel > Device Manager and look for any entry that has a yellow flag beside it
3. The manufacturer name and model number of your PC, if applicable
4 Please fill out your computers specs in the User Control Panel here on the site as well. It will then appear next to your name. look at my posting and you'll see the drop-down arrow.

The exact make and model of your motherboard would be of great help also.

Are you using the 32-bit or 64-bit version?
Was this a "clean" install or an upgrade?
Try using IE, and make the file save to the desktop.

There's no reason you shouldn't be able to download files more than 2GB's with IE. What is the exact error message your receive?
 


#3
I already have windows 7 on my computer though. I am trying to download other files. Sorry I didn't mention that.
 


reghakr

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#4
Yes, I'm aware of that, buit the information will help me.
 


#5
i put as much as i could find.

i have a 32 bit version
I downloaded it then used the setup to install it

edit: I tried saving to my desktop and that didnt work (using firefox)
 


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reghakr

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#6
Was this a "clean" install or an upgrade?

Is it the official RC directly from MS?

Set Firefox's download directory to your users desktop so you can easily locate the downloaded file.
 


#7
i think it was a clean install
edit: it was official from Microsoft


and i tried to download a magicISO program and it made it into a .exe.part file and it asked what i wanted to open it with
 


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reghakr

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#8
Just download .exe's, zip's , or iso's.
 


#9
so i cant download application files? i mean nothing but pics will download
 


reghakr

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#10
What is this MagicIsO file you are referring to?

Maybe it would be a good idea if you gave me the site you are trying to download from.

Please don't tell me it's a torrent site:)
 


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reghakr

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#12
Could you gibe me the download site?

What is the exact error message you receive when trying to download?
 


#13
just click on the link

and when i download it just disappears
 


reghakr

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#14
If you could please answer my questions, we might get somewhere:)

I downloaded the program successfully in Internet Explorer and Firefox.
 


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reghakr

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#15
right-click on the desktop and choose View > AutoArrange and it will appear.
 


#16
still did not appear. and an error message that says your browser is not made to download files 2GB+ only comes up when i use IE
 


reghakr

Essential Member
#17
Could you please attach a screnshot of the error.
 


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