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Unable to download files

  1. #1


    Darren from UK Guest

    Unable to download files

    Hi there,

    I have windows vista premium with Norton Internet security 2007 and internet
    explorer 7 on my system.
    When I try to download files from the internet and I select save it does not
    download the full file for example I tried downloading the Company of heroes
    patch of around 115MB and although it stated the download was complete it had
    only downloaded a few KB? I try to run this file direct from the site and it
    states it is not a valid WIN32 application (which I would imagine it is due
    to not getting the full file).

    Can anyone help as its rather frustrating.

    Thanks. Darren from UK.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Tiberius Guest

    Re: Unable to download files

    use a download manager to handle the downloads. Both of these are free and
    do not contain any spyware-malware.

    www.freedownloadmanager.org

    or

    http://www.flashget.com/index_en.htm



    "Darren from UK" <Darren from UK@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:2CFB95BD-612B-4A68-A22F-B7395E70223C@microsoft.com...
    > Hi there,
    >
    > I have windows vista premium with Norton Internet security 2007 and
    > internet
    > explorer 7 on my system.
    > When I try to download files from the internet and I select save it does
    > not
    > download the full file for example I tried downloading the Company of
    > heroes
    > patch of around 115MB and although it stated the download was complete it
    > had
    > only downloaded a few KB? I try to run this file direct from the site and
    > it
    > states it is not a valid WIN32 application (which I would imagine it is
    > due
    > to not getting the full file).
    >
    > Can anyone help as its rather frustrating.
    >
    > Thanks. Darren from UK.




      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    Darren from UK Guest

    Re: Unable to download files

    Thanks I will try this. The first one would not let me download the file
    (same problem) the second one seems to be coming down!!
    Darren

    "Tiberius" wrote:

    > use a download manager to handle the downloads. Both of these are free and
    > do not contain any spyware-malware.
    >
    > www.freedownloadmanager.org
    >
    > or
    >
    > http://www.flashget.com/index_en.htm
    >
    >
    >
    > "Darren from UK" <Darren from UK@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:2CFB95BD-612B-4A68-A22F-B7395E70223C@microsoft.com...
    > > Hi there,
    > >
    > > I have windows vista premium with Norton Internet security 2007 and
    > > internet
    > > explorer 7 on my system.
    > > When I try to download files from the internet and I select save it does
    > > not
    > > download the full file for example I tried downloading the Company of
    > > heroes
    > > patch of around 115MB and although it stated the download was complete it
    > > had
    > > only downloaded a few KB? I try to run this file direct from the site and
    > > it
    > > states it is not a valid WIN32 application (which I would imagine it is
    > > due
    > > to not getting the full file).
    > >
    > > Can anyone help as its rather frustrating.
    > >
    > > Thanks. Darren from UK.

    >
    >
    >


      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    mikeyhsd Guest

    Re: Unable to download files

    its very possible norton is interfering.
    might look into replacing it with something less intrusion.

    avg and avast are free virus scanners that work well with vista.



    mikeyhsd@comcast.net



    "Darren from UK" <Darren from UK@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:2CFB95BD-612B-4A68-A22F-B7395E70223C@microsoft.com...
    Hi there,

    I have windows vista premium with Norton Internet security 2007 and internet
    explorer 7 on my system.
    When I try to download files from the internet and I select save it does not
    download the full file for example I tried downloading the Company of heroes
    patch of around 115MB and although it stated the download was complete it had
    only downloaded a few KB? I try to run this file direct from the site and it
    states it is not a valid WIN32 application (which I would imagine it is due
    to not getting the full file).

    Can anyone help as its rather frustrating.

    Thanks. Darren from UK.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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