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Can't download from CNET

by paul l buchanan / June 6, 2008 11:25 AM PDT

Hi there, I have a 1 year old professionally built computer (intel core 2 duo) processor, windows vista premium, 32.I use to be able to download from CNET, but lately when I try to download , it says thank you for downloading but no download starts up and I don't get the opition box to open or save download as well, I can go to the software web site from where the software comes from and can download with no problems??. I don't know if service pack 1 is a issue or not. Any ideas!! Regards Margy Jr.

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Checking other complaints like this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 7, 2008 9:08 AM PDT

You find advice such as trying another browser, allowing popups, etc.

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can't download from CNET
by paul l buchanan / June 11, 2008 8:20 PM PDT

I just tryied using fire fox and can get download to start,I must have a problem with Internet Explorer.Any ideas what it could be?? . thanks from Margy Jr.

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IE has settings which...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 11, 2008 8:59 PM PDT

I can't guess yours. I noted the allow popups from the download site. Did you allow that?

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Can't download from CNET
by paul l buchanan / June 15, 2008 9:37 PM PDT

I just want to say thank you for taking your time to help me with my problem!! I have just to try again to download from CNET and I have found that I can now download using internet explorer and I haven't made any changes any settings to it???. thanka again .
Regards Margy Jr.

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Welcome to the club!
by MikeWar / February 13, 2011 4:55 PM PST

I have the same problem, just a few weeks ago, everything was cool for downloads, but lately no matter what browser I use, it doesn't work. I use Vista 64bit. The only thing I can think of is a spyware program, or anti-virus program is preventing the site from downloading unto your computer. When I find out what it is, I'll let you know!

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If you check the Cnet Download Forum
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 3, 2011 3:25 PM PDT
In reply to: Welcome to the club!

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