Download.com Site Feedback

Question

Download never starts - need help!

by itpurchasing / December 14, 2011 3:27 AM PST

here is the page:
http://download.cnet.com/Microsoft-Visual-C-Professional-Edition/3000-2212_4-9481.html?tag=lia;rcol
I hit the green download now button, next screen comes up and says "Your download will begin in a moment..." and after five minutes it turns into a page asking me to download TechTracker and other downloads I may be interested in, etc.
Can someone explain what is happening here - I need Visual C++ 6.0!

Note: This post was edited by a forum moderator to clean up post of unintended codes from copying and pasting on 12/14/2011 at 11:41 AM PT

Answer This Ask For Clarification
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Download never starts - need help!
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Download never starts - need help!
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
Answer
Thanks for reporting this.
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / December 14, 2011 3:41 AM PST

I'll see if the Download.com team can get it fixed ASAP.

-Lee

Collapse -
Update, unfortunately, there is no longer...
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / December 14, 2011 3:50 AM PST

a download link available for this title, so it was removed.

Sorry about that.

Best regards,
-Lee
CNET Community

Collapse -
Answer
Did you try the new Express versions?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 14, 2011 3:54 AM PST
Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 47,885 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,322 discussions
icon
iPhones, iPods, & iPads 3,188 discussions
icon
Security 30,333 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,177 discussions
icon
HDTV Picture Setting 1,932 discussions
icon
Phones 15,713 discussions
icon
Windows 7 6,210 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 14,510 discussions

Tech Tip

Know how to save a wet phone?

It's not with a dryer and it's not with rice. CNET shows you the secret to saving your phone.