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by scanner1132 / March 4, 2013 3:34 AM PST

How can you download a file from's site without having to use their installer. I want to just download the file or files directly....

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 4, 2013 3:39 AM PST
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1. Try the Direct Download Link if offered.
2. See if the author/title has a web site for it and get it directly.

I'm guessing you meant the CNET installer and not the app's own package and installer.

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by scanner1132 / March 4, 2013 6:12 AM PST
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That is correct Bob. The CNET installer. I just don't like it. I wish it was the way it use to be, just a direct download.

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