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Download problem?

by prairiepalmeri / June 23, 2007 6:58 AM PDT

I am trying to download War Rock from Download.com. The download will make it roughly 56 mb through the 605mb download when it says complete. I go to my desktop and click the .exe file when Windows says that encountered an error and needs to close. I think it is because IE wont download the entire file, but I'm not sure how to solve this.

I'm using IE7 (if needed use firefox, opera, etc.)
Not using a download client.
If I need to provide any more info just let me know, thanks

Nick

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try
by tylersmiller / June 23, 2007 8:27 AM PDT
In reply to: Download problem?

try another browser. Try Firefox, that has a client so you can pause downloads and resume them if needed. IE 7 has no such thing. so give that a try and reply with what happened.

good luck

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Thanks
by prairiepalmeri / June 23, 2007 1:57 PM PDT
In reply to: try

Thanks, Ill try that. Before I read this reply I tried downloading another file and IE said that the operation had timed out. I forgot to mention earlier that I am running Windows xp sp2

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Still a problem
by prairiepalmeri / June 23, 2007 2:59 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks

I finished installing firefox and downloaded the file. This time it downloaded 89mb out of the 600mb. When I execute the file, I get the same error. I DO have a broadband connection which goes through a router.

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prairiepalmeri
by tomron / June 23, 2007 3:15 PM PDT
In reply to: Still a problem

Have you tried another download site,LINK

Maybe theres a problem with windows installer.

Tom

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like tomron said
by PudgyOne / June 23, 2007 6:51 PM PDT
In reply to: Still a problem

you may have that problem or you may need to use a download manager.

I use a FREE download manager. It can be downloaded here

http://www.download.com/Free-Download-Manager/3000-2071_4-10578059.html


If you get disconnected, you can start where you left off. I used to have CompuServe, sister company of AOL and they always disconnected me.


Hope this helps.


Rick

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It worked!
by prairiepalmeri / June 24, 2007 12:32 PM PDT
In reply to: like tomron said

Using the download manager worked. It also downloaded the file quicker. I'm now in the process of installation. Thanks for ALL your help.

Nick

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Thanks for posting back
by PudgyOne / June 24, 2007 2:26 PM PDT
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Glad you got it fixed.


Rick

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by tylersmiller / June 23, 2007 10:58 PM PDT
In reply to: Download problem?

you have a setady internet connection. is it hardwired to a router or modem, or is it wireless? if it is wireless, big files like that might not work b/c the stream could cut in and out.

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Thanks
by prairiepalmeri / June 24, 2007 4:47 AM PDT
In reply to: do

Ill give all your ideas a try, My computer is connected directly to a router, which is connected to the wall. I do NOT use a download manager, which I will try. I HAVE tried another download server from the games web site. This problem does NOT just affet this problem, it ALSO affects downlaods of great size. I also have been tracking the transfer rate which averages around 65kbs/sec.

Again thanks for your help,

Nick

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