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Fresh Download Won't ...

by nosee / December 16, 2007 2:34 AM PST

Hello,
1st question:
Everytime I attempt to download something a message appears "Fresh Download Failed to Take Over the Download." What gives? I also searched for Fresh Download in the search feature but it does not seem to exist?

2nd question: (Not related to the first question.)
I am constantly getting a message saying Can't open Acrobat.

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Not Much Info There...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 16, 2007 4:07 AM PST

Which operating system? What type of internet connection?

"Everytime I attempt to download something ..."...WHAT are you trying to download?

1st Question: Since it appears like you may have a download accelerator which could be called "Fresh Download" have you tried uninstalling it in the "Add/Remove Programs" section?

Have you scanned your computer for malware recently?

2nd Question: What are you doing when you get the message: "Can't Open Acrobat"? (Is that the correct and exact message?)

Tried uninstalling then reinstalling your Acrobat program?

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Not Much info etc.
by nosee / December 17, 2007 3:21 AM PST
In reply to: Not Much Info There...

Hi Grif,
Which operating system? What type of internet connection?
XP Pro- Broadband Optimum online
WHAT are you trying to download? Attempting to download a file.

1st Question: Since it appears like you may have a download accelerator which could be called "Fresh Download" have you tried uninstalling it in the "Add/Remove Programs" section?
Yes it's not there at all! (Wasn't there)

2nd Question: What are you doing when you get the message: "Can't Open Acrobat"? (Is that the correct and exact message?) Maybe not exact.
I attempted to open a file that must have been in Acrobat.
I have not tried to redownload Acrobat as yet.

I believe my Windows program is corrupted. I can't get my CD Roms to work now either.
Is there a way to reload Windows without losing my files??
Thank you

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Attempting To Download A File??
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 17, 2007 4:47 AM PST
In reply to: Not Much info etc.

What type of file? From where? Does ANY type of file cause and issue? Are you downloading from ANY site? Use Bittorret? Limewire files? An example of the file you're having problems with would help.

As asked before..Have you scanned your computer for malware? Such as viruses and spyware? If so, which programs have you used?

Regarding the "Acrobat" error, you said: "I attempted to open a file that must have been in Acrobat." What was the file extension and how do you know it was "Acrobat"? Do you have Adobe Acrobat installed on the computer? Or just Adobe "Reader" which can sometimes be called "Adobe Acrobat Reader"?

You asked: "Is there a way to reload Windows without losing my files??" You'll need to give us more information about what you've got before we can give you a good answer about that.. Before you do anything though, if you've got important data on the computer, make a copy of those files.. Use a CD/DVD, an external hard drive, or even a USB flash drive will allow you to copy important files.

Then tell us if you've got a set of Recovery discs, or a recovery partition, or the operating system CD, or something else to recover the computer with. Many of those items have a "non-destructive" way of recovering the system.. But don't depend on it.. Make backups now.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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On a previous subject
by VAPCMD / December 16, 2007 4:14 AM PST

Ever get your data 'moved' ?

VAPCMD

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Move Data
by nosee / December 17, 2007 2:56 AM PST
In reply to: On a previous subject

Not yet, a little afraid to try it as yet. Yea I know chicken.

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