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Re: Dowloading problems still present

Recently I did a complete restoration using the Manufacturers Disks. At present most programs have been re-installed and working fairly well. Safe mode is on. Although Videos (like on UTube) will stall out after a few seconds. The biggest problem is with downloading. Here is the info on my computer:
H.P. Pavilion
Model a6220a
Intel(R) Core(TM) CPU
@ E4500, @ 220 GHz
RAM 2038 MB
System type 32 bit
I have Internet Explorer 8 but when I use it to try to download something the response is I.E. cannot display this page. After much experimenting I managed to download the portable version of Firefox. The regular version would not download at all. With this portable version I go to CNet downloads. What ever I try to download I can get to the point of the run or save window. The download looks like it begins but stalls out at anywhere from 5% to 90%. Can anyone give me any insight into what the problem might be and how it could be corrected?

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