Which operating system? Make and model of the computer? Where are you downloading the files from? (Give a link.) Which browser are you using? (version, etc.) Have you tried a different browser such as the free Firefox from the link below? If not, please do.
Tried cleaning our all your Temporary Internet Files and Cookies?
Have you tried scanning for malware with either, or both, of the free tools below? If not, please do. Let us know what you find, if anything.
SUPERAntispyware Removal Tool
Hope this helps and let us know more.
I am unable to download programs off the internet. It will download most of file. except for the last couple mb. It then seems to go into some kind of loop. The icon of the page going across to the file is stuck in mid air. and its not writing to the temp folder.. thanks for looking into this problem