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Won't download

by pwa21254 / October 14, 2009 12:53 PM PDT

Everytime I try to download anything on my computer, it goes to 99% and freezes. It won't completely install anything. What could be wrong?

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Hey there how are ya?
by Phildrago09 / October 14, 2009 4:49 PM PDT
In reply to: Won't download

Well Sounds to me like a read write error with your HD and the file you downloaded. Does it do it to every file you DL? IF so try and connect another HD to it and test dl that file you downloaded.

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Tried A Different Browser?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 15, 2009 12:00 PM PDT
In reply to: Won't download

If you don't already have it, then please download the Firefox browser installer on a separate computer, transfer it to a flash drive, then move it to the problem machine and install it. The link is below:

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/personal.html

Unfortunately, you've not told us anything about your computer such as the operating system, whether you've scanned for malware (Think Malwarebytes as a good free removal tool), make and model of the computer, etc.. Such information would certainly help narrow down the problem.

Hope this helps and let us know more.

Grif

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Computer Info
by pwa21254 / October 15, 2009 1:38 PM PDT

My computer is a Dell vostro 1000. It has Windows XP. I will try the suggestions. Thank you!

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won't download past 99%
by gdaley1660 / October 30, 2009 12:29 PM PDT
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I have the same problem-won't download any attachments to my e-mail or from any website and in recent documents it showed up but then says the shortcut is missing??? please help

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Had to start over
by pwa21254 / October 30, 2009 2:19 PM PDT

I ended up backing up the files I needed and reinstalling Windows XP. It wiped everything off my computer and I had to download everything again - all my programs, drivers, etc.

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