Downloading large Files 3.2G

MSingh
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Downloading large Files 3.2G

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Hi,

I'm trying to download a large recorded webinar which is 3.2 Gigs.
I have sufficient & uncapped bandwith.
However, the file only partially downloads even if I close all other programs.
Even if I right-click the link and choose "Save target as" it still only partially downloads the file.
Should I be using a download manager, if so can someone suggest a download manager which really works ?

Your assistance is appreciated.
Kind Regards,
Mohamed

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StuartR
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Re: Downloading large Files 3.2G

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Try using a different web browser to initiate the download
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HansV
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Internet Explorer 9 and later have a built-in download manager - see Download Manager.
Recent versions of Firefox also have a built-in download manager.
If you want a third-party download manager, try Free Download Manager. As always with 'free' software, if you decide to install it, be alert for offers to install extras.
Best wishes,
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I can vouch for and definitely recommend Free Download Manager.
I've been using it for a few years and it has served me well. You can pause and resume, and it even can resume if your connection was lost during the process of downloading.
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Thank You Stuart, Hans & Rudi,
I'll try all suggestions and revert.
Yes, Hans I've noticed that the "free" stuff usually has extra bits, some quite difficult to get rid off.
Kind Regards,
Mohamed

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If the download managers don't help, I'd say that the file you want to download may be corrupt on the server from which you are trying to download.
Cheers, Claude.

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Hi Claude,
Thank You for your input.
Kind Regards,
Mohamed

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Re: Downloading large Files 3.2G

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Hans,the Free Download Manager did the job.
Downloaded 3.9G in 1 go !!! no interruptions.
Many Thanks,
Mohamed