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Downloading Files That Are Too Large!


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moondog830

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I had a Dial-Up connection speed that was 26.4 Kbps at it's best connection. I finally badgered the wife into letting me get Direcway Satellite as that was our only option for any type of High Speed. Now I find out that I can only download files that are 160 MB or smaller.

I tried to download a 330MB file and would get to around 20% downloaded and then my Connection speed would drop to 11 Kbps.

Is there any way to continue a download? I would like to download a little at a time, but have no idea how to continue a download or if it is even possible.
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if you use firefox it comes with a download manager...that let's you pause the download and restart it whenever you like...you can also just search download manager on google and find a few that work without firefox
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if you use firefox it comes with a download manager...that let's you pause the download and restart it whenever you like...you can also just search download manager on google and find a few that work without firefox


But doesn't work across a disconnect/reconnect. It just doesn't want to know when you reconnect.

FreshDownload can do it - http://www.freshdevices.com/ - and can also download it a few times faster (though be aware this can be considered anti-social).
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Yeah it has bother if you reconnect, i use leechget it usually lets you do that after a reconnect, i can max my DL with leechget, however aggresive DL managers like these add extra stress to servers.
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