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biankonera  Identity Verified
Latvia
Local time: 11:56
Italian to Latvian
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Dec 26, 2006

For my film translations Ive to download mpeg files from the client's server, however there is this thing that keeps bothering me regarding these downloads - when the files are big (the latest one is more than 800Mb) I seem to be unable to get them to transfer from their server to my PC (when some 5 seconds are left I get the error message saying that the operation has timed out).

The previous times I survived finding the respective movies in DVDs or VHS, yet this time it appears a bit impossible (due to deadlines etc), so I was hoping maybe somebody has had similar problem and has found a dolution for it? Thanks!:)

Stella


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Pieter Kuenerz  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 06:56
English to Portuguese
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Get Right Dec 26, 2006

Hi Stella,
There is a software called Get Right that lets you resume interrupted downloads, or even pause a download and later resume it.
Perhaps it will help you.
Good luck!
Pieter Kuenerz


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xxxMihai Badea  Identity Verified
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DownThemAll (Firefox extension) Dec 26, 2006

If you use Firefox, you could try DownThemAll!. I find it an excellent download manager.

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Daniela Warman
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:56
English to French
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Internet Download Manager Dec 26, 2006

Hi,

I actually have had the same problem today and have just downloaded Internet Download Manager. It is not free but you can get a FREE 30 day trial.

Hope it works,

Daniela.


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Henrik Pipoyan  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:56
Member (2004)
English to Armenian
Windows Commander Dec 26, 2006

For FTP downloads and uploads I always use Windows Commander, a simple, easy-to-use program. It allows stopping download or upload whenever you wish, and resuming it later on from where you have stopped, and many other functions. Here is a link: http://www.networkingfiles.com/ArchieFTP/Commander.htm .

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biankonera  Identity Verified
Latvia
Local time: 11:56
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ideas and suggestions Dec 26, 2006

Big thanks to all of you for advice what programs to use in such and similar cases! Will definitely try some (or maybe all - who knows) of the suggested programs as I definitely need something to avoid such situations with files.

As for this particular case, I finally got my file using Opera browser which (after this first experience) I could recommend as well.:)

Enjoy the festive season everyone!!!:)

Stella


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