Browser download estimation box query

  CurlyWhirly 14:42 20 Jul 2005
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While downloading the Google Earth utility I happened to notice that in the browser download estimation box there was the following text:


'Estimated time left not known'


There is normally an estimation of the time left for the download to take place and I have never seen this before.


Is there a reason for this message?
Just curious.


click here


I am guessing that the site was busy at the time and and this was the cause of the message?

  moore_mat 17:14 20 Jul 2005

Hi CurlyWhirly

Don't worry, it's nothing your end that's at fault, it's the server you are downloading from. When you start a download, it is supposed to supply you with the file size, but some are not properly configured and don't release it.

You'll find if you download something else from a totally different site, it should work OK.

Regards

[email protected]

  CurlyWhirly 17:51 20 Jul 2005

Thanks moore_mat ;0)

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