can't download

  jammin 12:15 13 Aug 2003

whenever I try to download anything the download icon appears and right near the end it stops - displaying the broken download icon - any tips

  JIM 12:25 13 Aug 2003

Info on Win os plus any error message please.

  JoeC 12:29 13 Aug 2003

a download manager to resume from broken downloads? Something like Fresh Download from

click here

maybe ?

  jammin 12:38 13 Aug 2003

windows 98 there are no error messages

  JIM 12:56 13 Aug 2003

As JoeC suggested a download manager to resume could be the answer,but if there is a problem with windows it may have to be rectified first.

Are the broken downloads are result of diconection?

Can you download smaller files but bigger files may break off.?

Is your net connection cut of when download stops?

Any pattern to problem (sites you visit)?

  jammin 13:11 13 Aug 2003

makes no difference what file size is or what site it is - connection is fine and doesn't cut off

  JIM 13:39 13 Aug 2003

Ok got to start some where, so closedown all programs.

Go start,run,type in sfc click ok and see if any file are corrupt and need replacing. WIN98 cd READY if prompted unless cab files are in system from where you can direct to replace from.

Post back after trying download.

  JIM 13:48 13 Aug 2003

if running a firewall,disable and see if any difference.

  JIM 14:09 13 Aug 2003

You can also try internet explorer repair from add/remove programs if available.

  jammin 23:19 13 Aug 2003

no luck so far - have tried add/remove - no repair facility. Tried sfc and it came up with corrupt file user.exe C/windows/system, I tried the windows cd but it couldn't find the relevant file, looked in cabs and its not there.

  JIM 23:32 13 Aug 2003

The file is not corrupted bit of a red herring.
Are you using IE 5.5 With your system?

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