it takes forever to start downloading a picture

  Gamesolotl 14:34 24 Jan 2017
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I have been trying to download some pictures from the internet, but its insanely slow. when i click "save image as..." it takes between 2 to 6 minutes for the window to select a folder and give the pic a name pops up and another instant to 3 minutes before it actually appears in the folder (i timed it). Nothing intensive is open on my computer. does anyone know whats wrong and more importantly, how to fix it?

  Forum Editor 14:52 24 Jan 2017

Which browser are you using?

  Gamesolotl 14:53 24 Jan 2017

im using google chrome

  wee eddie 15:17 24 Jan 2017

How big, in MBs, is the Folder of Pictures that you are trying to download?

Also, what is your normal Connection Speed?

  Gamesolotl 16:12 24 Jan 2017

The image is roughly 7 kilobyte large. downloading speed of 55.19 mbps.

  Forum Editor 17:56 24 Jan 2017

a 7Kb file should download almost instantly. What kind of site are these files on?

  wee eddie 18:02 24 Jan 2017

FE, I think that he means 7GB.

  tullie 18:36 24 Jan 2017

Maybe 7mb?

  wee eddie 18:43 24 Jan 2017

7GB would fit the times he is suggesting

  Gamesolotl 19:09 24 Jan 2017

no, it actually is 7 kB the images come from a direct link example click here

  Archonar 19:23 24 Jan 2017

Surely not a 7GB photo though?

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