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Windows 7: Software for resuming download after connection dropout?

29 Dec 2011   #1
AllOnTheBus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit OS
 
 
Software for resuming download after connection dropout?

I have heard about software which will allow the user to resume a download should the connection happen to dropout halfway during a large download and therefore not wasting any valuable MB's on a prepaid account.

I know there are many flavours out there so can I have some suggestions as to what you (whoever may view this thread) use or would recommend for this purpose.

Thanks in advance


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29 Dec 2011   #2
Hipster Doofus

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 

Use to use FlashGet (freeware) in the past but don't really need one now so don't know what else is out there.
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29 Dec 2011   #3
rustberger

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 sp1
 
 

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29 Dec 2011   #4
AllOnTheBus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit OS
 
 

Excellent - tyvm rustberger

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Thanking you also hipster

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29 Dec 2011   #5
kado897

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rustberger View Post

Me too. It works well but you will only be able to resume a download if the site allows it.
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29 Dec 2011   #6
AllOnTheBus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit OS
 
 

A second opinion is always a good sign - thanks kado
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29 Dec 2011   #7
pincushion

Windows 7 x64 SP1
 
 

I can also recommend Free Download Manager but be careful certain music sites (paysites - if you use them!) don't like these sorts of programmes as mentioned. Most sites do behave properly thankfully.

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29 Dec 2011   #8
amir tava

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

i use jdownloader
Code:
http://jdownloader.org/
best program to download from direct links
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