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Windows 7: Downloads

27 Oct 2010   #1
Hal1

Windows 7-64 bit
 
 
Downloads

I recently got a new PC with Windows 7. I can't seem to download any programs I want such as Ad Aware and a few others. When I click download a large arrow moves from top to bottom on the left side of the screen but nothing else happens. What's happening? Thanks. Hal.


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27 Oct 2010   #2
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

What browser are you using?

Downloads are located in C:\Users\username\Downloads
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27 Oct 2010   #3
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

We Need some more Information

What Browser are you using and What Programs are you trying to Download


Many Thanks,
Josh
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27 Oct 2010   #4
Hal1

Windows 7-64 bit
 
 
Downloads

My browser is Chrome.
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27 Oct 2010   #5
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Have you tried Using IE?
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27 Oct 2010   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Lets determine the problem. Download in safe mode. Can you do it?
You will need safe mode with networking.
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27 Oct 2010   #7
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hal1 View Post
My browser is Chrome.
Assuming you saw the download arrow, press Ctrl+J to open downloads
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27 Oct 2010   #8
Hal1

Windows 7-64 bit
 
 
Downloads

Sorry for the delay. After 5 years with XP I'm having trouble getting used to Windows 7.
I'll try the download in safe mode and let you know.
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27 Oct 2010   #9
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Just try and see if you can make a download that you were not able to before. I am trying to determine the cause of the problem. If you cannot do it in safe mode, try a clean boot.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135
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27 Oct 2010   #10
Hal1

Windows 7-64 bit
 
 
dOWNLOADS

I'm still having problems. With my brain that is. How do I start in safe mode? I used to know with XP but forgot. I' trying to download AdAware and a couple of other programs. Thanks again. Hal.
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