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Offline oldman

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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #15 on: December 10, 2006, 08:41:16 PM »
Wireless router- yes. 
Windows firewall-off.
Downloads- none.

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I don't have a router and don't know much about them, other than some have a built in firewall. I don't know if they can be set to prevent downloads or not.

Hang in there. There are a lot of very knowledgable people on this forum. Someone has the answer.

Meantime try mauserme's suggestion.

Only other thing I can think of is are you using a downloader manager?

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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #16 on: December 10, 2006, 08:46:58 PM »
Mauserme,

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Oldman,

No downloader manager.

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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #17 on: December 10, 2006, 08:53:50 PM »
Can you access this site?

http://www.ewido.net/en/

Also, what were you originally trying to download?
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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #18 on: December 10, 2006, 09:00:47 PM »
Yes.
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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #19 on: December 10, 2006, 09:01:19 PM »
Yes I can access this site.

I have tried various files from private websites to cnet.
a ".pdf"  and several ".exe" files.  The Avast! update. Ewido.
nothing will download.

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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #20 on: December 10, 2006, 09:05:14 PM »
DavidR,

I hope by your joking around, it means that you have a solution to this problem.

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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #21 on: December 10, 2006, 09:13:09 PM »
Did the download problem start immediately after installing avast! or sometime later?
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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #22 on: December 10, 2006, 09:18:09 PM »
Would you try downloading an old version of Ewido ( say 4.0.0.172)

http://www.filehippo.com/download_ewido/?668

I know this is an odd request but I had a similar problem a while back and found that Ewido could download when nothing else would.

Because you haven't wrapped the URL path in url tags, the ? in the string might cause a problem depending on browser, also you don't need the ?668 http://www.filehippo.com/download_ewido/ takes you to the same page, don't know if that will make a difference for 'st'

@ 'st'
I thought that was from you and not mauserme, I thought it was you who couldn't access the site.

Are you using a download manager to try and download or the browser and which browser are you using ?
I'm not familiar with the x64 version of XP so I don't know if there are any other security hoops you have to jump through.

What happens when you right click and select save as ?
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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #23 on: December 10, 2006, 09:22:46 PM »
@ 'st'
I thought that was from you and not mauserme, I thought it was you who couldn't access the site.
Yes - its st that was not able to access them.
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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #24 on: December 10, 2006, 09:28:00 PM »
mauserme,

It is hard to tell.
I have set up this network between the two computers, and installed Avast! before any downloads.


DavidR,

No download manager.
I can save backrounds as html.

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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #25 on: December 10, 2006, 09:33:53 PM »
I just downloaded some files from my UseNeXT account. Port 443

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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #26 on: December 10, 2006, 10:05:14 PM »
Unless someone else has a better idea, as a test I would try taking avast! temporarily out if the equation to see if the problem persists. 

If you can download another free av (eg AVG or Antivir trial version) while avast is still installed do so, take the computer offline, uninstall avast!, reboot, and install the alternate av.

If this can't be done try downloading to CD from a computer that is not experiencing this problem, then unistall/install.
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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #27 on: December 10, 2006, 10:07:14 PM »
I got it.

TCP/IP
properties
advanced
wins tab
NetBIOS setting to default

Thank you

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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #28 on: December 10, 2006, 10:49:34 PM »
On the contrary - thank you for the infomation.

Out of curiosity, how was it set before?
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Re: pro not allowing downloads
« Reply #29 on: December 11, 2006, 06:09:11 AM »
Glad you got it!

Welcome to the forum.