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I can't download anything!

April 5, 2011 at 20:46:05
Specs: Windows 18.08.2009

I can't download anything! Whenever it tries to download something it looks normal right till the end then it closes and the download is nowhere on the computer. It almost seams like a security measure gone wrong and I can't find the problem. Some people told me to download Firefox to get around the problem but I couldn't download it, What do I do?

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#1
April 6, 2011 at 00:13:14

ok,i think the browser is downloading these files in an unknown location.to fix this download "Orbit Downloader" it asks you were to download your files so u can choose a place you want and it speeds up your downloads about 3 times.Go here to download orbit downloader: http://www.orbitdownloader.com/

After downloading it and installing when you click something you want to download the browser asks you to save the file or download by orbit downloader.Choose download by orbit downloader.


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#2
April 11, 2011 at 20:05:21

That might work but I cant download it!

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#3
April 11, 2011 at 20:29:36

it might(mostly) be downloading to Temp
To Goto Temp

click on start then init click on run and in run type %TEMP% and press ok.Then the temp folder will popup.Check if your downloads are there.If they are there download firexox because it 4 times faster than IE.and install orbit too.Then download malwarebytes antimalware and run a scan to find out if there is a virus in your pc(might be).Then download a good antivirus antimalware program like AVAST,AVG and Microsoft Security Essentials.


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#4
April 12, 2011 at 15:52:29

All I found in the temp folder was a bunch of stuff I couldn't understand.

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#5
April 12, 2011 at 21:10:34

they might be in my documents

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#6
April 18, 2011 at 21:22:26

Here is what happens. I saw I want to download, tell it where to download to, click save or open, it loads, as soon as its done their is that de-doo sound and it closes. Any ideas?

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#7
April 18, 2011 at 21:24:05

Oh, and the box closes and then its nowhere that I can find the song/program.

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#8
April 18, 2011 at 21:44:05

ok it maybe a virus.download malwarebytes antimalware from ANOTHER COPUTER also download Mozilla Firefox too.Boot your PC in safe mode install malware bytes and run a scan delete anything it finds.

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#9
April 18, 2011 at 22:16:03

I already have Malwarbytes so I'm running the scan now. wish me luck.

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#10
April 27, 2011 at 13:15:04

I ran Malwarbytes, it found one thing with a full system scan. I deleated it and it still dosn't work.

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#11
May 3, 2011 at 20:01:24

Alright so it still downloads viruses perfectly but it wont download anything useful like songs or antivirus programs. Any other suggestions? And keep in mind the fact that I cant download Firefox.

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#12
May 4, 2011 at 00:17:54

download firefox on another computer,put it on a pen drive and install it on yours.and try to repair windows is you have a win xp cd.the repair option comes right after the EULA were it tells you to press F8 to agree.The repair wont destroy any of your files or change them.I've tried(a dozen times over).

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#13
May 28, 2011 at 20:40:54

Alright I somehow updated the internet and now it tells me why things aren't downloading. For every single thing including AVG Antivirus it says that it contains a virus and deleats it. What do I do now?

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#14
May 28, 2011 at 22:50:41

What program says that everything contains a virus and then deletes it?

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