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Problem Downloading from Simtel.net
I often downloaded software from www.simtel.net. Now, they changed their
system which I assume is suppose to be more secure?
I have a Windows 98 computer with Netscape 7.0 browser. When I tried to
download a program.zip ("program.zip" is not the actual name), I downloaded
"download-program.zip.exe" instead!!!!!! At "Start" and "Run", when I
launched "download-program.zip.exe", nothing happened!!!
I have IE 5.5 (I don't use), so I got on line and used that browser.
That browser gave me two options, "Save" or "Run the file at it's current
location" (not exact words), so I clicked on "Run the file at it's ...." and I
still didn't get "program.zip"!!!
Do I need a newer browser to download from simtel.net with their new
Thanks in advance, Brad
Before you type your password, credit card number, etc.,
be sure there is no active keystroke logger (spyware) in your PC.
Re: Problem Downloading from Simtel.net
On 10-Jan-2007, email@example.com (Brad) wrote:
> Do I need a newer browser to download from simtel.net with their
> new system?
They probably made it go to a dedicated download page, instead of the file
Left click on the link, then after a few seconds (at the new page) it
should pop up the "run or save" options box.
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