download manager

Asked by David on 2007-08-31

im not sure if this is right place but here i go.i have tryed several download managers but they all keep saying this when i open up the software...the files are either damage or unknow format can some help me make sense of all of this.im useing a laptop with vista ultiment ,thanks

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David (sirvaliant) said : #1

if you more infomation feel free to ask thank you...

Martin Pool (mbp) said : #2

So you're using Vista Ultimate? Are you using Ubuntu? Are you maybe trying to download an Ubuntu disk image?

David (sirvaliant) said : #3

i had to google this because i have no ideal what it ment...Ubuntu is a community developed, linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need - a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more. We encourage all users to become familiar with the Ubuntu philosophy and devlopers with our approach to.

im sry for being so dumb...what i use it for is rapidshare .which is http://rapidshare

Martin Pool (mbp) said : #4

OK, then I think you need to ask for help from the people who made the download managers that you're using.

- (a--deactivatedaccount) said : #5

in other news you could try www.ubuntu.com/download

and use a download manager called Gwget :)

David (sirvaliant) said : #6

i have tryed doing that and no one answers...thanks for your help...

David (sirvaliant) said : #7

hey Derry thanks will try..

Martin Pool (mbp) said : #8

Derry, gwget isn't going to help him much if he's using Windows...

David, are you trying to install Ubuntu? Do you know how to write a cd or dvd from an iso-file in Windows Vista?

David (sirvaliant) said : #10

Do you know how to write a cd or dvd from an iso-file in Windows Vista?yes i do that all the time.i downloaded gwget and i cant find the application any where in winrar just a bunch of files...and when i tryed to open one of those files it say the same thing,he files are either damage or unknow format can some help me make sense of all of this.im useing a laptop with vista ultiment ,thanks.imstarting to think it has something to do with vista because i have tryed about ...
internet download manager...
flashget...
orbit...
flasget from firefox...and a few otheres...and no i havent tryed ubuntu...

David (sirvaliant) said : #11

i just have to say this,thanks for all your help

David (sirvaliant) said : #12

ok guys this is what i found out so far my problem is a connection problem=surport resume=unknow format.what this means is the connection gets cut off.when it does this the file will be corrupt .so now i will have to get my settings right next.i just want to say thanks for your help and have a safe holiday...