Articles tagged: download
Dealing With Video Starts and Stops While Watching: Two Common Causes and Three Possible Solutions
There are common causes, and sometimes simple solutions, for a video that starts and stops as you watch it.
Can I Delete Setup Files I’ve Downloaded?
You can safely delete setup files after you’ve set up the corresponding software, but only if you do something important first.
Where Can I Download Windows 11? Or 10? Or 8?
You can download Windows versions 8.1, 10, and 11 from legitimate sources. If you have a legal retail product key, this could be your replacement media.
How Do I Download a File from a Webpage?
We’re often given the opportunity to download a file from the internet, be it pictures, music, ebooks, programs, and more. The assumption is that you know how. If you don’t, I’ll show you.
What’s the Difference Between “Save” and “Run” When Downloading?
You can Run a download or you can Save it, or you can even Save and Run it. I’ll review what Run and Save each really mean.
Where Do Downloads Go?
Downloading a file from the internet is easy – typically just a click or two. But knowing and controlling where downloads go takes a little more effort.
How can I tell what is being downloaded to my computer?
Are you finding mysterious downloads coming into your computer? It may be nothing sinister. But on the other hand… we’d better check the source.
How Do I Reinstall Downloaded Programs?
When it’s important that you save several things for the day disaster strikes and you need to reinstall downloaded programs. I’ll look at what you need to save to prepare for the worst.
How can my ISP tell that I’m downloading copyrighted files?
Some ISPs are taking a more aggressive position to stop illegal file sharing. Your ISP can see a lot, including the fact that you are filesharing.
Can I Check for Malware before Downloading Something?
Files cannot be checked for viruses before being downloaded, but there are precautions you can and should take.