Re: IE8 doesn't seem able to download very large 1Gb+ files
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Were you seeing this behavior prior to installing IE8?
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
> Just a comment and suggestion:
> I like IE8, but it seems to have trouble downloading files larger than 1
> (of which there seem to be more and more these days). In particular, it
> doesn't seem to recognize file size larger than 1 Gb, and will often stall
> and stop downloading such large files before completion. Note this
> seem to be a problem for Firefox - but I don't like Firefox for other
> reasons, and prefer IE.
> While there are various third party download managers on the market for
> handling large file downloads. most seem to be filled with spyware or
> various viruses.
> So just a suggestion to either modify IE8 to allow it to recognize and
> successfully complete such larger downloads, or else for MS to come out
> their own download manager for handling such larger downloads.
> Thanks - Bob