[Webxpace] Web Downloader

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[Webxpace] Web Downloader

#1 Post by cmmehl »

Here is another of those small and useful marvels that fit so well on the USB-stick: Web Downloader from Jose Falcao.

The author wrote it intentionally as a no-install, but initially didn't consider its use on a USB-stick, reason for which the downloadpaths messed up after each change of the USB's drive-letter. After some correspondence, he modified it to accept relative paths - so now downloads can be saved just anywhere on the stick :-)

Here is the info:

Category: Internet / Download Managers

Synopsis: Manage all your Internet downloads; drag and drop links to it's window, copy from clipboard, choose how fast and how many simultaneous downloads, were to save files to, change file names, etc. You can also stop and resume downloads at will, and use multiple threads for faster downloads. Special highlight: can make use of relative paths for the download directories.

Writes settings to: Application folder

How to extract: Download the ZIP file and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch the program by double-clicking on WebDownload.exe.

License: Freeware

System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP

Size on Disk: 192 kb

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#2 Post by Andrew Lee »

Posted to the database. Thanks!

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#3 Post by guinness »

V1.1.2.0 is now available, updated the database entry accordingly.

Tested: Portable

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#4 Post by I am Baas »

Did you use the correct paint?

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#5 Post by guinness »

I am Baas wrote:Did you use the correct paint?
Does it not look green on your monitor?

Edit: I tested it again and it's still Portable, what does your test show?

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#6 Post by I am Baas »

guinness wrote:
I am Baas wrote:Did you use the correct paint?
Does it not look green on your monitor?

Edit: I tested it again and it's still Portable, what does your test show?
I updated Porta'Menu entry yesterday and tested Web Downloader at the same time. I remember a registry entry... going to retest... "Hold your horses"

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#7 Post by I am Baas »

Writes to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WebDownload

Forgot to mention that it requires admin rights (and so is Porta'Menu).

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#8 Post by guinness »

I didn't get that registry key on Windows XP SP3. I'll re-re test hitting every settings option there is.

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#9 Post by guinness »

I checked every option and even downloaded a couple of files and still I can't replicate that registry key. Plus, I have Admin rights.

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#10 Post by I am Baas »

I am on Win 7 64-bit. Did you download anything with it? Also, did you test it in a sandbox/virtual environment?

Anyone else willing to test?

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#11 Post by guinness »

I am Baas wrote:I am on Win 7 64-bit. Did you download anything with it? Also, did you test it in a sandbox/virtual environment?
Yes, I did download, see previous comment. Please refer to this thread of how I test Portable applications.

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#12 Post by joby_toss »

Yeap, it's there:

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#13 Post by I am Baas »

@guinness

I get this key every single time I run Web Downloader. Can you search the registry for that key after you exit Web Downloader (before you clear the sandbox). Maybe use something else than System Explorer.

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#14 Post by I am Baas »

Oh, thanks joby_toss. I was going nuts over this. Is it just a Win 7 64-bit issue?

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#15 Post by guinness »

I am Baas wrote:Can you search the registry for that key after you exit Web Downloader
Yeh I did that and nothing still. Perhaps we're back to the same problem as with TrueCrypt.

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