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File Size and Remaining Time Not Indicated When Downloading

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When you are downloading a file in Internet Explorer, file size or estimated remaining time may not be indicated.

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The file you are downloading is located on a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Web site and this information is not available for the file.

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When you download a file from an FTP Web site, the file size is typically unknown. For this reason, the estimated remaining time cannot be calculated. Instead, Internet Explorer displays the amount of the file opened so far.

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Article Info
Article ID : 154551
Revision : 3
Created on : 12/5/2003
Published on : 12/5/2003
Exists online : False
Views : 510