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Author Topic: dcUpdater - setup file corrupt  (Read 3134 times)

IceTater

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dcUpdater - setup file corrupt
« on: July 11, 2012, 01:24 PM »
I downloaded dcUpdater v1.30.01 from the web link:  http://www.donationc...r/Updater/index.html

When I start the download, the filesize is listed as 1.48 Mb.  On saving, the filesize is 206 Kb.  When I try to run it, the message is displayed:

"The setup files are corrupted.  Please obtain a new copy of the program."

Did this twice.  I'm using IE8 regular downloader and have not previously had a problem with downloading.

Do you have any insight as to what might be happening here?

Thank you.

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Re: dcUpdater - setup file corrupt
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2012, 01:27 PM »
I downloaded dcUpdater v1.30.01 from the web link:  http://www.donationcoder.com/Software/Mouser/Updater/index.html

When I start the download, the filesize is listed as 1.48 Mb.  On saving, the filesize is 206 Kb.  When I try to run it, the message is displayed:

"The setup files are corrupted.  Please obtain a new copy of the program."

Did this twice.  I'm using IE8 regular downloader and have not previously had a problem with downloading.

Do you have any insight as to what might be happening here?

Thank you.

I've seen something like that on other downloads (not here). I think clearing the browser cache should help.
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Re: dcUpdater - setup file corrupt
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2012, 01:34 PM »
Hi IceTater,

You were good to try downloading twice, as it sounds like the download did not complete.
The problem is that once a downloader gets confused it can keep making the same mistake because its grabbing from the cache on subsequent tries.
Can you try downloading with an alternative browser (chrome, firefox, etc.)?

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Re: dcUpdater - setup file corrupt
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2012, 05:56 PM »
Hah!  I rebooted and it downloaded fine.  I'm sure it would work fine with Chrome.  Thank you for the insight.