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mac osx download issues

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by seeking, Oct 2, 2002.

  1. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 235
    so for some reason, my computer wont download anything. anyone know why this might be, or how i might correct it?
    ive tried using 4 different browsers (ie, aol, netscape, mozilla) and they all do nothing.

    any ideas?
  2. serpent of the light

    serpent of the light Member

    Joined: Sep 22, 2001 Messages: 650 Likes Received: 0
    well, your first problem is that you're using a mac, beyond that everything should fly just fine...

    i've been using osx for about a week now, its supposed to be sooo much better and all, i fucking hate it. its as bad as the previous mac OS's. seriously, just get a pc.
  3. bigpoppa.k

    bigpoppa.k Elite Member

    Joined: May 2, 2001 Messages: 3,151 Likes Received: 17
    one possibility is the built in firewall.
    you can set those settings so high you'll lose your net connection completely.
  4. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Guest

    are you running some kind of firewall (like norton?)
    Perhaps some "protection" setting has been enabled.

    Do you get an error message like "can not connect",
    or does it just hang?
  5. GLIK$

    GLIK$ Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 23, 2002 Messages: 22,277 Likes Received: 117
  6. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Guest


    I while I'm writing my post,
    bigpoppa comes in a scoops me.

    * edit... as a work around... do you have a 9.2 boot drive?
    That's always a usefull solution.
  7. Gnes 37

    Gnes 37 Veteran Member

    Joined: Jan 30, 2001 Messages: 7,071 Likes Received: 2
    my mac will kill ya all!!! as for the downloading shit what are you trying to download?
  8. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Guest

    well it is seeking...

    so my guess would be midget porn ?!?!

    just jokes! any luck yet!
  9. seeking

    seeking Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 25, 2000 Messages: 32,277 Likes Received: 235
    i can download fine in 9.2, just for some reason in x (10.2) it wont.
    no error message, it just doesnt open the download manager.
    i tried downloading shit off of versiontracker, aol.com, etc... none of it would work.
    i looked into the firewall shit, thinking that might be it, but im not running anything other than the standard firewall, and the security is set to 'low', so that cant be it...

    i tried to just download a 3rd party download manager, but well... it wouldnt download either (big fucking surprise there)