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how to resume stoped downloading file?
I am trying to download an youtube video of large size. due to some reasons suddenly i shutdown my pc. After restart pc i am trying to resume that download file. but there is no resume option there. so please put resume option in downloads (ctrl+j). kindly do the needful.
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Try these steps:
- Move the old .part partial download and the final file without the .part that has size 0 to another location.
- Start a new download and pause it, don't close Firefox.
- Copy the two files (.part and 0 byte final) that you moved above back to the download location to replace the new files that were created.
- Resume the download in Firefox.
If that doesn't work then the server may not support resuming.
Hi cor - el
we know these steps. but we need resume opton. are firefox trying to remove the user friendly options. this is a stupid thing
If you pause a download then you should be able to resume the download, even after a restart.
If the download is interrupted by other causes then Firefox doesn't resume such a download without this extra effort to make Firefox think that this is a paused download.
The built-in Firefox Download Manager only has some basic features, so if you encounter this situation often then you should consider a more sturdy external Download Manager.