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SEVERE PROBLEM: Verifying Downloads are complete?

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Greetings everyone,

I know this might be a strange question, but I'm completely serious as I've been feeling soooo much anxiety around it.

I need to download a couple hundred individual files.

My basic question is this: How can I verify that the files I download are 100% completed?

Is there any way for me to be 100% certain that the files I've downloaded have been successfully downloaded?

I'd really appreciate any advice.

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What type of files are you talking about? Any problems?

Go to the Mozilla Add-ons Web Page {web Link}
(There’s a lot of good stuff here) and search for what a download manager.

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FredMcD said

What type of files are you talking about? Any problems? Go to the Mozilla Add-ons Web Page {web Link}
(There’s a lot of good stuff here) and search for what a download manager.

Hey FredMcD,

Thank you for your response!

Sorry for not being clear in my first post:

I just want a way to 100% verify that the file I've downloaded is 100% completed and that there were no problems

I'd much prefer not to use an extension for this as I trust Mozilla much more than 3rd party extensions.

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If you want to see your downloads, click on the downloadbutton in the search bar.

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JustSecurity said

If you want to see your downloads, click on the downloadbutton in the search bar.

Thanks JustSecurity!

I've been using Firefox for a long time now so I'm aware of the "Downloads" window, but I just wanted to know if there was another way I could verify that the files were downloaded 100% completely by Firefox? Is there like a second layer of "checking" I could do to make sure the downloads were 100% downloaded by Firefox?

Thank you for any help.

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The only way is to open the file.

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FredMcD said

The only way is to open the file.

Thanks, but is there anything else I can do to verify that downloads have been 100% completed?

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FredMcD said

Go to the Mozilla Add-ons Web Page {web Link}
(There’s a lot of good stuff here) and search for what a download manager.

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