Download indicates 100% complete however file is not completely downloaded



Core Graveyard
File Handling
15 years ago
2 years ago


(Reporter: Mark Lutz, Unassigned)


Windows XP

Firefox Tracking Flags

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15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6b) Gecko/20031208
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.6b) Gecko/20031208

When downloading a large file over a dial-up line.  I often get corrupt
downloads.  Download manager indicates the download completed (100% downloaded).
 However, the file is a fraction on the expected size.  No errors or indicated
during the download.  This can happen with any file.  I have even tried
transferring the same file multiple times.  With a 30 meg file I have had as few
as 1 in 10 correct transfers.  

Reproducible: Sometimes

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Establish a dial-up connection
2. Download a file (Larger the better)
3. Manually check file size after transfer complete.

Actual Results:  
Sometime that file is shorter that expected.  

Expected Results:  
Generate an error that the file was not tranfered correctly.
-> File Handling (but Networking could be a better component for this) 
Assignee: download-manager → file-handling
Component: Download Manager → File Handling
QA Contact: ian

Comment 2

15 years ago
I've got the same situation when downloading a file through LAN. Mozilla
doanload manager told me downloading is complete but I found it did not complete

There's no error message or notification!

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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Product: Core → Core Graveyard
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