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Cdex update error

I'm trying to update to Cdex 1.8.4, but am getting the following error:

Download Error: Rget Error on file
http://mirror.cdex.mu/CDex-1.84.exe

I'm using Portable Apps version 14.4.1 on Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit.

Any ideas??

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Download in IE

Can you download that file in IE on your machine? PA.c live installers use Windows networking components to handle downloads, the same components used by IE.

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I just tried it again

I just tried it again, and it sits for a very long time at 20056kb (100%) of 20100kb, then throws that error.
I can get to that URL via IE, but right at the end of the download, it says "the cedex-1.85.exe download was interrupted".
If I let IE "resume" the download, it successfully finishes.

Other portable updates work fine.

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Norton?

A pause at the end of a download and then failure usually indicates an antivirus or software firewall blocking the download or taking too long to scan it. I think someone had mentioned some versions of Norton had a false positive on CDex earlier today. If not Norton, I know some versions of ESET have issues with timeouts, but it's usually only on large files (like LibreOffice).

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Interesting; I just switch to

Interesting; I just switch to Bitdefender... Let me whitelist it and try again...

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Ok, so I disabled as much of

Ok, so I disabled as much of Bitdefender as possible, still getting same error

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Tried it on a different

Tried it on a different machine with different AV, and still can't download, so I'm thinking it's something with my work network blocking it...

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Work Firewall

If your work Firewall is using Norton/Symantec, that would be it. If you manually download the file and place it next to the online installer, you can do it that way.

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