Problem downloading the update

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Problem downloading the update

Post by Jorge Junior » Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:02 pm

It's been very difficult for me to download the Ultimate update since build 20?
For starters, AB homepage takes toooo long to open.

The update takes over an hour to download.
I've tried both links, I've tried the three engines and I've also tried with IE, FF ans Chrome.

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... after an hour or so, the download finishes with an incomplete file.

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I could finally download it, but I had to try 4 times, that is, almost 5 hours.
I use the latest Ultimate version with Mozilla rendering engine by default.
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Re: Problem downloading the update

Post by mbrazil » Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:38 pm

Maybe it's time for Avant to look for better services to host the download files and the website. Apparently, filekicker is not adding server capacity to its infrastructure to keep up with demand, and whoever's hosting http://www.avantbrowser.com is also not providing enough bandwdith to support its clients adequately.

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Re: Problem downloading the update

Post by real name » Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:11 pm

i also had such problem few days ago, downloading full 22
slower and slower and than broken downloads
(next day it was already ok)

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Re: Problem downloading the update

Post by mbrazil » Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:56 pm

It all depends on when you happen to try to download. Apparently, filekicker doesn't have enough capacity to handle regularly occurring peaks. If it were up to me, I'd tell filekicker to either get their act together or I'll find a better place to host the files.

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Re: Problem downloading the update

Post by AXEMAN » Sat Apr 06, 2013 4:24 pm

I to have found downloading very slow.

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Re: Problem downloading the update

Post by Climhazard » Sat Apr 06, 2013 4:36 pm

Yes it was almost impossible to download. Definitely Avant team don't care or don't have time anymore about this project. Something need to change or there won't be any more users left, which is a shame, this browser could compete with other popular browsers easily if there were more avant staff contributing.

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Re: Problem downloading the update

Post by brawnymike » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:10 pm

Although I have experienced the same slow download problem other have recently, today's download (of AB Ult 2013 build 23) was lightning fast for me. Perhaps it was the time at which I initiated the download (roughly 2 PM, Pacific Time [California]).

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Re: Problem downloading the update

Post by mbrazil » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:24 pm

It's also been a few days since the build was posted.

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Re: Problem downloading the update

Post by xiaobing » Sun Apr 07, 2013 2:47 am

We have speed up the bandwidth of our server the day before yesterday to cope with the increased bandwidth used by ultimate version.

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Re: Problem downloading the update

Post by Jorge Junior » Thu May 02, 2013 2:29 pm

The update takes over an hour to download.
I've tried both links, I've tried the three engines and I've also tried with IE, FF ans Chrome.
I think it's been fixed. It took less than 3 minutes to download build 107. :thumbup:
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