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Author Topic: Unable to download HP_Prime_Virtual_Calculator_2016_04_14.exe (error at the end)  (Read 1408 times)

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ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/calculators/Prime/

Is anyone else able to download HP Prime Virtual Calculator from there? Because I tried doing so via Opera 36, Firefox, Internet Explorer 11 and even via the Windows file explorer, and I get an error with every browser at the end of the file transfer (about 99% in), saying that it failed. And when I try with Windows Explorer it freezes for 1 minute at 100% then says the file transfer could not be completed due to timeout or something like that.

I can download all other files without any problem. It only fails with HP_Prime_Virtual_Calculator_2016_04_14.exe and has never failed with previous emulator versions.

I read a post on HP Museum saying that it works on Microsoft Edge, but I only have Windows 7 so I can't use Edge. Does @timwessman @alexgt @critor or somebody else know of a solution or a mirror link?


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I could just fine but I am on my chrome book :P.

Here is an alternative download link: http://www.hp-prime.de/en/category/15-software

That is the one I use ;)
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That emulator link points to the HP FTP site where I have the issue. It's basically the same link ???
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Oh xD sorry, I can email it to you!
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It's fine. You can always email me a copy but it's definitively something that HP should check out. If the problem persists later then I'll report it to tim on the other forum.
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Well I emailed you a google drive link just in case ;)
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Yeah that worked at least. If it didn't then this would probably have meant I have a virus or something.
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Yeah that worked at least. If it didn't then this would probably have meant I have a virus or something.
No problem, but that would be bad if you couldn't even take it off Gdrive O.O
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Yeah I would have been worried if that had happened. But again maybe I should be worried since I recently discovered my copy of uTorrent no longer worked and had to be re-installed <_< (although I think it was because I used a very old version and ads would no longer load)
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I've never managed to directly download the latest virtual calculator 10077 from the HP ftp server, with or without the help of the HP Prime softwares.

It estimates between 2 and 3 minutes, and fails just at the end every time I try.

In the end, I did log myself to the TI-Planet Linux server and just typed the following command, which did complete after only some seconds.
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wget ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/calculators/Prime/HP_Prime_Virtual_Calculator_2016_04_14.exe
And then I did download it from the TI-Planet FTP server to my computer.


You might try the same if you've got a Linux account on the Codewalrus server.
« Last Edit: June 03, 2016, 01:06:10 pm by critor »

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("TI-Planet SFTP* server" if anyone was wondering - FTP is bad :P)

Anyway, I haven't had any problem with my browser, so hmm, that's weird.
But yep, wget works nicely
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Strange that it would not work from browsers. Maybe time for HP to provide the downloads via an HTML page instead?
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