Download File From Website

Posted on 2006-11-15
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Last Modified: 2010-04-24

I need to download a file from a website into my Windows Form Application. For example the file is http://mysite.com/thefile.txt

I just need to know what I should be using to access a file over the Internet.

I'd like to save the file into a String or a local file. But I think I can handle this part.

Thanks in advance!
Question by:YoungBonzi
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ID: 17964707
Thanks Mahesh, but I'm very confused by those examples. Isn't there something in the .NET 2/3 framework to handle this?

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ID: 17965351
I found a solution...

WebClient^ myWebClient = gcnew WebClient;
Stream^ myStream = myWebClient->OpenRead( "http://www.asite.com/afile.txt" );

I can then manipulate myStream to do what I need.

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