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help to get wget syntax for Windows (translate it from wget script for Linux )

On my Linux, I used to be able to issue the following command
to download an MRTG graph :

wget --no-check-certificate --convert-links -p --user=myloginid --password=\123456789

I have a wget version (see below for the full help & syntax) but
when it does not have the equivalent of the Linux parameters/options.

When I tried to issue wget as follows :
wget -p --user=myloginid --password=\123456789

 it just showed the message (IP addr altered for security reason) below  & then
paused there without saving anything:

Connecting to||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response...

Will need someone to help me code it or provide a free version that can
do what my Linux wget is doing.

============== wget for Linux =================

c:\wgetchk> wget --help
GNU Wget 1.10, a non-interactive network retriever.
Usage: wget [OPTION]... [URL]...

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

  -V,  --version           display the version of Wget and exit.
  -h,  --help              print this help.
  -b,  --background        go to background after startup.
  -e,  --execute=COMMAND   execute a `.wgetrc'-style command.

Logging and input file:
  -o,  --output-file=FILE    log messages to FILE.
  -a,  --append-output=FILE  append messages to FILE.
  -d,  --debug               print lots of debugging information.
  -q,  --quiet               quiet (no output).
  -v,  --verbose             be verbose (this is the default).
  -nv, --no-verbose          turn off verboseness, without being quiet.
  -i,  --input-file=FILE     download URLs found in FILE.
  -F,  --force-html          treat input file as HTML.
  -B,  --base=URL            prepends URL to relative links in -F -i file.

  -t,  --tries=NUMBER            set number of retries to NUMBER (0 unlimits).
       --retry-connrefused       retry even if connection is refused.
  -O,  --output-document=FILE    write documents to FILE.
  -nc, --no-clobber              skip downloads that would download to
                                 existing files.
  -c,  --continue                resume getting a partially-downloaded file.
       --progress=TYPE           select progress gauge type.
  -N,  --timestamping            don't re-retrieve files unless newer than
  -S,  --server-response         print server response.
       --spider                  don't download anything.
  -T,  --timeout=SECONDS         set all timeout values to SECONDS.
       --dns-timeout=SECS        set the DNS lookup timeout to SECS.
       --connect-timeout=SECS    set the connect timeout to SECS.
       --read-timeout=SECS       set the read timeout to SECS.
  -w,  --wait=SECONDS            wait SECONDS between retrievals.
       --waitretry=SECONDS       wait 1..SECONDS between retries of a retrieval.

       --random-wait             wait from 0...2*WAIT secs between retrievals.
  -Y,  --proxy                   explicitly turn on proxy.
       --no-proxy                explicitly turn off proxy.
  -Q,  --quota=NUMBER            set retrieval quota to NUMBER.
       --bind-address=ADDRESS    bind to ADDRESS (hostname or IP) on local host.

       --limit-rate=RATE         limit download rate to RATE.
       --no-dns-cache            disable caching DNS lookups.
       --restrict-file-names=OS  restrict chars in file names to ones OS allows.

       --user=USER               set both ftp and http user to USER.
       --password=PASS           set both ftp and http password to PASS.

  -nd, --no-directories           don't create directories.
  -x,  --force-directories        force creation of directories.
  -nH, --no-host-directories      don't create host directories.
       --protocol-directories     use protocol name in directories.
  -P,  --directory-prefix=PREFIX  save files to PREFIX/...
       --cut-dirs=NUMBER          ignore NUMBER remote directory components.

HTTP options:
       --http-user=USER        set http user to USER.
       --http-password=PASS    set http password to PASS.
       --no-cache              disallow server-cached data.
  -E,  --html-extension        save HTML documents with `.html' extension.
       --ignore-length         ignore `Content-Length' header field.
       --header=STRING         insert STRING among the headers.
       --proxy-user=USER       set USER as proxy username.
       --proxy-password=PASS   set PASS as proxy password.
       --referer=URL           include `Referer: URL' header in HTTP request.
       --save-headers          save the HTTP headers to file.
  -U,  --user-agent=AGENT      identify as AGENT instead of Wget/VERSION.
       --no-http-keep-alive    disable HTTP keep-alive (persistent connections).

       --no-cookies            don't use cookies.
       --load-cookies=FILE     load cookies from FILE before session.
       --save-cookies=FILE     save cookies to FILE after session.
       --keep-session-cookies  load and save session (non-permanent) cookies.
       --post-data=STRING      use the POST method; send STRING as the data.
       --post-file=FILE        use the POST method; send contents of FILE.

HTTPS (SSL/TLS) options:
       --secure-protocol=PR     choose secure protocol, one of auto, SSLv2,
                                SSLv3, and TLSv1.
       --no-check-certificate   don't validate the server's certificate.
       --certificate=FILE       client certificate file.
       --certificate-type=TYPE  client certificate type, PEM or DER.
       --private-key=FILE       private key file.
       --private-key-type=TYPE  private key type, PEM or DER.
       --ca-certificate=FILE    file with the bundle of CA's.
       --ca-directory=DIR       directory where hash list of CA's is stored.
       --random-file=FILE       file with random data for seeding the SSL PRNG.
       --egd-file=FILE          file naming the EGD socket with random data.

FTP options:
       --ftp-user=USER         set ftp user to USER.
       --ftp-password=PASS     set ftp password to PASS.
       --no-remove-listing     don't remove `.listing' files.
       --no-glob               turn off FTP file name globbing.
       --no-passive-ftp        disable the "passive" transfer mode.
       --retr-symlinks         when recursing, get linked-to files (not dir).
       --preserve-permissions  preserve remote file permissions.

Recursive download:
  -r,  --recursive          specify recursive download.
  -l,  --level=NUMBER       maximum recursion depth (inf or 0 for infinite).
       --delete-after       delete files locally after downloading them.
  -k,  --convert-links      make links in downloaded HTML point to local files.
  -K,  --backup-converted   before converting file X, back up as X.orig.
  -m,  --mirror             shortcut option equivalent to -r -N -l inf -nr.
  -p,  --page-requisites    get all images, etc. needed to display HTML page.
       --strict-comments    turn on strict (SGML) handling of HTML comments.

Recursive accept/reject:
  -A,  --accept=LIST               comma-separated list of accepted extensions.
  -R,  --reject=LIST               comma-separated list of rejected extensions.
  -D,  --domains=LIST              comma-separated list of accepted domains.
       --exclude-domains=LIST      comma-separated list of rejected domains.
       --follow-ftp                follow FTP links from HTML documents.
       --follow-tags=LIST          comma-separated list of followed HTML tags.
       --ignore-tags=LIST          comma-separated list of ignored HTML tags.
  -H,  --span-hosts                go to foreign hosts when recursive.
  -L,  --relative                  follow relative links only.
  -I,  --include-directories=LIST  list of allowed directories.
  -X,  --exclude-directories=LIST  list of excluded directories.
  -np, --no-parent                 don't ascend to the parent directory.

Mail bug reports and suggestions to <>.
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After about 1-2 minutes, I got another message & wget reattempt to download again:

HTTP request sent, awaiting response... Read error (Connection reset by peer) in
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I've tried Internet access via a proxy as well as without proxy (direct via 3G broadband)
but it did not help
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I've also checked the other EE thread (below) but no luck:
Note that I've tried direct Internet connection without going thru proxy to a simple gmail

While running wget, if I check on the netstat connections, I got :

C:\>netstat -ano 1 | find/i "74."
  TCP      SYN_SENT        1304
  TCP      SYN_SENT        1304
  TCP      SYN_SENT        1304
  TCP      SYN_SENT        1304
  TCP      SYN_SENT        1304

where is's IP addr while 192.168.x.y is my PC IP addr
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Ok, my apologies, it's the proxy issue : it's fixed after I entered the correct password
& using direct Internet connection.  But now I got a different error :

wget-1.10.2.exe -p --user=myloginid --password=mypasswd --ignore-length --convert-links
           => `'
Connecting to||:443... connected.
WARNING: Certificate verification error for unable to g
et local issuer certificate
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 401 Unauthorized

FINISHED --17:30:06--
Downloaded: 0 bytes in 0 files

So what do I do next ?
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Can you point me to a good wget mailing list where there are good active

>If you can get to this web page with firefox, get the Tamper Data firefox addon, and
>use it to trace the session and see if there are any unusual HTTP headers involved.

can you elaborate how do I get Tamper Data add-on & how to install/use it
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I'm getting nowhere.  Still getting that error & the Firefox add-on thingy
is way too far to troubleshoot
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