troubleshooting Question

downloading a linked file from an asp,net website

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Anthony MatovuFlag for Uganda asked on
.NET ProgrammingASP.NETVisual Basic.NET
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I am using this code to upload a file to a website and it works fine
but when i try to download the file using the code as below it shows the link like and doesnot respond when you try to open it.

'link that shows

'code to download

 Dim hl As New HyperLink

        hl.ID = "file" & ii

        hl.Text = drd("d_FileToUpload") & ""
        hl.NavigateUrl = "reviewDocuments.aspx?file=" + Server.MapPath("docs\" & drd("d_FileToUpload"))


'code to upload
 If d_FileToUpload.HasFile Then
                    If d_FileToUpload.PostedFile.ContentLength > 4000000 Then
                        Me.Label1.Text = "File size maximum is 4mbs)- file not uploaded:"
                        Exit Sub
                    End If
                    d_FileToUpload.SaveAs(Server.MapPath("docs\" & d_FileToUpload.FileName))
                    Label1.Text = "File: " & _
                       d_FileToUpload.PostedFile.FileName & " has been uploaded<br>"
                Catch ex As Exception
                    Label1.Text = "ERROR: " & ex.Message.ToString()
                End Try
                Label1.Text = "You have not specified a file."
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