download mp4 weblink

there is a website with a link
www.abc.com/a/b/c/file.mp4

if i put in ff or ie, it plays the video.. but i need to download and get into a pc that has no modem (no internet)..

how can you download into a file on the local drive?

thanks
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aadihCommented:
You could use "MP3 Download" addon in FF.
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jcimarronCommented:
25112 --
1) Download to a thumbdrive on another PC with modem.  Then move the thumbdrive to the PC with no modem.
2) Use a router connected to PC with modem.  Put USB wireless dongle on PC without modem.  The second PC will accept signals from first PC.
3) Download to smartphone.  Transfer from smartphone to PC.
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aadihCommented:
Simply download the mp4 file, copy to an usb, and then to whichever PC you want.

[Looks like I am missing some important information here.  :-(]
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jcimarronCommented:
aadih--
you posted
"Simply download the mp4 file, copy to an usb, and then to whichever PC you want. "

 I earlier posted
"Download to a thumbdrive on another PC with modem.  Then move the thumbdrive to the PC with no modem."
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aadihCommented:
Yes. You did, jcimarron. :-)
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
I think the problem is that the file just opens in Internet Explorer and he wants to save the file instead

right click on the link and select save as, now you can copy the file to removable media and then transfer it to the non-networked pc
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jcimarronCommented:
25112--The more I read your original question the less I understand it.  
How did you get the website "link" into IE or FF if the PC has no modem?  Or if you copy the link into IE or FF on a PC with no modem, how is it accessing the content of the link?

ve3ofa--
Please see #1 in http:#a39473430 above
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25112Author Commented:
>>I think the problem is that the file just opens in Internet Explorer and he wants to save the file instead

yes. I just have the link.. i need to copy it into IE/FF. when i copy and click enter, it just opens up to play.. no option to save.. if the add-on is the only option, then yes, i am willing to do that. but i would have thought there may be a small trick to make it work.
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25112Author Commented:
>>How did you get the website "link" into IE or FF if the PC has no modem?

i am putting the link only in the pc with modem.. i want to download there, copy and then move it to the pc with no modem.

thanks for all the other ideas, also. thanks.
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BillDLCommented:
Have you tried RIGHT-Clicking on the link?
You should see "Save Link As" in Firefox, and "Save Target As" in Internet Explorer.

If the URL is a direct link to the MP4 file (eg. http://www.somesite.com/videos/some-other-folder/FileName.mp4) , then it should prompt you to save it to a local folder.

If the URL is some kind of scripted one where it doesn't actually end with the target as the file name, then it may or may not fetch the MP4 file.  Sometimes it will prompt you to save an HTML file like "Download.html" instead because of the way the page author intended it to work.

Try it and see, but be aware that you may be circumventing rules or laws depending on what you do with the file once you download it.

You can also change settings for your browser or in your "Folder Options > File Types" so that MP4 files don't play in the browser or open Media Player, but instead always prompt to be saved.

Firefox:  Tools menu > Options > Applications tab.  Find "MPEG 4 Video" in the list.  It is probably set to something like "Use <player name> Plugin in Firefox" or similar.  Change this to "Save" or "Always Ask".  Close the options window and see what happens when you click on the link again.  It might be better to close and re-open Firefox.

Windows Explorer Tools menu > Folder Options  OR  Control Panel  > Folder Options.
File Types tab.  Find MP4 in the list and select it.  Click the "Advanced" button.  Tick the box entitled "Confirm open after download".  Click OK to close the Advanced dialogue and then click "Apply" and close the Folder Options dialogue.  This doesn't always work, but Internet Explorer should prompt you to Save or Open.

There are times where Right-Click doesn't work on a web page.  When that happens I usually just open a new message in Outlook Express, paste the link from the page, then flip it into the "Preview" tab where the Right-Click > Save Target As works.
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nobusCommented:
you can use these softwares for downloading :
http://nl.softonic.com/s/gratis-mp4-downloaden
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jcimarronCommented:
25112--
" i want to download there, copy and then move it to the pc with no modem."

You can do that with suggestion 1 in http:#a39473430
"Download to a thumbdrive on another PC with modem.  Then move the thumbdrive to the PC with no modem."  Of course you would then copy the file from the thumbdrive to the second PC.
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25112Author Commented:
thanks v much - i got it.
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aadihCommented:
Great. You got it working. :-)
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BillDLCommented:
Thank you 25112
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