How to Download Big Files with Visual Studio 2013 / VB?

Working with Visual Studio 2013 Express Edition – Visual Basic

I am building a BOT in order to obtain automatically information from the web.

I am using the WebBrowser Object on a BOT application in order to search to the contents to download and I should like to make the download of zip and mp3 files of audiobooks.

I am trying this:

My.Computer.Network.DownloadFile(FileURL, localpath & ".mp3")

I have no problems with “jpg” but with bigger files I have no success can you help me?

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The default connection timeout is 100 seconds. You can increase it by setting the number of milliseconds you want. For example,
My.Computer.Network.DownloadFile(FileURL, localpath & ".mp3","", "", False, 300000, True)

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That would set the timeout to 5 minutes.
RUIDEOLIVEIRAAuthor Commented:

It doesn't work for files with GB...
Value is an integer. Maximum value for the timeout would be 2147483647. Does that allow it to work for GB files?
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RUIDEOLIVEIRAAuthor Commented:
The problem is not what the information related says, but how it works...

Your suggestion doesn't with hundreds of MB....

The only solution was to go via OPENFileDialog Async option...


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Pretty sure that it would work for hundreds of MB so long as you use a higher timeout and have a fast enough connect, but glad OPENFileDialog Async is working. I also found WebClient.DownloadFileAsync (though that may be what you are using, just by a different name).
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