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strobe
08-28-2010, 04:20 PM
Hi,
When downloading a Rapidshare file with right click\Download link I only get the html file.If I click on the link directly I get the full file which downloads with DownloadStudio OK.I'm not sure if I have a setting wrong or not.I'm a rapidshare premium user and have Direct downloads checked.I use Firefox but it also happens in IE.I'm using the latest version of DownloadSudio and running Windows 7.
Thanks in advance

xcaper
08-29-2010, 09:00 PM
Same problem here with Hotfile only since upgrading to ver 6.0.4 of studio.... site rules appear not to be activating. Was working perfectly before the upgrade.

Peter
08-30-2010, 09:40 AM
There is a problem with DownloadStudio when getting cookies from Firefox, if the cookie has a '.' at the start of the domain (.rapidshare) then the cookie is not processed correctly by DownloadStudio. This has been fixed now and will be released with the next version of DownloadStudio. If you click a download link for the site it will take you to rapidshare or hotfile, etc. and the Firefox extension will pass the login cookie for that site to DownloadStudio, otherwise DownloadStudio searches the cookie jars for the cookie.

xcaper
09-01-2010, 07:14 AM
Thanks for the response Peter. For me, I typically highlight a list of hotfile links, chose copy, then right click and chose Download Studio, add List of jobs. Before this version, this would bring up the first box where it checks the links and gives download file size per line, click ok and away it went. Now all I get is the Zero file sizes and does not activate my premium hotfile account. (you are correct in that if I click a hotfile link and it loads in the browser first, it them activates Studio correctly - but for my type of use, thats too time consuming)
I hope you folks are releasing the fix soon, as this functionality was my primary reason for purchasing the product!
Xcaper

Peter
09-01-2010, 08:12 AM
Which browser are you using? If you are using firefox then the fix for the cookie issue is in version 6.0.5 just released yesterday, if you download this version your hotfile downloads should be able to find the cookie.

Mushroom
09-01-2010, 09:37 AM
Hello, I am having the same issue in Opera. Until a few days ago, I could download files normally as a premium user. Now it does not work any longer, not even in the latest update I installed today. I have my user details stored in the site rules, and I have enabled direct downloads in my RS profile.

Here is what happens: I click the link to download an AVI file from Rapidshare. Opera intercepts the click correctly. Notice that Opera says that the link points to an "AVI File".
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Now DownloadStudio kicks in. The link is transformed to a web page - notice the content-type (text/html) and the size of the linked document.
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And here is what I do to make it work, and please don't ask me why it works because I don't know. If you change the original link by appending ",htm" then DownloadStudio is able to fetch the file correctly:
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Notice that now the link is shown pointing to a binary document with the correct size. It does not work if you append ".htm" or ".html" - but it works with a comma. I hope that this helps you somehow.

Peter
09-01-2010, 11:57 AM
For sites like rapidshare, storing your login details in a site rule will not work, site rule login details only work for servers that use http login and for MegaUpload.com. Rapidshare uses a cookie that is stored in your browser's cookie jar for it's login, so DownloadStudio needs to get the cookie from the browser and send this with the request in order for rapidshare to recognize that you are a premium user. It looks like the cookie is being found correctly but the initial check link request is being returned as html, when you change the name of the url by appending ',htm' these extra values are ignored but it forces another check link to occur and this one resolves the file type correctly. If you don't add ',htm' and just click 'ok' does the file download correctly?

Mushroom
09-01-2010, 11:58 AM
No - without the extra text, I get an HTML document instead of the requested file.

Peter
09-01-2010, 01:40 PM
I'm not sure why this would happen, I have not been able to reproduce the behaviour you describe.
Please make sure you have your login cookie in Opera, go to 'Settings->preferences->Advanced->Cookies' then click the 'Manage Cookies...' button. From the list of cookies you should see one for 'rapidshare.com' with a value of 'enc: ' followed by a sequence of hexadecimal numbers. This is what DownloadStudio uses to Download from rapidshare.
If you paste the url into the opera address bar, http://www.rapidshare.com/files/414526352/The.Pillars.Of.The.Earth.Part.VI.HDTV.XVID-IHD.AVI, do you get the download dialog in opera?
If I paste the url http://www.rapidshare.com/files/414526352/The.Pillars.Of.The.Earth.Part.VI.HDTV.XVID-IHD.AVI into opera I get the download dialog, same again if I add .htm onto the end.

Mushroom
09-01-2010, 10:20 PM
Interesting, your link works, however the link posted on the web site does not:
http://rapidshare.com/files/414526352/The.Pillars.of.the.Earth.Part.VI.HDTV.XviD-iHD.avi
With this link I get the download dialog, however a HTML document is retrieved, telling "This file is larger than 200 Megabyte. To download this file, you either need a Premium Account, or the owner of this file may carry the downloading cost by making use of "TrafficShare"."

Peter
09-02-2010, 10:03 AM
There seems to be an issue with this file on rapidshare, the link on the web site is the same as the link I posted but sometimes the size of the file will be 600mb other times 195mb, so maybe rapidshare has different versions of this file on their mirrored servers? When you get the first link it is the 600 mb file, but if you change the link it becomes the 195mb file and you are allowed to download this because it is less than the 200mb limit?

xcaper
09-04-2010, 08:25 AM
Which browser are you using? If you are using firefox then the fix for the cookie issue is in version 6.0.5 just released yesterday, if you download this version your hotfile downloads should be able to find the cookie.

Peter - Running latest version of Firefox - and YES! the update fixed the problem! Excellent support - Thank You!

strobe
09-06-2010, 07:02 AM
Hi,
I reinstalled version 6.0.3.0 and it's downloading Rapidshare files again.I tried the updated versions .4.0 and .5.0 and it wouldn't work those two.So I guess I'll stick with what works for me.3.0.
Thanks for all your replies.

Peter
09-06-2010, 08:58 AM
When a download job is passed from the web browser to DownloadStudio 6.0.3 the cookie passed with the job is used regardless of whether the domain of the referrer matches the domain of the link, so if you download from a page 'www.files.com' that contains rapidshare links and 'www.files.com' has it's own cookie then DownloadStudio 6.0.3 will use this cookie to try and download and will fail to download the rapidshare links. A change was made in 6.0.4 to check the domain of the referrer against the domain of the link and to ignore the cookie if these don't match, this should make downloading from rapidshare much more reliable. Could you please provide us the page from where you are downloading so that we can test this out?

lanceloare
10-26-2010, 09:23 PM
Rapidshare uses a cookie that is stored in your browser's cookie jar for it's login, so DownloadStudio needs to get the cookie from the browser and send this with the request in order for rapidshare to recognize that you are a premium user. It looks like the cookie is being found correctly but the initial check link request is being returned as html, when you change the name of the url by appending ',htm' these extra values are ignored but it forces another check link to occur and this one resolves the file type correctly. If you don't add ',htm' and just click 'ok' does the file download correctly?
I completely agree with Peter.I also think so..For sites like rapidshare, storing your login details in a site rule will not work, site rule login details only work for servers that use http login and for MegaUpload.com.

bigdog
12-14-2010, 09:49 AM
How do I search for files in the rapidshare site?

I can not find the RapidShare download link

Instructions advised were:
How to download files using a RapidShare Free Account

If you do not have a RapidShare Premium account:

Step 1. Start DownloadStudio and click Tools/Options menu item to display the Options dialog. Go to the Site Rules page and make sure the "rapidshare" site rule is enabled. This site rule will make sure you do not exceed the maximum number of connections for RapidShare free accounts.

Step 2. Using your browser, go to the RapidShare download link. The RapidShare web page will be displayed and you may have to wait to download the file. When the download link becomes available, click on the download link and DownloadStudio will catch the download.

Step 3. Click OK and the file will start downloading. That's it!

Peter
12-14-2010, 10:20 AM
Rapidshare do not allow users to search for files on their site, you need to use a third party site like http://www.filestube.com to find the rapidshare link to the file you want.