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05 Oct, 2015 09:33 AM

Hello guys, i know our beloved browser does not support javascript, but i wanted to know if there's a way to use, as it's very useful to me. When i try to download something, it goes up to 99% and then nothing... it remains on 99% and i can't save files

Thanks in advance

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Chris (chtrusch... on 07 Oct, 2015 02:31 PM

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    I think this has come up before and we didn't find a solution. Do you have an example download from that site? I would like to look into this more deeply.

  2. 2 Posted by bombman on 13 May, 2016 12:19 PM

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    here is a sample!oAtFnSoK!MXVGcBXDP7er79tKRgNaqXcXhsNdsrEirN1bwxPqkpE

    small files download okay but the browser hangs with files over 100MB or so

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Chris (chtrusch... on 18 May, 2016 03:10 PM

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    In the console I see "TypeError: asm.js type error: AsmJS not currently supported on PowerPC", so we know what's likely to be the problem.

    This is covered in this thread:

    Note that Facebook fixed the issue on their end, but the underlying problem (i.e. asm.js not working on PPC) still exists.

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Cameron Kaiser on 20 May, 2016 04:15 PM

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    I suspect this is another endian issue, actually. asm.js code will run on PowerPC, it just isn't accelerated. But if the code makes endian assumptions, it won't run correctly and we have uniformly seen this problem with asm.js because of Emscripten. See

    The long term plan is to fix this with the "LE" part of the planned IonPower-NVLE but this is not a small project and I'm still working on getting 45 ported.

  5. 5 Posted by kevmo on 02 Nov, 2018 03:51 AM

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    yeah, I have the same issue as well and it's been 2 years now.

    still not a big deal, I can use another computer to download.

    I have not tried to upload anything - yet


  6. 6 Posted by kevmo on 02 Nov, 2018 04:25 AM

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    OK (using version 10)

    I tried to upload a folder that was zipped and called "this is a test file" and it uploaded successfully!

    it read as 165 k on Mega, and I was also able to download and unzip it successfully!

    I still have a zip archive of which I successfully uploaded but unfortunately - it got to 99% for the download.

    I don't know what that means but win some lose some :-)


  7. Support Staff 7 Posted by Chris (chtrusch... on 09 Dec, 2018 02:24 PM

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    The thing with is: If the file is big it will take a long time to "transfer" and then to "decode" the file (whatever is doing at this stage, in theory is should start downloading right away). "Decoding" means the progress bar will stay at 99%; for a 100 MB file this may take several hours with only little processor load on the client side. I've had a 550 MB file sitting there over night for at least 9 hours, but it downloaded eventually. Again, I have no idea what is doing there and why it takes so long, but it does work if you're patient.

  8. 8 Posted by kevmo on 19 Dec, 2018 05:42 PM

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    Hey Chris

    yeah you're right, it worked with a few small 50 mb +/- files, after maybe 5 minutes they were downloaded successfully.

    Will attempt some larger files before bedtime :-)

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