[SOLVED] Files from MS Catalogue wont start download when clicked after doing Migration to New computer!!

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Hi, after doing a migration to a new computer i ran into a few problems as you do with compatibility but one in particular happened on two migrations to two diff computers and its needs to be fixed- maybe a good learning experience too for me.
Tried emailing the PCMover software company about this but they never replied!

After using PCMover Enterprise when i go to Microsoft Catalogue, I choose a file to download but the file itself when i click on it to start the download, nothing happens when normally it would appear where you want it to download to and it starts just like any download does

I just click the file link over and over but nothing is happening!!. Before i did the migration, i did a clean install of windows and updates i did test of a random file from the catalogue and it started fine and i cancelled it but after PCmover, cant open it any more. This already happened once before and thats why i ran the test before and after Migration.

Those MS files are needed at times when updates system plays up in win 7 so i need this to work-

Ran SFC/ scannow and nothing and is this a Registry block from PC Mover or something else like User privileges all messed up?
I can download other files from Dell such as drivers so why is MS catalogue files not working now??

thank for any help

Tim..
 

Tim042

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umm.....much more details needed here.

But...a "new computer" generally requires a full fresh install.
Not a 'migration', and not "PCMover".
Yes i wasnt clear. I did a fresh install and updates but have many programs ect i want to move across plus settings files ect, So thats the migration part which i cant help as i dont have those programs disks anymore plus so many of them!! Why would this effect MS catalogue file downloads? but not other places which i already tested
 

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Yes i wasnt clear. I did a fresh install and updates but have many programs ect i want to move across plus settings files ect, So thats the migration part which i cant help as i dont have those programs disks anymore plus so many of them!! Why would this effect MS catalogue file downloads? but not other places which i already tested
The "PCMover" things that purport to move applications between OS installs and systems are very sketchy as to actually success.
Program A might work, while Program B might fail, while Program C might seem to work, but not really.

That's why they are pretty universally not recommended.
 

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The "PCMover" things that purport to move applications between OS installs and systems are very sketchy as to actually success.
Program A might work, while Program B might fail, while Program C might seem to work, but not really.

That's why they are pretty universally not recommended.
Yes i allowed for that as some programs were 32 and others 64 bit but surprisingly, 99% running well and no blue screens just some double ups which i cleaned up .
So do you know why MS catalogue files wont download AFTER PCMover?
 

Tim042

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Any link i try for windows 7- very use ful ones of course when "update" gives trouble and that troubleshooter never fixes the problem.
You see list of files then on right it says download- this takes you to the file link address and you CLICK on it and download starts. Nothing happens when i click but worked fine before PCmover .
I guess all the changes and registry stuff it has to do somehow blocked this but other downloading drivers from other places seem ok . Just MS Catalogue links are playing up.
Anyway thanks for your reply. I also posted to MS Forum as they have programmers and savy hacker types haha that should know a workaround or registry change to fix this
 

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It worked fine using firefox and others but chrome settings ect blocking it. Others have complained of this issue too so i happy as long as windows is ok and i can look at chrome to see why its doing it. No biggie

So how do you delete or delete on toms forum?

thanks
 

Tim042

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Not the way i would do it as it leaves semi open questions and mess and its like all your left over registry files clogging things up or even up to 99% junk DNA of humans - Evolution is a messy blind way but well here we are... Other sites you can edit, delete and close off questions and enquires .
Anyway i am a pilot and engineer so i have to do things right and perfect or people die or things explode! haha !!
I will "mark" this one with that Trophy symbol icon thing as "best answer" and people can ignore this question i guess.... Like this forum, just wish it was more logical but most of the human race still belive in a god of many so maybe i ask for too much? but thats for another of many forums forums i am on..... :giggle:
 

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