Please Help !!!

Tim Golden mail at timgolden.me.uk
Fri Oct 19 16:59:49 CEST 2007


marc wyburn wrote:
> On Oct 17, 10:32 am, Heiko Schlierkamp <hschlierk... at sense-of-
> africa.com.na> wrote:
>> I need to update the virus program every day with the new dat file from
>> mcafee
>> I would like to us a Bat file to go to the web page and download the dat
>> file automatically to a specific Directory, that I have created, but my
>> problem lays in that the bat file will open the file to be downloaded but
>> the bat file does not confirm the save button so that it start to download
>> the file, that I still need to do manual. Please advice me with what still
>> need to be done!!
>> Your help will be very appreciated!!!
>>
>> I have added the file so you can see what it does exactly!!
>>
>>> Heiko Schlierkamp
>>> SENSE OF AFRICA - Namibia
>>> E-mail: hschlierk... at sense-of-africa.com.na
>>> Website:www.sense-of-africa.com
>>> Tel: +264 61 275300
>>> Fax: +264 61 263417
>>> PO Box 2058, Windhoek, Namibia
>>  <<Superdat.rar>>
>>
>>  Superdat.rar
>> 1KDownload
> 
> I'm not going to open that file I'm afraid and I doubt many others
> will either. You are using Python I assume.  Have a look at the urllib
> module and the urlretrieve function.

Or, for a non-Python solution, simply use wget (or some other
command-line downloading program):

   http://users.ugent.be/~bpuype/wget/

TJG



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