urllib.urlretrieve never returns???

Laszlo Nagy gandalf at shopzeus.com
Mon Mar 19 20:32:03 CET 2012

The pythonw.exe may not have the rights to access network resources.
>> Have you set a default timeout for sockets?
>> import socket
>> socket.setdefaulttimeout(10) # 10 seconds
I have added pythonw.exe to allowed exceptions. Disabled firewall 
completely. Set socket timeout to 10 seconds. Still nothing.

urllib.urlretrieve does not return from call....

any other ideas?

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