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Hi I have made a working FTP downloader, but I want to get file size before downloading the file. I use e.TotalBytesToReceive but it always gives me the value of -1, while e.bytesrecived works very good . (I will use these 2 values to make a progressbar). Here is my code:

Imports System.Net
Public Class Download
    WithEvents WebIllyria As New Net.WebClient 'WithEvents WebClient As New Net.WebClient

    Private Sub Download_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load
        Dim Uri As New Uri("")
            WebIllyria.Credentials = New Net.NetworkCredential("username", "password")
            WebIllyria.DownloadFileAsync(Uri, "c:\illyria.exe")
        Catch ex As Exception
        End Try
    End Sub
    Private Sub WebIllyria_DownloadProgressChanged(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Net.DownloadProgressChangedEventArgs) Handles WebIllyria.DownloadProgressChanged
        ProgressDownload.Value = e.ProgressPercentage
        Label4.Text = e.TotalBytesToReceive
        Label3.Text = e.BytesReceived
        Label2.Text = e.ProgressPercentage & "%"
        If ProgressDownload.Value = 100 Then
            MessageBox.Show("Download Completed!!")
            Label2.Text = "..."
        End If
    End Sub
End Class
Posted 14-Aug-12 11:26am

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Kenneth Haugland 14-Aug-12 16:45pm
This seems like vagly familiuare thechnic :)
Wes Aday 14-Aug-12 16:47pm
Go with what works :-)
Chriscs7 15-Aug-12 10:41am
Thank you but this doesn't help me at all. I tried it and I get conflict with my actual code...

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