The Microsoft Download Manager enables you to download files from the Internet in a more reliable and faster way than using a browser alone.
Using the Download Manager makes it easier to download large files such as an application or multimedia files.
The Download Manager has been specifically designed to Manage file downloads from supporting Microsoft Web sites in a secure and reliable way.
Once started, the Download Manager displays an easy¬to-use interface that shows the status of downloads and enables you to resume downloads if they have failed.
The Microsoft Download Manager currently supports downloads from Web addresses starting with http://.
The Microsoft Download Manager requires one of the following operating systems: Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, and supports the following Web browsers: Windows Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8 & Mozilla Firefox 2, 3.