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I have been trying to figure out what this error is and how to get rid of it.

Whenever I try to open the pdf file from this website on chrome:

http://www.stdavidtheking.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=feature.display&feature_id=247

I get the error download unsuccesful. What can I do to fix this?

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Possibly related: android.stackexchange.com/questions/54805/… – Andrew T. Oct 23 '15 at 13:20
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In my previous experience, I've always had problems downloading with Chrome. I'd try a different browser like Boat Browser or Dolphin Browser.

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thanks for the answer, it works! – superuser Feb 10 '14 at 21:18

This sometimes happens to me in Chrome. What seems to work better is, instead of tapping on the link to the PDF, long-press on the link and choose Save link.

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It works, thank you! This is very old Android bug, that has not been fixed. See in official Android bug tracker: code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=19951 – Maris B. Mar 16 at 16:21

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