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.part file after converting youtube to mp3 - a virus?

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#1 ElectricYouth


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Posted 18 August 2017 - 07:32 AM

I used online video converter to convert several youtube podcasts to mp3.

4 of them worked fine, however 1 of them has .part instead of mp3.

Could this be a virus?

I have not opened it yet, am I safe to shift + delete it?

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 18 August 2017 - 07:40 AM

My experience with such is that they are generated when a download does not complete...I've had a couple when trying to download Windows Updates or files and I assumed it was because I was trying to open a file which had not completely downloaded.



#3 JohnC_21


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Posted 18 August 2017 - 08:30 AM

Luis is correct. The conversion did not complete. If you look at the directory where the file is being downloaded to you will see a .part file during the download which will change to .mp3 once completed. Are you using a firefox addon? 

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