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Google Download Warning/Error

rlamberson7
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Ron L Member Since: May 23, 2020
1 of 10

Hi: I have run into two issues with file downloads today. When I attempted to download a file that was attached to a client message, Google blocked the download. I sent a message to a different client earlier today and he has been unable to download my attachments. Was there a certificate change or something similar that is flagging documents in UpWork? Thanks! Ron

prestonhunter
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Preston H Member Since: Nov 24, 2014
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Use FTP, Dropbox, etc.

tinker_bell3
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Joanne Marie P Moderator Member Since: Nov 26, 2017
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Hi Ron,

 

I’ve shared your concern with the team. One of our team members will reach out and assist you directly via a support ticket. Thank you!

~ Joanne
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e733b1da
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Benny K Member Since: Jun 14, 2020
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I am also having the same issue

tinker_bell3
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Joanne Marie P Moderator Member Since: Nov 26, 2017
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Hi Jeff and Benny,

 

I’ve shared your concern with the team. One of our team members will reach out and assist you directly via a support ticket. Thank you!

~ Joanne
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f7c8a07b
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Jeff C Member Since: Jun 14, 2020
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same issue - and I cannot figure-out how to submit a support ticket. ty

storyteller1
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R. Lee B Member Since: Aug 28, 2018
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I've run into that same problem "This file contains a virus or malware." I believe this is due to something that Upwork did (as this exact problem occured before and they had to correct it.)

kfarnell
Community Guru
Kim F Member Since: Aug 26, 2015
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I tried to download a file I'd originally sent via messages today as it was (should have been) the quickest way to access it.  I wasn't able to do so. This was a Word file with no clever formatting, no tracking or comments. 

 

***I do not want a ticket opened. I don't currently have time to waste trying to prove I can't do something. I have no reason to lie and simply wanted to point out it appears to be a general problem.***

iaabraham
Community Guru
Isabelle Anne A Member Since: May 19, 2014
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A few of us are experiencing the same issue: https://community.upwork.com/t5/Freelancers/Can-t-download-files-in-Chrome/td-p/517836/page/17

 

This is an Upwork-wide problem and they shouldn't open individual tickets for us. Please just fix the issue. It's really annoying.

d95cc9b8
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Ricardo B Member Since: Jun 11, 2020
10 of 10

hi, i'm having this same issue. when i download says the file is a dangerous file. Even files that have been downloaded beefore.

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