September 2021

Slow download using Powershell

Recently I downloaded a file using the Powershell command “Invoke-WebRequest” (there is a linuxy short form: “wget” which is nice). The exact command:

wget "https://URL_HERE" -OutFile Filename.iso

This worked flawlessly, but took an incredibly long time. The download speed was about one hundredth of my normal download speed.

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