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How to Use Grabit to Download: Why Does Decoding Take So Long?

Updated July 19, 2017

The program Grabit is software that allows you to download and decode the binary files that store files you want on Usenet. Grabit has various subscription plans available, with more features available if you pay a higher fee. If you're having trouble with Grabit downloading and decoding files slowly, you can often fix this with free tools in Windows such as the settings around Windows Firewall.

Click "Start" in Windows.

Double-click "Windows Firewall."

Select the "Exceptions" tab. Click the "Add" button and double-click the Grabit option to add Grabit to the list. Check the box next to Grabit and hit "Apply." This allows Grabit past your firewall and speeds up the retrieval of Grabit files.

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Mitchell White has been writing about fighting spyware, malware and other computer hardships for various websites since 2009. His work also includes research and articles on scientific and medical topics. White holds a Bachelor of Arts in English, with a specialty in writing, from Messiah College.