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How long does it take to download a GED from an online tree?

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Re: How long does it take to download a GED from an online tree?

Posted: 6 Jul 2013 1:05AM GMT
Classification: Query
Depends if you mean the entire process or specifically just the download.

The first part of the process is to export (clicking the export button) to a GEDCOM - the export(ing) process has had its share of problems over the years particularly with large trees - as the explanatory note says it can take a long time to export the tree and there have been a number of reports of "hung" exports never completing eventually requiring the user to contact support.

The second part of the process is the actual download to your pc (the export button changes to download) - pretty much dependent on your internet connection speed. Given that tree export doesn't include any media the actual download normally shouldn't take all that long even for relatively large trees.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
linaik 5 Jul 2013 10:59PM GMT 
BurgessDonnel... 5 Jul 2013 11:32PM GMT 
sageflat 6 Jul 2013 7:05AM GMT 
linaik 6 Jul 2013 1:22PM GMT 
ludlowbaylive 6 Jul 2013 6:44PM GMT 
linaik 6 Jul 2013 9:16PM GMT 
sageflat 7 Jul 2013 8:27AM GMT 
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