The CAPTCHA “type the words you see” verification boxes sometimes seemingly fail, trapping you in an endless loop. Here’s the fix.
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Problems downloading/installing the Android .iso
Several readers had trouble downloading the .iso file mentioned in the March 13 Top Story, “How to run Google’s Android OS on a Windows PC.”
Some readers were thwarted by the download page’s CAPTCHA verification box; others lost track of where the downloaded file went.
Although that specific article prompted the questions, the answers might apply to similar issues with CAPTCHAs and downloads.
CAPTCHA issues: Here’s a note from Brian Marsden that illustrates trouble getting past the CAPTCHA verification box. His note was succinct.
- “What happens when the verification box goes into a loop and I can’t download the .iso file?”