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Grab-a-Site 5.0 for Win 98/ME/NT/2K/XP/Vista/W7
Q: When I download a site, why does Grab-a-Site miss
some pages? When Grab-a-Site is downloading information it
will wait for a certain amount of time to connect
to the web server and then wait for another
period of time to start recieving informaiton. If
the website does not respond in time Grab-a-Site
will assume that there is nothing for it to
If there are missing pages frequently or if you
are trying to download a site that you know is
slow you will probably want to change the time
that Grab-a-Site will wait for the web server.
In Grab-a-Site preferences you can change the
seconds it waits to connect to the web server
under the setting Timeout on Connect or Changing
the Number of retries before moving on to next
level to a greater number can eliminate
most "missing" pages.
If you still have problems you can add the
following information to your grabsite.ini file
to increase the amount of time it waits for the
web server to start transmitting data:
You can set ReadOut to whatever value you feel is
appropriate. In this example Grab-a-Site will
wait up to 60 seconds before moving on.
Q: When I start Grab-a-Site, I get this error:
pGrabber Create Instance FAILED
What can I do?
A: This means the WebGrabber object is not
registered with the system.
1) Go to a command prompt
2) Go to the Grab-a-Site program directory
3) Type 'REGSVR32 WebGrabber.DLL'
That will register the WebGrabber engine with the