Click on the new button which says 'Stop the Download' Click on the new button which reads 'Start the Download' After this, if you are not already using 'Hide Folder Names or Names Only' (HAN), you will need it. You can get HAN from this link: Click on the 'Add' button to get the HAN (or the second button on the right) Enter Filename in the Filter field. It will look like 'snowdrift-win10-folder-id' (not too confusing!) Click Add, and you're done. You should now see your folders as shown below. The folders are not accessible via your Windows Explorer. You can still navigate through them with your mouse. Hiding a folder (name or all) will have no effect if you open that folder and choose 'Remove' in the right-clicking context menu. There will be messages showing up if you don't hide it, just click on the 'More' button and click Hide or Hide from all users, to make that folder visible again. How To Prevent Video Download From Windows XP What we've covered in this tutorial is a very basic method to prevent Windows file downloads from your website. However, Windows XP users will benefit from the following alternative methods to block downloads from your website. The first one is to use the 'Hide Folders' feature of Windows Explorer. Once you've got Folder Guard installed, simply check the If you're not using the free version, you'll have to pay about 5 for access to that feature. This will hide all the folders your website doesn't need to download from your computer (or not downloaded at all.) If you're in a scenario where only some download URLs are on your website, this won't help. It's up to you to decide whether it's necessary to hide some or all of them. It's also possible to 'prevent downloads' by opening two windows that are separated with a semi-transparent background: The first window will tell you which URLs your website can't download. If you don't want to block these URLs (because you don't want to block downloads from your website) simply click the Close button, and the second window will not stop the download.