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Stream Data Directly To User

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Stream Data Directly To User

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// Stream data directly to website user


FileStream liveStream = new FileStream(localfilename, FileMode.Open,
                                       FileAccess.Read);

byte[] buffer = new byte[(int)liveStream.Length];
liveStream.Read(buffer, 0, (int)liveStream.Length);
liveStream.Close();

Response.Clear();
Response.ContentType = "application/octet-stream";
Response.AddHeader("Content-Length", buffer.Length.ToString());
Response.AddHeader("Content-Disposition", "attachment; filename=" +
                   originalFilename);
Response.BinaryWrite(buffer);
Response.End();
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