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Windows 8 – Downloading File

Here is a snippet for downloading file using C#

    async Task<bool> DownloadFile(Uri source, StorageFile destination)
            BackgroundDownloader downloader = new BackgroundDownloader();
            DownloadOperation download 
             = downloader.CreateDownload(source, destination);
            await download.StartAsync();

            return true;
            return false;

If you want to show progress indicator, then add a ProgressBar object into the UI. And use StartAsync().AsTask(Progress)

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