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Windows 7: Auto Delete downloaded file


03 Jan 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yup agree that's how it work for browser however after download both are disable as it won't locate the actual file for temp and actual location.

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03 Jan 2011   #12

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Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Are you sure you have chosen to save? Not just open? Did you know that quite often when you choose Open or Run, your downloads window shows the real name of that app or file, but the temp file has a completely other name. For instance, let's say you download application ThisIsMyApp.exe, selecting Open. Firefox downloads shows ThisIsMyApp.exe being downloaded, but in fact the file that is saved in TEMP is something like 34kjh2345kjhgq35mS6D8G9F6A.TMP.

Anyway, I checked Firefox now on two Seven PC's and one XP, all work as they should: if I have selected to save the file, I can open folder location from context menu also from older downloads. If I have chosen Open, the option is grayed out.
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03 Jan 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

yup i'm pretty sure i had those option and tried it on both ie and ff. That's why i'm posting it here, weird... but this is a newly installed Windows 7 on my laptop...at first all are okay until a window updates...i confirm this via a system restore... i'm not sure which is which does that...
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04 Jan 2011   #14

Windows 8 Pro w/MC 32-bit
 
 

Did you try to download the file linked to in post #6 with IE8 following the prodedure described in that post?
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04 Jan 2011   #15

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

yup done that same thing happen it won't locate the file. Right now, i do a clean installed stop the auto update. have all work okay on ie8. Installed the FF and issue encounter as the file is automatically deleted on a the download folder or a specific folder I choice.
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06 Jan 2011   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

gone revive this one. Issue still exists...i cannot download any file from my laptop for both browsers...please some one help are there any local policy that does that.. I have already tried changing permission for current user and system to deny deletion on the folder security but file auto delete...
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06 Jan 2011   #17
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Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by knightofdawn View Post
yup done that same thing happen it won't locate the file. Right now, i do a clean installed stop the auto update. have all work okay on ie8. Installed the FF and issue encounter as the file is automatically deleted on a the download folder or a specific folder I choice.
If the issue arises when you install FF, then just don't use it for now.I know that's just a workaround, but it'll accomplish what you want
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06 Jan 2011   #18

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit SP1
 
 

Firefox has a built in mini virus scanner / general scanner I think? Perhaps it is the scanner removing the files.

Disable Automatic Virus Scan in Firefox 3 [How To] | Software Guides | Windows Tools, Help & Guides

Of course if disabling that option turns out to allow files to download normally, then I'd be concerned about why Firefox is treating your downloaded content as infected.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by knightofdawn View Post
yup done that same thing happen it won't locate the file. Right now, i do a clean installed stop the auto update. have all work okay on ie8. Installed the FF and issue encounter as the file is automatically deleted on a the download folder or a specific folder I choice.
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06 Jan 2011   #19

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lost Colonist View Post
Firefox has a built in mini virus scanner / general scanner I think? Perhaps it is the scanner removing the files.

Disable Automatic Virus Scan in Firefox 3 [How To] | Software Guides | Windows Tools, Help & Guides

Of course if disabling that option turns out to allow files to download normally, then I'd be concerned about why Firefox is treating your downloaded content as infected.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by knightofdawn View Post
yup done that same thing happen it won't locate the file. Right now, i do a clean installed stop the auto update. have all work okay on ie8. Installed the FF and issue encounter as the file is automatically deleted on a the download folder or a specific folder I choice.
Thanks you Lost Colonist! You solve it for Firefox but how about on IE 8 are there config similar to it?
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07 Jan 2011   #20

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit SP1
 
 

I have no idea, sorry. It's not a browser I use, but maybe someone else here knows? Well, at least one of the browsers is working normally again

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by knightofdawn View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lost Colonist View Post
Firefox has a built in mini virus scanner / general scanner I think? Perhaps it is the scanner removing the files.

Disable Automatic Virus Scan in Firefox 3 [How To] | Software Guides | Windows Tools, Help & Guides

Of course if disabling that option turns out to allow files to download normally, then I'd be concerned about why Firefox is treating your downloaded content as infected.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by knightofdawn View Post
yup done that same thing happen it won't locate the file. Right now, i do a clean installed stop the auto update. have all work okay on ie8. Installed the FF and issue encounter as the file is automatically deleted on a the download folder or a specific folder I choice.
Thanks you Lost Colonist! You solve it for Firefox but how about on IE 8 are there config similar to it?
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