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Windows 7: Failure to open saved downloads

04 Apr 2014   #11
pappi

 

No, I did not delete personal settings. I always use administrator account when tweaking. UAC setting is default(always notify).


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04 Apr 2014   #12
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Do you have Explorer set to show file extensions:
File Extensions - Hide or Show

Does the downloaded msert file have an extension?
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04 Apr 2014   #13
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pappi View Post
No, I did not delete personal settings.....
Please try that level of reset and download msert again.
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04 Apr 2014   #14
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

This has happened to others (as detailed in other forums).

Some have reported that files download normally in the safe mode with networking
(suggested in post 4 of this thread).

If file download normally in the safe mode with networking, then that puts us back to the clean boot
(suggested in post 9 of this thread).
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04 Apr 2014   #15
pappi

 

File extension is set to default: Hide
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04 Apr 2014   #16
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Do you have Explorer set to show file extensions:
File Extensions - Hide or Show

Does the downloaded msert file have an extension?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pappi View Post
File extension is set to default: Hide
Please set Explorer to show you the file extensions. Then you will see why you cannot run the files that you have been downloading.

Please re-read each post in your thread and try the things that were suggested.
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04 Apr 2014   #17
pappi

 

I set it now to NOT HIDE(there is no Show option). I downloaded to desktop. Right clicking icon on desktop does not show run as admn option. I unblocked....after this, the only relevant option is OPEN. And then it shows ten programs to open it and not one opens...wrong file for the program. I need to find the RUN option.
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04 Apr 2014   #18
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

What is the full name of the file that you want to run?

Also, did you do each of the things suggested in he previous posts?
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04 Apr 2014   #19
pappi

 

Any file that can be downloaded can be saved to a folder or desktop. But because the only options are OPEN and Save or Save as, (RUN and Run as admn on right click are missing) any saved file is not installable.

Everything suggested in this thread has been done except any step of clean startup process (post # 9) which I had done a few times in the past.
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04 Apr 2014   #20
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

What is the name of one of the files that you cannot run?
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