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Windows 7: IE8 dosen't save downloads

20 May 2009   #11
Orbital Shark

 
 

You might want to try resetting IE's advanced settings. Under Control Panel - Network and Internet - Internet Settings - Advanced, try 'Restore advanced settings'. Failing that you coud 'Reset' IE all together. The second option will reset IE to facotory settings so all Addons will need to be re-installed.




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20 May 2009   #12
dimitri407

Windows 7 RC
 
 

Unfortunately that didn't work for me. I am still unable to save downloads.
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20 May 2009   #13
Orbital Shark

 
 

That's very strange, i'll do some digging
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20 May 2009   #14
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Don't download with your AV turned off.
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20 May 2009   #15
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Do you get the save as and get to choose where to save it?
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20 May 2009   #16
greenlink23

Vista & Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
Do you get the save as and get to choose where to save it?
yes. and i have tried reseting IE's settings, still no fix
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20 May 2009   #17
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

have you tried saving it to other locations?
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20 May 2009   #18
greenlink23

Vista & Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
have you tried saving it to other locations?
yes (ex my music, documents, C:, etc...) still nothing. and as I've said before I've noticed that the download window disappears before the download is finished. i find that odd.

*edit*
i just remembered that IE can be 'uninstalled' from win 7 rc, right? what if i just did that and then reinstalled it? could that work? has anyone ever done that?
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20 May 2009   #19
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by greenlink23 View Post
yes (ex my music, documents, C:, etc...) still nothing. and as I've said before I've noticed that the download window disappears before the download is finished. i find that odd.

*edit*
i just remembered that IE can be 'uninstalled' from win 7 rc, right? what if i just did that and then reinstalled it? could that work? has anyone ever done that?
I would probably install Firefox and try downloading using that to see if you can download using anything.

If that works, then you could try uninstalling-reinstalling IE.
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20 May 2009   #20
greenlink23

Vista & Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Win7User512 View Post
I would probably install Firefox and try downloading using that to see if you can download using anything.

If that works, then you could try uninstalling-reinstalling IE.
i have been using chrome and Firefox for my downloading needs
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