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Windows 7: View downloads doesn't work-Internet Explorer 9

16 Jan 2012   #11

Win 7 Ultimate x64
exact same problem - any luck?

I have the exact same issue and can't seem to find much info.

When I choose Tools...View Downloads or Ctrl + J I get nothing.

I've tried resetting IE & Deleting Download History. After deleting the download history and restarting IE9 I am then able to open the Download Manager via View Downloads. However, the very next time I try to download something I get nothing. Download manager then wont open via Ctrl + J or by using the menu.

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31 Jan 2012   #12


exact same problem - any luck?
I have the exact same issue and can't seem to find much info.

When I choose Tools...View Downloads or Ctrl + J I get nothing.
please anyone help
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01 Feb 2012   #13


hey guys i found this, it works for me
You may have a corrupted Download History list. You can fix this by simply clearing the list using the built in functionality listed below:
  • Open Internet Explorer
  • Press Ctrl + Shift + Del on your keyboard
  • Uncheck all of the boxes that are displayed in this window
  • Check the Download History box
  • Click Delete
  • Close the Internet Explorer window
  • Wait for the deletion process to finish
  • Open Internet Explorer
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24 Aug 2012   #14

windows 7 32
It worked!!!!

took me forever to jumping thru hoops just to get back here and tell you - this worked!!!!! I'd tryed all sorts of things, but Ctrl Shift Del then unchecking almost everything (I kept the favorites option at the top), checked Download history and delete. I rebooted to be safe,,, and yay! downloads are back!!! Thank you bencosmea!
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16 Sep 2012   #15

Windows 7 64

Thanks bencosmea! I have been facing this problem and was searching for solution by hook or crook as dont want to give up. Your small trick solved my big problem!

So nice of you
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