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Windows 7: Save as in downloads does not work

20 Jul 2011   #1
tuscanguy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit spanish
 
 
Save as in downloads does not work

Today I tried some tweaks to make my new win 7 laptop a bit faster. According to som tech advice I stopped some services and changed some settings.
Now when I try to download a program, the "save as" option does not do anything anymore. I have to use the "save" option and the transfer the downloaded file manualy to where I want it.
I have looked up the issue in the forum and there was an advice to do an sfc /scannow. I did it but to no avail, nothing wrong. I suspect that I switched off a service that is used by the option, but which one is it?


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20 Jul 2011   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Put it all back as it was and watch who you listen to in future.
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20 Jul 2011   #3
kado897

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

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20 Jul 2011   #4
tuscanguy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit spanish
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Put it all back as it was and watch who you listen to in future.
I hoped to learn something more. The source was Techrepublic. I have no doubt this is a valuable source but perhaps my abilities to use it are not sufficient.
I had set a restore point but hoped I could avoid undoing everything.
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20 Jul 2011   #5
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello mate, my apologies for being flip about this.


Most that have a great understanding of Windows 7 realizes that it does not need any tweaking at all and even the Black Viper site is rapidly becoming passé and outdated.

Just use the restore point and let Windows 7 manage Windows 7 and there will be no issues and you will have the leanest Windows available; have a look at these tutorial linked below.


How to Free Up and Recover Hard Drive Space

How to Speed Up / Optimize the Performance of Windows 7

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20 Jul 2011   #6
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hello there,

You could use this tool Tweak Windows Services with SMART Utility : HomePage | The Windows Club and restore it to default settings. If not see if you can do a System Restore
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20 Jul 2011   #7
tuscanguy

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit spanish
 
 

Thanks for all replies. I restored to the previous state.
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20 Jul 2011   #8
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Good to see you got back to a stable state.


Have a look at this one!


Imaging with free Macrium


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