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Can a download window be spoofed?

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#1 cgcgraded


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Posted 02 February 2011 - 03:03 PM

This may sound crazy (hopefully it is lol) but I was wondering if there was anyway a download window could be spoofed somehow? I was on a common fileshare site and my download window appeared in a different location than usual (top left rather than top right). Is this just a normal thing? It didn't appear suspious in anyway....

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#2 Noviciate


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Posted 02 February 2011 - 03:34 PM

Good evening. :)

If you use Firefox and you drag the download window to any location, it will remember that and will open next time where it was last, so if you or somebody else moved it that would explain it. IE seems to like to open mid-screen regardless of what you do with it, but as I don't normally use it, I can only say this based on one quick trial.

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