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Can't download EXE files


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#1 Stjanki

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Posted 09 December 2013 - 11:52 AM

In my zeal for better security i think i made it so my computer won't accept EXE files. If i try to download them i get "Blocked" in my browser. Does anyone know how i can fix this?



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Posted 09 December 2013 - 03:44 PM

There can be various causes for not being able to download files.

In the menu at the top of Internet Exlporer go to "Tools" > "Internet Options" > "Security" tab, click "Internet Zone", then click the "Custom level" button. Look under "Downloads" and check to see if "File Download" is Enabled? If not, enable it and click the "OK" button.

Make sure you're downloading the file while logged into the Administrator Account or an account with administrator privileges.

Depending on your browser security settings, you may receive an alert under the top menu Information Bar that says "To help protect your security, Internet Explorer blocked this site from downloading files to your computer. Click here for options..." Click on that alert and choose "Download File". The File Download dialog box will appear asking "Do you want to open or save this file?" Enter your choice.

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Posted 09 December 2013 - 04:06 PM

There can be various causes for not being able to download files.

In the menu at the top of Internet Exlporer go to "Tools" > "Internet Options" > "Security" tab, click "Internet Zone", then click the "Custom level" button. Look under "Downloads" and check to see if "File Download" is Enabled? If not, enable it and click the "OK" button.

Make sure you're downloading the file while logged into the Administrator Account or an account with administrator privileges.

Depending on your browser security settings, you may receive an alert under the top menu Information Bar that says "To help protect your security, Internet Explorer blocked this site from downloading files to your computer. Click here for options..." Click on that alert and choose "Download File". The File Download dialog box will appear asking "Do you want to open or save this file?" Enter your choice.

There are a few more troubleshooting suggestions in these links:


 

Thanks a lot. i found the answer in one of your links XD



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Posted 09 December 2013 - 05:32 PM

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