Downloading and Zone Alarm

  Chris-347369 17:29 18 Aug 2006
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When I have Zone Alarm running I cannot download any files from the internet.

How do I configure Zone Alarm to allow me to download files?

  User-312386 17:31 18 Aug 2006

Have you a limited account or are the Administrator?

  Stuartli 17:32 18 Aug 2006

Open ZoneAlarm>Programs Control>Programs tab>Enable the first two boxes for your download manager.

If it's not listed, Browse to its location and Add to the list.

  Chris-347369 17:35 18 Aug 2006

I am an administrator

I don't have a download manager. I'm just using internet explorer and clicking on files to download. For example trying to download Firefox

  User-312386 17:39 18 Aug 2006

Have you tried right clicking the link and then click "Save As"?

  Chris-347369 17:44 18 Aug 2006

That does excatly the same. All downloads reach about 100KB and then say complete.

  brundle 17:46 18 Aug 2006

have you checked the download links? or looked at the downloaded files with a hexeditor or similar? sometimes webpage links can be named .zip

  Chris-347369 17:48 18 Aug 2006

It happens with any download.

i.e. Windows Live Messenger, Firefox, RoboForm

  Jak_1 19:53 18 Aug 2006

Does the download work when ZA is shut down?

  Chris-347369 19:54 18 Aug 2006

Yes it does

  Jak_1 20:13 18 Aug 2006

Hm, odd. Do you get any error messages?

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