Internet Explore will not download files

  prince midas 14:42 06 Dec 2009
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I have been havng problems downloading on Internet Explore 7 but I can download with Firefox.

I can get onto any site with Int Explore 7 but when I click on Download it just does nothing where as the same sites on Firefox download.
What is the problem,help please?

  rdave13 14:47 06 Dec 2009

Try to reset IE7 settings via tools - internet options - advanced tab. You will need to re-enable add-ons. Re-install iespell if you use it.

Then update to IE 8 is a good option in my opinion.

  User-1229748 14:47 06 Dec 2009

what do you have your security set to in tools-internet options-security?

  User-1229748 14:48 06 Dec 2009

have also had that happen to me using the windows firewall.

  Sea Urchin 14:54 06 Dec 2009

Are you by any chance getting the ribbon prompt across the top of your IE7 window?

click here

  rdave13 14:54 06 Dec 2009

Now that's unusual. Since using Windows' own firewall on all the latest OSs I've had no problems.

  User-1229748 15:24 06 Dec 2009

it was after system recoveries downloading from hp's site.running full windows 7 at the moment so not had it happen yet in 7.it happened to me running vista.out of curiosity when i come to do a reinstallation i will go and download my hp updates and drivers and see what the score is.

  prince midas 11:24 07 Dec 2009

I have no banner appearing across the top of the site as show.
As regards addons it as certain ones ticked as enabled.How do I know which ones should not be ticked.
At moment still not downloading.

  rdave13 11:42 07 Dec 2009

If xp have a look here; click here

  prince midas 12:30 07 Dec 2009

I am on Xp.
The problem appears when I use certaion sites such as mediafire which will show the file but not let me download it.

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