Problem downloading files from web

  Fried~Chips 01:03 04 Mar 2008
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When asking to save a file, to computer from the web (WinXP Home SP2) instead of getting Save As I am getting Find as the replacement option or open. Either way then asks me to choose from a list of programes to open. As a example, downloading Java starter does it.

I have reinstalled Internet Explorer v7, ran reg cleaner, full virus scan all ok. Puzzled with this, anyone got a fix.

  merciarich 01:34 04 Mar 2008

What are you trying to download?

  Fried~Chips 12:15 04 Mar 2008

like Sun Java. Say go to search in google. Sun Java Windows, go to java page click on download the small exe file it asks to "Find" where it should say Save. Think its something to do with file associations but havent a clue which.

  ened 12:32 04 Mar 2008

Try right clicking instead of left clicking and choose 'Save As'.

  Fried~Chips 13:57 04 Mar 2008

Will try that in a moment. Thanks ened

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