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Can't Open Downloaded Files Windows Vista

Thanks for the advice everyone was running out of ideas and saved my poor laptop taking a trip threw my window xDHE MY Helpful +0 Report lggrflem Dec 26, 2008 10:21PM ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. If you have a really slow HDD (5400rpm) it could take a little while. It's either a (security?) setting, an erroneous registry entry, (despite all your searches) some malware or - on the contrary - some overly active security software.Your 'anything' seems to mean 'any

Well it's been 2 weeks and I still can't open any programs I download including firefox. Report Mohamed- Jul 6, 2010 03:45AM Thank you sooooooooooooo much man. When I re-booted I couldn't get on Firefox. Windows Vista Wont Download Anything I seem to be having the exact same problem.

I watch the files download to the download directory as PART files (I've tried on IE and FF; same result). Helpful +0 Report ginny Nov 7, 2009 10:03AM I had this same problem...right click on internet explorer and run as administrator it worked for me Helpful +0 Report Demi Oct 16, Scroll down a bit more and you will see Miscellaneous. http://www.vistax64.com/browsers-mail/186571-cant-download-anything.html Report Skaejek- Nov 7, 2008 02:26PM I have the exact same problem.

Type with an Enter after each line: regedit Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments] Find "ScanWithAntiVirus" in the right pane and doubleclick on it and change it to 1. Cant Download Anything Android I wouldn't want any of my other equipment and PC's in the house to catch this thing, as my PC is basically everyone's hub at my place. I suspect anyone having this problem that is not using AVG may be having a problem with their anti-virus software. These posts will help you: Reset Internet Explorer | Reset Chrome | Reset Firefox.

  1. Helpful +0 Report Belem de Juda Sep 8, 2009 03:42PM AVG was the problem in my case.
  2. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - try this by James Denison / June 29, 2015 10:41 AM PDT In reply to: Unable to download files use the add-on for
  3. Once again, I thank you for taking your time over this small issue, RKinner, I just can't express my gratitude :3 0 #6 RKinner Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:53 PM
  4. I entered the web via IE and tried to reinstall Firefox.
  5. If you click that you'll see a bunch of folders..
  6. Thanks Kardous again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  7. I do not get any errors.I just cannot download anything.Can anyone help me please?
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  9. I can not unistall avg or install any other program or downlad anything even attachments!
  10. After a thorough scan, I did find some cookies and a few of the usual trojans AVG finds in it's scans, healed/deleted them, same result.

Can't Open Downloads On Vista

Report Knickers- Apr 9, 2013 09:38PM 3 years later and it worked for me too. Everything seems to go fine, then, when the download finishes, the file disappears and cannot be found anywhere on the computer. Can't Open Downloaded Files Windows Vista This is the second case I've seen with AVG so I suspect AVG tries to disable Windows Defender and somehow breaks it. Vista Won't Install Programs So there are several lines of troubleshooting this.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) (NT) correction: filetype:pdf (forum makes a smiley) by Kees Bakker / May 17, 2006

I've spent a lot of money on software to fix the problem, but it hasn't worked. check over here Didn't fix it. by Kees Bakker / May 18, 2006 5:30 AM PDT In reply to: Sorry Tools>Internet Options>Security. by bigdeniro / May 20, 2006 1:29 AM PDT In reply to: cannot download anything Free download manager,but Windows will not download without the Free download manager.-George Flag Permalink This was Windows Vista Not Downloading Files

You can also disable antivirus scanning of your downloaded files by editing the Windows Registry. In Internet Explorer, if the file is delivered over HTTPS, if response headers are set to prevent caching, and if the Do not save encrypted pages to disk option is set, NO DOWNLOAD CAPABILITY. his comment is here IVE HAD THIS PROBLEM FOR LIKE A COUPLE YEARS UNTIL TODAY!!!!!!!!

If your broadband connection is working correctly, try temporarily disabling any firewall, internet security and parental-control software you've installed. Unable To Download Files In Internet Explorer 11 A missing file or dll will cause an error message. I'm still not sure what is going on but thought I'd offer this temporary solution in case anyone needs to download something ASAP.

Any other subject than windows will do, so if you are more interested in trees than in windows that would work perfectly.

right click on this and close it then you can uninstall AVG using control panel - reinstall AVG 8.5 Report winnaz- Apr 22, 2010 04:19PM http://ccm.net/forum/affich-13427-can-t-open-downloads-on-vista?page=2 --- here is how I and basically, gives you no protection Helpful +1 Report valasca Aug 27, 2009 12:15AM Had this same problem, was downloading software on vista but once downloaded, No matter where I looked Restart Firefox and try to download something. Cannot Download Anything Windows 7 Interesting little side-effect.

by Kees Bakker / May 18, 2006 9:24 PM PDT In reply to: Settings - Some software blocking the download (could be security software or malware). Any ideas out there Thanks mike See more Can't open downloads on Vista I can't view videos after reimage on vista Vista wont download anything Can't open or view any downloaded They were still on the Programs menu so I removed them. http://brrian.net/download-anything/unable-to-download-pdf-files-in-windows-7.html DAMMIT !

If I didn't have several apps that require Windows, I'd be done with Microsoft! Report kurapika- Dec 5, 2009 11:13AM yes AVG was the problem, ive uninstalled it & now I can open my downloads... I will keep hunting and pecking away,until either A: I find a solution on my own,or B: Someone else comes up with a fix.-George Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse now I can finally download things.

A CCM membership gives you access to additional options. so if you cant download, run or open any files on vista try uinstalling AVG FREE it saved me!! If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Report winnaz- Apr 22, 2010 04:14PM i had this prob - there is a little red shield on your taskbar at bottom of pc..

Some webpages, even here at CNET, check for IE versions which comes to them in the referer line, and the Agent Switcher spoofs for other browsers as if it's IE instead I appreciate the insight on that friends. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. If you find the culprit, you'll need to look into using an alternative product.

Report Virginia- Jan 7, 2009 08:46PM Thank you so much, Jasmin! Help! Your cache administrator is webmaster. Navigate to the following key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments If you do not see the Attachments subkey, create it by right-clicking Policies > New > Key > Type Attachments as the key name.

The problem is, that firefox by default tries to scan the files for viruses. Report michelle- Apr 21, 2010 09:24AM I have this exact problem. While I do feel embarrassed and sorry to nag you over a small problem like this, I can't thank you enough for releasing me of this nagging issue; not to mention I tried disabling all BHOs and closed all but systray and explorer.Didn't work.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Settings by bigdeniro / May 18, 2006 9:16 AM PDT In reply to: Security settings. My PC connects to the web, but won't download By Paul Monckton | 29 Jun 11 Share Tweet Send ´╗┐ Hi. Certain updates for programs will download almost all the way but they will not save.