If this does not help, you can reset Internet Security settings by clicking on Reset all zones to defaultlevel under Security tab. 8] To download files, Internet Explorer needs to create 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 Everything has worked fine since then. Most security software will let it pass. navigate here
Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum for anyone not knowing how to do it, go into control panel, click on user accounts, then click it again, then look for the option to turn it off or on. Then we could put back the registry change and see if that was the problem. 0 #7 MachineSoul Posted 06 February 2013 - 01:41 PM MachineSoul New Member Topic Starter Member When I rebooted, the downloads were saving just fine. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie8-windows_other/unable-to-download-anything-from-the-internet/2ec6bf1b-230e-4572-81a9-60c66dde86d1
I tried disabling all BHOs and closed all but systray and explorer.Didn't work. Windows Vista it is. 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,
you're going to want to open the Downloads folder. restart your computer and hopefully itll work for you too. DAMMIT ! Windows Vista Wont Download Anything View all 10 comments Report ...- Nov 5, 2008 07:37AM nope they just arent there.
Find and uncheck all mentions of windows defender then close autoruns and reboot. 0 #5 MachineSoul Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:18 PM MachineSoul New Member Topic Starter Member 4 posts Can't Open Downloaded Files Windows Vista folders) there should be one with your name (or the name of your profile) at the top. Type in: about:config and scroll down to where it says browser.download.manager.scanWhenDone Double click and it should toggle to False. http://www.vistax64.com/browsers-mail/186571-cant-download-anything.html I have also turned off my firewalls and security software (including Avast) and tried to get these files to download and save but no luck.
Interesting little side-effect. Vista Wont Open Downloads I thank everyone who took their time to read this, I hope it is informative enough, any help with this matter would be very much appreciated 0 Advertisements #2 RKinner Posted Does it still eat all downloads? 0 #3 MachineSoul Posted 06 February 2013 - 02:02 AM MachineSoul New Member Topic Starter Member 4 posts Whoops, forgot to mention the OS, yeah. it isn't because of his browser, the files just take a second to copy over from the temporary internet file location that it initally downloads to, to the location he specified.
They were still on the Programs menu so I removed them. http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/276849-unable-download-any-exe-files-any-browser.html Report justLIVE- May 16, 2011 05:35PM OMG THANK YOU SOOOOOO MUCH. Can't Open Downloads On Vista Also Vista SEARCH is totally worthless. Vista Won't Install Programs You can also disable antivirus scanning of your downloaded files by editing the Windows Registry.
In the darker column to the right (with the Documents, pictures, music etc. check over here A missing file or dll will cause an error message. RECOMMENDED: Click here to repair/restore missing Windows files & Optimize your PC Related Posts: Malware Removal Guide & Tools for Beginners Fix: Cannot open particular website in Internet Explorer Internet Explorer I was unable to download from Firefox, the item would sit in the downloads box but could not be clicked on or opened. Windows Vista Not Downloading Files
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 Report Lane- Jan 4, 2009 04:30PM Thank you Jazmin!!! YOU R MY SAVIOUR!!!!! http://brrian.net/windows-vista/unable-to-download-anything-in-vista.html Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.
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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). by Mykahel / December 17, 2007 4:29 AM PST In reply to: Will download with.... Type windows filetype:pdf in google, and you've got plenty (about 35 million) files to choose from. About:config Here's the story: I can't give you a precise information on this, but about a week now I am unable to download anything on my PC, whether I try to download
Start, All Programs, Accessories, Command Prompt (Win 7 or Vista: right click on Command Prompt and Run as Administrator), Continue. I am assuming that you have a relatively good connection but are trying to download a large file. Thanks a ton. http://brrian.net/windows-vista/unable-to-download-vista-updates.html Helpful +3 Report Franc Jul 20, 2009 08:53AM changing the "browser.download.manager.scanWhenDone" worked for me.
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. Recent Comments News Posts on TWCNNew Ticno Trojan installs unwanted software and unremovable adsPopcorn Time ransomware lets you go scot free if you infect your friendsWindows Server and SQL Server Premium HesabımAramaHaritalarYouTubePlayGmailDriveTakvimGoogle+ÇeviriFotoğraflarDaha fazlasıDokümanlarBloggerKişilerHangoutsGoogle'a ait daha da fazla uygulamaOturum açınGizli alanlarGrupları veya mesajları ara The Windows Club The Windows Club covers Windows 10/8/7 tips, tutorials, how-to's, features, freeware. I'm stuck using IE which is so inferior (in my opinion ) to firefox.
All failed.This was using Google Chrome browser.I switched to IE and downloaded the bill OK, then successfully downloaded an invoice I wanted to download from Amazon, which wouldn't download on Chrome.So, Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, If you need anymore info.,I will try my best to assist in getting it to you promptly.Thanks! Not sure how to check for this.
Helpful +0 Report rebecca Jul 8, 2009 10:44AM I had AVG 7.5 and 8 on my computer but had previously uninstalled them. Just nothing happens if you click on download or run from current location? THANK YOU!!!