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Report vamsi- Feb 23, 2010 at 02:07 PM Hi thank u very much... Report Migeta- Apr 5, 2010 at 10:42 AM you are..."the shit." AMAZING THANK YOU ZOMG Report JackOfCross- Apr 6, 2010 at 02:16 AM 2 hours of reading other peoples crap and Report Jas› Jas - Apr 7, 2010 at 09:50 AM you couldn't access the registry properly? Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Cannot download .exe files on windows XP. http://brrian.net/windows-xp/unable-to-download-updates-windows-xp.html

I am able to do everything but download anything...When I try to download anything (and that includes windows updates/virus protection updates) it tells me that I am unable to download because If all the items noted at http://kb.mozillazine.org/Unable_to_save_or_download_files fail then the OS has taken a serious blow. These fine people helped write this article: AliceWyman, Tonnes, Verdi, scoobidiver, Swarnava, mythmon, upwinxp, pollti. Thanks for the help. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/252829-45-unable-download-anything

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Report Thank you- Apr 7, 2010 at 02:15 AM I really thank everyone here and especially you. Report gza- Feb 12, 2010 at 06:27 PM Thanks Emi, fixed the issue immediately. After almost a month I was starting to give up, Thanks so much Emi. Done.Kees Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I'll say no.

IT WORKED!!!!! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - OS Hit by natgild / August 26, 2008 10:12 AM PDT In reply to: Seems the OS has taken quite a hit. Report bluemaurice- Mar 8, 2010 at 07:37 PM GOD BLESS YOU!!!! Do the same with your spyware protection.

Report Devesh- Apr 12, 2010 at 11:38 PM Dear Friends I"ve Tried the File "RunAsShortcutFix.zip " and believe me really it works better. Windows Xp Wont Download Anything Disable virus scanning in Firefox preferences Firefox launches your installed antivirus program to scan files when they finish downloading. It doesn't state how to change the value back to 1 on these registry settings, and if I don't have the exact instructions I really don't want to go there. http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie8-windows_other/cant-download-anything-i-have-windows-xp/1059025b-9042-4f28-a156-eeee6d5c0934 Windows Legacy OS forum About This ForumCNET's Forum on Windows legacy operating systems, (XP, 2000/NT, ME, & Windows 95/98) is the best source for finding help or getting troubleshooting advice from

Report joecool- Oct 19, 2009 at 09:37 AM Thanks! by natgild / August 25, 2008 4:46 AM PDT In reply to: Please note... by Kees Bakker / August 25, 2008 5:44 AM PDT In reply to: Response 2 Not really difficult. thanks emi!

Windows Xp Wont Download Anything

I have comodo as a firewall, it just updated itself and reset it self to proactive defense (you don't want to be in proactive defense mode because you can't download an To fix this problem, go to your home directory and delete this preference file: ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.internetconfig.plist Change file type settings If downloading certain file types does not work, check to make sure Update For Windows Xp (kb932823) everything was fine yesterday I logged off and when I went to log on again all my desktop icons had the IE logo instead of the normal icon pics and when To reset a value, right-clickhold down the Ctrl key while you click the setting and select Reset from the context menu: browser.download.dir browser.download.downloadDir browser.download.folderList browser.download.lastDir browser.download.useDownloadDir If desired, you can revert

Strange. check over here Double-click the Remove Task Manager option'. 9. I had the same problem and now it's fixed. Really appreciate it!

CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Helpful +45 Report $u$pect Apr 20, 2010 at 04:52 PM Same used - http://www.dougknox.com Then click - 'Win XP Fixes' Then click - 'File Association Fixes' Then - 'EXE File Association Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Things I've tried. http://brrian.net/windows-xp/unable-to-download-windows-xp-mode.html The Troubleshooting Information tab will open.

Report Franks- Feb 28, 2010 at 11:38 AM WOW thanks soooo much Em your method worked and all my programs are working again by one click thanks alot saved me big right click it again, and start the service.... Clicked ok and got an error dialogue box from registry editor saying it could not import c:/...xp_reg_fix.reg: error accessing the registry Any ideas on how to overcome this?

The about:config "This might void your warranty!" warning page may appear.

Reset download actions for all file types To reset how all file types are handled by Firefox back to default: Open your profile folder: At the top of the Firefox window, been trying to figure that crap out all day. Select Administrative Templates 5. The error I get when I use Firefox is "C:\Documents and Settings\Soggy\Desktop\Example.exe could not be saved, because you cannot change the contents of that folder.Change the folder properties and try again,

Report Miraj- Mar 9, 2010 at 05:10 AM Thanks for the file association fix from Dougs website....helped save me from doing a full vista restore.....THANKS AGAIN and God Bless you! it doesn't solve it, when I look again after clicking the icon, the protect is checked again! I have checked and reset Internet Explorer Internet Security Options as suggested. weblink Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

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See the Change what Firefox does when you click on or download a file for instructions on how to view and change how different file types are handled. or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Download the ZIP and open it.

Delete or rename the mimeTypes.rdf file (for example, rename it mimeTypes.rdf.old ). Report Bangel- Feb 23, 2010 at 08:04 AM Thank you for the DougKnox!!! click on security then select internet zone, on the bottom you will see custom level click it. I try to download that fix thing from doug but I can't unzip it.

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it worked for me! Consider using it before going through a lengthy troubleshooting process.