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Can't Download files- help!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Dignan24, Apr 6, 2004.

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  1. Dignan24

    Dignan24 Thread Starter

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    Internet Explorer will load a page just fine: download the text and graphics, photos, etc. But when I click on a link to download a specific file, I get the error message about 5 seconds after the download has started. The message says:
    "Internet Explorer could not download *file name* from *site name*
    Internet explorer was not able to open this internet site. The site is either unavailable or cannot be found Please try again later."

    This happens everytime I try to download a file, regardless of the site. What can I do? It's extra frustrating because I need a pop-up protector and a firewall, but cant download them.
    Thanks for your ideas!
     
  2. Dan O

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    Try the Repair within Add/Remove Programs in the Control Panel.
     
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