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Problem with IE 6.0 not downloading from a site

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by angel1129, Jan 24, 2003.

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  1. angel1129

    angel1129 Thread Starter

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    Help!!!I am having problems with IE 6.0 not wanting to download a file from any site. When I click on the download button it comes up with the window saying that Internet Explorer is downloading. After about a minute, it come up with a error saying "Internet Explorer could not downloade file. "Internet Explorer could not open site. Requested site is either unavailable or can not be opened" I have un-installed and re-installed IE 6.0 several times and it still does not work.
    Does anyone know how I can fix this.
    Thanks I am about to pull my hair out.
    Tonya
     
  2. steamwiz

    steamwiz

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    Hi angel1129

    You can't download from any site ?

    So if I ask you to do the following - you can't do it ?

    Please post your startup list by doing the following :-

    Please go here and download startuplist 1.51 :-

    http://www.lurkhere.com/~nicefiles/startuplist151.zip

    Download to any folder or your desktop
    Unzip the zipfile
    Double click the exe file
    go to Edit - select all - copy - and paste the results in a new post here


    steam
     
  3. Del

    Del

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    What Operating System are you running?
    Have you tried Internet Explorer and Internet Repair??
     
  4. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

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    This is often a Cache issue.

    Depending on your operating system, it can be helpful to delete your cache folders in MS-DOS, thus forcing MS to create new ones, containing brand new index.dat files, on reboot.

    If this is Win 95 or 98, start the computer in MS-DOS mode. If you're running Windows ME, that means starting up with a Boot disk.

    Type the following lines, pressing ENTER after each one:

    cd\
    cd windows
    smartdrv
    deltree tempor~1
    deltree history
    deltree cookies

    NOTE: Press Y if you are prompted to confirm any deletion

    Type win (or 'exit'), or hit ctrl-alt-delete followed by clicking enter in order to return to Windows

    NOTE: This is assuming the path to these folders is the default one
    Is they're located elsewhere/named differently, adapt the path accordingly.

    If this is Windows XP, start by going to Internet Options > Temp. Internet files, and hit "delete files".
     
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