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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

    Jan 24, 2003
    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.
  2. steamwiz


    Oct 4, 2002
    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 :-


    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

  3. Del


    Aug 31, 2001
    What Operating System are you running?
    Have you tried Internet Explorer and Internet Repair??
  4. TonyKlein

    TonyKlein Malware Specialist

    Aug 26, 2001
    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 windows
    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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