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The "Download Complete" "Open Folder" button ignored

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by cwh803, Jun 3, 2008.

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  1. cwh803

    cwh803 Thread Starter

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    When a download is complete, the dialog box opens, announcing "Download Complete" and when I Click the "Open Folder" button the "Download Complete" dialog box closes but the Target Folder doesn’t not open. First noticed this after SP3 in this XP Home environment.

    Where’s the “Honor the 'Open Folder' button” setting to get this functionality back?
     
  2. cwh803

    cwh803 Thread Starter

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    Follow Up: I've tried searching Internet Options and using TweakUI to see if I can find the magic. So far, still fails.

    Any suggestions for further search and testing?
     
  3. oshwyn5

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    Which browser (Just IE) and what download manager if any are you using?
    Are you choosing to save the file then open the target or to open from a temp location when download is complete?
     
  4. cwh803

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    oshwyn5,

    IE7 and no "Download Manager". I am choosing save the file then open the target.

    From "File Download" pop-up I choose "Save"; then "Download Complete" pop-up offers "Open", "Open Folder", and "Close" buttons. The "Close this dialog box when download completes" is unchecked.
    I choose "Open Folder" button and the "Download Complete" pop-up closes but target Folder does not open.
     
  5. cwh803

    cwh803 Thread Starter

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    HA! A clue. The described failure does not occur if I start IE7 without using DropMyRights.

    I don't recall DropMyRights causing this failure prior to SP3. Must be related to Access Permissions of the containing Folder and my use of IE7 through DropMyRights.

    Where would you look next in this XP SP3 Home environment?
     
  6. oshwyn5

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    Sounds like SP3 already dropped the permissions in internet security and that drop my rights is now dropping the further.
     
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