Re: Downloads never prompt for save/open and can't be found
Thank you -- actually, in the Security settings, I found that I needed to
enable the "Prompt for downloads" which was more general than having to set
it for each type of file.
"Don Varnau" wrote:
> I don't know why this has been reset, but you have to set this option for
> each file type.
> From Windows Explorer> Tools> Folder options> File types
> Control Panel> Folder options then File Types. Select [file type]> Advanced.
> Put a check by "Confirm open after download."
> You should then get the "Open or Save" dialog for each download.
> Hope this helps,
> [MS MVP- IE]
> "wnm3" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > After upgrading IE7 w/ latest patches to IE8 on XP SP3, if I visit a site
> > that attempts to send me an XML file or other (e.g., .zip or .cdf) I get
> > menu line request to allow the download but I can't find where it went as
> > no longer am prompted with the Open/SaveAs dialog. Is content going to
> > magic download location that IE8 added as a [dis]service?