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File Download Dialog Box in IE6

Posted on 2008-10-28
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When I click on a link to download a file with IE6 installed, initially a browser window appears with the File Download Dialog box in front (asking to Open, Save, Cancel). Regardless of which option I choose, the browser window stays open and returns an 'Action Canceled - Internet Explorer was unable to link to the web page you requested. The page might be temporarily unavailable.'

Though the browser window stays open, whatever option I choose is handled accordingly. For example, if I click 'Open', the file downloads and then I am left with the aforementioned browser window. If I hit 'Cancel' the File Download dialog box closes but the browser window stays open.

The behavior does not happen at all with IE7. I've made sure the computer has all of the available updates. I'm just wondering if this behavior is normal for IE6 or if I have some setting that I am missing. Can you please assist? Thanks.
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war1 earned 2000 total points
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Hello schenckl,

Does the problem occur with all download links, or this particular download link?

If  problem occursonly with this domain's download links, then website may have been designed for IE7, not IE6.

Hope this helps!
war1
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Thank you very much. I do believe that was the case, as it did seem to be limited to that one file.
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