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VB.NET bypass Open SaveAs Security Warning

Hi there.  I have an app that goes to a webpage and downloads a file...however, the old
File Download - Security Warning "Do you want to open or save this file?" message pops up. Any ideas on how to bypass this and just save the document to a specified location?
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suicehockey44
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CodeCruiserCommented:
Point 1: Its not a security warning. It gives user the two options as you mentioned.
Now how do you download those files? Can you not use the My.Computer.Network.DownloadFile method to silently download the file?

http://www.mredkj.com/vbnet/downloadfile.html

http://www.devarticles.com/c/a/ASP.NET/HTTP-File-Download-Without-User-Interaction-Using-.NET/

http://www.vbdotnetheaven.com/UploadFile/bfarley/FileDownload04182005043858AM/FileDownload.aspx
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suicehockey44Author Commented:
The file is hidden in a script.....The link is https://gats.pjm-eis.com/myModule/rpt/myrpt.asp?r=229
but the file is downloaded via

<script language="javascript">
            function downloadnow() {
                  frmDownload.submit ();
            }

I've tried using the invokescript method but it still requires me to select an option.
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CodeCruiserCommented:
I am not an expert of javascript but may be you could use some technique such as the SendKeys we use in VB.NET.
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