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I/E 9 keeps prompting when accessing .exe files, to Run or Save...

Posted on 2013-01-07
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Is there aw ay to get I/E 9 to stop prompting each time a web based app tries to access a .exe file saying would you like to Run or Save the file?
This is happenng for all users and we need to have it
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by:Dave Baldwin
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It happens on all versions of IE.  It is a built-in security feature to prevent web sites from downloading programs to your computer without your permission.  Firefox will only allow you to download but it does bring up the dialog also.

I doubt that you can disable it.
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by:vmich
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I understand that about other versions of I/E, but 9 does not give the option to change this..
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No version gives that option and no other browser does either.
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I am working with Microsoft support and they said that this is a function of i/E 9 and they are working on a work around for us now to get this resolved...
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Ok.  I'm not sure I completely understood your question then.
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Microsoft support said thuis is how I/E works and they only way around it is to add a  header in the application called “content-disposition” with a value “attachment.
So will keep working in this but for now I think we are going to just add signatures to the files that need to be ran....
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