Downloading in Internet Explorer

  loopyloo 16:13 01 Oct 04
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At times when I try to download anything instead of the page opening to download and getting the download box, in the left hand corner of explorer I get this symbol of a hard drive (ie assume it means this) and a red arrow and it says done. What does this mean because at times all it does is this and I can't download. I even press the download click on the web page but still get this symbol and says done.

  Diodorus Siculus 16:59 01 Oct 04

What operating system are you using?

Do you have security settings set too high?

What sort of downloads - eg, exe files, mpegs etc? One type or all types?

  loopyloo 17:06 01 Oct 04

I have Windows XP installed. I am trying to download updates to various softwares.As I said some will download others wont. But what is this symbol.

  OwenLotts 18:01 01 Oct 04

If you have SP2 installed XP might be blocking the downlaod. Check for a new line under the address bar at the top of IE and see if it tells you anything.

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