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"Save Target As" Not working!

Discussion in 'Windows XP Help' started by cj_spi, Feb 7, 2005.

  1. cj_spi

    cj_spi Techie7 New Member

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    Grrrrrr I dont know why this isnt working!!! it says to download file, right click and choose "save target as", but when I click it, nothing happens, no error message, infact no messages at all, it's as if the option wasnt there! Please help me :confused:
  2. Bear

    Bear D-A-L Elite Member

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    Do you have service pack 2 installed? If so you will have to allow the file to download. Please see attachments
  3. cj_spi

    cj_spi Techie7 New Member

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    Thats the problem though, that bar doesnt even appear, it does when I just click something to download, but when I do "save Target As" it just acts like I havent clicked anything.
  4. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

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    is this any & all files? or like say video files?

    do you have any content settings set in tools > internet options > content?

    try clearing/ delete all your temp internet files.
  5. cj_spi

    cj_spi Techie7 New Member

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    I dont know what I should change in the content part
    I have tried everything but nothing is working
  6. cj_spi

    cj_spi Techie7 New Member

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    it's all downloadable files, I just dont know whats going on, I have installed all available updates for my PC and even tried formating, nothing fixes the problem
  7. jephree

    jephree ¨*·.¸ «.·°·..·°·.» ¸.·*¨

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    i cant find any similarity to your problem other than the suggestion to clear your internet temp files.

    but you say you formated? completely reinstalled xp? was there ever a time when things worked ok on this system?

    maybe try this:

    sfc /scannow

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