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IE cannot open site when downloading

By JoeCee ·
I have recently come across the problem that every time I try and download ANYTHING using IE6, I get the error message saying "Internet Explorer could not download <filename> from <internetsite>. Internet Explorer was not able to open this internet site. The requested site is either unavailable or cannot be found. Please try again later." When I use Netscape to download, everything works great! Not even a delay. IE is my primary web browser and I would rather keep it that way, but if I can't fix this problem, then I guess I'll have to switch. PLEASE HELP! VERY frustrating. Thanks a lot.

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by sgt_shultz In reply to IE cannot open site when ...

play around with IE java script settings? what is your firewall product blocking?

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by JoeCee In reply to

I have reset all my default settings in the Tools menu and my firewall is configured the same way that it has always been when it worked.

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by Joseph Moore In reply to IE cannot open site when ...

This might not work, but who knows? I found this on another site.

Close all instances of the web browser.
Open a new browser window.
Choose Tools-->Internet Options from the top menu
Select the Advanced tab and scroll down to the Security section at the bottom
Uncheck the "Do not save encrypted pages to disk" option
Click Apply and Ok
Close Browser

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by JoeCee In reply to

That option is already unchecked in my current configuration.

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