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IE Automatic Downloads

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Jul 29, 2002
Bay Area, CA
Hey guys! :)

When I click on a .zip file to download in IE6, the file begins downloading automatically. Before, it used to pop up a window asking whether I would like to save it or open it, but now, it just downloads immediately into my Temp. Internet folder. I tried looking in IE's options but couldn't find a way to reset the download preferences to default so that IE would ask me before downloading the file. Does anyone know how I would be able to set it back as before? Thanks! :)



Aug 15, 2002
Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
Double-click Folder Options.
Click the File Types tab.
Scroll down to and click the .zip extension.
Click Advanced.
Verify that Confirm open after download is selected.