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Hi everyone, I have just got my new computer with Vista loaded on it. As I'm new to this OS please be patient. For some reason I cannot download any .exe files. I'm trying to update my programs and download these from www.filehippo.com . I have tried with both FireFox and IE with no luck. Any ideas?
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When you went to download the files did you get a yellow bar across the top ?

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You will need to right click the yellow bar and let windows know that you want to download the file
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Thanks Essexboy, yes i have seen the yellow bar and i've clicked it and told IE to download file. I then go to save the file in a "downloads" folder. That's when I get the following:
"Internet Explorer cannot download ccsetup214.exe from fs6.filehippo.com.
An internel error occurred in the Microsoft Internet extensions".
If this helps this is the message I get in FF:
"C:\users\dav\appdata\local\temp\C2tpxaw0.exe.part could not be saved, because the source file could not be read.
Try later, or contact the server administrator".
Thanks.
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If this is dial-up, see here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/188952
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Thanks Broni but I'm using ADSL
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My fault, anyway, because the above link concerns really old versions of IE, but it gives me another idea.

Download, install, and run WinSockFix: http://www.softpedia...inSockFix.shtml
Restart computer, and check again.
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Just my two pennorth here whilst the real expert helps. Are you using a download manager ? If so which one
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Thanks for your help Broni and Essexboy. I have since discovered - after many hours and much frustration - that the problem lies with Zonealarm Security Suite. I ended up turning it off and tried the download and it worked perfectly. So much for my subscription. Have since reverted back to Windows Firewall and AVG instead and all's good with the world.
Thanks again.
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Nice job :)
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