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Windows 7 Help (saving Docs)


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Ok Guys i just purchased a compaq laptop with windows 7

I have a desktop PC running windows XP

Im new to 7, and Some Things about 7 are starting to frustrate me

When i get an attachment from an email

I normally download that attachment to My desktop

But everytime i get an attachment, and i download it it doesnt give me an option to save it as a different name or to a diferent location

Not sure if im missing something but the lack of being able to save a doc to the desktop is very annoying

Any help will be greatly appreciated

Thanks In Advance

Edited by polling, 16 November 2010 - 04:39 PM.

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Since Windows 7 requires that you install an email client of your choosing (since Win7 doesn't have an email client built-in) we need to know what email client you're using & having this problem with?
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I use Gmail
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Ok not sure if this helps

But im using Firefox

so i decided to do a test

I went to my Gmail account in Internet Explorer and Firefox

I tried to download the same file in both browsers

When i did it in Firefox it didnt give me the option to save the document to the desktop or to edit the name of the file

I then downloaded the same file in Internet Explorer and it gave me the option to edit the name and to place it on the desktop

Can anyone help me with this

I dread Internet Explorer

Ive used Firefox for years and i would hate to change now

Thanks in advance
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Hi there

in firefox if you click tools> select options> select the general tab> and half way down the page it gives you the chance to change download options

hope this helps let me know
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Thanks That did the trick
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Thanks That did the trick
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Hi

glad it help.
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