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When I try to download something I get a page that says that this item has been blocked. Dose any one know what is blocking it as why?
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This could be caused by several things... Internet options for one, firewall software.

Are you using IE? Go to Tools/Internet options/Security/Custom Level... make sure File download is "enabled".

Also check your firewall settings... I can't tell you where to go since I don't know what program you use.

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Thanks for the responce I tryed with both FireFox and IE nither will download. Allready checked the forst segestion it still dose not work. I have ZoneAlarm security suite, So what would I have to do to it if it is the cause.
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Are you having problems with "all" downloads, or only at some sites? Do you have any links I can try?

I'm not at home right now, but I do run ZA. I can't remember what you need to do, but I'll check later today.

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The best list that I can think of is everything, have been on www.download.com (try any thing there) and every time I try to download anything it won't download, I get the message saying this item has been blocked. Tryed things from www.microsoft.com (the first one that I tryed was Microsoft anti spyware), did not work there as well. Tried it from site that has something I want, samething. Don't be in a hurry to answer I am going to turn off my computer for to night.
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Well, actually, since you say you can't download with either FF or IE, then it must be either Firewall or proxy. I'll look at ZA when I get home, but in the meantime check your proxy settings.

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I can download if I disbale the firewall. I don't like doing this if I can help it. I have been looking at the settings to try to find out what is is I have had not luck yet.
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Well, this is actually good news. At least you know what's causing it.

You may want to remove and reinstall za. I cannot find any settings that specifically pertain to downloads.

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I should have done that form the begining but I hate not knowing what went worng. It works now. :tazz:
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Well, glad to hear it's working. ZA will crash sometimes, but it's still the best software firewall IMHO.

take care
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