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  User Icon rohit_adi

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5/27/2007 8:37:31 AM


hi guys..

I m using vista . Everytime i try and download programs my pc shuts down automatically..
please help me out..thanks..
  Administrator Icon Jedi Master

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5/27/2007 1:13:31 PM


A little more information on your PC might help (i.e. hardware information). Also, did this problem start after you downloaded/installed something?
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  User Icon Unhappy

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7/6/2007 1:12:47 AM


I think I have the same problem; however, the tips mentioned above and on a million other forums don't seem to work.

Details are: when I try to download from IE 6 by clicking 'save target as' I get this message:'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 try to click directly on the download linkI get the 'you are not authorized to view this page'. It has done it with all websites including hotmail.

I am running Windows XP SP2 (not genuine) Internet Explorer 6, Zonealarm security suite and a bunch of other normal programs.

I have tried clearing the temporary internet files and history and index.dat file numerous times, but all users on this computer have the same problem regardless.

I don't have Windows Defender.

Please help! Emoticon

This post was last edited by Unhappy on Friday, July 06, 2007 at 1:20:53 AM.
  User Icon RobCanada

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10/12/2007 9:30:54 AM


    QUOTE:

    Originally Posted by onetime:
    This could simply be a browser cache problem. The solution could actually be very easy. I hope this post would help many people.

    1) Just go to

    C:\Documents and Settings\YourName\Local Settings

    (note: Local Settings could be a hidden file which you need to be able to view first)

    Then uncheck read-only under property for
    "Temporary Internet Files" and "Temp", thus changing all the subfolders and files properties.

    2) Then go to Tools->Internet Options->temporary internet files -> settings
    to set a reasonable amount - say 300MB of space for temporary internet files folder.

    This should work well.

    Hope this helps.




!!!!!!!HEY GUYS THIS ONE WORKS!!!!!!!!>>>JUST UNCHECK THE READ ONLY in the Temporary internet files properties....follow the rest.....THANKS>>>>!! evry other site says you have a virus....BULL!! just do what you see above.....thanks again!!Emoticon
  User Icon theneils

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10/14/2007 12:01:26 PM


I have tried to do this but it won;t change from Read Only. As soon as I click on Apply it asks about the folders and then goes back to being read only again. Help please.... I can;t download the renewal for my anti virus.
Thank you


    QUOTE:

    Originally Posted by RobCanada:
      QUOTE:

      Originally Posted by onetime:
      This could simply be a browser cache problem. The solution could actually be very easy. I hope this post would help many people.

      1) Just go to

      C:\Documents and Settings\YourName\Local Settings

      (note: Local Settings could be a hidden file which you need to be able to view first)

      Then uncheck read-only under property for
      "Temporary Internet Files" and "Temp", thus changing all the subfolders and files properties.

      2) Then go to Tools->Internet Options->temporary internet files -> settings
      to set a reasonable amount - say 300MB of space for temporary internet files folder.

      This should work well.

      Hope this helps.




    !!!!!!!HEY GUYS THIS ONE WORKS!!!!!!!!>>>JUST UNCHECK THE READ ONLY in the Temporary internet files properties....follow the rest.....THANKS>>>>!! evry other site says you have a virus....BULL!! just do what you see above.....thanks again!!Emoticon


  User Icon stephenlaw

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Newbie (2 Posts)

12/9/2007 11:56:43 AM


i have a problem..i could download but it will stuck at the middle and never move after that...
for example:i want to download a patch about 130MB...but when it have download 20-30MB it will stuck and then nvr move after that it will show a text that written "Internet Explorer cannot download (the download files name)" "the operation timed out"
hmm wat is the problem?i have try to delete all the temporary files but still the same...
any 1 could help me fix this?
  User Icon stephenlaw

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12/10/2007 12:18:07 AM


    QUOTE:

    Originally Posted by stephenlaw:
    i have a problem..i could download but it will stuck at the middle and never move after that...
    for example:i want to download a patch about 130MB...but when it have download 20-30MB it will stuck and then nvr move after that it will show a text that written "Internet Explorer cannot download (the download files name)" "the operation timed out"
    hmm wat is the problem?i have try to delete all the temporary files but still the same...
    any 1 could help me fix this?




any1 plz help me~
  User Icon Tonyarch

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Newbie (1 Posts)

12/25/2007 11:43:37 PM


i cant dowmload anything because whenever i try to download anything some internet download manager thingy pops up and it says i need 2 purchuse it and download it (what i cant) how do i fix this?
  User Icon vendanic

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Newbie (1 Posts)

5/19/2008 12:48:59 AM


I have a similar problem, instead of getting stuck midway, my download finishes yet
installation is "corrupted". All downloads\games cant be finished, unless theirs no 2nd
installations required, like cheat engine. But for some reason games from CDs work perfectley what can i do?
also during the first box for installing,
it says with a orange sheild: this sofware has some use downloaded yet
it will be unable to be used, if this problem cannot be fixed, please do not download,
in protection for your computer. What can i do?
  Administrator Icon Jedi Master

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ANet Staff (1829 Posts)

5/19/2008 11:58:42 AM


Which OS and browser are you using? Also, what antivirus? Have you recently run a check for spyware? The above sounds like either a virus or spyware. Lastly, when did this problem start? i.e. after downloading/installing a particular program or ??
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  User Icon please help

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6/7/2008 11:23:35 AM


I have similar problem, I can't download ANYGHTING!!!!!! I have read what you told others to do, but how/where do I go to put in C:\documents......................and how do I find out what my local settings is? PLEASE HELP... Thanks
I have tried to do this but it won;t change from Read Only. As soon as I click on Apply it asks about the folders and then goes back to being read only again. Help please.... I can;t download the renewal for my anti virus.
Thank you


    QUOTE:

    Originally Posted by RobCanada:
      QUOTE:

      Originally Posted by onetime:
      This could simply be a browser cache problem. The solution could actually be very easy. I hope this post would help many people.

      1) Just go to

      C:\Documents and Settings\YourName\Local Settings

      (note: Local Settings could be a hidden file which you need to be able to view first)

      Then uncheck read-only under property for
      "Temporary Internet Files" and "Temp", thus changing all the subfolders and files properties.

      2) Then go to Tools->Internet Options->temporary internet files -> settings
      to set a reasonable amount - say 300MB of space for temporary internet files folder.

      This should work well.

      Hope this helps.




    !!!!!!!HEY GUYS THIS ONE WORKS!!!!!!!!>>>JUST UNCHECK THE READ ONLY in the Temporary internet files properties....follow the rest.....THANKS>>>>!! evry other site says you have a virus....BULL!! just do what you see above.....thanks again!!Emoticon





  User Icon please help

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Newbie (2 Posts)

6/7/2008 11:31:00 AM


I have similar problem, I can't download ANYGHTING!!!!!! I have read what you told others to do, but how/where do I go to put in C:\documents......................and how do I find out what my local settings is? PLEASE HELP... Thanks
I have tried to do this but it won;t change from Read Only. As soon as I click on Apply it asks about the folders and then goes back to being read only again. Help please.... I can;t download the renewal for my anti virus.
Thank you


    QUOTE:

    Originally Posted by RobCanada:
      QUOTE:

      Originally Posted by onetime:
      This could simply be a browser cache problem. The solution could actually be very easy. I hope this post would help many people.

      1) Just go to

      C:\Documents and Settings\YourName\Local Settings

      (note: Local Settings could be a hidden file which you need to be able to view first)

      Then uncheck read-only under property for
      "Temporary Internet Files" and "Temp", thus changing all the subfolders and files properties.

      2) Then go to Tools->Internet Options->temporary internet files -> settings
      to set a reasonable amount - say 300MB of space for temporary internet files folder.

      This should work well.

      Hope this helps.




    !!!!!!!HEY GUYS THIS ONE WORKS!!!!!!!!>>>JUST UNCHECK THE READ ONLY in the Temporary internet files properties....follow the rest.....THANKS>>>>!! evry other site says you have a virus....BULL!! just do what you see above.....thanks again!!Emoticon





  User Icon Naja

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Newbie (1 Posts)

7/9/2008 1:09:18 PM


I have somewhat the same problem and i am really hoping someone can help i am on window xp and lately when i down load a game it will let me play half way through then my computer shut off .i donot know if it is my internet explore setting. internet ortion settings or am i using to much space or what? so if anyone out there can lend a hand please do . thanxEmoticon
  Administrator Icon Jedi Master

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ANet Staff (1829 Posts)

7/9/2008 2:53:19 PM


Tia

This sounds more like either a hardware issue than anything. My first though is possibily a cooling issue (check for dust in your computer), or a driver issue (check to make sure you have the latest driver.

Also, defrag your HD.

Without additional information, it's a WAG as to what the issue may be.
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  User Icon The Bloodster

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7/17/2008 8:01:44 AM


Will somebody please smash my computer up!!!

Within the last week I have just started getting the message "Internet Explorer was not able to open this Internet site. The requested site is either unavailable or cannot be found. Please try again later." This first started when I tried to download Adobe Flash v9. Since then I can't dowload anything. So in my wisdom I started trying to sort this out by using restore points. I went back over a month with no success and in that it when back fron IE7 to IE6. Last night I tried the solutions above with no luck - I still can't download anything!! I even tried deleting IE off my PC and reinstalling IE6 but still no luck.

Then today I decided I was gonna go back to before I started messing with restoring it. Did that and now I've got another range of problems!! My IE is back to 7 but I only have the address bar so I can't amend options in there. Tried it through the Control Panel but it won't come up there either!!

The other thing now is that it no longer has Internet Explorer on the top title bar and on the start bar the IE windows aren't labelled at all - Whats going on. I'm thinking the only option left is to reinstall XP and see if that resolves it but won't I lose files doing that?

  User Icon The Bloodster

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Newbie (2 Posts)

7/17/2008 10:44:45 AM


    QUOTE:

    Originally Posted by The Bloodster:
    Will somebody please smash my computer up!!!

    Within the last week I have just started getting the message "Internet Explorer was not able to open this Internet site. The requested site is either unavailable or cannot be found. Please try again later." This first started when I tried to download Adobe Flash v9. Since then I can't dowload anything. So in my wisdom I started trying to sort this out by using restore points. I went back over a month with no success and in that it when back fron IE7 to IE6. Last night I tried the solutions above with no luck - I still can't download anything!! I even tried deleting IE off my PC and reinstalling IE6 but still no luck.

    Then today I decided I was gonna go back to before I started messing with restoring it. Did that and now I've got another range of problems!! My IE is back to 7 but I only have the address bar so I can't amend options in there. Tried it through the Control Panel but it won't come up there either!!

    The other thing now is that it no longer has Internet Explorer on the top title bar and on the start bar the IE windows aren't labelled at all - Whats going on. I'm thinking the only option left is to reinstall XP and see if that resolves it but won't I lose files doing that?






Another daft thing it was doing was that I couldn't even copy and paste things - for example text into a search bar.

I am happy now though as I've kicked IE7 into touch. Although I couldn't download anything I used an old magazine disc to install an alternative browser (Opera 7) and then using that browser I upgraded to their latest (Opera 9.5). I'm so glad i've done it and have successfully installed the Flash I was after. Thanks Microsoft for being so bloody awkward!!!
  Administrator Icon Jedi Master

ANet Staff (1829 Posts)
ANet Staff (1829 Posts)

7/17/2008 2:55:56 PM


Have you run a scan for adware/spyware? Use something like Spybot for that. Also, make sure your antivirus is up to date and run a full scan.
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  User Icon kjc

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Newbie (1 Posts)

7/18/2008 3:32:26 AM


    QUOTE:

    Originally Posted by RobCanada:
      QUOTE:

      Originally Posted by onetime:
      This could simply be a browser cache problem. The solution could actually be very easy. I hope this post would help many people.

      1) Just go to

      C:\Documents and Settings\YourName\Local Settings

      (note: Local Settings could be a hidden file which you need to be able to view first)

      Then uncheck read-only under property for
      "Temporary Internet Files" and "Temp", thus changing all the subfolders and files properties.

      2) Then go to Tools->Internet Options->temporary internet files -> settings
      to set a reasonable amount - say 300MB of space for temporary internet files folder.

      This should work well.

      Hope this helps.




    !!!!!!!HEY GUYS THIS ONE WORKS!!!!!!!!>>>JUST UNCHECK THE READ ONLY in the Temporary internet files properties....follow the rest.....THANKS>>>>!! evry other site says you have a virus....BULL!! just do what you see above.....thanks again!!Emoticon




!! THANKS SO MUCH ROBCANADA!! IVE TRIED EVERYTHING AND THIS IS THE ONLY ONE THAT WORKS!!! THANKS SO MUCH

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