Download "security" in Internet Explorer

asked 2009-01-22 18:28:02 +0800

dastultz gravatar image dastultz
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Hi all,

I've got a page with a Toolbarbutton that generates a PDF and sends if via Filedownload. It works great in FireFox and Chrome, but IE is problematic. In IE7 there seems to be a "protective layer" where IE detects the download and issues a message bar "To help protect your security, ... downloading blocked." Clicking options shows "download file". Selecting this causes IE to perform a GET on the page, thus wrecking the dynamic PDF file. I can't seem to find any way to disable this to get it to allow the download with no interruption. Anyone know how to do this? Thanks.


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answered 2009-01-22 18:35:04 +0800

dastultz gravatar image dastultz
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Found it (on the second try):

Tools/Internet Options/Security/Custom Level/Downloads/*/Enable


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