help!!! IE open zip file on click on default instead of popup to ask you

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by cb01, Aug 18, 2003.

  1. cb01

    cb01 Guest

    IE open zip/exe/rar, etc within the browswer on click on default instead of popup and ask what do you want to do save/open or cancel. I have to right-click and choose "save-as" in order to save it, and sometimes a link is redirect, which I can't do anything.

    How do i fix this problem?
  2. rushm001

    rushm001 In the beginning...... Political User

    Norfolk, UK
    In Explorer, go Tools, Folder Options, File Types Tab, then scroll down the list until you see winzip files (Or something similar)

    Click the advanced button. There should be a tick box "confirm open after download"
  3. cb01

    cb01 Guest

    It doesn't work. IE does everyone find except compression files. When I clicked a link or the gets redirect to a compression files. IE just d/l it in the browser, can't open it or save it.
  4. ZipTriX

    ZipTriX Guest

    You need to go to each file type (.rar, .zip, .exe) in the folder options and set them to "confirm on download".
  5. cb01

    cb01 Guest

    yes, they are confirm. but it didn't work. donno why. and i can't reinstall ie to have it set back to default.