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My work computer has a problem, which is that I can no longer download/view mp3 or pdf files. Attempting to do so leads browsers to either stall out, or download a partial and broken file.

The problem happens in all browsers, and I'm quite sure that it's MIME types, since I can change the extension of a file to download, and it still won't download correctly. Zipping up the same file allows the download to function.

It's not a problem of particular websites, as I can't seem to download a pdf or mp3 file from any website anywhere.

It is worth noting that I am behind a proxy, but that no one else on the proxy seems to have these issues.

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migrated from Apr 5 '11 at 17:07

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Maybe some insight – Moab Apr 5 '11 at 17:58

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