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Bought new HP desk top and internet explorer 8 will not download some files. Other computer with same softwre will download.

For example it will not download this file no errors or messages .

Please assist in what setting it may be different.

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Got a sample date I can try? – cyanic Sep 27 '12 at 2:24
What do you mean by "will not download"? As in, what actually happens when you try to download one of these troublesome files? Are all these "some files" also PDFs (like the example given)? Do you have a PDF reader installed on this new system? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Sep 27 '12 at 2:35
Alzamara Journey September 23 2012 -- Works for me on Vista/Firefox – Daniel R Hicks Sep 27 '12 at 2:35
I suspect that IE 8 isn't properly lashed into a PDF reader. – Daniel R Hicks Sep 27 '12 at 2:35
That site also does seem to like 3rd party download managers/accelerators very much either. But @DanielRHicks' example data works fine with Win7/IE9 here, if I skip my manager. – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Sep 27 '12 at 2:40

I found a good tutorial about how to fix that. Look under the "Windows" section:

Then you'll never have to use Internet Explorer.

But no kidding, I think the link doesn’t work for any browser. Seems like a server-side problem.

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So your answer is "Switch to Chrome"? The server does work; See comments on original question. – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Sep 27 '12 at 11:56
Well... last night the server was down. But Yeah, my answer is "Switch to Chrome". – lracicot Sep 27 '12 at 13:19

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