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Scott Rymer 07-17-2007 03:51 PM

Download EXE
 
I am trying to download evaluation software (EXE) from Microsoft and the
download starts but disappears about half way through. I know this has to
do with the Attachment Execution Service which blocks these files. I know
that I need to click "Unblock" but I can't do that until it's downloaded.
How do I download this kind of file with Vista blocking EXE's? I have tried
turning on File Extensions and changing it to .exx but it still doesn't
work... anyone?


Scott Rymer 07-17-2007 08:24 PM

Re: Download EXE
 
Try it in the faster moving newsgroup... hope this is how I'm supposed to do
this... don't get mad at me if i cross-post incorrectly

"Scott Rymer" <tsrymer@yahoo.ca> wrote in message
news:E8FE3CEB-F958-4363-81CE-86AD8D7EE625@microsoft.com...
Quote:

>I am trying to download evaluation software (EXE) from Microsoft and the
>download starts but disappears about half way through. I know this has to
>do with the Attachment Execution Service which blocks these files. I know
>that I need to click "Unblock" but I can't do that until it's downloaded.
>How do I download this kind of file with Vista blocking EXE's? I have
>tried turning on File Extensions and changing it to .exx but it still
>doesn't work... anyone?

Ray 07-30-2007 12:14 PM

RE: Download EXE
 
hello

I am having the exact same problem. Could not find anyone to help. As i was
searching for an answer i noticed that many people post the same issue yet
little to give a solution. plesae if you find a solution post it back in
here. my file was downloaded using adobe download manager yet cant find it in
the destination folder.

"Scott Rymer" wrote:
Quote:

> I am trying to download evaluation software (EXE) from Microsoft and the
> download starts but disappears about half way through. I know this has to
> do with the Attachment Execution Service which blocks these files. I know
> that I need to click "Unblock" but I can't do that until it's downloaded.
> How do I download this kind of file with Vista blocking EXE's? I have tried
> turning on File Extensions and changing it to .exx but it still doesn't
> work... anyone?
>

laubin 08-20-2007 11:54 AM

RE: Download EXE
 
And I'm having the same problem.

All of a sudden when I download files with an .exe extension "Windows"
blocks it and sends it into hell or somewhere for my "protection".

Also, when I try to unzip a file with an exe file in it, it will block that
file but let the rest unzip.

It didn't do this before. It must have been one of the patches that enabled
this...

Please, someone out there must know the answer!

PLEASE help us and post a fix so that we can start using our computers and
downloads normally.

Thanks for any help and info.....

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"Ray" wrote:
Quote:

> hello
>
> I am having the exact same problem. Could not find anyone to help. As i was
> searching for an answer i noticed that many people post the same issue yet
> little to give a solution. plesae if you find a solution post it back in
> here. my file was downloaded using adobe download manager yet cant find it in
> the destination folder.
>
> "Scott Rymer" wrote:
>
Quote:

> > I am trying to download evaluation software (EXE) from Microsoft and the
> > download starts but disappears about half way through. I know this has to
> > do with the Attachment Execution Service which blocks these files. I know
> > that I need to click "Unblock" but I can't do that until it's downloaded.
> > How do I download this kind of file with Vista blocking EXE's? I have tried
> > turning on File Extensions and changing it to .exx but it still doesn't
> > work... anyone?
> >


rileytrotter 01-08-2009 05:20 AM

Re: Download EXE
 

I know this problem has irritated many people, including myself.
would open Internet Explorer and try to download a file and it would g
through the motions and get to 100% then appear for 1 second in th
destination folder then, suddenly DISAPPEAR! WTF? I tried everything.
Uninstalled Anti-Virus, disabled Windows Defender, turned Window
Firewall off. NOTHING

Then I opened up the Network Sharing Center and noticed my Network wa
set to Public. I reset it to Private and then turned off the Fil
Sharing. I can now download files! Amazing! Just when I was ready t
dress in a turtle neck sweater and sit in Starbucks's and act al
snootiy with my brand new Mac. Thanks Microsoft for being so freakin
annoying

--
rileytrotter

FromTheRafters 01-08-2009 12:34 PM

Re: Download EXE
 
Security can be such a PITA.

Did you intend to make the internet a part of your private (more
trusted) network?

"rileytrotter" <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote in message
news:579740a67ad23d5e8c20cfd7753893a9@nntp-gateway.com...
Quote:

>
> I know this problem has irritated many people, including myself. I
> would open Internet Explorer and try to download a file and it would go
> through the motions and get to 100% then appear for 1 second in the
> destination folder then, suddenly DISAPPEAR! WTF? I tried everything.
> Uninstalled Anti-Virus, disabled Windows Defender, turned Windows
> Firewall off. NOTHING!
>
> Then I opened up the Network Sharing Center and noticed my Network was
> set to Public. I reset it to Private and then turned off the File
> Sharing. I can now download files! Amazing! Just when I was ready to
> dress in a turtle neck sweater and sit in Starbucks's and act all
> snootiy with my brand new Mac. Thanks Microsoft for being so freaking
> annoying.
>
>
> --
> rileytrotter


rileytrotter 01-08-2009 10:33 PM

Re: Download EXE
 

I didn't intend to do anything other than fix this annoying problem. A
I said, I had tried everything. Nothing worked

--
rileytrotter

Peter Foldes 01-09-2009 01:44 AM

Re: Download EXE
 
RTF

LOL. I do not think the OP caught what you were saying. :-)

--
Peter

Please Reply to Newsgroup for the benefit of others
Requests for assistance by email can not and will not be acknowledged.

"FromTheRafters" <erratic@nomail.afraid.org> wrote in message
news:u9LOv1YcJHA.1188@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
Quote:

> Security can be such a PITA.
>
> Did you intend to make the internet a part of your private (more
> trusted) network?
>
> "rileytrotter" <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote in message
> news:579740a67ad23d5e8c20cfd7753893a9@nntp-gateway.com...
Quote:

>>
>> I know this problem has irritated many people, including myself. I
>> would open Internet Explorer and try to download a file and it would go
>> through the motions and get to 100% then appear for 1 second in the
>> destination folder then, suddenly DISAPPEAR! WTF? I tried everything.
>> Uninstalled Anti-Virus, disabled Windows Defender, turned Windows
>> Firewall off. NOTHING!
>>
>> Then I opened up the Network Sharing Center and noticed my Network was
>> set to Public. I reset it to Private and then turned off the File
>> Sharing. I can now download files! Amazing! Just when I was ready to
>> dress in a turtle neck sweater and sit in Starbucks's and act all
>> snootiy with my brand new Mac. Thanks Microsoft for being so freaking
>> annoying.
>>
>>
>> --
>> rileytrotter
>
>

FromTheRafters 01-09-2009 01:01 PM

Re: Download EXE
 
Nor I he.

Was he giving advice, or just venting?

"Peter Foldes" <shanisean@Dfoldes.com> wrote in message
news:OYAdPvfcJHA.2132@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
Quote:

> RTF
>
> LOL. I do not think the OP caught what you were saying. :-)
>
> --
> Peter
>
> Please Reply to Newsgroup for the benefit of others
> Requests for assistance by email can not and will not be acknowledged.
>
> "FromTheRafters" <erratic@nomail.afraid.org> wrote in message
> news:u9LOv1YcJHA.1188@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
Quote:

>> Security can be such a PITA.
>>
>> Did you intend to make the internet a part of your private (more
>> trusted) network?
>>
>> "rileytrotter" <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote in message
>> news:579740a67ad23d5e8c20cfd7753893a9@nntp-gateway.com...
Quote:

>>>
>>> I know this problem has irritated many people, including myself. I
>>> would open Internet Explorer and try to download a file and it would go
>>> through the motions and get to 100% then appear for 1 second in the
>>> destination folder then, suddenly DISAPPEAR! WTF? I tried everything.
>>> Uninstalled Anti-Virus, disabled Windows Defender, turned Windows
>>> Firewall off. NOTHING!
>>>
>>> Then I opened up the Network Sharing Center and noticed my Network was
>>> set to Public. I reset it to Private and then turned off the File
>>> Sharing. I can now download files! Amazing! Just when I was ready to
>>> dress in a turtle neck sweater and sit in Starbucks's and act all
>>> snootiy with my brand new Mac. Thanks Microsoft for being so freaking
>>> annoying.
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> rileytrotter
>>
>>
>


Peter Foldes 01-10-2009 01:47 PM

Re: Download EXE
 
Who knows from these leech posts

--
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"FromTheRafters" <erratic@nomail.afraid.org> wrote in message
news:OvkVlplcJHA.5904@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
Quote:

> Nor I he.
>
> Was he giving advice, or just venting?
>
> "Peter Foldes" <shanisean@Dfoldes.com> wrote in message
> news:OYAdPvfcJHA.2132@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
Quote:

>> RTF
>>
>> LOL. I do not think the OP caught what you were saying. :-)
>>
>> --
>> Peter
>>
>> Please Reply to Newsgroup for the benefit of others
>> Requests for assistance by email can not and will not be acknowledged.
>>
>> "FromTheRafters" <erratic@nomail.afraid.org> wrote in message
>> news:u9LOv1YcJHA.1188@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
Quote:

>>> Security can be such a PITA.
>>>
>>> Did you intend to make the internet a part of your private (more
>>> trusted) network?
>>>
>>> "rileytrotter" <guest@unknown-email.com> wrote in message
>>> news:579740a67ad23d5e8c20cfd7753893a9@nntp-gateway.com...
>>>>
>>>> I know this problem has irritated many people, including myself. I
>>>> would open Internet Explorer and try to download a file and it would go
>>>> through the motions and get to 100% then appear for 1 second in the
>>>> destination folder then, suddenly DISAPPEAR! WTF? I tried everything.
>>>> Uninstalled Anti-Virus, disabled Windows Defender, turned Windows
>>>> Firewall off. NOTHING!
>>>>
>>>> Then I opened up the Network Sharing Center and noticed my Network was
>>>> set to Public. I reset it to Private and then turned off the File
>>>> Sharing. I can now download files! Amazing! Just when I was ready to
>>>> dress in a turtle neck sweater and sit in Starbucks's and act all
>>>> snootiy with my brand new Mac. Thanks Microsoft for being so freaking
>>>> annoying.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> rileytrotter
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>


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