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After virus removal IE not able to open save or open files from the web.

Q: After virus removal IE not able to open save or open files from the web.

After virus removal IE not able to open save or open files from the web.
 
- I have ran malwarebytes, awdcleaner, comboxfix, and tdsskiller.
- I have check settings in IE to make sure downloading was enabled
- all other browser work fine ... chrome, firefox
- I have taken IE off the machine by turning off IE in windows services via uninstall programs, rebooted and ran ccleaner, then re-enabled IE...still cannot download and save files
- I have rest IE...still same issue.
 
The only thing other thing I have found online regarding this is that IE may have lost it admin rights or something like that. have any of you ran across this issue before?

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A: After virus removal IE not able to open save or open files from the web.

Hello lawrance,
Generally this is my full I.E. Reset directions >>
This should be done with Internet Explorer open (even if you are having problems with it), not Firefox / Chrome or another browser.

Click Tools or the Gear icon at the top of the browser > Go down the list to click on Internet Options > Go across to the last tab that should be Advanced >  Click on Advanced and then Reset (near the bottom) > You should get a Confirm box pop up > Tick Delete Personal Settings and now Reset.
This last part may be where the infection changed things -
 
While there > Go back to Connections Tab, and down to LAN Settings. Open this and check that the only box ticked is Automatically Detect Settings, and untick any others. Click OK >Apply if you changed anything and OK again.
 
Back to the General Tab and make sure your Home Page is entered correctly in the box. Re-set it if not, clock Apply and OK to close out
Once the settings have all been reset, Close that box. Close any other open boxes. Now close I.E. and Reboot your computer.
 
Let us know if this helped -

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Not sure what happened. The Visio files were opening just fine a few minutes ago, and now when I try to open them, IE prompts me continuously for "Open, Save, Save as." I tried all three options for the fun of it and IE still prompts every time.
Tried opening them from a remote PC and they open just fine. Can't do anything with them on my PC except view them in Visio itself.
I've tried resetting IE settings. Uninstalling IE 11 and going down to 10. Nothing in event viewer for IE. 



Any ideas?

Thanks!

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Can someone PLEASE help me, I have an Ebook on php id like to use.
XP sp2
:-/
 

A:.chm files will NOT open, they ask me to save or open again when i open them.

Always use Google as a first port of call, you'd have found this immediately:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;312456
 

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Starting about half an hour after I turn on my computer, attempting to save a file in a program such as Paint, Microsoft Word, etc. causes the program to stop responding. It also happens with similar functions, such as using the DCC Command in mIRC. Both Norton Antivirus and Spybot get nothing. I can provide a Hijack This log if needed. Note that I have fixed this before by deleting a strange file labelled "i" that was in my System32 folder, but it has reappeared and simply comes back every time I delete it. Other strange things in my System32 folder are files called "eraseme_XXXXXX" with XXXXXX replaced by seemingly random numbers. Thank you in advance.
 

A:Can't save, open, etc. files

I would uninstall Norton and try AVG or Avast...both are free.

Do either of those detect anything?
 

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Hi,
My husband's computer which gets scanned for viruses every day, all of sudden cannot open or save any file. The first error message states that the file is in use by another user (this is an unnetworked laptop). When we click on Notify, it says the file cannot be found or server unavailable. This happens for every Word, Excel,... file that we have tried. I have tried to check for microsoft updates but even the temp directory cannot be written (says that it is read-only) to so I cannot install anything.

Would really appreciate some help.
Thanks
Kristine
 

A:Cannot open or save any files

Spyware is a larger threat than virus's these days. Does his checker also check for spyware? Running a software firewall?

Is your husbands account a power users or administrator? You can check this with the user console in control panel.

If you logon as him and go to My Documents, right mouse click in the right pane and choose "New" then select new microsoft word doc. Can you save it?

Question is, this a rights issue, a change in a local policy, a hacked computer, malware/spyware/virus infection or a problem with the hardware/drive.
 

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I'm wondering if anyone can help me with this problem. I have a new Dell laptop and I use Mozilla Thunderbird for email. I had the same setup on my last Dell laptop and didn't have this issue.

The issue:
I receive .tif ftp links in my email (essentially faxes from our server that I need to view). I use to be able to open or save once I clicked on the link. Usually, I would just open. However now, open isn't an option at all and save only works if I have deleted the .tif file type from my computer (open my computer, click on tools and then folder options, click on file types tab - then remove .tif and .tiff). Once I save a file and then open it from my desktop, the .tif file type is put back into my computer folder options and I have to go through the above process all over again to view another one. If I don't remove the .tif file types then as soon as I click on the .tif link it automatically saves in some temporary file that I have yet been able to find. I've searched for the document name and nothing ever comes up.

What do I need to do in order to be able to open the .tif links immediately without going through the process above?

Your suggestions are appreciated.
Thanks
 

A:Can't open or save .tif files

Check your associations in your folder options.
 

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Hello Every one 

I have a requirement where i want to open pdf files(Link) without asking for open or save option.I tried things which i found in google .Did not help me. 
My OS :Windows 10
Internet Explorer :11
Can some one please help me with suggestions

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Hi,
 
I have a problem with the "Always ask before opening this type of file" function in Internet Explorer 11 and Windows 8.1.
The problem is; when the Citrix receiver from Windows store is configured to open ICA files and we log into a webinterface or storefront server in IE, users  is prompted to either Open, Save or Cancel the ica file. I am not able to uncheck
the "Always ask before opening this type of file" after downloading the file. I can do thios on other file types like 7z Files. For me it seems like Windows have a whitelist of safe files, and .ica is not one of them.

Is there a way to be able to have .ica files to open auto, without the plugin in IE?

A:Not get the Do you want to Open, Save, or Cancel .ICA files or simular files without IE plugin

This was solved wrapping it into at HTA file.

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Cannot open or save files from Quattro Pro 9 (part of Wordperfect Office 2000) using XP as OS. Clicking on Open or Save closes quattro pro. Word perfect 9 still works fine.

Have old WB3 files (quattro pro) wish to open, but Excel 2007 cannot do so. Any advice on resusitating Quattro Pro 9 so it can save and open files?

Found similar problem described for Quattrro Pro 8 at Corel site. However solution that was described there about moving/and executing a PREG.exe file did not seem to translate to Office2000.
 

A:cannot get quattro pro 9 to open or save files

I have not tested this however you may be able to use OpenOffice to open the database http://www.openoffice.org/
 

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hi i am totally clueless and really need some help. when i try to save or open a internet file, i get an error message that say something like : "invalid menu handle" Any i
deas on what i might have goofed up to cause this?

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I have recently noticed (I know it didn't used to be this way) in any of my programs, when I click on File>Open or try to save into a list of folders, they are not in alphabetical order. I have to search through the entire list of folders to find the one I am looking for. There is usually a semblance of order in that some seem to be in order, but many are not and this usually seems to be the ones I am looking for. Is there a setting that might have been changed to cause this?

Thanks
Peg
 

A:files not in alphabetical for Open & Save

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I have window vista. I cant open or save files using the .doc format as a Word 97 - 2003 document. When I try to do this all it says is there is not enough room on the computer which I know is the not the case cos I have not that much saved onto it or it says that works cannot save the file to the specified destination. Can someone please help me ? I would very much appreciate some help. Thanks.
 

A:Cant open or save files in .doc format

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I can't open .doc files anymore or .docm either, I just get a window for Save As. I loaded a compatibility program recommended by the college for their program, and I suspect it may be the root of the problem, but when I removed this program, the problem still persists. I need to open these files. I have Word Perfect 10, and Office Access, but I still have been able to open these files previously.
Thanks.

A:Can't open .doc files anymore, get Save As

Hello Pixie7

Try this easier way first

Right click a problem file
Hover over Open with
If the program you need is not shown click "Choose Program"
Highlight the program in the list
At the bottom check "Always use this program...."
OK

If the program to open the file is not in the list, click the "Browse" button.
Find the ".exe" for the program and select it
Continue then as above.

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Says I can't open document because 'word has insufficient memory' -- I'm assuming this is related to the 62% resources free on bootup...should be 80 if i remember (this is win98) -- any ideas other than that as to why it won't save/open?

and if you agree its the resources problem - how to fix? This is my cousin's old machine...IBM Aptiva...i think it's a duron, only 64mb dedicated system memory...88 included onboard vram.
 

A:Word won't save or open files

I got system resources free up to 88% but it still won't open documents. If I open a document straight from my documents, it will open. But the 'open' command won't work in Word. I can't use the 'save' or 'save as' command.

I can open recent files though in the 'file' menu. Any ideas? Seems really weird.

Also, appears to be true in all Microsoft applications, not just Word.
 

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When I try to open or download file through the run or save button the file will start to download and goes to 99% and stops. And if I try to rerun it it stops at 0%. Some email attachments will open but most will not. like pdf, doc, exe, powerpoint, ect. Although windows update will run, download and install. If its a virus problem I can't download a program it does the same thing. And once again if its a registry problem I can't download to fix it. It acts like some kind of firewall block but I have all the default settings in Internet explorer 8. Help!!

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I have Windows XP. When I download a file (WP, pdf, etc.), and it asks me to open or save it, it will only let me save it. If I try to open it, it seems to download, but then the relevant application never opens, and I get a message that I may not have the appropriate permission. So I have to save it, then open the application myself, then open the saved file. Any ideas on what the problem is? Thanks for any assistance!!
 

A:Can't open downloaded files...only save them

Microsoft's Tweak UI some times can fix the problem.

To access it see: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/powertoys/xppowertoys.mspx
 

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I recently installed Windows Vista Home Premium software on my laptop. It was working fine until recently. The problem is that whenever I try to save or save as in Firefox, Word, and other programs the window pops up but never loads and when I click on it it says (Not Responding). The only program in which I can save something is Internet Explorer 7 which I rarely use. It also does this same thing when I try to browse and open a file. PLEASE help!
 

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I cannot open PDF files online, my PC wants to save them to my HD first, then open them. How do I get it to allow me to open the files online? It used to do this, stopped about 3 weeks ago.
 

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I client of mine had/has malware that I that thought I removed with adwcleaner and mbam. But now IE explorer can not open or save files from the internet....clicking open or save as does nothing....I have made sure download was enable in IE security zone settings...and even ran a repair on the his Windows 7 Home Premium Edition using the installation disk....and still the same issue is there. Any help would be appreciated .Edit: ComboFix has been previously run. Original topic and suggestion reply for posting in this forum is http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/559326/ie-explorer-11-cannot-save-or-open-files-from-the-internet/ ~ Animal

A:IE Explorer 11 Cannot save or open files from the internet

Here is the combo fix log:
 
ComboFix 15-01-05.01 - User 01/05/2015  10:58:07.1.8 - x64
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   6.1.7601.1.1252.1.1033.18.16246.14402 [GMT -5:00]
Running from: c:\users\User\Desktop\EZ\ComboFix.exe
AV: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {4F35CFC4-45A3-FC37-EF17-759A02E39AB1}
SP: Microsoft Security Essentials *Disabled/Updated* {F4542E20-6399-F3B9-D5A7-4EE87964D00C}
SP: Windows Defender *Disabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
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c:\programdata\ntuser.pol
c:\users\User\AppData\Local\nso4FEF.tmp
c:\users\User\AppData\Local\Temp\TeamViewer\Version7\tv_x64.dll
c:\users\User\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\FreeStockCharts.com - Web's Best Streaming Realtime Stock Charts - Free.url
c:\windows\SysWow64\Packet.dll
c:\windows\SysWow64\pthreadVC.dll
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2015-01-05 15:59 . 2015-01-05 15:59 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Default\AppData\Local\temp
2015-01-05 15:45 . 2015-01-05 15:45 -------- d-----w- C:\RegBackup
2015-01-05 15:14 . 2015-01-05 15:16 -------- d-----w- C:\AdwCleaner
2015-01-05 15:12... Read more

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Hello
I work as part of a IT team within a organization that has 200+ Windows 8.1 devices, recently we have been experiencing a problem when downloading files using Internet Explorer 11.
You click the file to download (word document,PDF etc) and you get the yellow bar at the bottom asking you to open save etc but when you select any of the options nothing happens and this is becoming increasingly more common.
I cant believe we are the only people to have this issue but i have searched and cant find any answers.
I hope somebody can help us.
Thanks,

A:Downloading Files When Clicking Open or Save Nothing Happens

Hi Bristow2013,
What is the download link, could you please share it and allow me to have a test?
The download option works at my side(Checked with downloading applications),  please take a look at the
View Downloads under Tools at the right-up corner of Internet Explorer, or tap
Ctrl + J, check and see if the downloads is available there.
Further, also check the add-ons in Internet Explorer, more information, please see:
Download files from the web

Best regards
Michael Shao
TechNet Community Support

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Just started having trouble opening and saving word files on Mac

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After virus removal IE not able to open save or open files from the web.
 
- I have ran malwarebytes, awdcleaner, comboxfix, and tdsskiller.
- I have check settings in IE to make sure downloading was enabled
- all other browser work fine ... chrome, firefox
- I have taken IE off the machine by turning off IE in windows services via uninstall programs, rebooted and ran ccleaner, then re-enabled IE...still cannot download and save files
- I have rest IE...still same issue.
 
The only thing other thing I have found online regarding this is that IE may have lost it admin rights or something like that. have any of you ran across this issue before?

A:IE Explorer 11 Cannot save or open files from the internet

Not 100% but I would post on Am I infected part of forum. Probably a virus.
 
You can always try creating new user and testing from there but that ain't some solution.....

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This is a weird problem I've not seen before and I could use some help or someone to point me in the right direction. I searched the forum with no luck.
I'm assuming this is an issue related only to my machine and not an IE7 problem.
:-(

When I click on this link (or one in similar format on the same page), the new window will initially begin to open. Then the new browser instance is redirected to another site....which seems fine & the page switches to the new address, then suddenly the window disappears and the "File Download-Security Warning" box appears and asks if I want to save the file or find a program online to open it with:
Program Name: browserRedirect
Type: Unknown File Type
From: ax.phobos.apple.com.edgesuite.net

Clicking on "Find" takes me to the Windows File Association web page where it says that windows does not recognize this MIME type.

Here's the actual link:
//click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=DKrkLM3KmGA&offerid=78941&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=1826&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fphobos.apple.com%252FWebObjects%252FMZStore.woa%252Fwa%252FviewAlbum%253Fi%253D27672884%2526id%253D27672964%2526s%253D143441%2526partnerId%253D30
If I need to register a file type, I don't where to start! I scrolled through all the file types in My Computer and honestly, I'm at a loss as to what to do.
Could this be related to some corrupted mime file or something?

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A:Ie7 Link Won't Open - Prompts Me To Save The File Or Find A Program To Open It With

First try this :Download and scan with SUPERAntiSypware Free for Home Users * Double-click SUPERAntiSypware.exe and use the default settings for installation. * An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program. * If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Udates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download and unzip them from here.) * When done, select "Scan for Harmful Software". * There are three scanning options. Choose "Perform Complete Scan" and click "Next". * When done, a Scan Summary will appear with potentially harmful items that were detected. Click "OK". * Make sure they all have a checkmark next to them and click "Next". * A notification will appear that "Quarantine and Removal is Complete". Click "OK" and then click the "Finish" button to return to the main menu. * Click Preferences and then click the statistics/logs tab. * Click the dated log and press View log. A text file will appear so you can see the results. * Select close to exit the program. * Scan in SAFE MODEIf that does't work please run Online Microsft test (IE required) to rle further issues.

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Hi All,

I work on a web application that has Excel and Word documents in it.

At the moment when a user opens these documents in IE9 they get presented with a dialog box asking:

What do you want to do with "filename"?

The user is presented with Open, Save and Save As as the options.

Unlike previous versions of IE there is no check box to tick to remember the user's choice so it comes up every time.

I really need to get rid to this box. Does anyone know how to disable it?

Thanks

Tom

A:How to get Excel and Word documents to open without the Open,Save,SaveAs box opening

Hello and welcome to the forum.

Click Start => My Computer => Tools => Folder Options => Click on File Types tab => In the file types list => click Excel => click Advanced => UNcheck clear the Browse in same window check box (or click to clear the Open Web documents in place check box) => Click OK

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A user tries to download a PDF from a government site by selecting a checkbox for the document and hitting Download Document button. The file download box comes up with "Downloading file... Open/Save/Cancel". When she hits Open, the box dismisses and the download progress box appears. Almost immediately, however, the file download box reappears but this time Open is grayed out, forcing the user to save it before it will be downloaded and opened. On any other computer in the office, the file will open right up. I have checked the internet settings and they seem correct. What would cause this to happen just to this one user? Or, what can I do to fix it?
 

A:Solved: PDF DL: Open/Save window returns with Open grayed out

Upgraded to version 6 and the problem went away. Thanks for everyone's response!!
 

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Hi

Win7 Ultimate

I hope I can explain this clearly.

When I go to an Open or Save dialog box in any application and I click on any folder any where in Windows outside of the application, the Save as... or Open dialog for that application switches to that folder, which is great feature because it quickly enables me to change the location in those dialogs. It's not currently working.

My question is, where is the setting the enables or disables that functionality.

Thank you for any help

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Bit of a strange problem this..

When ever i try and open a program including paint, IE, firefox, AVG, malware bytes, even my music folder the "which user account do you want to use this program with RUN AS" window appears. If i then say click "current user" then press ok an error message appears.


this service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it.


I cannot "save" screen shots as i get the "access denied" message and a

"the my documents folder could not be found. Right click the documents icon , click properties, and then check that the path to your target folder location is correct.



i also get this error message


c\:WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe

The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or becasue it has no enabled devices associated with it
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I am UNABLE to run GMER though due to the ststem32dll error message as above.

I have managed to do a full virus scan using avg 2011, registry cleaner and spybot search and destroy.

A:UNABLE TO OPEN PROGRAMS, SAVE FILES, EVEN RUN GMER!!!!

heres my log and files :-)

GMER 1.0.15.15570 - GMER - Rootkit Detector and Remover
Rootkit scan 2011-04-25 1501
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3 Harddisk0\DR0 -> \Device\Ide\IdeDeviceP1T0L0-e Hitachi_HDP725050GLA360 rev.GM4OA52A
Running: gmer.exe; Driver: C:\DOCUME~1\Tiz\LOCALS~1\Temp\awkdrkog.sys


---- System - GMER 1.0.15 ----

SSDT \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSShim.Sys (IDS Application Activity Monitor Loader Driver./AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. ) ZwOpenProcess [0xEC86D6C0]
SSDT \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSShim.Sys (IDS Application Activity Monitor Loader Driver./AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. ) ZwTerminateProcess [0xEC86D770]
SSDT \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSShim.Sys (IDS Application Activity Monitor Loader Driver./AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. ) ZwTerminateThread [0xEC86D810]
SSDT \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\AVGIDSShim.Sys (IDS Application Activity Monitor Loader Driver./AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. ) ZwWriteVirtualMemory [0xEC86D8B0]

---- Kernel code sections - GMER 1.0.15 ----

init C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\senfilt.sys entry point in "init" section [0xF7063F80]

---- User code sections - GMER 1.0.15 ----

.text C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe[2672] ntdll.dll!LdrLoadDll 7C91632D 5 Bytes JMP 004013F0 C:\... Read more

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OK, Starter for ten,
We have published some Infopath forms on a Sharepoint portal, the intranet address is registered as a 'trusted site' and the forms themselves were published from within the local net, everytime a user opens a saved form, the usual 'do you want to open save or cancel' dialogue box appears (with the 'always ask' tickbox greyed out).
How do I either disable this dialogue box or re-enable the tickbox so that users can select to aways open?
When a new form is opened (XSN File), the dialogue does not appear.
I seem to remember there being a registry hack for file types, although I can't find it in any of the usual sources...
Cheers,
10forcash
[edited for [email protected] spelling]
 

A:How to bypass open / save dialogue when opening XML files

Anybody got a clue? 'cos I haven't
Cheers,
10forcash
 

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have directories on me web space isp server can aces all word docs but need to save back to that webspace without using complicated ftp.
regards Alan
 

A:How can I open files from my internet domain and save back

The only way to upload files is to use FTP unless your web host provider offers a web-based method for file transfer.
 

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Everytime I want to save Word/Excel/Powerpoint file on my email, it hangs there. If I leave the PC for 2 hours it will still be like that after I came back. And everytime I surf the net and try to open the same kind of file,it will not open. So frustating. My friends have to print screen the word file so that I can save it. It's not like this before. I'm afraid it's because my PC was infected by some viruses and I deleted some infected files that maybe have cause this problem. How to solve?? Thank u.
 

A:Cannot download/open/save microsoft office files!!

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We have a website where we redirect to xml files. The standard OS is Windows 7 and the standard browser is IE 11.

On some machines, IE11 prompts to Open, Save or Save As.

While on some machines, IE 11 renders the xml.

What settings control this behaviour?
We want the browser to prompt the user to Open, Save or Save As the file.

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OK, Starter for ten,
We have published some Infopath forms on a Sharepoint portal, the intranet address is registered as a 'trusted site' and the forms themselves were published from within the local net, everytime a user opens a saved form, the usual 'do you want to open save or cancel' dialogue box appears (with the 'always ask' tickbox greyed out).
How do I either disable this dialogue box or re-enable the tickbox so that users can select to aways open?
When a new form is opened (XSN File), the dialogue does not appear.
I seem to remember there being a registry hack for file types, although I can't find it in any of the usual sources...
Cheers,
10forcash
 

A:How to bypass open / save dialogue when opening XML files

I looked.
Couldn't find the answer.
Yelled at Microsoft for ya.
 

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This is getting a bit annoying now, I thought it was my hard drive and so I upgraded to a Hybrid, but it seems to be coming back now.

Whenever I'm using a program such as Firefox or Movie Maker, when I click browse (and launch the File Explorer API) the application locks up for a few moments and cannot be used. All other apps run fine, but I can't even open another instance of that app. What can I do to better diagnose this problem?

Thanks

A:Application locks up when attempting to open/save files?

Hello FuturDreamz,

Since this only happens when you try to open/save a file, it may be that the hard drive it's trying to access has been turned off and it waiting for it to spin back up to be turned on again.

You can test this theory by using the tutorial below by setting Turn off hard disk after to Never, and see if it still does this afterwards.

Hard Drive - Turn Off Hard Disk After Idle or Never - Windows 7 Help Forums

Hope this helps.

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I'll try to make this as concise as I can:Problems/steps taken:- Running Windows XP SP 2/Office Pro 2003.- User noticed problem this morning; some corporate patches or updates may have been applied since yesterday (not sure).- Initially couldn't open Excel files by any method. Excel would hang and the task would have to be ended.- Used Add/Remove Programs on Office 2003 and chose Repair. Didn't notice a change. Then did Change on Office components and unchecked Excel to remove it. Later re-checked Excel to put it back on.- Noticed that I could now open Excel files by double-clicking on them or opening from recent Excel files list. File | Open or toolbar Open button still make Excel hang.- Also noticed that Save As command from the file menu (or the toolbar, if you add a toolbar Save As button) also makes Excel hang.Notes:- There are no files in XLSTART under the Office11 folder or the user's profile. There are no .xlb (customized toolbar) files on the system. There are also no Add-ins running and never were.- Running Filemon.exe (from Sysinternals.com) shows that several files are not found as Excel tries to Open or Save As, but I'm not sure I see any unfound files that should make any difference. It keeps looking for shell32.dll repeatedly after it's already been found in C:\Windows\system32, where the file does reside.--------SOLUTION (my boss found this, and it worked):This was caused by a recent Microsoft patch. There were apparently also about 40 insta... Read more

A:Excel 2003 Hangs When Trying To Open Or Save As Files - Solved

Hi hotshot309,

Thank you for posting your fix. It helps to see what the fix was.

rigel

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Hi guys,

I have a question that has stumped me so far. Here is the scenario: I am dealing with a spreadsheet that has several tabs on it. In each tab, there are several word, powerpoint, and pdf documents that are embedded as objects. My task is to write a macro, that will for each document (keep in mind its an embedded object that needs to be opened), open it with the appropriate program, and save it using a pre-assigned name (the name of the column heading and the row it is in) to a predetermined folder path. This process needs to be duplicated about 200 times. I'm not sure if this is even possible, but I know enough about vba to believe that it is. I've been working on it since yesterday, and I can't seem to tie the pieces together. Can anyone help on this?

Thanks!
 

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File Open and File Save As dialog boxes do not show all files and folders known to be present, i.e., that show in Windows Explorer.

- This happens in all programs.
- It is not that the files are hidden or system files.
- It is not that the dialog is only showing files of a certain type.

It gets partway through the list of files and folders and stops. If I type in a sub-folder it will go to that folder, and then when I go back all the files will be shown. It is like it had to "reset" or "rescan" the file structure or something.

I only noticed this problem over the past few weeks. Don't know what might be different about my machine in that time.

I'd appreciate any suggestions.

A:File Open and Save As dialogs do not show all files -- not the obvious

Have you tested by showing hidden, folders and files in folder options ?
This is usually a sign of malware but many people seem to be having it,
The problem is not many of them add what security suites they have installed or any prior security suites ?
So the issue seems to be in limbo.

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Hi all,

I'm not entirely sure if these problems are related. My initial problem was that I have been unable to open,run or save files from my internet browser (Internet Explorer, I think version 7) for the past week. For example, when I try to open an email attachment the dialogue box appears asking me to save/open etc. Regardless of which I choose it will download but then not open or save to the destination. The same scenario happens for forum attachments and program downloads irrespective of file type.

Some internet searching found that most people were able to fix this problem by uninstalling AVG anti-virus software. This is when I became aware of my second problem. My AVG Free 8.0 started asking me for a licence number at approximately the same time as the first problem started. When I try to uninstall AVG Free 8.0 I get the following error:

Local machine: installation failed
nstallation:
Error: Action failed for file avi7.avg: creating backup....
Error 0x80070020 %DESTINATION% = "C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\Avg\avi7.avg.install_backup", %SOURCE% = "C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\Avg\avi7.avg"
Error 0x80004004

Unfortunately, I have not been able to find a way to avoid this error message when uninstalling AVG Free 8.0 that did not require me to download another small program ( AVG remover tool ?). I've tried checking different combinations of options when uninstalling all to no avail.

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A:Solved: Can't open/run/save files in internet explorer + AVG won't uninstall

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I am helping a friend whose computer was infected with a virus this morning--the guilty files were 9129837.exe, advpackc.exe, pdfupd.exe, and wpv071239024366.exe. The computer is a Dell Optiplex GX520, Windows XP Pro, running symantec corporate.

I launched windows into safemode, deleted the startup files, and then deleted all of the suspected malware files. This became a bit challenging because I couldn't open regedit.exe and other .exe files. I copied regedit.exe to regedit.com, and all was well. But now I still cannot open .exe files, even though I believe I have solved the malware issues. I have followed numerous suggestions to fix this problem, but to no avail. I have tried the Doug Knox .reg file, the Kelly Corner .reg file, tweaking the registry manually (all the entries look fine) and some other downloads/scripts claiming to fix automatically. Still nothing. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks for your help. DDS log is below:
DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86 NETWORK
Run by administrator at 16:58:18.65 on Wed 04/22/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.1014.716 [GMT -4:00]

AV: Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
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A:Cannot open .exe files after malware removal

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.comDDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the resul... Read more

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Ok. I'm on XP, am using a network connection to the internet, with either Cable or DSL (I can't remember), My compy is a Laptop (Gateway), and the only things that I download are from OverClockedRemix, a videogame music site. (for the record, it's cool)

Whenever I hit Save, or Open, on both Paint and IE, the save/open box will close, as well as the program, after the computer stops making the 'thinking noises' (the HD and stuff) . IE: I open Paint. I want to load in a picture, so I hit open. When it opens, and the computer stops making it's 'thinking' noises, it closes Paint.

Thank you in advance, and I hope I can get it fixed. It's really annoying.
Edit: It's now doing the close on the My Pictures folder. This is beginning to suck.
 

A:Whenever I open the Save/Open folder, it closes O_o

run Lavasoft Adware, Spybot S&D and CWShredder. Reboot and run HighJackThis and post a log here.
 

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Hi

We have a site which contains a csv export file. We know this site works fine - it does for all other users and has done for ages. When you click the link, you get the usual 'open' or 'save' dialog box. However we have one user, who receives an error when clicking on 'open'. (see attached image). Microsft Excel has already loaded up in the background.
It may be worth mentioning that this is on an https site.

I noticed this is the same problem as found at: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f56/...e6-336294.html

Has anyone got any thoughts/suggestions?

Cheers

-Marc

A:open save dialog - open does not work

oh and this is in IE 6.

cheers

-Marc

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Hi Team,
I am using Telerik Kendo grid in my MVC application.When I am Exporting the grid to Excel with kendo export to excel functionality,Save and Open option is faded out,only Save and Cancel options are available. Is this browser limitation for the files generated
by using telerik controls.
Kindly somebody address the issue.

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My computer has problems:

* Very slow processing
* Internet Explorer cannot read video files and cannt open any files to be downloaded
* firefox is no longer working

I ran HijackThis and I am uploading the resulting log file

I would really appreciate if you could get back to me as soon as possible.

Thank you !!
Guy Gaudreault
Gatineau
Canada
[email protected]

A:IE can't open video files, can't open attachment files; Firefox not working; computer very slow

Hi , I am uploading the DDS output.

thank you.
Guy

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Long story short, I had installed a trial version of CA anti virus, but many problems ensued thereafter. Hence attempted uninstalling and that did not work. Hence, I attempted the long method of cleaning up the registry and the associated files in the system32. one file in particular that needed to be deleted upon reboot is Vetredir.dll (as per many forms that suggested this!). Indeed this file had the CA company logo on it. and I used HiJack to remove it upon reboot.

Now, everything went to hell. When XP reboot it does not load up the Desktop after entering the user name and password. I know the PC is not hung up because I can call the task manager. But as soon as I try to issue any command, nothing happens!

Tried to reboot on Safe Mode, and I surely get farther. I can load my desktop but still cannot open any files... in fact it seems that Windows is unable to locate any file when navigating with its GUI.

My question is: can I back up all my info using USB external drive from Safe Mode Command Prompt? If yes please assist. What are the commands to use to enable USB Flash in Safe Mode? After backing up all my info, I plan to reformat the PC....

Thanks all in advance!
 

A:After Removal of CA .dll files, XP cannot open any file anymore!!

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I am running Vista Home Premium SP2.

I realize that this may well be a registry fix, but I really want to make sure I've got this right.

I had a nasty rootkit about a week ago, and I used combofix as a last resort (I know, facepalm). Computer works like a champ, with two small, yet annoying, differences:

.JAR files will not open. This is most often noticed at startup, when my Java desktop ico attempts to start. I get a "*UNABLE TO EXECUTE ___.JAR FILE*" error.

Curiously enough, when I run some searches in my Vuze program, the search attemtps to open trojans, all of which my McAfee SecurityCenter ver 9.15 deftly removes. I figured I'll just reinstall the program... and then I get a "cannot create ____.JAR file" error. Somehow, this is related.

What do I do?

A:.JAR FIles do not execute/open after rootkit removal

Just a thought - have you updated to the latest Java 6.18?

Cheers

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Hi guys!
I received great help from this forum last time my computer crashed so I am trying again!

I got a virus that redirected me every time I went on the internet.
The virus came up as WIN32/nuqel
I had to go into the registry to get rid of this thing and now it is gone.
I cannot however get onto the interneet.
Skype works but IE will not connect.
I have run a registry cleaner and ISPfix but to no avail.
Any takers?

Thank you very much!

Espen Eriksen

A:IE will not open after virus removal

Espus, I just ran into this problem after removing a virus off of my dad's computer. He was able to connect to the internet with PalTalk, but not IE. What happened is your profile got corrupted. My step-mom's profile was just fine; she was able to use IE. What I had to do was create another profile and copy the contents of his old profile over to the new one. Hopefully this helps.Try this Link:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/811151alscritter

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Hi, i need help removing the Open Cloud virus from my laptop. It won't let me run any of the usual malware removal tools, in reg or safe mode. This one is really tough.

The laptop is running XP, SP2

Thank you so much for your help

A:Open Cloud virus removal help

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then post them in a reply to this topic by using the Add Reply button.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the post and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the reply and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Please note that I am not a member of the Malware Removal Team and will not be assisting you in removing the infection. I'm simply helping you to post the information they need in order to assist you.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.Orange Blossom

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