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"Save As" in IE only allows me to save as a BMP, "untitled" file.

Q: "Save As" in IE only allows me to save as a BMP, "untitled" file.

I've seen numerous stuff on this online and most tell you to empty your temp internet files (done...folder's empty) and make sure the "Do not save encrypted pages to disk" option is unchecked in the "Advanced" section.

Both are done. My Temp Internet Files cache is set to 250MB, so I know it's neither full nor too small.

All was working fine until recently and I can't really think of much that could have caused the problem. Would any of the protections in SpyBot S&D cause this? Suggestions?

I found that trying to reinstall IE is like pulling teeth.

No problems with any other graphics programs or Netscape, so the issue is limited to IE.

Preferred Solution: "Save As" in IE only allows me to save as a BMP, "untitled" file.

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A: "Save As" in IE only allows me to save as a BMP, "untitled" file.

First of all :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:

Secondly the search feature is your friend...


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When our website users click on an html attachment embedded on a web-page in IE9, the download manager will not display the "Open" option. It will only display "Save" and "Cancel" which our users don't like, having to save the
html document in a folder to open it. Whereas, when downloading attachments like pdf, word etc. all three options are displayed. 

Is there any setting to tweak , which will display all the 3 options for HTML attachments as well?

A:IE9 download manager will not display "Open" option (only "Save" and "Cancel" is displayed) for downloading HTML documents.

As you know, the Open-Save-Cancel dialog box helps you prevent your computer from affecting by virus while downloading. 
So I suggest you test to reset all zones to a lower level temporarily and then please attempt to download this html attachment again.

However, since you can normally download the other documents, I suspect there is some restriction in the website which you are trying to view. I recommend you to contact the administrator of that website if possible.
could you please send me the link of the website from where you are trying to download the html attachment?

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interview project would be greatly appreciated if you have time.
Thanks for helping make community forums a great place.

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XP Home (installed SP2 recently, which MIGHT have something to do with this?).

Just saved two word docs and a bmp file, all separately. All three times I saw that a new location has been added to the Save As drop-down menu. It didn't open to My Documents folder but was in the general folder list of the whole computer. The location was called "FTP File Locations." It's never appeared on the Save As menu before. This made me think of the file/print sharing control, which is now located in the Windows Firewall, but I don't use that Firewall, I turned it off to use Norton. What was FTP Locations? And is there any way to disable file/print sharing without using the Windows Firewall? (These may be the same thing, I don't know.) Also, in Network Connections, I thought I'd find file/print sharing control there, but now XP wants me to run a whole Network Wizard thing..I'm afraid I'll somehow set up a network instead! or enable all kinds of things..I don't want to create a disaster here.

(My son installed an FTP program months ago for work he was doing, but the program was removed. I just searched for it, it's definitely gone.)

This is a stand-alone, non-networked home computer.

P.S. I saved another Word doc and now it's back to opening to My Documents folder as usual..now I can't find the FTP Locations anywhere.

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Hi every one,
I have Intel "DG31" and "core 2 do"
Program hangs, when i try to open or save as a file In "excel-2003" and "corel draw9" and "WILCOM Es9"
and in task manager it shows ?not responding?
But when i try to open it by clicking on the file using windows explorer it works quite well.
Earlier i used same programes on the "865glc" and "2.4" there was no problem,
I have also tried many Intel computers to trace the problem
i found the problem on every computer that was build on the motherboard later then Intel 865
Now what to do?
Mohammad Imran

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Hi all
Previously the  "Save Picture"  box would put a web generated title in the box and automatically selected JPEG.  Now the title box reads "untitled" and the only file options offered are "png" & "bmp" 

Please note that a similar post has appeared, but the solution did not match the fault.  I'm seeking to restore the automatic response to save picture, that might have been upset by antivirus clean-up programme.

Thank youin advance for considering my problem

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Hey, I have a few questions about the temp files cache. Here is my problem:

I save a lot of pictures onto my HD. I had this problem with XP as well, but am having it again with Win7 Pro 64. After a little while, IE will only allow me to save the files as .bmp and they lose the filename--which is replaced as "untitled".

I know this has to do with the temporary internet cache size.
What do you guys keep your cache size at (the default is 50mb)?

The recommended fix is just to delete temporary internet files, but when I do this, I lose cookies and stuff and have to re-enter forum passwords.

Even if I go into IE tools and delete history---if I deselect cookies and keep the box checked for "keep cookies on favorite websites" I sometimes have to reenter passwords and usernames into forums. Also--even though I have temporary internet files deleted...they do not delete when I close IE....does this feature only pertain to the actual browsing history?

I googled the problem and one suggested solution for XP was to deselect the "do not save encrypted pages to disk" box. Is this safe? How can I fix this problem so I can save picture files as their original file type like .gif .jpg or whatever?

A:Temp internet cache / pictures only save as .bmp - "untitled"

Use your Windows Disk CleanUp tool.
Search bar type in Disk Clean Up. Right click and click run as administrator.

Temp files are all listed including Internet. Cookies and passwords aren't deleted.


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I upgraded to win7 home premium from vista home premium last Sunday. Today, I try to save a picture and my only choice is titled "unttitled.bmp". Even pictures that I've downloaded and saved before as, for example, 1234.jpg now want to be saved as untitled.bmp. The save as type box only lists .bmp as a choice. Is there some setting I may have changed to only allow me to save pictures as a .bmp? My computer is a Dell 531s with an amd athalon 2.3 4400+, 3g ram and 320 g sata hard drive. I did not have this issue before upgrading to win7. Thanks for all the help!


A:can only save pictures as "untitled.bmp"

Hello and welcome to the forums.

Firts things first, i'm not liking the upgrade, but im not certain it has somethnig to do with your problem.

When your saving your images, what program(s) are you using?

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Just this really. And then I have to go to task manager and close it down and open it again but I can't get any work done as I can't save anything. I just installed the windows 8.1 patch two days ago. Any ideas anyone?

A:Word stops working when I press "save" or "save as"

Hey tra,

Go into control panel's uninstall programs section, find office, and select 'change'. Click repair, restart, and let me know if that helps.

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Hey everyone,
        I am trying to get the REST queries to work with the sharepoint end points instead of graph end points. I first created an app with relevant permissions and have given it the admin consent. Then I am hitting the https://login.microsoftonline.com/<tenant>.onmicrosoft.com/oauth2/token?Content-Type=application/x-www-form-urlencoded end
point with https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com as resource. I am then using the access token retrieved to give the rest call to https://<tenant>.sharepoint.com/_api/v2.0/drives/b!3indYSbqZ0-hVSPnCgIZy-2xDMh7jH9AuQnEzJMc6TEfQoSJvJT-R6tT0lFBQiPr/root/delta
but it is failing with "error":{"code":"generalException","message":"General exception while processing"}}. The REST response code is 401 Unauthorized. I have filed a Microsoft support ticket but they
have asked me to post on these forms. Can someone please help me with this? I am not able to move forward because the error is pretty generic and doesn't give any additional details.
Sai Kiran Katuri.

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Hello everyone
Recently, I'm playing Anno 1404 (also called Dawn of Discovery) in my Vista Home Basic 32bit finely until I saw the problem with the "save/load" problem. First, it saves "systematically" but, the save is corrupted to a 5kb file. Second, the game can't load the 'properlly saved' save file, and also the corrupted one also.

Few of the players had the similar problem, and someone said that making another user account works, and I tried and really worked for me. Yes, I can play this way, but all of my files and infos are saved in the Administrator account, and I don't want to switch users just to play that game

Recently I found a useful MS program, which is runas, and found how to run as another account. It asks for the account pw, and everythis was fine, but it doesn't run my game
It just closes the cmd and nothing happens. What could be this problem?
I hope Ubi gives out this fixing patch fast

A:Anno 1404 "save/load" problem and using "runas.exe"

Figured it out with Runasspc program (which also saves the password! )

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I just got a new Hewlett Packard computer with Windows XP. The CD drive is a combo CD reader, writer and DVD. The main reason I need it is to backup my many documents, database programs (RootsMagic family history, Quicken, etc.), photographs and drawings. The pre-installed burning program on the computer is Adaptec's (I think) Sonic RecordNow!, which is useless for my needs because of the way it works. The HP tech suggested I download DLA to enable me to use "drag & drop" through Windows Explorer, but I haven't had much luck with that, either. What I need is to be able to use a CD-RW as a giant floppy - to add, delete, copy, edit and move files, just as I do on my regular floppies, using "drag & drop" through Windows Explorer, or "save as...". What software do I need for this? Please use "baby-talk" with me, because I don't understand any of the initials, terms and technical language I see all over these forums. Thanks, Dellasha

A:Data backup and storage to CD-RW's using "Drag & Drop" or "Save as..."

The most versatile program for that is "Nero"
The latest version Nero6 Reloaded is a bit bloated, maybe the NeroMIX will do better for you. Read the specs here: www.nero.com

The part that interests you specifically is InCD.

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In any application under Win XP, when I use a Save As or Open dialog box, and click the down arrow next to the location box to search for the folder I want, the application never responds. Usually, I have to click the arrow a couple of times and then it sort of wakes up and responds, or the application crashes (the title bar of the dialog box will say "Not Responding".

Often, in the case of the Save As dialog, it won't say Save As in the upper left corner, only an "S" will appear there.

Seems like a memory issue or else something corrupt in the system. Before I shell out $35 to MS to have them fix something that shouldn't be broken, can anyone help???

A:Sluggish/nonresponsive "Save-As" and "Open" dialog boxes

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About one month ago, a new problem surfaced:

Most times when I try to "Save As" a document and the application calls Windows Explorer for me to Browse where to save the file, it hangs for upwards of 60 seconds. The Browse window appears, but then I get a "spinning circular cursor" for 45-60 seconds until I can do anything. This occurs in all applications from MSExcel through Internet Explorer.

The system never completely crashes, but there is always this 60 second lag now.

The lag also occurs when I try to open a document...and to a less extent, but sometimes, when I simply open Windows Explorer (Windows Explorer is inconsistent as to whether it will give me a lag...sometimes it does work fine).

I have previously tried posting in the malware forum. I had picked something up they found...and cleaned it out, but that seems to have been completely unrelated to this as it was a virus redirecting my Google searches.

Can anyone help?

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my boss only know how to use google chrome, and he usually save websites in his own document library, and he always use "right click mouse > save as" to open his own document library directory, and sometimes he will save some pdf, but when he tries to open an pdf file through google chrome with right click > save as, he can only see file with html extension. any one can help to add "all files" in the drop-down menu next to "Save as type" in google chrome, so he can see all files types when he right click > save as through the google chrome browser.

Thks in advance

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This has been happening the majority of the time for the last week or so. I've scanned for viruses, spyware, etc., but that isn't the problem. Whenever I try to save as, nothing happens. The hour glass comes up for about a half a second and then nothing happens. The same when I try to click browse or when I try to open a file, like pictures. This has never happened before except the last few days. I had a problem with spyware, but I've since installed zone alarm and firefox instead of IE explorer, which I had to do because I was getting an error on IE and it wouldn't open. I hope someone can help. Thank you.

A:cannot "save as," "browse," or "open."

Welcome to the forum.

1. Which version of Windows, to include SP?

2. Did the problem begin after installing / removing hardware / software, to include updates to AV & Windows?
2a. When was Windows last updated?
2b. Is your computer set to obtain Windows updates automatically?

3. Which tools did you use to scan for malware?

4. Can't save as, browse or open. Please explain. For example, what can't you open? Can you open notepad, type a few words, then save the file?

5. What kind of problems were you having with IE?

You're welcomed.


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Hey guys, I've a Toshiba laptop running Vista and just recently all of my desktop iconss have a recycle bin on them. Also since this happened whenever I try to save anything or open something from my computer and put it on the internet the internet browser (and save as/open window) will stop responding and I'll have to close it. Any help would be great!

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Ok I've had this problem for quite a while now and I really hope that someone can help me fix it. Pretty much, let's take microsoft word.

I click on "File" then "Open". Then in the box that pops up, there is a space near the top of the box that is right side of " Look in: " It usually says "My Documents" when popped up. But when I click on the little arrow that's pointing down to see a dropdown of where else I can save to, the program freezes and I have to do a ctrlaltdelete. The same thing happens when I click on "File" then "Save As" and I want to click the little arrow to see a dropdown.
Anything that I am doing for that box to pop up and if I click that little arrow the program freezes. WHAT AM I TO DO!!! HELP PLZ!!

Thank you for your time~

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I have Internet Explorer 7 with my Windows Vista Home Premium and I have two probelms:
1. I can't use the save target as function, it is always disabled. My mouse will be over a link and in the status bar it will show a direct link to a file, but I still won't be able to do it.
2. The Content Advisor has been eneabled sinse I got my laptop and I can't get the password to turn it off, as I didn't set it. It gives the hint "Dell" every time.

If you can help me it would be appreciated.

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O/S: Windows 95
Internet access via Modem using "Dial Up Connection" to ISP. The dialogue box includes two options (a) "Save Password", and (b) "Connect Automatically". They are always greyed out and can not be selected or activated. As a result I always have to type in the password though I would rather not have to.

What I need to know is (1) why are these options not selectable and how can I get them to activate? and (b) what exactly does "Connect Automatically" do?


A:How to "Save Password" for "Dial Up Connection"

Do you get the Window logon box when you bootup? If so, do you just cancel it? That will ususlly eleminate password control. One simple thing you can try is go to Start>Find Files and Folders and do a search for *.pwl. If you find a file with a anyname.pwl, right click on it and rename it to old.pwl. Reboot and if you get the Windows logon, enter a name or number dont set a password. Let us know if it works or not.

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Whenever I perform a "Save As..." or a "Save File" (e.g. with an email attachment), the pop-up save menu always defaults to NOT displaying the navigation pane(s) showing the existing folders/files in the target folder - see thumbnail below left.

To view the folder tree and folder/file list (see thumbnail below right), you have to click on the "Browse Folders" button at the bottom left.

Is there a registry hack or other setting that will reverse this setting for me?

P.S. This problem appears to occur when the application uses the standard Win7 explorer for the save - when using Photoshop, for example, it happily displays the folders and images etc.

A:How to default to "Browse Folders" on "Save as.."

Which version of Internet Explorer do you have? Is it 8, 9, or 10? I only have 8 and I didn't see any way of changing this in there and mine does not do what yours does, so I'm thinking that you have either 9 or 10. If you do, then I will install the version you have and take a look.

You see, this kind of thing can be changed in other browsers like Firefox, and it has been possible for as long as I can remember (several years).

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Until today my computer, running Windows XP Home Edition, had two user accounts; one for my mother (titled "Nancy Loury") and one for me (titled "Kev"). However I found myself simply using my mothers more often and saw having two accounts when both of us really only use one as redundant. So I decided to delete the Kev user account. The account had all of my very important files in it under My Documents. When I went to delete the account, it of course asked me if I wanted to save the contents of the My Documents folder for the Kev account under a folder labeled "Kev" on the Nancy Loury user's desktop. I of course did want to save them, so I clicked "Save Files", the account was deleted, and on the desktop is the file labeled "Kev" which, according to the system, should hold all the contents of the My Documents from the Kev account. I clicked on the folder and to my horror I found that it was completely empty; the system had not saved a single one of the files in My Documents like I had asked it too and like it said it would do. Nothing is there.

I've no idea why this happened, all I know is I'm extremely upset about this. What do I do to recover the files from the now deleted My Documents?

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I am trying to use the fsutil file setshortname to set "Program Files" to PROGRA~1,

but the system is giving me an "Error: Access is denied" response.
what I have typed:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
(c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Windows\system32>cd /d D:\
D:\>fsutil.exe 8dot3name set 0
The registry state is now: 0 (Enable 8dot3 name creation on all volumes).
D:\>fsutil file setshortname "Program Files" PROGRA~1
Error:  Access is denied.
And I try it in Safe Mode.It is also "Access is denied.".
Can someone
help me?

A:"fsutil file setshortname "Program Files" PROGRA~1"=>"Error:Access is denied."

Hi TimFF,
This might be related with the UAC settings, check this thread:
give full permission for the users in program
files folder
The steps in the above thread is not recommended.
For the short name usage, we may consider to create a directory-junction from
PROGRA~1 to C:\Program Files:
With the following commands:
mklink /J "C:\PROGRA~1" "C:\Program Files"
Best regards

Michael Shao
TechNet Community Support

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Frequently when using Word2003 and try to save files w/ "save" or "save as" causes XP to reboot immediately. Does not happen every time but can happen several times a day and sometimes only after several days of operation. When reboots get message that system has recovered from a serious fault. Report to MS. MS Online Crash Analysis reports that a device driver has caused the problem but cannot determine the precise cause. So far have reloaded the video drivers with the latest update.

System info:
Dell Dimension 933r. 512 MB RAM. 20 GB HD. >5 GB avail. Initially had WinME but HD has since been reformated and reloaded w/ WinXP home from scratch. Office 2003 recently installed. Device Manager reports no problems w/ hardware. No blue screens, no error messages, etc. Running Norton Systemworks 2004. No new hardware except ram but when running ME additional ram did not cause any problems.

Any suggestions?


A:Word2003 "save" or "save as" causes reboot in XP

Hi, and welcome to tsg

does it do it when its saving to the disk just on the file command - you may have a disk or memory error

in the event viewer do you see anything which mayhelp
control panel> admin tools>event viewer

otherwise it may be worth unclicking the reboot on error

control panel > system>advanced >startuo and recover > box for reboot - and then repost the full error message
but first post the event logs info

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I'm running Word 2013. Up till a week or so it worked fine, but now it freezes completely whenever I try to save or save as a document, new or modified, in my C:\Users\Tom\Documents folder, even though it does seem to save or save as correctly if I choose subfolders in ...documents or other separate folders.

I have tried running Word in safe mode. No help.

I have done a complete repair using control panel/programs...no help. It seemed to have uninstalled MS Office 2013 completely and reinstalled it completely, and nothing improved. One minor problem I have with this is that I've lost my product key from the original version, and I can't retrieve it from Dell, where I bought the machine, so I can't activate the reinstalled MS Office 2013! It'll run till next Tuesday, then it'll be dead. My bad, but that's not what's causing me this grief.

I have checked the hard drive with AVG PCTuneup disk doctor and found no errors. I've defragged with that routine also; no help.

I've tried running Word with and without first launching any browser. The problem occurs whether or not I've launched a browser.

To my untrained eye, it seems as if whenever I try to point Word to my normal ...documents folder, to retrieve a doc stored there so I can work on it, or save a new doc there that I've just created, or "save as" a doc I've retrieved from a different folder, Word can't find that spot on my hard drive. But i... Read more

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It's a mole hill of a problem, but it is a bit annoying to have to click on my principal drive ("C") every time I'm doing a "save". I have enclosed an excerpt of a screen shot of my "save as" window to display how the default drive being automatically selected is the "D" drive rather than the "C" drive that I use primarily. To be honest, I don't know whether this can be corrected by a software change, or whether it's the way the two hard drives are connected in my computer.

I'd appreciate it if anyone has a suggestion to offer if there is a way to make my "C" drive the default selection when I attempt to do a save function. Thanks

A:Solved: How do I change default hard drive when doing a "Save as""?

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In Windows XP, fully updated, I have several folders full of mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

But all the figures in the "Duration" column appear to be in "hours" and "minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03", but what I want is "minutes" and "seconds".

Any thoughts as to how to change this?

A:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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I have a Dell XPS 410 with Vista and I get a annoy warning every time I use "Save As" to save a file by this method.... I open the "Save As" window, click on an existing file, modify the name slightly, so that it is different from the original, and then click OK.

A Warning appears indicating I am about to overwrite an existing file, and the filename in the warning box is the one I clicked on originally, before I modified it. If I ignore the warning, everything works fine. The original file is untouched and a file with the new name appears as it should.

At first I had only noticed this in Paint Shop Pro. Later I noticed I could also duplicate this in WordPad. After getting no help from Corel, as they were unable to duplicate the problem, and Microsoft, who totally brushed me off, I searched without success to see if anyone else experienced this problem.

After one year of Vista updates, WordPad has miraculously cured itself but I still experience the same problem with Paint Shop Pro.

For example, files named "001.jpg" and "002.jpg" exist in a folder. In "PAINT SHOP PRO PHOTO XI" I open "001.jpg", then click "Save As". Instead of typing in a new filename, I click on "002.jpg" in the list of files, which then appears in the filename box. Next I modify the filename to "003.jpg" and click OK. This results in an erroneous warning message that I'm about to overwrite "002.jpg" ... Read more

A:"Save As" a non-existing file and getting "Overwriting Existing File" warning

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Whenever we download a file, we save it on different location. Every time  we need to click the arrow, side of the save option to access the 'Save As' option. So Is there any option/Group policy setting to set the default option to 'Save As' or replace
the 'Save' with 'Save As' ?

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One of our Lotus 1-2-3 v9.5 users running Windows 98 is getting a "File is Corrupt" error when trying to save to our network server running Windows 2000 Server. However, after the user gets that message and clicks "Ok" to get out of that dialog box, she can use the "Save As..." file option and save the file to her local hard drive. From there, she can move it back to the server. Things work, but in a very tedious process. At times, the user will not get the error, and it will save directly to the network server. The rest of the user's department doesn't seem to be having similar problems.
We did think that it could be a network problem, however, the user never has problems getting disconnected from our Novell Groupwise email server, or when accessing Excel, Word, Access, other files etc. It seems like Lotus is the only program that the machine is having trouble with.
Could it be that either something causes 123 to close it's network connection, 123 running on Win98 does not for some reason like the connection to the Win2k server? Can anyone suggest some sort of network/NIC analyzer software (prefer GNUish/Freeish, as this is only 1 client, so large expensive software packages are out of the question) that we could possibly use to see what's going on with the connection from the user's Win98 machine, to the Win2k server while accessing a Lotus 1-2-3 file? As I said before, strange thing is everything else seems to work... Read more

A:Lotus 123 v9.5 giving "File Internet Security Corrupt" when trying to save

1. Copy the NSF file into a new local location that has Lotus Notes
2. Using the Command prompt go to Lotus Notes home. (i.e. c:\lotus\notes )
3. Run the following commands:
(Enter the user's Notes password if prompted)
3a. nfixup.exe <filename>.nsf
3b. ncompact.exe -c <filename>.nsf
4. Once the file has been fixed and compacted. Rename the original NSF in source (i.e. _backup or _corrupt) to distinguish the corrupt version from the fixed one.
5. Add the fixed NSF to source and process in Clearwell as needed.

6. Also there is one more methods to get back .nsf file via https://www.repairtoolbox.com/lotusnotesrepair.html Lotus Notes Repair Toolbox

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For all my Microsoft Office products (Office 2010), when I go to initially save or open a file, the default location is the Documents folder. I rarely use this opting instead for a specific folder on my dedicated Data drive (in this case my E drive). Is there any way to change the default location? Note: I am NOT asking to move the documents folder to a different location. I am interested in using a different location altogether. Is this possible? I am using W7

Thanks for you help again,

A:Solved: Changing folder in which "Open/Save File" lands

Go to File, then Options, then click the "Save" button, and change the "Default File Location" option. You may have to do this for Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc... separately though.

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Just a few days ago I noticed a strange problem. I was downloading a program with Firefox (latest version) and the download dialogue froze up when I opted to save the file. I thought Firefox was being buggy, so I closed it and reopened, but the problem persisted. My next step was to reboot. No luck. I ran a full virus scan with Norton, and downloaded AdAware to see if spyware could be causing a problem. I was clean. I later found that if I just wait a really long time, the dialogue box to choose the file's location eventually comes up. After this, the problem seems to be gone until I reboot. In other words, once I wait forever for the box to pop up, the next time I download something it pops up instantly like it should. I unfortunately noticed that this problem wasn't unique to firefox. I clicked to add a file to my Winamp playlist, and the same thing happened. Winamp froze and a few minutes later the Open File box popped up and everything was fine. It also happened with AIM when I tried to send a file to a friend. This problem was very annoying to google because the combination of words describing the problem comes up with irrelavent hits. I'm very computer literate but this problem confounds me. I'd appreciate any help or insight. Hijack This log available upon request.
EDIT: I'm running WINXP SP2 fully updated to my knowledge, and my computer specs are listed.

A:Programs freeze when "Open/Save File" dialogue is opened.

uninstall the program you downloaded...what was it ?...see if that straghtins out the problem...no joy uninstall firefox and reinstall it...somehow in the download it got corrupted

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Windows 10 file explorer will not let me save "detail" view.

When I go to View, Options, the button "Apply to folders" is grayed out and I can't click it.

A:Windows 10 file explorer will not let me save "detail" view

In Windows 10 File Explorer, on the Toolbar select View, Under Layout choose Details.

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When I save as my MS Office (v2010) files on network drive it shows error "file is busy, please try again later", but actually it creats new file on given name on save as but all BLANK!!!!!

I read dirrerent places that it could be fault of antivirus so I tried to disable my antivirus and it works fine !!!! so I need to know how to disable only network protection function on my antivirus program which is KASPERSKY INTERNET SECURITY 2011, so I could use my files on network with security on local PC.

A:Network Security "on save as file is busy error"

Sounds like to me, that you need to use a different AV program or find the setting within your AV program that is blocking the saving.

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Whenever I save something on Win 7 with the standard "Save" dialog (such as used by Firefox or Microsoft Word), the filename is still there in the drop-down list for others to see. Where is that list stored? A search with RegEdit does NOT match any of the filenames listed there (I even do a partial search without case sensitivity, to no avail) so I don't know where they're being stored. It's very puzzling.

A:Solved: "Save" dialog file list location?

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When click
This URL, I need to use a hotkey to bring up "Save as" windows but I tried hotkeys with no luck
I use Ctrl+J to bring up "Downloads" list and see the file is there but still cannot find out the hotkey for "Save as".
Does it exist? I use IE11 on Windows 10. Thanks.

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I have made my desktop into a website, that runs off of my local computers Hard drive.

I have links on it that open executable (exe) programs that are also on the Hard drive.

whenever i click a link, however, i get a message that says;

"do you want to open the file, or save it to your computer?"

The option to always do the selected action is greyed-out.

How do i make it so that whenever i launch a program through a link on my desktop, it doesn't ask, and just opens the program?

A:disabling the "do you want to open the file, or save it to your computer?" message

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I am getting ready to install windows 98 again on my new system, and I'd rather not have to re-enter all my email addresses into the address book. Anyone know how to save this file? I've checked out several files marked "address book," but none of them seem to store my addresses.


Windows Haiku:
Your file is missing.
It may have been important.
But now it is gone.

A:how do I save "address book" file in Outlook Express

I am not postitive but i think they are saved in .WAB or .CVS files. With OE open you can go to files>export>address book and i think that it can be saved to a floppy. I tried it as a .cvs(comma separated values) and saved it to floppy which when opened looked like an Excel file. I tried the other option but had no option i could see to save it to a floppy and even though it said it was exported, i dont know where it went.

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I tried to disable using right click and unchecking always ask before saving but that option is available only for .css files

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Hi all. Lets say I want to download a picture from google images. I right click the image and click on "save file as" option. But when the pop up thing shows up, I can't select the location I want. I will upload a screen shot for you to look. I don't know if this is about chrome settings. Please help me with this. Sometimes it downloads the file to the "Files" though i wanted it to be downloaded to my desktop.

A:I can't choose the download location when I click "Save file as.."

Go into the Chrome settings. On the bottom of the page go into "Advanced Settings'. There you find the place where you can set the download options.

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Windows 10 file explorer will not let me save "detail" view.

When I go to View, Options, the button "Apply to folders" is grayed out and I can't click it.

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Blow Error is happening when using Drive File Stream drive and folders.

MS Excel 2016
Your changes could not be saved to "g:\my drive...." because of a sharing violation. Try saving to a different file.

Similar problems happening in Word as well.

All other programs are saving properly.

Excel and Word save new files properly but when working on an existing file and I press save then the file is not saved and the error pops up and I have to save under a new file. Excel creates a temporary file with random #'s e.g.: 7A4764

I looked online and Microsoft said that I need modify/delete privileges to be able to save to "network drives" I've given full admin privileges to all user accounts and still the same issue.

Everything was working fine until 3 days ago when Windows had a security

I've uninstalled the Windows Updates. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling MS Office and no luck. I've uninstalled Drive File Stream and installed a new version and still no luck. I tried creating a new user account on the same computer and tried running DFS on there and tried saving there and no luck.

I'm running Windows 10 64 bit and MS Office 2016.

I'm currently using Back up & Sync and Office is saving using Google Drive folder.

Please advise on a fix.

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When saving a file using "Save as" (From Office, for example), I can see in the target folder only the files matching the selected type. Is there an option to see all file types immediately, regardless of the selected file type? This would be very helpful, especially when looking for files with similar names and in order to get a quicker overview of the contents of the folder.


A:View all file types when saving with "Save as"

Normally you can click on Save as type then select All Files (*.*).

I don't know of any way to make this a permanent change.

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Disable "Do you want to open or save file" on ie11

Our intranet\internet application has to open some xml templates that are displaying as word documents.
I want to by pass the open or save file bar that comes up at the bottom of the page.
I am looking for a solution that I can apply to 300 users.

How I Disable "Do you want to open or save file" on ie10/11?

thank you

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In the last 2 hours, I've gotten 2 messages like this:

One was for Google Chrome, one was for MSI Afterburner. These are both programs I have installed on both of my hard drives, so one hard drive is not the problem. The directories they point to are legitimate as well. However, I never pressed anything to get these pop-ups. What's even more weird, is that it says "SAVE AS", as if it's a download from the internet or something... is it a virus?

A:Random program "save file" popping up?

Hello Beolex and welcome to Seven Forums.

A few questions if I may. How long after installing Afterburner before you started getting these pop-ups? Same question for Google Chrome. Did you download and/or install any other apps (like Afterburner Remote Server, etc) that could now be interfering? Do the pop-ups just appear on screen while the computer is idle or do they appear only when you're using the keyboard for routine tasks? Did you assign any hotkeys to Afterburner or Chrome that could now be throwing out these pop-ups?

If you haven't already done so, update your installed anti-virus suite and run a full scan. You could also use these free on-demand scanners to make sure something didn't slip past your primary suite. (No anti-malware product is 100% effective 100% of the time. If there was such a thing we'd all be using it. So using more than one tool is never a bad idea.)


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Happy day,

I'm running Win2k SP4. I apologize in advance for not knowing the official terms for what Windows element I'm trying to change.

I would like to know how to change the icons, or even the places they point to, on the left side buttons that appear when you choose the Save As command within Windows or practically any other application. I've attached a document with the screen shot.

What I would like to do is insert a button that gives me the choice of saving a file to a certain directory on my F drive. I'd be content if your suggestion just gets me to the F drive by using that new button if getting to a directory isn't possible.

The button would be easier to use than navigating to it through the drop down menu, etc, that is available on top of the Save As screen.

Thank you very much for your help!

Jeff Pasternack

A:Changing "Save File As" button choices

I know this works on XP, not sure of Win2000. It requires editing the registry. Make backup of registry key first.
Navigate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ComDlg32\PlacesBar

If the Keys "ComDlg32" or "PlacesBar" don't exist, just right-click "Policies" and choose "New" "Key" and call it ComDlg32, then right-click ComDlg32 and choose "New" "Key" and call it PlacesBar. With PlacesBar highlighted, go into the right pane and create five new String Values "Place0" through "Place4".

you can replace the default places by making/altering the Data in the String Value:-

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On start-up, my Panasonic CF-27 Toughbook displays a red backround message that reads:

Save to Disk file not found
Save To Disk feature is disabled

I have looked in the BIOS through the F2 key for Setup, but I cannot find a suitable change to overcome this message.

Can anyone tell me how to correct this?


A:CF-27 Toughbook "Save to disk file not found"

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