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    cannot download anything

    I have had win8 working on this PC before but went back to win7 for a while. I just reinstalled it and downloads were working fine and I decided to relocate (per instructions on EightForums) my user files to another drive. It all seemed to go well and I can run my programs etc., but I can't download anything. eg; adobe reader or templates from office365 for excel. I click on the template I want, in this case "my financial portfolio" and hit the download button. A page come up warning about cookies being enabled and also asking for the license OK. The cookies note says if it comes back to that page they aren't enabled. When I click on "accept" it returns me to the download page so I assume the cookies are enabled.
    I click on the download button and a dialog box opens at screen bottom asking "Do you want to open or save File_aspx?AssetID=TC103827362&lc=en%2DUS&ax=1&CTT=204(71.9kb) from The dialog contains buttons for open, save options or cancel.

    When I click on any option the box does not respond. Can't save, can't open, cancel or exit the box. I have to turn IE off to get it to go away. I get the same treatment from the Adobe sight trying to download Reader or Flashplayer.

    Appreciate help on this.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 89
    Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

    You messed your profile folders really bad, i'd suggest a clean install and avoid that crap of moving folders to another drive, its useless, if you need more space then get a bigger drive, simple as that.
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