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Download/Attachment problem

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1

    Download/Attachment problem


    Hi there,
    I can't seem to download or open attachments on my sons PC which is running Windows 8.1

    My works laptop runs Windows 7 and I'm used to clicking 'Download' then the small box drops to the bottom left of the screen, download completes, and I open it from there.

    On my sons PC when I click 'Download' nothing happens.

    I'm not very clued up on the computers so I havn't a clue where to go from here!

    Can anyone please help?

    Many thanks
    John

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  2. #2


    Where are you clicking Download? Internet Explorer? If so, can you provide a link to the web page you are downloading from?
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  3. #3


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Check Downloads-

    Click image for larger version

    I set my default download location to Desktop so I wouldn't have to look too hard.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    Thanks guys,
    I am accessing my Hotmail account through google on my sons PC. He gets some of his homework from school sent to my email address as an attachment. When I click on the attachment then click download nothing happens. Nothing in the download folder either.
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  5. #5


    What web browser are you using?
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  6. #6


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8.1


    I'm using Google
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  7. #7


    Try Firefox or Internet Explorer, see if that makes a difference.
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