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by exdepot / January 10, 2012 6:01 AM PST

On Firefox when I click on download I get download canceled.On explorer I get blocked by security settings I never had this problem before. I tried disabling all of it Kaspersky, Ad block, no script,as well in security internet settings low privacy and security setting as well. HELP

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What are
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / January 10, 2012 8:45 PM PST
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the exact error messages please?

It's strange because both browsers must still be able to download data to open web pages anyway, so I wonder what changed to prevent 'file downloads'. Any virus or other malware damage?

Mark

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Download problem
by exdepot / January 11, 2012 8:56 AM PST
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No virus or malware that I am aware. I run scans on malwarebytes as well as a spyware scanner. I also use key scrambler and no script on Firefox with a anti virus.
Errors On Firefox for cancelled by whatever sitr I am on. When I retry it allows me to download but to open is grayed out.
Error on Explorer is "current security set.tings do not allow this file to be downloaded"
I would appreciate any assistance you could give me on this.
Thanks

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Since there is no script and more.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 11, 2012 9:00 AM PST
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I don't expect this to work as the download.com site does use scripts!

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Key scrambler.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / January 11, 2012 9:05 AM PST
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What is Key Scrambler and what does it do?

All of these scanners, eg your anti-virus, (which one?), MalwareBytes' Anti-malware, and the other Spyware Scanner, (which one?), are they all running at the same time in the background?

If so, keep the anti-virus scanner running all the time, but disable MBAM and the other spyware scanner and just use them as manual scanners once a week or so. They may all be conflicting with each other.

I can't say why Firefox fails to download the first time but then allows you to the next time, but when the files have finished downloading, have you tried to run or open them from where you saved them too? Running or opening files direct from a download is dangerous anyway because you don't have the chance to scan them with your anti-virus scanner.

With Internet Explorer I'm guessing you must lower it's security settings.

Mark

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