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Cannot download anything

having a bit of trouble downloading anything. when i click on download, i am returned an error message: Internet Explorer was not able to open this Internet site. The requested site is either unavailable or cannot be found. Please try again later.

i get this at every site that i try to download from, whether it be microsoft, that we know work.
i am running a dell pc, with windows ME, and a cable high speed connection.
Can you give me any helpful hints??????????

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You might step through the information published at the "Download problems" site since we do not know your browser version. Hopefully, you'll find the solution. Good luck.

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i am using internet explorer 6.0...
none of the information listed on that site gave me any useful information.

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