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When you download a file-such as a program, update, game, video,
or document-you transfer it from the Internet to your computer.
When you download files using Download Manager, they're
automatically saved in the Downloads folder. This folder is usually located on
the drive where Windows is installed (for
example, C:\users\your name\downloads). For
information about managing your downloads and changing where they are saved, see
Manager in Internet Explorer
If you're saving a file, you can choose to save it to a particular
folder. If you don't select a folder yourself, some files are automatically
saved to a folder associated with the file type. For example, if you right-click
a picture on a web page, and then choose Save Picture As,
it will be saved to the Pictures folder.
Open Download Manager
Click the Tools button
, and then click View downloads.
Right-click a file, and then click this
To do this
Delete the file from the computer.
Copy download link
Copy the link you used to download the file. You can paste the
link, and then save it or send it to someone else.
Go to download webpage
Open the webpage where you downloaded the file.
Open containing folder
Open the file's location on the computer.
Report that this file is unsafe
Open a SmartScreen webpage where
you can report malware (malicious software).
Rerun security checks on this file
Run all security checks, including SmartScreen filter, on the
This information is in the "help files" in your computer.
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Close any Internet Explorer or Windows Explorer windows that are currently
Click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
Click the Advanced tab, and then click Reset.
Select the Delete personal settings check
box if you would like to remove browsing history, search providers,
Accelerators, home pages, and InPrivate Filtering data.
In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings
dialog box, click Reset.
When Internet Explorer finishes restoring the settings, click
Close, and then click OK.
Close Internet Explorer.
Your changes will take effect the next time you open Internet
If you close all visible windows, but still get an error message
when trying to reset, you might have programs running that are not visible.
Restart Windows, open Internet Explorer, and
try resetting again.
To back up your home page or home page set before resetting
Internet Explorer defaults, see Back up your
home page or home page tabs.
If any of the categories fail to reset, it is because Internet
Explorer could not access a file or registry setting. This can be caused by
insufficient security privileges, files or settings being used by another
program, or low memory or high CPU usage. You can either continue to use
Internet Explorer without restoring these settings, or restart your computer and
try to reset again.
If you are using Internet Explorer on a server and have turned off
Enhanced Security Configuration or hardening (stronger security settings for use
on servers), reset will go to client-level security. You must reinstall
hardening if you want the increased security level. For more information on
Enhanced Security Configuration, see Enhanced Security
Configuration for Internet Explorer online.
To re-enable add-ons, see Internet
Explorer add-ons: frequently asked questions.
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