Question about Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop
When I've downloaded a file(in this case a driver download) I go to save file Widows says cant open because it doesnt know/recognise this file?What program do I open it with ? Which program should I choose. This does this for only a few downloads,and the windows site(to do automaticaly) never works.
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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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