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There are many types of files that you can download from the Internet, including: Documents, pictures, videos, apps, extensions and toolbars for your browser. When you select a file to download, Internet Explorer asks you what you want to do with the file. Here are some of the actions you can take depending on the type of file you are downloading:

  • to open: Open the file for viewing without saving it on the PC.

  • to save: Save the file on the PC in the default download location. After Internet Explorer runs a security check and downloads the file, you can open the file or the folder in which it is saved, or view the file in Download Manager.

  • Save as: Save the file under a different file name, as a different file type or in a different location on the PC.

  • To run: Run the app, extension, or other file type. After Internet Explorer runs a security scan, the file will open and run on your PC.

  • Abort: Cancel the download and continue surfing the Internet.

You can also save smaller files, e.g. B. Save individual images on your PC. Right-click the image, link, or file item you want to save, then select Save image or save target as out.

Find files downloaded to the PC

The download manager keeps track of images, documents and other files downloaded from the Internet. Downloaded files are 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). You can always move downloads from the Downloads folder to other locations on your PC.

To view files that you downloaded while using Internet Explorer, open Internet Explorer, select the button Extras and then Show Downloads out. You can see what you've downloaded from the web, where those items are stored on your PC, and choose actions to take on your downloads.

Change the default download folder on your PC

  1. Open Internet Explorer, choose the button Extras and then Show Downloads out.

  2. In the dialog box, choose Downloads show the option Options bottom left.

  3. Select a different default download location by clicking Search and then OK select when you are done.

Why some files cannot be opened in Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer uses add-ons like Adobe Reader to display some files in the browser. If a file that requires an add-on doesn't open, you may have an older version of the add-on that needs to be updated.

Information on download and security warnings

When Internet Explorer downloads a file, it scans to see if the download is potentially harmful to your PC. If Internet Explorer identifies a download as suspicious, it will notify you so that you can decide whether to save, run, or open the file. Not all files that you receive warnings about are malicious. However, it is important that you trust the website you are downloading a file from and that you actually want to download the file.

If you receive a security warning stating that the publisher of this program could not be verified, it means that Internet Explorer does not recognize the website or organization that is asking you to download the file. Make sure you know and trust the publisher before you save or open the download.

Downloading files from the Internet is never entirely risk-free. To protect your PC while downloading files, you can take the following precautions:

  • Install and use an antivirus program.

  • Only download files from trusted websites.

  • For a digitally signed file, make sure that the signature is valid and that the file is from a trusted source. To view the digital signature, select the publisher's link in the security dialog that appears when you download the file.