What causes the open/save/save as dialog for downloads to display as in screenshot? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    Sometimes when downloading files from websites I am presented with this prompt:

    Other times I get this:

    I'd like to understand why there is a difference on differnet sites.


    • Edited by Alan Dooley Tuesday, April 23, 2013 9:12 AM more info
    Tuesday, April 23, 2013 9:10 AM


  • Hi,

    I think the different behavior may be related to the website code. In older versions of IE, the prompt should display as the first one.

    And the second one is more likely showed in current IE version.


    Vincent Wang
    TechNet Community Support

    Wednesday, April 24, 2013 9:10 AM