unable to download anything RRS feed

  • Question

  • after cleaning my system wi a cleaner,im now unable to download any file ,software,video,flash [player and im always met with the same message ...windows cannot access the specified device path or file.you may not have the appropiate permissions!  wot does this mean and how can i fix it please ? 
    Tuesday, February 2, 2010 4:29 PM

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  • Which web browser are you using?
    Tuesday, February 2, 2010 4:57 PM
  • safari, but had this problem wi ie aswell
    Tuesday, February 2, 2010 5:09 PM
  • OK, so when you try to download something using Internet Explorer it should ask you where to save the file. Save it to your desktop if possible.
    Also in the Internet Explorer click Tools -> Internet Options -> and click Settings in "Browsing history" section. This should bring a new window up. Click "View  files" button in that window to see if temporary folder for Internet files is present.
    Tuesday, February 2, 2010 5:39 PM
  • yeah i got the same exact problem, cant download any file or flash. very annoying and iv checked my temporay folder and its there. any other ideas? also if im saving a file, when u go save as, it also comes up with a massive file name thats just jiberish which i found a bit odd.
    Sunday, June 3, 2012 6:30 AM
  • cancel that just download google chrome and it has fixed it 
    Sunday, June 3, 2012 7:40 AM