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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: file type being blocked by IE
Date Thu, 14 May 2009 20:06:47 GMT
Brandon Steward wrote:
> I have a Tomcat web application that generates output files and the 
> files have the extension .zip.  I try to download them in IE, but I get 
> the generic error from IE saying it cannot download the file.  I can try 
> the same thing in Firefox and it works just fine.  I've tried going 
> through my IE security settings, but I haven't had any luck.
Start by disabling the "friendly error pages".

   Has anyone
> had this problem before and if so, were you able to fix it or develop a 
> workaround?

No, but you might try to get the HttpFox add-on for Firefox, and the 
Fiddler2 add-on for IE, and compare what your browser is sending, and 
what it is receiving in either case.  I mean the HTTP headers in both 

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