Can't download files with IE 11

Can someone tell me why I cannot download anything using IE 11?  I run Windows 7.  I would also like to know why RealPlayer will not work with IE 11.  I have the latest version (17).  It too will not download any files in IE 11.  I have to revert to Firefox or Chrome to accomplish any downloads.  If you can assist, let me just say upfront, thank you.


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Last updated July 12, 2018 Views 24,279 Applies to:

I built a new user ID for myself, setting it up with admin rights. It would allow me to download. I then copied over all my documents, desktop, favorites, ect. from my old user to the new one (one area at a time) to make sure I did not lose the download ability. It is still working. Whatever the issue was, it was tied to my user account that I had set up.



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Hi Norm,

Thank you for the update on your issue.

However, are the computers connected to a domain network?

If so, I would recommend you re-posting your question in the TechNet forums which is looked at by the best IT professionals in the world for issues on servers or those governed by group policies. Please refer to the following link.

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