launched and checked that the registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\AttachmentExecute does. In Windows 7 (also Win!!!!!), there is not the key AttachmentExecute by default. For this reason, Checkbox for “always ask before opening this. When you use Windows7 or newer, the Always ask before opening \Shell\ AttachmentExecute\{DFC}.

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I realise the attacmhentexecute why Microsoft cause this prompt to appear in Internet Explorer is because it prevents malicious applications, programs, etc from automatically downloading and running on a machine without any user intervention.

Remove From My Forums. Thank you for bringing a long journey of non-discovery and frustration to an end. To do this, have a look at this section How to disable the prompt for other file types. Did you solve the problem, and how? Now run the batch file as an administrator Open your registry again and make sure that your batch script has properly duplicated creation of the registry key that Internet Explorer automatically made for you in the above steps.

Data Entry and Updating. Thank you so much!!! Fortunately i found a technet-post, which described our problem. It is not helping anyone anymore.

Re-enable Always Ask Before Opening this Type of File Check Box in Windows

If you want to make this change on a number machines then you can use a domain group policy object and use GroupPoly Preferences GPP to apply registry keys.

Alternatively, try and upgrade to the latest version of IE. Vote Up 0 0 Vote Down Reply. Housekeeping and Message Management.

In Windows XP, there is a simple way to turn on this check box again. After I tried that, it worked. I need to disable this pop-up for. The manual method worked like a charm. Tell us about your experience with our site. The NewDeleteChangeand Advanced buttons are not available in limited user accounts. From now on if you click on a file of that type, the file will bypass the automatic prompt and will open automatically.


I was able to get the correct key as follows:. Scripting your Batch File Create a new batch file for example: Also see Disable “Always ask before opening” dialog. Filetype association is OK. Close the Registry Editor by selecting Exit from the File menu. In saying that however, the Internet Explorer 8 Do you want to open this file?

Internet Explorer: Disable “Do you want to open or save this file?” download prompt

This is exactly what I have been searching for. This thread’s been very helpful to me, and I’ve been able to use the information in it to suppress the initial prompt when trying to open a Word document from our corporate network, but I’m still receiving a prompt at the bottom of the screen, asking users to save the document.

The addon is enabled, but before the pdf will be shown, you have to choose between open, save and saveas. Instead of opening the pdf there is a popup which asked what to do with the pdf -open, save or saveas.

If you do find out what the registry key would be, do you mind posting it here just in case others would like to know too? The following solution worked in our enviroment.

By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. Tuesday, September 30, 8: The problem is that when you click on a file in Internet Explorer, the file is automatically downloaded and opened in a program without the download window opening and showing you options.


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She also created video training CDs and online training classes for Microsoft Outlook. May 20, 4: The first time I tried to download a file I told Chrome to “always open” that file type. Not attachmentexecut that, the change and its associated risk has been documented and approved via attachmentexecute CAB process.

I got the exact same yellow prompt: Whenever I push one of them to enable a download to begin, the computer thinks for a while and then just quits.

Re-enable Always Ask Before Opening this Type of File Check Box in Windows

They should help you. Automatic Message Processing Tools.

In Windows 7, the same effect could be achieved by launching Outlook as Administrator and unticking the relevant box when challenged.

Tried in IE 9 as below, in windows 7 bit. Based on a comment from a fellow reader below jputnam there is another way to find the correct registry value for a specific application. Thanks for your comment, however that would be removing a vast bank of knowledge that everyone has gathered over time on this issue, that can still help people depending on their situation.

He has over 15 years of industry experience in IT and holds several technical certifications. That window should have these options: I tried posting the link “View as PDF”. Right-click on the file type elg.