"Do you want to save this file, or find a program online to open it?" IE7

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by David Wright, Aug 23, 2006.

  1. David Wright

    David Wright Guest

    In IE7 Beta 3, when I try and access the home page of Wikipedia,
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

    I get a pop up "Do you want to save this file, or find a program online to
    open it?" offering "Unknown File Type" with Find, Save and Cancel.

    Find gives me:

    MIME Type: application/x-gzip-compressed
    Description: UnKnown
    Windows does not recognize this MIME type.

    and so I cannot access this page?

    Why is this and what do I need to do to fix it?

    D.
     
    David Wright, Aug 23, 2006
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    Albe V° Guest

    Dopo dura riflessione, David Wright ha scritto :
    I've definitely the same problem with .vbd files.
    IE4, 5 and 6 properly opened them, while IE7 doesn't.

    At the present, no solution.


    Alberto
     
    Albe V°, Aug 23, 2006
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    Paul Lambert Guest

    I am also having this problem with Wikipedia for some entries. It seems to
    fluctuate. Perhaps Wikipedia is only compressing some pages or compressing
    some with a different version of gzip?
     
    Paul Lambert, Aug 24, 2006
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