Fixed: Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded

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Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded
Fix Error: Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded


If you are trying to download some programs or some drivers, an error occurs saying “Your current security settings do not allow this file to be downloaded“.



You can try the solutions below to fix this issue.

Solution 1:

 

Change security setting of IE browser

Follow steps below:

1. Open Internet Explorer.

2. Click Tools in top right corner and then Internet Options.

3. Click on the Security tab.

4. Select the Internet Zone.

5. Click on the Custom Level button and then scroll down to Downloads.

6.  Make sure to enable File download.

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7. Click Apply and Ok.

8. Restart Internet Explorer and check if that helps.

 

If Solution 1 does not resolve the problem, try Solution 2.

 

Solution 2:

 

1. Open Internet Explorer.

2. Click Tools in top right corner and then Internet Options.

3. Click Advanced tab and then click Reset button.

4. Check Delete personal settings and then click Reset button.
5. Restart Internet Explorer and check if that helps.

 

Solution 3:

 

Close Antivirus software to try again.

 

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  • Ayafoue Couassi-Ble

    Thanks a lot for giving this solution.

  • BHUPESH

    THANK YOU

  • Mosaad

    Why didn’t it work with me?

    • Harsha

      I think you have to add that site in your trusted sites. it did not work for me. but once I added it worked.

  • betel

    Thank You, it works,

  • saurabh wakchaure

    thank you!

  • JD

    Your instructions helped me too! Thanks. This was an ongoing problem that I just started ignoring and would just do without trying to download anything but I needed to update my windows devices and knew then that I had to find a true remedy for this nasty Windows problems that plague this particular operating system.

  • Darma

    thanks 🙂

  • Said bustos

    I can get to work that’s not let me do nothing is like I don’t Ethernet

  • chaitra

    Thanku so much beacause for your instructions i an easyily download my files t