Bottom line in this case is that this setting requires an update to the Windows Registry. I have tried the following: 1. Microsoft does not control these sites and has not tested any software or information found on these sites. Is there anyway to fulfill the requirement. If you need to deploy this to a number of users then the best bet and is the way I have done it is to deploy it using Group Policy Preferences.
All you need to do now is deploy to your users via Group Policy or whatever other mechanism and there you have it. Thank you for the excellent tutorial. What the solution does it that is prevents the prompt from occurring because it just opens the files not save. I needed to be able to open. Anybody got a hint for me? You can add whatever files you need by modifying my entries or adding your own. I cannot figure out how to stop the prompting and just launch the application.
To do this, have a look at this section How to disable the prompt for other file types. I've ran through all of the suggested fixes from the following article but still no dice. If you do not do this, you will continue to get prompted. So my question is - are there any workarounds? Is there a different handling in. I'd simply like the file to open without being prompted.
Microsoft is providing this information as a convenience to you. The code I provide is meant to be illustrative of a point and is not meant to be used in a live application. This is what I did. Getting the right key that needs to be set is another matter entirely. Hope this helps Luca a Query — When user download. Users can then click the information bar to allow the file download prompt.
This of course makes it impossible for me to download anything at all. I would like to know; Is your computer on domain? So my guess is, that there has to be something weird going on on that machine with my users. File type association correct for. If you disable or do not configure this setting, file downloads that are not user-initiated will be blocked, and users will see the information bar instead of the file download dialog. Well, the good news is we are not actually disabling the prompt from appearing for all downloaded files, we are only going to be disabling the prompt for a certain file type — in my case InfoPath Templates. Steps to Take So how are we planning to identify and update the correct entry in the Windows Registry? I understand the reason behind this as to protect from malicious code or programs executing in the background without users knowledge.
Let me know if you need anymore help. You might not thing this is important, but actually it is. I believe that Microsoft has hidden this option for recent releases of Internet Explorer as a security feature. Specifically, you may not copy entire articles and publish them on your own site even if you provide a link back to my site. .
Its not an option for. In firefox everything is as expected and the user is prompted to download the file. Also to take effect of the changes is a log on and logg suficient or a reboot required before application is laumched again to try this fix? Because it is the behavior of Browser, you can not access it because of security. Regardless of this setting, users will receive file download dialogs for user-initiated downloads. I've been maintaining this code for years. When I add the registry values for other filetypes.
In saying that however, the Internet Explorer 8 Do you want to open this file? I'm aware of the right-clicking the file you recently downloaded and unchecking the option to automatically open those file types, but that's only an option for specific file types, such as. Depending on the version of InfoPath or Office you are running slightly can change step 6 above: Office 2010 or InfoPath 2010 If you are using Office 2010, then step 6 above is correct. This can be beneficial to other community members reading this thread. Thank you, Rene hi, this solution is incomplete, it contains only 1 out of 2 steps needed to be done to make this work. This works normally in another browser, and files ask me what I want to do. If you click Open the application launches. Hey I used this for a project at work.
Please post back for further assistance, we'll be glad to assist you. What need to go under the registry under this path? Let me know if you need more help Thanks Luca Hi Lova, I have actually not tried this solution, this was only part of a previous post by someone called Benjamin. If you made your file type preference changes as described in the manual way of doing things above, then the way that this works is by writing your preference directly to the windows registry. I did a series of checks and changes and pop ups still rear their annoying head. I tried it with another user who has no problems on his own machine and he didn't get any prompts on that particular machine as well. If anyone has a solution, that would be greatly appreciated. I will go through both of these options in the following article, starting with how to manually configure a machine.