Knowledgebase: Windows 2008
Enable file downloads IE Windows 2008
Posted by Maurice Stack on 04 October 2013 03:53 PM

File downloads may be disabled by default in Internet explorer on Windows 2008. To enable them
please do the following:

1. Open Internet explorer on your Windows 2008 VPS
2. Click "Tools" on the right and click Internet Options
3. Click the "Security" tab and then click "Custom Level
4. Scroll down through the settings until you find "Downloads" section
and tick the option Enable under "File download". Scroll down further to "Scripting" section and tick Enable for "Active Scripting".
5. Click OK and Yes
6. Click OK and you should be able to download files with IE